On February 6, 2023, the press conference to announce the VNExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight 2023 was held at Sales Gallery cum the largest lifestyle hub in Vietnam in The Global City urban area. After 2 seasons in Hanoi, VnExpress Marathon Midnight will be held for the first time at 0:00 on February 12, 2023 in Ho Chi Minh City with the scale of 10,000 runners.
Investor The Global City accompanies VNExpress
Happy to accompany the first night run in HCMC, Masterise Homes sponsored not only the venue for the press conference, but also Hundreds of Masterise Group employees will also participate in conquering the road to discover the youth and dynamism of District 1 and Thu Thiem new urban area.
Accompanying VNExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight 2023 is also one of the important activities within the framework of the long-term community program "Build a Better Future" initiated by Masterise Group since April/April. 2022
10,000 athletes compete in the VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight 2023
Always fascinated by the magnificent night picture of bustling cities, after the night run in Hanoi capital in 2020 and 2022, VnExpress Marathon continues to choose Ho Chi Minh City as the second destination to organize the tournament. night run with the scale of 10,000 athletes.
At the announcement ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Nam Nhan - Deputy Director of the Department of Culture and Sports of Ho Chi Minh City said that organizing the city's first full marathon is a great effort of the parties. The unit has closely coordinated with the organizers to ensure the safest running track. “This will be an emotional welcome to the Lunar New Year, contributing to promoting the city's cultural, tourism and sports images. Runner will have impressive experiences and get good results”, Mr. Nhan said.
Mr. Julian Wyatt - Managing Director of Masterise Property Management - main sponsor highly appreciated the quality of the tournament. The running track, facilities and side activities are well prepared. “Through running, we want to contribute to spreading the message of physical fitness, conquering all limits, overcoming all challenges. This is similar to the unit's commitment to improving the quality of Vietnamese life ”, shared Mr. Julian Wyatt.
VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight 2023 is scheduled to start at 0:00, February 12, the tournament kicking off in 2023 of the VnExpress Marathon system. Specifically, 10,000 athletes will compete on the road through famous landmarks in Saigon such as the Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Bach Dang Wharf, etc. to discover the youth and dynamism of District 1 or the new urban area. Thu Thiem. The running tournament will be an opportunity for athletes to see the "city that never sleeps" with a busy pace of life regardless of day and night through different lenses.
The starting gate of all 4 distances is located at Truong Dinh Street, the section through Tao Dan - one of the oldest and largest parks in the city. The finish line is located on Le Duan Street, the section in front of the Zoo and Botanical Garden.
The award ceremony will take place at the main stage of the event, located at Hoa Lu Stadium with a total prize value of nearly 1 billion VND. Previously, on the morning of February 11, 2023, 2,000 children between the ages of 6 and 10 will participate in a 700m race around Le Duan Street, District 1.
It is known that VnExpress Marathon is the largest running system in Vietnam.
Operated and owned by VnExpress - FPT Online Services Joint Stock Company (FPT Online). The tournament was held for the first time in 2019 in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province, so far, the tournament has become an annual running system in attractive tourist cities. In 2023, the tournament will be held in attractive tourist cities such as Ho Chi Minh City (February 11-12, 2023), Hue (April 16, 2023), Quy Nhon (June 11, 2023), Nha Trang. (August 13, 2023), Ha Long (September 10, 2023), Hanoi capital (November 25-26, 2023), Hai Phong (December 17, 2023). With relentless community building efforts, VnExpress Marathon was honored to receive the Silver award at the Asian Media Awards 2021 awarded by the World Press Association WAN-IFRA.
On January 17, the International Marathon Association (AIMS) officially granted the standard certification for all four distances of VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight 2023. With this certification, night runners can use the results as a result. Part of the review criteria for the most prestigious marathons on the planet such as Chicago Marathon, Boston Marathon, Tokyo Marathon or London Marathon...
Imprint of the largest economic, financial and entertainment center in the country,
Will be evident on the athletes' jerseys and medals. Shirts, finished shirts at two distances of 21km and 42km (finisher shirts) have a textured design that evokes images of skyscrapers rising. The medal is inspired by the arches of ancient French architecture, combined with images of works symbolizing the intersection of the past - present such as the City People's Committee, Bitexco, Landmark 81, Ba Son Bridge.
Ho Chi Minh City is one of the major sports centers of the country with a thriving marathon movement. BTC wishes VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight 2023 will contribute to promoting the image of the city at night with a vibrant economy. At the same time, the tournament will contribute to encouraging the spirit of sports practice in the community.
According to: The Global City
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