VPBank Hanoi Marathon announced

(VOVWORLD) -The VPBank Hanoi Marathon’s 42km race will kick off at 4:30am on Sunday in front of Ba Kieu temple near Hoan Kiem lake. 
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The event will attract about 7,000 professional and amateur athletes, over 1,500 of them foreigners. The tournament will be divided into 5km, 10km, 21km and 42km categories.

Organizers hope the event will promote Hanoi’s tourism to foreign friends. Participants will run through major tourist landmarks such as Hoan Kiem lake and West Lake, Long Bien bridge, Hanoi Flag Tower, Temple of Literature, and Tran Quoc pagoda.