BECAUSE I LOVE DANANG
In the recent years, Danang has become not only one of the most worth-living cities in Vietnam but also a prominent stop in Southeast Asia. The people, the culture, the food, there is nowhere like Danang. Everyone who travels fall in love with the city. If you are wondering why, there are thousands of reasons but those reasons below is why we can’t deny our love for Danang
Danang people have been well-known for their friendliness and welcoming smiles always on their faces could even paint rays of sunshine all over strangers’ faces. Along with that is the pride and love for Danang’s citizens.
Danang is a culinary paradise with plenty of choices. For a long time, the Central Vietnam cuisine has been famous for its rich flavor. Together with the fresh ingredients of Danang, they leave unforgettable impressions to visitors from everywhere. Many options are offered at very low prices, some are shockingly cheap. You can enjoy a piece of Danang street food from a few thousands VND to a seafood parties with the price fluctuating a few hundred thousands VND (from around $1 to less than $50), sometimes loving a place can start with these simple little things
Danang people are proud of the name City of the Bridges for their bridges are one-of-a-kind in Vietnam and even the world. Designed and built by Danang citizens with specific characteristics, from the Han River Bridge which can turn 90 degrees to make way for the ships, to the Tran Thi Ly bridge designed as a giant sail facing the sea, and Dragon bridge, the jewel in their crown, will satisfy you with its fire and water breathing performances every weekend. Danang is a pioneer city of the country in building the city’s images associated with modern architecture, more prominent cultural beauty of the country
Given the more than 30km coastline, Danang can be considered to be the city with the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam. One of them is My Khe beach, top six most attractive beaches in the world as listed by Forbes Magazine in 2013. With pride and determination to preserve the priceless treasure of nature, Danang gradually became a tourist attraction of many neighboring countries such as Korea, Japan,
SO…DO YOU LOVE DANANG?! PROVE IT!
We can find more and more reasons to love Danang as well as the ways to preserve and express love for the city. With the goal of bringing the image of the City to the World, Manulife Danang International Marathon will carry the message “Because I love Danang” to join hands with everyone through practical contributions to the City, regardless of age, nationality or gender
I RUN DANANG
With thousands of participants every year, the Manulife Danang International Marathon in particular and Danang City in general will be even more impressive with the force of local people to participate in jumping as many foreigners. Depending on the ability of each individual, the distance of 5km / 10km / 21km / 42km is ready to welcome and support anyone who wants to participate. Furthermore, a Kids Run, under the name of Rony Dash has been added to the offer so that even the little ones can join the cause. The 5km stretch is just as good for everyone, but if you want to challenge a longer distance, plan to run and practice every week from now to show your determination!
I BECOME VOLUNTEER
As a volunteer, you can find other meaningful ways of expressing “Because I love Danang” spirit. With an important role supporting the organization, you will experience a special feeling when you witness the determination of the athletes on the path of your city that you encourage. Become a volunteer and represent our beloved Danang.
I RUN GREEN
Keep the city clean, restrict using plastic products (like straws, cups, bags…), save the energy, classify the garbages… all those small actions leave huge impacts to our environment and the city’s beauty. Moreover, join the running green activities like recycling all the water bottles along the running track so that the guests can enjoy the best and cleanest view of the city after the Manulife Danang International Marathon.
I CHEER FOR RUNNERS
What is better than a cheer when you’re exhausting on a marathon track? What is greater greater than having someone to lift you up to win yourself? What could worth more than a “Hurrah” from the strangers who have the same spirit to act for the beloved Danang? Come to the cheering point, be a part of it and praise our marathon runners to show your support.
I CARE FOR THE COMMUNITY
Alongside with the main event, Manulife Danang International Marathon also uses this occasion to raise the fund to make better living for people in need. All of the donation will go to the Associations and Organizations of the unlucky people in Danang.