|The Techcombank HCM City International Marathon is scheduled to start in December in HCM City. — Photo phapluatplus.vn|Viet Nam News
HCM City — The Techcombank HCM City International Marathon is scheduled to take place in December in HCM City.
Races across 42.195km, 21.1km and 10km will be held on December 2
In addition to the three race categories, there will also be a kid’s run on December 1.
Participants will run through six districts, starting from Thảo Cầm Viên (Zoological and Botanical Garden) and run to Thủ Thiêm new urban area.
The event’s profits will help support poor families in the city.
Last year, the event raised about VNĐ600 million (US$26,000) for the HCM City’s Fund for the Poor.
The run is organised by the municipal Department of Culture and Sports and the Athletics Federation. — VNS