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VPBank Hanoi Heritage Marathon 2019


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Event Info

General information

Event date: 20 Oct 2019, from: 04:30 am
Location: Ly Thai To Park, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam
Road Run
Fun Run
Half Marathon
10 KM
5 KM
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More than a thousand years old, Hanoi is a city with a long history. Not only that, Hanoi is the capital of political, economic, cultural, arts and tourism. More than a thousand years of history has left Hanoi hundreds of cultural, architectural, religious, artistic heritage. Its unique has brought pride to every resident of this historical capital. Presenting thousands of years of cultural heritage in tours has always been a good way to attract travellers all over the world.

On the basis of that meaning, Hanoi Heritage Marathon is a connection of modern day sports activities with the glorious, heroic and heritage past of Hanoi. Hanoi Heritage Marathon is a unique way to attract athletes from all over the world.

Hanoi Heritage Marathon is the first marathon run through the old town so that the athletes have a new and interesting experience when it comes to historical values, cultural values, the lives of Hanoians as well as a modern presence through each running step. This is the first marathon to connect three main historical attraction of Hanoi which is “Ho Guom”, “Hong Ha” and West Lake. Therefore, to express the main idea of ​​”Hanoi – Heritage Marathon”, three famous places are Ho Guom, Long Bien Bridge, West Lake will be connected through the old quarters creating a unique route through the heritage of Hanoi.

Purpose and meaning of the race

To encourage and develop the sports activity in a sustainable and broad way for all ages and classes of Vietnamese people.

To develop the professional, semi-professional and amateur sports activity to improve the health and stature of the Vietnamese people.

Introduce and promote the image of Vietnam in general and in particular, Hanoi the capital with thousand years of civilization, the city of peace with international friends.

Description of the race route

To represent the main idea of ​​running ” Hanoi Heritage Marathon”, 3 famous landmarks are Ho Guom, Long Bien Bridge, West Lake will be connected through the old quarters creating a unique route through heritages of Hanoi.

The Start/Finish Line

• The Start/Finish Line of the race is located in front of Ly Thai To park, the walking street Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi

• You are required to be at Starting Line 30 minutes before the Start of the races

• Transportation to the Starting Line: You can reach the Starting Line by various transportation methods, such as: taxi, car, bus, motorbike, etc.


The marathon runner participates on his own risk.

By taking the bib number, each runner accepts the Terms and Conditions of Participation

Furthermore, he also declares that he did a health check carried out by a specialist at least 3 months before the race.



Event Schedule

Tentative Starting Times

Full Marathon 42km Start at 4.30 a.m
Half Marathon 21km Start at 5.00 a.m

10km Starts at 5.30 a.m
5km Starts at 8.00 a.m

Finishing Time / Cut off time: 11:30 am

Categories and Fees

Special JRL rates:
42km Heritage Marathon - US$85 (Normal Rate: US$95)
21km Heritage Half Marathon - US$70 (Normal Rate: US$80)
10km Old Quarters Run - US$25 (Normal Rate: US$50)
5km Old Quarters Fun Run - US$15 (Normal Rate: US$30)

Age Limits - Please note the following age limits:
• 42km Marathon: Minimum 18 years old on race day.
• 21km Half Marathon: Minimum 18 years old on race day.
• 10km Run: Minimum 18 years old on race day.
• 5km Run: Minimum 12 years old on race day.

Routes / Maps

Hanoi Heritage Marathon is a perfectly flat course, which will lead you to discover The Old Hanoi through its old streets.

Race Pack Collection Info

The Race Kit Pick Up venue and time will be announced during Oct 2019

Date: 19 October 2019
Time: To be announced
Venue: Ly Thai To Park, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam

Please note:
– There is no Race kit pick up available on Race day
– Original ID or Passport is required to pick up your race kit
– You may pick up a race kit for another pre-registered runner, provided you have a copy of their photo ID / passport together with Letter Of Authorization For Race Kit Collection and your original ID or Passport.
Letter Of Authorization
LOA For Race Kit Collection can be downloaded at: http://bit.ly/2RVyKmo


Runner's entitlements

  • Race Apparel
  • Finisher Medal
  • Race BIB
  • Bag
  • Timing Chip

Event apparel

Other entitlements

For questions regarding this event, please contact the organiser at: hanoi.heritagemarathon@dhavietnam.vn
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