Participants at the event 
During the event, the participants, including leaders, staff, coaches, trainees, artists from Vietnam’s General Department of Sports and  local people, ran around Hoan Kiem Lake and enjoyed impressive traditional martial arts performances and stiff competitions of tug-of-war between 20 teams.

Addressing the run, Ngo Van Quy, Deputy Chairman of the Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee, said that the event aimed to preserve and promote President Ho Chi Minh’s call for doing physical exercise for better health.

The same day, the city also launched the 44th Hanoimoi Newspaper Run for Peace. These two events were in an effort to promote sport movements in the city to improve people’s fitness, build a healthy lifestyle as well as strengthen solidarity among people.

Translated by Tran Hoai