Marathoners race along coast track in Danang

VOV.VN - An international marathon took place on August 6 in the central Danang City, drawing the participation of 5,000 professional and amateur athletes from 44 countries around the world.


Thousands of athletes gather at East Sea Park early in the morning.

Volunteers prepare for the race.



The race includes four categories: full marathon (42-km run), half marathon (21-km run), 10-km run and 4-km run.
The event is the first Vietnamese marathon certified by the International Amateur Athletics Association (IAAF) and the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races.

A foreigner is eager to compete in the race.


Ensuring safety for athletes.



On Thuan Phuoc Bridge


A Japanese athlete







A family joins the race.

Reaching the destination

A handicapped man is happy to reach his destination.






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