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Athletes to run in Đà Nẵng’s International Marathon in August

Update: May, 05/2020 - 16:36


Athletes take part in last year's Danang International Marathon. This year's event will be on August 9. Photo of

HÀ NỘI — The Manulife Danang International Marathon 2020 will be held on August 9 at the Biển Đông Park in Đà Nẵng City.

The eighth edition of the tournament, which is recognised by the World Athletics Association of International Marathons and Distance Races, is expected to welcome about 10,000 participants.

They will compete in four categories of 42km, 21km, 10km and 5km. There is a sideline event of 1km Ronny Dash for children.

Results of this event could be used to register to compete at the Boston Marathon, one of the six biggest marathons in the world.

Last year, the Đà Nẵng marathon attracted more than 9,000 runners from 67 countries and territories. Reigning champion Lê Tấn Hi, who ended foreigners’ domination at the event, will defend his title in the 42km class. — VNS

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