VnExpress Marathon HCMC Midnight 2023 closes registration for 21km distance

December 8, 2022 | 08:39 pm PT
Registration for the 21km distance at VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight 2023 will be closed by midnight Friday due to overwhelming demand.

VM Ho Chi Minh City Midnight opened registration on September 6 and runners for the half marathon (21.0975 km) quickly reached capacity.

The organizers decided to close this registration gate early to balance the number of participants throughout the four distances, and assure overall safety for the competition day.

Runners have the rest of Friday to register for the half marathon.

The sale of bibs for the 5km, 10km, and 42km distances will go on until January 10, 2023, or until there are enough runners.

VM Ho Chi Minh City Midnight will take place on February 12, 2023, and is expected to attract 10,000 runners.

Runners join VM Hanoi Midnight 2022 on November 27. Photo by VM

Runners at VM Hanoi Midnight 2022 on November 27. Photo by VM

Ticket prices now range from VND709,000 for the 5km distance and VND1,459,000 for the 42km distance.

The prices will rise until the competition day. Interested runners can refer to the price list below.


Super Early Bird

Sep.6 - Sep.15

Early Bird

Sep.16 - Oct.25


Oct.26 - Dec.26


Dec.27,2022-Jan.10, 2023

5km 469,000* 589,000 709,000 869,000
10km 699,000 859,000 999,000 1,229,000
21km 839,000 999,000 1,229,000 1,459,000
42km 999,000 1,229,000 1,459,000 1,679,000

*Unit: VND

After more than three months of opening registration, VnExpress Marathon HCMC Midnight has attracted thousands of runners. More than half of them registered for the full and half marathons.

Many athletes who joined the Hanoi right run want to try a similar experience in HCMC.

VM Ho Chi Minh City Midnight is organized by VnExpress newspaper in collaboration with HCMC People's Committee. This is the second-midnight marathon of VnExpress Marathon, after VM Hanoi Midnight, and the opening race of VM system in 2023.

Athletes will enjoy the same medical, security, race kit, and post-race support as at other VM tournaments.

The cool and quiet atmosphere of the night run is anticipated to be a favorable condition for runners to break personal records, and welcome the new year with joy and triumph.

Click here to learn more about the race.

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