After going virtual for the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Manulife Da Nang International Marathon (DNIM) 2022 will make its in-person return on March 20 and thousands are getting ready to take to the streets, local media reported. of That reports the newspaper Da Nang.

According to event organizers, this year’s in-person race will welcome around 5,000 runners, more than 65% of whom will be from other parts of the country.

The Da Nang International Marathon is the first professional marathon in Vietnam to be certified by IAAF – AIMS (International Association of Athletics Federations and Association of International Marathons and Distance Races).

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It is reported that the annual large-scale running event of the Da Nang Marathon attracts the largest number of international runners, accounting for 30% of the total number of athletes in the annual race.

The Da Nang 2023 International Marathon is likely to attract around 4,000 international athletes as Vietnam fully reopens to international tourists on March 15, 2022 after a two-year border closure due to the pandemic. Da Nang International Marathon is a golden opportunity for Da Nang to promote its culture, people and beauty to international friends.

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As part of a long-term plan to reduce the environmental impact of the annual Da Nang International Marathon, organizers will use eco-friendly awards made from recycled materials. The focus will be on designing trophies and accessory bags that will be made entirely from recycled materials.

Da Nang is making thorough and careful preparations to welcome thousands of athletes who will participate in the highly anticipated in-person international sporting event. It promises to be one of the opening events for Da Nang’s impressive tourism recovery in the near future.

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As scheduled, the Da Nang International Marathon 2022 will kick off on the afternoon of March 19 with an opening ceremony on the main stage of East Sea Park. The race will officially start on the morning of March 20.

The event organizers said the 2022 Da Nang International Marathon will consist of 4 races: a 42.195km full marathon, 21.0975km half marathon, 10km run and 5km run.

The route of the full and half marathon races is the East Sea Park – Vo Nguyen Giap – Nguyen Van Thoai – Tran Thi Ly Bridge – Bach Dang extended – Nhu Nguyet – Thuan Phuoc Bridge – Le Duc Tho – Hoang Sa – Le Van Luong – Hoang Sa – Vo Nguyen Giap – the East Sea Park, with marathon participants completing 2 laps.

The 10 km route is the East Sea Park – Vo Nguyen Giap – the intersection of Nguyen Van Thoai, Vo Nguyen Giap and Hoang Sa – Hoang Sa – Vo Nguyen Giap streets – the East Sea Park.

As for the 5 km run, the route is the East Sea Park – Vo Nguyen Giap – the intersection of Phan Ba ​​Phien and Hoang Sa streets – Vo Nguyen Giap – the East Sea Park.

In addition, Ronny Dash – a 1.5km race for children aged 3 to 10 – will take place in East Sea Park. This exciting event aims to encourage children to be more active, healthier and show their love for Da Nang, according to the Da Nang newspaper

Source: Vietnam Insider


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