Hot News: VPBank Hanoi Marathon To Assign Wave Starts

The VPBank Hanoi Marathon is the only remaining opportunity for non-professional runners to win a "special ticket" and realize their dream of testing themselves at the international arena, the 31st SEA Games. The number of registered runners at this time has reached a record number, especially the number of those competing in Full Marathon distance. This is really good news but also a major challenge for the Race Organizing Committee (ROC) with a running track located in six urban districts, going through a series of places, the Old Quarter with no loop like the VPBank Hanoi Marathon.

Hot News: VPBank Hanoi Marathon To Assign Wave Starts

In order to support the runners to achieve the highest personal records as well as ensure the safety and security on the track, for the first time, the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ROC will ASSIGN WAVE STARTS BASED ON THE TIME ESTIMATED TO COMPLETE THE RUN which runners have registered with the ROC. Full details will be disclosed to the runners along with other information of the marathon.

For the runners who have yet to provide personal records information, please login to your personal account on the website (, or inbox the fan page for assistance in completing fully and accurately the expected time of completing the run, based on which the ROC will assign the wave starts in a reasonable way, ensuring maximum support for runners.

The ROC's maximum effort to support runners along with Hanoi's ideal weather in autumn will be a great opportunity for the runners to reach top performance, making breakthroughs with new personal records.

Register and practice today for the marathon in companion with the 31st SEA Games!


The VPBank Hanoi Marathon has been an official member of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) since 2019, with the running track meeting standards of the World Athletics (formally known as IAAF) and the AIMS. The marathon is part of the high-performance competition system of the Vietnam Sports Administration and the Vietnam Athletics Federation.

Race Date: October 24, 2021




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