The race, scheduled to open on October 9, is expected to draw the participation of some 2,500 professional athletes and jogging-lovers.

According to the organizers, all proceedings from the ticket sales will be donated to the “Heart for children” program which offers free heart surgeries for children with heart diseases.

The first-ever Viettel Fastest race in Ho Chi Minh City is hoped to collect more money for heart surgeries for children.

Viettel Fastest race has been familiar to joggers after two editions in Hanoi. It is among the top professional races in Vietnam with its humane meaning of improving health and joining hands to support child patients with congenital heart diseases.

In the previous two editions in Hanoi, the race attracted over 3,500 racers and contributed VND 1.1 billion to the “Heart for children” program.

In this race, athletes will run in the length of 10km. They can choose to take part in one of the three following categories: namely Pro (Professional), Semi Pro (Semi-Professional) and (New PR) Newbie runners. Those completing the race in the required time for each category will get medals.

Apart from prizes with a total value of VND 138 million, the organizers will award other kinds to the race’s winners.

With the message “Speed up with technology,” Viettel Fastest race will apply many latest technologies such as an online management system with registration code, facial recognition check-in technology, electronic waiver and QR Code to easily receive or entrust Race-kit receipt easily.

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Translated by Chung Anh