Halong Bay Heritage Marathon

Country: Vietnam
City: Bãi Cháy
Distance: Marathon
Surface: Asphalt
Next Race: 26 November, 2016
Avg Temp: 20 celcius
Started: 2015

About Halong Bay Heritage Marathon

Do you want to discover the vibrant city of Hanoi and one of the seven wonders in the world by foot? Then the the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon will be the perfect race for you. 

Halong Bay Heritage Marathon, a breath-taking route, runners will have the unique chance to see stunning attractions of one beautiful World Heritage. The race started in 2015 and offers a wide range of distance options: 42 km Full Marathon, 21 km Half Marathon, 10 km and 2km Fun Run. 

The running course has been designed to run over Bai Chay Bridge, the longest single span bridge in Southeast Asia, to provide a spectacular view from above over the magnificent landscape of Halong Bay, one of the world natural heritages internationally recognized by UNESCO. The route continues through picturesque spots of mountains and coastal lines along the bay…

Ha Long (Quang Ninh province, Vietnam) is formed by about 2000 islands of all sizes in the middle of the beautiful ocean, Halong bay is considered a cradle of culture of enormous biodiversity and archeological value.

Beside all the sight-seeing tours offered, there will be a 21km running track along the coast. From “Bai Chay” bridge, you will have in your sight an enormous beach, majestic mountains as well as bright welcoming smiles from friendly locals alongside the running track. It will certainly be an experience which cannot be resisted by any travel-lover in Halong Bay, a place dubbed as “Heaven on Earth”.

Practicalities

After Race Services

A prize presentation ceremony at the Gala Dinner

Age Limit

Minimum 18 years old on race day

Aid Stations

A team of doctors and nurses is available prior to, during and immediately after the marathon event.

Equipment Storage

Baggage facilities will be provided for participants. If you do plan to use this service, please bring an inexpensive bag and leave your valuables at home. We will not be responsible for lost or missing items…

Race Kit

You will be given your Race Kit includes: BIB, program leaflet ... at assigned pickup station (to be confirmed) the day before Race Da

Refreshments

There will be bottle water available for participants throughout the course and at the start/finish areas.

Timing

The result will be updated on the website after 48 hours.

Transport

The Start/Finish line of the race is in front of the Museum and Library of Halong . The start is at center beachfront area allowing easy access from other tourist sites in the area. You can reach the start point by various transportation methods, such as: taxi, car, motorbike, etc.


The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us..

Halong Bay Heritage Marathon Race Route

Route Map

Route Map Halong Bay Heritage Marathon

Start: Quang Ninh, Vietnam
Finish: Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh, Trần Quốc Nghiễn, tp. Hạ Long, Quang Ninh, Vietnam

Difficulty

rolling

Overview

A most spectacular route has been chosen as the ideal racing course in Halong Bay which sets it apart from other marathons. Run alongside elite athletes and spend a glorious days in this magnificent bay. The 21-km track has been selected for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon held in Quang Ninh next November with international participants from all around the world. On that breath-taking route, runners will have the unique chance to see stunning attractions of one beautiful Vietnam.

Kilometer signs can be found along the entire route. Owing to the conditions, however, they may be placed +/- meters from the exact point. The signs are therefore only for orientation and runners shouldn't calculate speed based on the signs.