The runners competed in four race distances of the event’s second edition, ranging from 10km to 70km.

The courses of the 21km, 42km and 70km categories started from Dong Sang commune of the province and finished at the Moc Chau Farm Town.

Tran Duy Quang from the Central city of Da Nang triumphed in the 70km category with a time of 7 hours and 6 minutes. He also won the marathon’s previous edition.

Tran Duy Quang from the Central city of Da Nang (center) triumphs in the 70km category.

In the women’s 70km, Nguyen Thi Duong of Vietnam seized the first place, clocking 10 hours and 33 minutes.

The event, organized by Topas Vietnam, aimed to introduce natural landscape and culture of Moc Chau. In addition, more than VND 920 million (nearly USD 40,000) was raised for charity, of which VND 460 million was handed over to the district to assist disadvantaged residents.

Topas has been operating in Vietnam since the 1990s in the field of adventure tourism, focusing on organizing sports and outdoor events.

Source: VNA