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MEKONG DELTA MARATHONHẬU GIANG 2020

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Following the successful season 2019, Mekong Delta Marathon Hau Giang 2020 promises to bring about a diversity of brand new activities, which centred at runner experience.

Alleviating the impacts of climate change with the slogan #SaveMekongDelta continues to be the main message of the race. The special activity “One runner runs – A tree is planted” will be a meaningful act that the whole runner community contribute to the development strategy of Vietnamese Mekong Delta. Through this, the message has gone its way from just saying into real doing, which perfectly suits a true runner’s spirit.

Mekong Delta Marathon 2020 continues on introducing about Vietnam Southwest by the river with the icon of hospitable locals, picturesque villages, far-flung green fields… Above all, in 2020 season, for the first time, water stations will be directly taken over by local people under the instruction and surveillance of organizers. Definitely, participants will have special experience when passing the roads with millions of supporters.

This year, great improvements were made to the running route, which focuses on introducing beautiful people and landscape. Unrepeated running routes, evoking different emotions will help runners not only to compete well but also to discover the place in a unique runner’s way.

The Culture – Cuisine – Sport festivals will continue to be invested based on strict criteria, to make runners feel special. It is worth noticing that the expo and festival area will be moved to a new position, which is much closer to the locals. Mekong Delta Marathon Hau Giang 2020 welcomes all runners. Let’s come and enjoy!

General Information

  • Purpose
  • Participants
  • Requirements
  • An activity in celebration of Reunification Day April 30 2020 and International Workers’ Day May 1, 2020
  • The program creates opportunities to introduce about locals and natural landscapes in Vietnamese Mekong Delta in general and Hau Giang province in specific.
  • Showcasing tourism potential and specialties of the region
  • Spreading, enhancing the awareness of climate change
  • Encouraging the movement of practice and compete in Marathon all over the country
  • All runners that are Vietnamese citizens or a foreigners, satisfying all eligibility requirements of the race, not currently under any bans of national or international committees are allowed to participate
  • Runners in distance 42km must be above 18 years old.
  • Runners in distance 21km must be above 16 years old.
  • Runners in distance from 10km and 5km, if under 16 years old must have a responsible for “Waiver of liability with runner’s signature”
  • A festival of culture and tourism in Mekong Delta in the form of running experience
  • The race is guaranteed to be well-organized, which comes up to the requirements of safety and security for runners and other participants.
  • Satisfying all technical and expertise requirements, displaying the spirit of integrity and development.
  • Being widely promoted, attracting the participation of diverse runners, comprise tourists in and outside the country. Making the prerequisite for becoming an annual festival of Vietnamese Mekong Delta region.

Time

Lasts for two days: 18 - 19/04/2020

Day 1: 18/04/2020

  • Open campsite
  • Pick up race kit
  • Short day tours

Day 2: 19/04/2020

  • Marathon competition
  • Summary – Awards ceremony
  • Festival night – Closing ceremony

Location

Xa No Park – Hau Giang
Vi Thanh City, Hau Giang Province

#SaveMekongDelta

RUN AND DONATE TREES

Alleviating the impacts of climate change with the slogan #SaveMekongDelta continues to be the main message of the race. The special activity “One runner runs – A tree is planted” will be a meaningful act that the whole runner community contribute to the development strategy of Vietnamese Mekong Delta. Through this, the message has gone its way from just saying into real doing, which perfectly suits a true runner’s spirit.

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