One of the greatest events is held annually in Da Nang – a stunning coastal city. Not only does it encourage healthy living and sport spirit, but it also gives as a destination for international athletes. The most anticipated event of the year will be the Manulife International Marathon in Da Nang in 2023.
About Manulife Da Nang International Marathon
Manulife Danang International Marathon is rated as one of the three most beautiful marathons in the region (Radisson, 2015) and was ranked third out of the six most must-join marathons in Asia (Rad Seasons Magazine, USA).
This is one of the biggest events organized annually in Da Nang city. The competition gives athletes the ultimate experience of running through one of Vietnam’s most beautiful roads, finishing with Da Nang’s stunning landscapes and bridges. The running track along the city’s coast, the peaceful early morning scenery, nature’s sounds, fresh air, and the beat of each step will take athletes on an emotional journey.
1. International marathon standard
Manulife Danang International Marathon is the first professional international Marathon in Vietnam to be certified by the International Marathon Association (AIMS) and the World Athletics Federation (IAAF) in 2014. Participants’ results in the race are eligible to register for the world’s most prestigious marathons, including the Boston Marathon, London Marathon, New York City Marathon, Berlin Marathon, Chicago Marathon, and Tokyo Marathon.
2. One of the most beautiful race routes in the region
According to the US magazine Forbes, Da Nang has one of the six most beautiful beaches in the world, with a 30km long beach, white sand, and clear blue water, the famous Son Tra peninsula, Han river with bridges the city’s symbol, and its prime location surrounded by world cultural heritage sites. The competition held here features a stunning route that offers the chance to admire the dazzling beauty of the coastal city when dawn comes.
3. The competitive conquerors
Because of the massive bridges and the harsh hot weather of Vietnam’s central region, the race attracts thousands of domestic and foreign athletes each year. Only those with the courage and desire to conquer and break through their own limits can do so.
Manulife Danang International Marathon 2023, in particular, will become a playground for runners who have the most impressive running achievements in Vietnam and Southeast Asia, to participate and compete. The race promises to be exciting and highly anticipated.
About 2023’s marathon race
The race will feature marathon (42KM), half-marathon (21KM), 10K, 5K, and 1.5K run categories for children.
The event was first held in 2013, with the primary goal of spreading an active and healthy lifestyle to locals through running and making Da Nang an annual destination for runners. Each year, thousands of domestic and international athletes participate, conquer running and explore Da Nang at the following distances: Marathon (42,195km), Half Marathon (21.0975km), 10km, 5km, and Ronny Dash (1.5km).
It is only possible to talk about the Manulife Danang International Marathon by mentioning the Thuan Phuoc bridge. This enormous obstruction makes runners cautious to complete two distances of 42 km and 21 km.
The Thuan Phuoc bridge, which spans 1,856 meters and resembles a long silk thread joining the Han River’s two banks, poses a challenging task for runners while also offering a stunning running scene that excites everyone.
To encourage all the kids to have a healthy life and introduce them to running, Ronny Dash Da Nang 2023 – 1-3km for kids is a great chance for them to get more knowledge to play sports at a young age will benefit their spirit and physical health.
Ronny Dash Da Nang 2023 does not have a time limit, but the kids who run fastest will be awarded for their sport spirit and also encourage.
Manulife Da Nang International Marathon is also considered one of the most beautiful course marathons in the region. Don’t miss this event in the summer of 2023. With the charming beauty of Da Nang city, welcome all runners!
Photo: Manulife Da Nang International Marathon
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