August 31st: Danang International Marathon 2014

posted Jul 8, 2014, 3:46 AM by Danang Beach
On April 2nd, The City People's Committee promulgated the plans for Danang International Marathon 2014 which will be held on August 31st 2014. Accordingly, the competition will be organized by World Marathon Inc., USA ( based in Houston, Texas, USA) under the consultation of Mr. Dave Cundy – Vice President of Association of International Marathon and Distances Races (AIMS).


The participants possibly consist of 1.500 – 2.000 international athletes and tourists; 3.000 – 5.000 domestic professionals, amateurs, and local residents. The race includes 3 distances: A full marathon 42.195 km; a half marathon 21.097 km and a 5 km run and walk.

The runners will start and finish the race at the Eastern Sea Park. The detail routes for full marathon and half marathon include Hoang Sa Street – Truong Sa Street – Nguyen Van Thoai Street - Tran Thi Ly Bridge - 2/9 Street – Bach Dang Street - 3/2 Street – Thuan Phuoc Bridge – Man Quang Bridge – Le Duc Tho Street - Hoang Sa Street.

With regard to the 5 km run and walk, the detail routes include Pham Van Dong Street – Ngo Quyen Street – turn around - Pham Van Dong Street – Ho Nghinh Street - Thich Phuoc Hue Street – Hoang Sa Street – Pham Van Dong Street.

The awards of Danang International Marathon 2014 include 1 First prize, 1 Second prize, 1 Third prize for the full marathon and half marathon, prize for Vietnamese winner in the full marathon and half marathon and other prizes. The expenditure for the marathon is mobilized from the social capital and the city budget.

(Source: Danang Today)