RACE INFORMATION
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

The Half Marathon 21km is considered a long distance race and runners participating in, should have trained for the race in advance, since it poses a great mental and physical challenge to those who choose to run a half marathon. However, to those, who completes the half marathon race, there will be a great sense of accomplishment and rewardings. Manulife Da Nang International Marathon – Half Marathon is suitable for runners seeking to improve their running base towards completing a marathon. First-time runners should prepare well in advance before running a Half Marathon!

Early Bird
13/12/2018 – 28/03/2019

Normal Rate
29/03 – 30/06/2019

1,380,000 VND 1,725,000 VND
Early Bird
13/12/2018 – 28/03/2019

Normal Rate
29/03 – 30/06/2019

960,000 VND 1,265,000 VND
REGISTER

Note:

  • The resident fee is applied to:
    –  Vietnamese passport holders.
    –  International runners who are living in Vietnam and have a resident card (please bring your temporary resident card when you  come to the race-kit pick up, we will not accept your passport or any other documents).
  • In case you do not have your resident card along with you on the race kit pick-up date, you will have to pay the difference between the local and international fees as we cannot verify your residency).
  • Registration will close once the quota is reached.
  • Runners with Free Slots are eligible for Winner titles and Trophies, but will not be able to receive any cash or sponsor prizes.
How to register?

Online Registration:
Register & pay online: Please see here for more information.
Register & pay at Convenience stores: Please see here for more information.

Offline Registration in Da Nang:
Address: 3rd Floor, Vietnam TravelMART Building, 27 – 29 Ly Tu Trong street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City.
Time: 8:00 – 12:00/ 14:00 – 18:00, weekdays and 8:00 – 12:00 on Saturdays.

Please contact 1800 1735 or email info@pulse.vn for further information.

Entry requirements
  • All participants have to be 16 years old and above as of 2019 (in birth year).
  • Participants are obliged to read and fully comply with all the rules, regulations, and terms after submitting registrations for Manulife Da Nang International Marathon 2019.
  • While the event organizer has the duty to ensure safety and provide first-aid and any emergency services to participants, you are responsible for making an assessment of risks to the health and safety of yourself and to act upon risks once identify. The organizer recommends you to carefully prepare with proper training, especially heat training given the weather conditions in Da Nang.
  • All participants must provide their emergency contacts and the information has to be rightly accurate. The emergency contacts need to be written behind the BIB number once you receive your BIB.
  • The entry fees and any other related fees are non-refundable and are not transferable under any circumstances.
Entitlements

Bag drop – After-race refreshment – Running T-shirt – Finisher T-shirt – BIB – E-Certificate – Bag – Medal – Raceguide – Service Posts – Medical Care – E-guideline.

Note:

  • Finisher medals & finisher T-shirt will be awarded to the runners who finish the race at their respective cut off times.
  • E-Certificate will be uploaded 2 weeks after the race on the result page.
  • Medical care is available at certain mobile locations and the finish line.
  • BIB number should be pinned in front of your running shirt/singlet in a visible way.

General Info will be provided in the electronic race guideline (To be updated).

Race Kit Collection

Race Kit pick-up location: Bien Dong Park, Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Son Tra Dist., Danang City. Pick-up time: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM | 10TH AUGUST 2019.

 

What you will receive on the race kit pick-up day:
Running T-shirt – BIB – Rucksack
*T-shirt size guide available here.
*Please note that information is subject to change.

What to bring for race kit collection?
  1. Your confirmation email (Digital version is accepted)
  2. Your personal document (ID/Birth Certificate/Resident card..)

NOTE:

  • Please inform the organizer via email registration@pulse.vn in case of your late arrival that you cannot come to pick-up your race kit on August 10th, 2019.
  • For race kit pick up on behalf, you will need to bring participant’s confirmation email and their personal documents (ID/passport/resident card..). You also need to bring your personal document.
  • We will try our best to provide the chosen T-shirt size, but in case your size is not available, please choose another size.
  • Please check your race kit carefully when you receive it on race kit pick up day. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your race kit or there are any goods missing after when you bring it out of race kit pickup site, we won’t be able to accept back any goods or exchange for any new ones.
Race Map & Route review

Transportation to the Start/ Finish Line:

  • The Start/Finish line of the race is in front of Bien Dong Park, Vo Nguyen Giap Str., Da Nang, which locates in the city centre.
  • For your convenience, we recommend you transport to the event site using:
    Taxi: Taxi Mai Linh (+84 236.3565.656); Vinasun Taxi (+84 236.3686.868) or Tien Sa Taxi (+84 236.3797.979).
    Taxi/ Motorbike Ordering Apps: Grab; Go-Viet; FastGo.
  • If you’re staying at a hotel, we also suggest you inform your hotel concierge/ reception of your planned event participation, so that they may arrange your transfers to and from the event site appropriately.
Schedule, Start & Cut off time

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10th 2019:
8:30 AM – 8:00 PM: Race kit Pick Up.
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Carbo Load Dinner.
*Visit here to book your Carbo Dinner.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11th 2019:
4:00 AM – 4:15 AM: Race Briefing.
4:35 AM – 4:40 AM: 21KM Runner Warm-up.
4:40 AM: 21KM Starts
8:00 AM: Cut Off Time 21KM.

* Please note that information is still subject to change.

Upgrade/ Downgrade/ Transfer
  • Participants can change distance or transfer your entry up until 11:59 pm Sun, 9th June 2019 – UTC+07:00 (or once the registration is sold out). If you wish to change the distance, kindly email to registration@pulse.vn, provide the following information:
    – Your registered name and email
    – Your registration ID
    – Your registered distance
    – Indicate what changes you would like to have (upgrade/downgrade/transfer)
  • If you change to the distance whose fee is higher than the registered distance, you are required to pay the difference in entry fees of when you registered and the current fee at the point of upgrade.
  • If you change to the distance whose fee is lower than the registered distance, there is no refund of the difference in entry fees.
  • An administration fee of 100,000 VND for Upgrade/ Downgrade and 300,000 VND for Transfer must be paid upon any changes.

If you have any questions regarding Upgrade/ Downgrade/ Transfer, please contact us at  info@pulse.vn.

Things to be aware of
  • Weather Conditions: Extremely hot and humid weather in Da Nang may affect your health and safety conditions on the race date. It is advised to all runners (especially foreigners) to well prepare mentally and physically prior to race. Read our training tips here on running under extreme heat.
  • Emergency Contact: It is required for all participants to provide their Emergency Contact to the Organizer and to note their Emergency Contact behind their BIB number for any emergency situations.
  • Water Stations: There are water stations every 2 kilometers including cold water and electrolyte drink.
  • Aid Stations: There are 4 ambulances and 5 medic stations on duty along the course.
  • Course: The course will be coned and clearly marked with distance kilometer markers. There will be volunteers and police officers at most intersections.
  • Timing/ Results: The Full and Half Marathon will be chip-timed with results updated as soon as available.

Bag Drop: Bag-drop is available on the race date, however, we highly recommend you to leave all valuable items with you. We will not be responsible for any losses or damages of personal belongings.

Rules and Regulations

Manulife Da Nang International Marathon is the first professional Marathon in Vietnam certified by IAAF – AIMS (International Association of Athletics Federations and Association of International Marathons and Distance Races).

  • By submitting your registration, you have agreed to abide by all the terms and conditions set by the city officials, organizers, and event supporting groups of Manulife Da Nang International Marathon 2019.
  • There will be no fee refund under any circumstances.
  • A participant is strictly not allowed to transfer his or her race entry and BIB number to another party. Any transfer case will be considered as invalid registration.
  • Invalid registration will not be entitled to the benefits of the participant and will not be considered for the race result.
  • Free entrances will not be considered for the final event prizes.
  • No changes in race categories are allowed after.  (To be Updated).
  • If the participant provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, the organizer may suspend or terminate the participant’s registration.
  • The decision of the organizer is the final decision.

Please see here for full information about Terms and Conditions.

Frequently Asked Questions

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