ABOUT MANULIFE DANANG INTERNATIONAL MARATHON
Manulife Danang International Marathon welcomes you to one of Vietnam’s longest-running and largest international marathons, with a stunning route through the country’s most livable city, Da Nang.
Each year, thousands of domestic and international athletes compete, conquer running, and explore Da Nang at the following distances: Marathon (42,195km), Semi Marathon (21.0975km), 10km, 5km, and Ronny Dash (1.5km).
The 2023 season, which will be held on August 6, 2023, promises to provide many new, exciting, and desirable experiences for all participants.
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.
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.
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).
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.
DA NANG – THE CITY OF SPORT & TRAVEL
Running not only improves health and trains the will to compete, but it also helps to relax the spirit due to the bustling atmosphere and unique scenery on the running track. Da Nang was chosen as the venue for the annual race because it is a popular tourist destination for visitors from all over the world. Because of the wonderful natural beauty of the sea and mountains, the modern and traditional features of the world cultural heritages, and the developing economy, this place is also known as the most livable city in Vietnam with clean environment, friendly locals, and delicious cuisine.