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VnExpress Marathon Ha Long spotlights tourist landmarks

By Staff reporters   July 23, 2022 | 07:52 pm PT
11,000 runners set off Sunday morning on the 2022 VnExpress Marathon Amazing Ha Long traversing the town’s popular tourist attractions as they tested themselves against the elements.
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Runners gathered for the 42-km run at 3 a.m. Sunday. Held for the first time in Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO heritage site, The 2022 VnExpress Marathon Amazing Ha Long received 11,000 registrations, making it the event’s biggest race ever.
For the full marathon race, the route wound its way through a coastal road by Ha Long Bay, famous as a natural wonder with limestone karst mountains rising out of emerald waters, the Bai Tho Bridge and Tuan Chau Island.

A foreign runner is also ready for the 42-km marathon race.

A foreign runner gets ready for the long run.

Runners race along Bai Tho Bridge located at the foot of the eponymous mountain, a tourism symbol of Ha Long.

Runners on the Bai Tho Bridge located at the foot of the eponymous mountain, a tourism symbol in Ha Long Town.

Runners conquer Bai Chay Bridge, a symbol of Ha Long nightlife, is lit up all night

They also cross the Bai Chay Bridge that is lit up all night.

Runners go past the Quang Ninh Museum and Library, designed by Spanish architect Salvador Perez Arroyo.The museum was built on an area of nearly 24,000 square meters with a total investment of over VND900 billion.

It’s still dark as the runners go past the Quang Ninh Museum and Library, designed by Spanish architect Salvador Perez Arroyo.
The museum was built on an area of nearly 24,000 square meters with a total investment of over VND900 billion ($37.5 million).

A runner suffers cramp and receives help from a medical staff

A medic helps a runner suffering from cramps.

Runner Le Trung Duc pours water over his head to cool the heat.

Runner Le Trung Duc pours water over his head to cool down.

Supporters cheer as runners race on Dang Ba Hat Street.

Supporters cheer the runners on Dang Ba Hat Street.

From 7 a.m. outdoor temperatures in Ha Long rise to 30 degree Celcius. In the photo, a runner pours water into his head to beat the summer heat.

As early as 7 a.m., outdoor temperatures in Ha Long rose to 30 degree Celsius. Some took off their t-shirts while others doused themselves with water to beat the summer heat.

 
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