Da Nang People’s Committee recently approved the plans for the Da Nang International Marathon 2015 which will be held in the city on 30 August this year (Sunday). The event will be organised by World Marathon Inc whose head office is in Houston, Texas, USA. Mr Dave Cundy, Vice President of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) will be the consultant for the event.
The event will involve 3 races: a full marathon (42.195 km), a half marathon (21.0975 km run), and a 5 km fun run and walk. 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 – Third of February Street – Thuan Phuoc Bridge – Le Duc Tho Street - Hoang Sa Street – Eastern Sea Park.
The route for the 5km fun run and walk will be Pham Van Dong Street (the southern line) - Ngo Quyen Street - Pham Van Dong Street (the northern line) - Ho Nghinh Street – Tran Huu Tuoc Street (formerly Thich Phuoc Hue Street) - Vo Nguyen Giap Street - Pham Van Dong Street.
The event is expected to attract about 1,000 - 1,500 international competitors, and 3,000 – 5,000 domestic runners and local residents. Prizes will be given to the first three to finish for the Full Marathon and Half Marathon.
Registration can be made directly at the Office of Pulse Active Company (No. 47-49-51 Phung Khac Khoan Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, HCM City) or online at www.rundanang.com.