Da Nang to Host International Marathon 2018
Publish date 15-12-2017 15:01

Da Nang People’s Committee recently approved the plans for the Da Nang International Marathon 2018 (DNIM 2018), which will be held at the Eastern Sea Park on Son Tra District’s Vo Nguyen Giap Street from 4.00am to 1.00pm on 12 August 2018 (Sunday).  

The event will be co-organised by Da Nang City and the Ho Chi Minh City-based Pulse Active Company.  The majority of the total funding for next year’s event will come from public donations whilst the remainder will be funded by the city budget.

DNIM 2018 is expected to attract about 1,000 - 2,500 international competitors as well as 3,000 – 4,500 domestic runners and local residents.  

The event will involve 4 races: a full marathon (42.195 km), a half marathon (21.0975 km run), a 10 km run and a 5 km run.  The route for the full marathon and half marathon will be Eastern Sea Park – Vo Nguyen Giap Street – Nguyen Van Thoai Street – Tran Thi Ly Bridge – Second of September Street - Bach Dang Street – Nhu Nguyet Street - Thuan Phuoc Bridge – Le Duc Tho Street - Hoang Sa Street – Le Van Luong Street – Hoang Sa Street – Vo Nguyen Giap Street - Eastern Sea Park. 

The start line and finish line of the 10 km run and the 5 km run will be at the Eastern Sea Park. 

Prizes will be given to the first three to finish for the Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10 km run.  Any participant who finishes the 5km run will receive a Certificate of the Organising Board, and will be entered in a lucky draw to win numerous attractive items. 

People can register online for DNIM 2018 at www.rundanang.com or in person at the city’s based VietNam Travelmart company at 68 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Hai Chau District.

Ngo Huyen