300 foreign runners already registered for Da Nang International Marathon 2013

posted Jul 27, 2013, 8:25 PM by Danang Beach   [ updated Jul 27, 2013, 9:01 PM ]

The Da Nang International Marathon 2013 will take place in the city on 1 September.
Recent news about events for visitors coming to stay at hotels in Danang, this will be the first time that the marathon has been organised, and it has been recognised as an international event by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).

This year’s event will consist of 3 races: the full marathon (42.195km) with an official maximum time limit of 8 hours, a half marathon (21.0975km) with a 3 hours and 30 minutes limit, and a 5km run/walk with no time limit.  Up to now, about 300 professional athletes from around the world have registered for the full marathon and the half marathon races.
Runners are recommended to register in advance at website: www.rundanang.com beginning in early November 2012.  The online registration will be closed on July 31, 2013.

(Source: Tourism Portal Danang City)