The event was jointly organised by the provincial Department of Culture and Sports, the Binh Thuan Radio and Television Station, and Stop And Sports Co. Ltd.

Athletes finish the 42km distance at the Stop And Run Marathon BTV Binh Thuan 2024.

The runners competed in various distances, including 5km, 10km, 21km and challenging 42 km.

Truong Van Hieu, Nguyen Van Loi, Trinh Minh Tam and Nguyen Van Chinh finished first in the men’s 5km, 10km, 21km and 42km events respectively while Nguyen Thi Lien, Nguyen Thi Thuy Duong, Nguyen Thi Thanh Tuyen and Nguyen Thi Minh Hien won the women’s 5km, 10km, 21km and 42km races.

This competition formed part of activities held to commemorate the 134th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890- 2024). It also aimed to promote sports movement in the community.

It is one of the few tournaments in Vietnam meeting international standards, so runners' achievements will be considered for their eligible participation in world marathon majors such as New York Marathon and Boston Marathon.

Source: VNA