The 2018 Ho Chi Minh City Marathon (HCMC Run) kicked off on the morning of Jan. 14 at 4:30 a.m. with a record number of runners turning up for the event.
HCMC Run is now a major running event in Vietnam.
With over 8,000 runners from 49 countries joining this year, the marathon has been approved by the Vietnam Athletics Federation and the Culture and Sports Department of Ho Chi Minh City to be officially listed in the Vietnam National Athletics Championships.
Catering to both professional and casual runners, the 2018 HCMC Run featured 42km, 21km, 10 km and 5 km runs.
This is the 4th year that Taiwan Excellence has sponsored the event.
There were pavilions set up on the sidelines with various Taiwan Excellence Award winning products for the public to try out, including recreation equipment, health treatments, and electronics from Acer, ASUS, HTC, KYMCO, and Johnson Health Tech.
As the lead sponsor of the marathon, Taiwan Excellence also held singing and dancing events with local celebrities, with the activities hosted by Minh Hang.
Source: Taiwan News
Photo credit: Central News Agency
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