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Asia-Pacific’s biggest charity marathon to be back in Vietnam

September 19, 2019 | 19:25

Run to Give (RTG) is heldby Starwood Hotels and Resorts Asia Pacific. Since the first season in 2014, RTG has been held in100 locations, attracting hundred thousand of participants, raising fund ofUSD 228,000 for local charities, RGT has so far been the greatest charity marathon event in Asia – Pacific region.

Run to Give, the greatest annual charity marathon in Asia – Pacific region will be back to Vietnam on September 22, raising fund for children born with cleft lip and cleft palate in Vietnam.

Asia-Pacific’s biggest charity marathon to be back in Vietnam

Run to Give 2018 in Nha Trang (photo: Bao Khanh Hoa)

In Vietnam, RTG has raised funds for many charity organizations such as Operation Smile Vietnam, Foundation Vietnam (AFV), etc. In 2018 season, RTG in Nha Trang city raised USD 17,000 (over VND 390 million), and around USD 8,634 (VND 200 million) in Ho Chi Minh City.

In 2019, Run to Give will be held in Hanoi, Da Nang and Nha Trang on September 22 morning, respectively at Ciputra building complex, Four Points hotel by Sheraton Danang (staircaserunning challenge) and the beach on the opposite site of Sheraton Nha Trang (beach running challenge).

The fund raised from RTG 2019 will be used to sponsor free surgeries carried out by Operation Smile Vietnam to bring more happy smiles to children born with cleft lip and cleft palate.

( translated by Van Nguyen )