Hanoi to host International Marathon 2019

(VOVWORLD) -The first ever Hanoi International Marathon will take place on April 14 next year.
Hanoi to host International Marathon 2019  - ảnh 1 Mr David Lloyd, General director of the Danish-Vietnamese joint-venture Topas  (Photo: Nam Khánh/thethao.tuoitre.vn)

Co-hosted by the Danish-Vietnamese joint-venture Topas, the municipal Department of Culture and Sports and the Danish Embassy in Vietnam, the tournament is open to both professional and amateur runners, taking them to local landmarks such as the Old Quarters, the Hanoi Opera House, the West Lake, on 42km, 10km and 21km races.

Proceeds from the Hanoi tournament will be used to support the Newborns Vietnam organization in reducing newborn fatalities and the Operation Smile in conducting correctional surgery for children.