5,000 marathoners to race along coast track in Danang

(VNF) - More than 5,000 athletes and tourists will race this Sunday in the annual Manulife Da Nang International Marathon, one of the biggest sport events in central Vietnam.

(VNF) - More than 5,000 athletes and tourists will race this Sunday in the annual Manulife Da Nang International Marathon, one of the biggest sport events in central Vietnam.

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The event's key goal is promoting healthy lifestyle (source: webthethao.com)

The race’s organisers said that this year’s race will offer four categories: full marathon (42km), half marathon (21km), a 10km run and a 5km run.

The marathon will prelude the 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit in Da Nang, which will take place on November 5-11.

The race promises to give runners a memorable experience, as Da Nang is famous for its various scenic sights, such as pristine beaches, magnificent mountains, poetic Han’s river.

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The event is also a platform connecting people who share common hobby and motto (source: rundanang.com)

The event will include a charitable fundraising to help those in need. All the money raised will be given to support the following organizations:

- Association for the support of Danang Handicapped and Orphans
- DaNang Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin
- Disabled Person Organization of Danang City
- DaNang Village of Hope
- DaNang Table tennis club for disabled persons

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