CALENDAR OF VIETNAM RUNNING RACES 2021




JANUARY

- Salonpas HCMC Marathon 2021

- Vietnam Trail Marathon 2021

- Vung Tau Run Challenge 2021


FEBRUARY

- Spartan Vietnam Print/Kids 2021

- Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon 2021


MARCH

- Dalat SufferFest 2021

- Quang Binh Discovery Marathon 2021

- Ultra ASIA Race 2021

- Stop and Run Marathon Binh Thuan 2021

- The 62nd Tien Phong Marathon National Championship 2021

- Dalat Ultra Trail 2021

- The Inaugural Techcombank Hanoi Marathon 2021


APRIL

- Cuc Phuong Jungle Paths 2021

- Trang An Marathon 2021

- Ecopark Marathon 2021



MAY

- Hoi An Discovery Marathon 2021

- Vietnam Mountain Marathon Nam Cang 2021


JUNE

- VNExpress Marathon Quy Nhon 2021

- Mau Son Jungle Paths 2021


AUGUST

- Manulife Danang International Marathon 2021

- Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2021


OCTOBER

- Vietnam Jungle Marathon 2021

- VPBank Hanoi Marathon 2021


SALONPAS HCMC MARATHON 2021

Race date: 17/01/2021

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Location: District 7, HCMC

Summary: More than a race, Salonpas HCMC Marathon dispenses different values to each of us, but on the contrary, each of us makes a whole value for the race. Those values are made from the sweat and tears, the contributions of thousands of people, the untold stories of everyone involved, the things you have seen or even never seen.



VIETNAM TRAIL MARATHON 2021

Race date: 30/01/2021

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Location: Moc Chau, Son La

Summary: This race takes place in Moc Chau, an area famed for tea plantations and blossom orchards. The event will take place at the very height of beach blossom season, creating a running spectacle like no other.



VUNG TAU RUN CHALLENGE 2021

Race date: 30/01/2021

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Location: Vung Tau City

Summary: “VUNG TAU RUN CHALLENGE 2021” is an exploratory trail award in a coastal city named Vung Tau. With unique roads along the coast that covers two mountains, passing famous landmarks such as the Statue of Christ the King of Tao Phung Mountain, The Statue of Our Lady of Bai Dau of Tuong Ky Mountain, Ho May Park, or Vung Tau Lighthouse - one of the oldest lighthouses, Bach Dinh Monuments, or historical naval mine battlefield, the runners could enjoy the whole beauty of Vung Tau city.



SPARTAN VIETNAM PRINTS/KIDS 2021

Race date: 27/02/2021

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Location: District 9, Ho Chi Minh City

Summary: Spartan Sprint is a 5 km, 20 obstacles race that will change your life. This is our signature race type, a fast-paced adventure through rugged terrain built for new and returning racers alike. It’s the perfect gateway into the world of Spartan. The Sprint is a Spartan Trifecta eligible event.



TECHCOMBANK HCMC INTERNATIONAL MARATHON 2021

Race date: 28/02/2021

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Location: District 2, Ho Chi Minh City

Summary: The Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon offers participants the chance to take over the streets of one of the world’s most vibrant cities for a day! Take part in one of the most iconic races in Southeast Asia and explore Vietnam’s largest city while you race with competitors from around the country and, indeed, the world.



DALAT SUFFERFEST 2021

Race date: 06,07/03/2021

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Location: Tuyen Lam Lake, Dalat

Summary: SufferFest is a mass participatory multi-sports events festival. Every event is individually organized and recognized with awards and achievements.




QUANG BINH DISCOVERY MARATHON 2021

Race date: 07/03/2021

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Location: Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, Quang Binh

Summary: With the great advantages of nature, landscapes and people here, Quang Binh Discovery Marathon 2021 offers runners beautiful running tracks, passing through most of the wonderful places of the National Park. Participants will feel each step getting closer in discovering the familier yet wild beauty of this land.



ULTRA ASIA RACE 2021

Race date: 08 - 11/03/2021

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Location: Pa Co, Mai Chau, Hoa Binh

Summary: The Ultra ASIA Race takes place in the North West of Vietnam, in the region of Mai Chau, near the Laos border. The event will take place in a very welcoming region with lush vegetation. The route takes you through many rice plantations in mountain landscapes, with some technical trails. You will discover, every day, the Muong minority, and their villages nestled in the hillsides or lost in the valleys. During the event, the group will spend the nights in traditional houses on stilts, in authentic villages.



STOP AND RUN MARATHON BINH THUAN 2021

Race date: 14/03/2021

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Location: Tuy Phong, Binh Thuan

Summary: Stop and Run Marathon Binh Thuan 2021 is an attractive race held at the most beautiful sea route in Vietnam - Bau Trang road. Running route is extremely attractive that one side is the wild white sand desert and the other is the blue sea. The special highlight of the tournament is Melaleuca forest with yellow flowers blooming along the road with brilliant yellow colors on pure white sand. Stop And Run Marathon Binh Thuan will definitely bring about a new and exciting feeling to experience the beautiful road of the race.



THE 62ND TIEN PHONG MARATHON NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2021

Race date: 28/03/2021

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Location: Pleiku, Gia Lai

Summary: Tien Phong Marathon National Championship (Tien Phong Marathon) is a prestigious tournament with a long history behind it - the tournament was first held in Hanoi, 1958. Being a top sporting event, the tournament has been integrated into Vietnam’s official athletics competition system for the last 50 years, and it is held annually at the end of March. Tien Phong Marathon attracts the best participants in Vietnam competing for medals in mid and long distances, and this is also a good opportunity for amateur runners to compete on the same ground as top national athletes.



DALAT ULTRA TRAIL 2021

Race date: 26-28/03/2021

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Location: Da Lat, Lam Dong

Summary: Dalat Ultra Trail is the first international trail marathon in Asia Trail Master system in the Central and South of Vietnam. Dalat Ultra Trail 2021 is proudly held in the mesmerizing highlands of Dalat surrounded by immense pine forests, breathtaking mountains, poetic lakes and waterfalls. To inherit Dalat Ultra Trail 2020's great success, Dalat Ultra Trail 2021 promises to bring new challenges and remarkable changes in the routes to trail runners.



THE INAUGURAL TECHCOMBANK HANOI MARATHON 2021

Race date: 28/03/2021

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Location: Ha Noi

Summary: The event kicks off Friday, March 26th with a “Marathon Village,” which celebrates running and community through fun activities for the entire family; including workshops, entertainment, talks, and more. The Marathon Village will continue all weekend with a host of well-known exhibitors. This weekend will set new standards for distance running events in the nation’s capital. The marathon (42.2km), half-marathon (21.1km), 10km, 5km and Kids Run, for young athletes aged 5-14, will take place across Saturday, March 27th and Sunday, March 28th.



CUC PHUONG JUNGLE PATHS 2021

Race date: 04/04/2021

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Location: Cuc Phuong National Park, Ninh Binh

Summary: With the unique characteristics of rainforest, Cuc Phuong will bring you the endless grandeur of nature. CPJP2021 does not have too high elevation. This would be a joy to immerse in the beauty of the first national park in Vietnam with the diverse botanical beds. This would also be great opportunities for runners to learn more about reservation activities, and from there enhance your knowledge to protect the environment, and your love for nature.



TRANG AN MARATHON 2021

Race date: 11/04/2021

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Location: Hoa Lu Old Capital, Tràng An, Ninh Bình

Summary: ‘Wonderland’, the word we use to describe the beauty of Trang An, recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural and Cultural Heritage Site since 2014. With the mission of introducing to domestic and international friends about the natural beauty of Vietnam, Ninh Binh Culture and Sports Department cooperates with Big Prize JSC to organize Trang An Marathon 2021 (TAM 2021).



ECO PARK MARATHON 2021

Race date: 21/04/2021

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Location: Ecopark City, Van Giang, Hung Yen

Summary: Spotted on running routes surrounded by lush green colour of thousands of trees along cool breeze lakes, in the clean and eco nature, EPM is branded with the slogan ‘running in the green space’ and gained lots of interests and support from the running community, families and businesses. ECOPARK MARATHON 2021 will return next April on Hung Kings’ Day with a whole new edition - CITY TRAIL MARATHON. The new feature will offer runners with an extraordinary and unique experience.



HOI AN DISCOVERY MARATHON 2021

Race Date: 01/05/2021

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Location: Hoi An Town, Quang Nam

Summary: Hoi An Discovery Marathon - A race in the Discovery series of Race Jungle to explore the ancient town of Hoi An with a completely new angle on May 1, 2021. More than just a run course, you will have a chance to explore the quiet ancient town along the yellow brick wall, with the roof covered under the slime of age, and the country roads on the other side of Thu Bon river, chiming in the folk songs of Quang area that you can never forget.




VIETNAM MOUNTAIN MARATHON NAM CANG 2021

Race Date: 29/05/2021

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Location: Nam Cang, Sapa

Summary: New race from Topas on 29/5/2021 bringing you the new trails of Sapa to the stunning Nam Cang valley.







VNEXPRESS MARATHON QUY NHON 2021

Race Date: 06/06/2021

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Location: Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh

Summary: VNExpress Marathon provides an opportunity for runners to participate in a charitable event. Organizers will contribute 10 percent of registration proceeds to VnExpress's Hope Fund, in accordance with the slogan: “Every step will contribute a brick to “the school lighting” program”, in order to improve learning conditions for pupils”. The fund hopes to build schools for children in remote areas with the support of VM Quy Nhon 2021.



MAU SON JUNGLE PATHS 2021

Race Date: 27/06/2021

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Location: Mau Son, Lang Son

Summary: Mẫu Sơn Jungle Paths 2021 là giải chạy đường mòn đầu tiên tổ chức tại Mẫu Sơn - Lạng Sơn với các danh thắng Ruộng bậc thang, ruộng canh tác, mùa thu hoạch lúa, các cung đường mòn ở khu bảo tồn, dòng sông Kỳ Cùng độc đáo và những đặc sắc của cảnh đẹp khác của Lạng Sơn quanh núi Mẫu Sơn. Các cự ly đa dạng: 10, 25, 42 và Ultra 70 km với độ khó khác nhau, thích hợp với cả những người mới bắt đầu thử sức với chạy địa hình lẫn những người đã có kinh nghiệm, muốn vượt thử thách mới, phá giới hạn của bản thân.



MANULIFE DANANG INTERNATIONAL MARATHON 2021

Race date: 08/08/2021

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Location: Da Nang City

Summary: Da Nang city is filled with picturesque sights and culture, proudly to welcome you to Manulife DaNang International Marathon 2021, with 5 distances: Full Marathon (42.195km), Half Marathon (21.0975km), 10km, 5km và Ronny Dash (1.5km) for everybody who loves running. The Marathon is the first professional Marathon in Vietnam certified by IAAF – AIMS (International Association of Athletics Federations and Association of International Marathons and Distance Races). This race is also in the list of Abbott WMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings, 2nd edition.



VIETNAM MOUNTAIN MARATHON 2021

Race date: 27-29/08/2021

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Location: Hoang Lien National Park, Sapa

Summary: Vietnam Mountain Marathon is the result of a lifelong love of running and a fascination with Vietnam. The beautiful route will take the participants through the inspiring mountain range of Hoang Lien National Park and its remote valleys near Sapa that are usually closed territory to all but the few.



VIETNAM JUNGLE MARATHON 2021

Race date: 16/10/2021

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Location: Pu Luong

Summary: Vietnam Jungle Marthon (VJM) takes place in Pu Luong Nature Reserve. This is an area where time stands still, home to minority villages, ancient jungle, soaring limestone peaks, waterfalls, vibrant rice paddy fields.



VPBANK HANOI MARATHON 2021

Race date: 24/10/2021

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Location: Center of Hanoi

Summary: The VPBank Hanoi Marathon is a major and official marathon of Vietnam which has been held annually in October in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, the most beautiful and peaceful country in Southeast Asia. This race is exclusively endorsed by the People's Committee of Hanoi, making it the only official marathon event of the city with a long history. Its title sponsor is the Vietnam Prosperity Joint-Stock Commercial Bank (VPBank), a leading lender in Vietnam. The VPBank Hanoi Marathon has been accredited by the IAAF, officially certified by Grade A Measurers of AIMS and affiliated with the Vietnam Athletics Federation (VAF). The marathon became an AIMS official member in 2019.