The HCMC Run or Ho Chi Minh City Run returns in 2015 after the success of its debut edition in 2013 with more than 5,400 participants of different ages. As one of the fore-running race event organisers in Vietnam, the HCMC Run has the charisma to spark interest among the community and allows people to embrace running as an important part of a healthy lifestyle.
On 18 January 2015, the HCMC Run will be held for the second time at Phu My Hung, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City but in a much bigger scale than before.
HCMC Run sets forth its mission to promote sports movement as well as encourage healthy lifestyles in the young generation in the community. Through the event, runners can conquer the challenging race route and overcome their own limits in this exciting and vibrant race atmosphere.
The first edition of the race in 2013 was warmly received and has left a deep impression, not only influencing younger runners, but also attracting a large number of international runners.
The 2nd edition of the HCMC Run will be more challenging with the divisions of 5km, 10km, and the new 21km. Furthermore, for the first time on 17 and 18 January 2015, participants and visitors will have chances to take part in the Sport & Tourism Expo, which provides essential information regarding health and sport knowledge through Sport Nutrition Talk, Sport Workshop, Kid Dash, etc. This is a great opportunity for everyone to start the event in a festive mood!
By using technology such as the electronic chips, the HCMC Run aims to create a fair and professional running event for all participants. HCMC Run 2015 organized by Pulse Active is not only meant to achieve community bond, especially among young people, but also a chance to build a healthy community in Ho Chi Minh city and discover new talents – future running athletes in Vietnam.
For the 10km and 21km race, the routes will encompass Crescent Lake and Phu My Bridge. Get ready to enjoy the beautiful view of the new urban development Phu My Hung when you reach the top of Phu My Bridge, the most beautiful bridge in Ho Chi Minh City.
The flag off times for the 21km will be at 5:00a.m.; the 10km will be at 5:45a.m; and the 5km one will be at 6:30a.m.
- 5km: 220,000 VND
- 10km: 400,000 VND
- 21km: 600,000 VND
You can register at the HCMC Run official website. Registration opens until 4 Jan 2015.