Nearly 8,000 athletes joining the event

The run was jointly held by Binh Duong Radio and Television and the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The cross-country run drew the participation of nearly 8,000 athletes, including officials, workers, senior citizens, students, youths in Binh Duong and other provinces as well as various professional runners.

After the opening ceremony, amateur and professional runners competed in different events, including female teenagers’ 3km, male teenagers’ 4km, female youth’s 4km, male youth’s 5km, women’s 5km, and men’s 10 km.

In the women’s 5km event, runner Nguyen Thi Oanh was the first to reach the finish line.

Translated by Song Anh