Da Nang International Marathon 2014: Running in the Exotic Seaside City
Looking to run a marathon, but getting bored of the same old local city races? Try the Da Nang International Marathon (DNIM) in Vietnam!
Set in the seaside city of Da Nang, the DNIM will take place on 31 August 2014 at Da Nang city, and over 4,500 international and local runners are expected to join in.
Enjoy the Wonderful Vietnamese City of Da Nang
The race includes 3 distances: Marathon 42.195km; Half Marathon 21.097km and 5km Fun Run. Registration fees for the 3 categories are as follows: Full Marathon (US$110), Half Marathon (US$90), and 5K Fun Run (US$30). Runners' records will be measured by a chip system located within the runner's bib number.
In 2013, the race received a strong response of 4,000 athletes from 63 provinces and cities in Vietnam and nearly 30 countries around the world. Harvesting from the success of the first Marathon season, the Da Nang International Marathon this year will be organized with larger range, more professional quality, and promises to bring a strong, wide and deep integration for Vietnam's sports. It would also be the first step for Vietnamese athletes to participate in international tournaments worldwide.
World-Class IAAF-AIMS Standards
This year, the Da Nang International Marathon is proud to announce that it has officially become the 97th member of AIMS, and will be included in their international marathon listings.
Not just a race, DNIM is a great opportunity for all runners to experience the most beautiful and exotic Vietnamese beach city of Da Nang by running on a magnificent marathon course in South East Asia.
Additionally, you can run with the assurance the DNIM's course has been certified by IAAF-AIMS (International Association of Athletics Federations - Association of International Marathon and Distances Races) to international standards with official timing records.
Besides the race day, there are many activities such as tour packages, sports expo and gala dinner for runners to enjoy and explore the city and other tourist destinations located nearby.
Organized by Da Nang People's Committee, the Da Nang International Marathon will also raise funds from runners and their families and other participants to support for the Da Nang Cancer Hospital Fund.
The Da Nang International Marathon will take place on 31 August 2014, and registrations are still open. Sign up now and experience the city of Da Nang for yourself!