Tuesday, 07 February 2017 04:43

The City Marathon

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The 4th edition of the HCMC Run — The City Marathon took place on Sunday, Jan. 15 in Phu My Hung, offering a range of distances for runners of all levels. Powered by Taiwan Excellence and organised by Pulse Active, runners chose from the staple distances of 5km, 10km and 21km, as well as a full distance marathon of 42km.


With races starting at 4am, Swedish runner Henrik Tannbord from the male full marathon category won the event in an impressive 02:34:24, while Marlene Lootz took the women’s title with a time of 03:12:24. For the 21km distance the male title went to Hoang Thanh (01:16:33) and the female title went to Thuy Lam (01:38:35).


This year there was a significant increase in the number of race participants, with a total of 7,218 runners across all distances.


For info click on hcmcrun.com

Last modified on Tuesday, 07 February 2017 04:48
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