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The Muine Dunes Marathon 2020 will take place on December 6th - (20/11/2020)

( - In the meeting on November 12th at Victoria Resort (Km9 Nguyen Thong street, Phu Hai ward, Phan Thiet city), Binh Thuan Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and representative of Victoria Resort discussed and gave out the official date to organize the Muine Dune Marathon 2020. Attending at the event, there were the presence of the local and central journalists.
(Deputy Director of Binh Thuan Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism answered
the questions from the journalists; photo: Nguyen Vu)
The marathon hosted by Thien Minh Group and Victoria Resort will be officially taken place on the morning of December 6th with the participation of more than 500 athletes in Binh Thuan province and other surrounding provinces ( There is about 25 percent of foreign expats working and living in Vietnam). The athletes will compete in the contents of 5km, 10 km and 21 km for both men and women with the start point at Victoria Resort ad the finish point at the three different points along the route of Vo Nguyen Giap street and Mui Ne sand dunes. According to the plan, the opening and closing ceremonies will be taken place on the morning of that day with 18 prizes for each of the distances.
(Photo: Nguyen Vu)
Answering the question from the journalists, Mr. Anton Bespalov said that: “the Muine Dunes Marathon not only brings the meaning of training the health but also creates the chance to introduce the beautiful Mui Ne – Binh Thuan to the tourist’s eyes – Binh Thuan is a wonderful places for their holidays”.
(The marathon route; photo: Nguyen Vu)
Besides being an unique sports and tourism event, it also enhances the humanitarian value, with the message “Running for the Central region Vietnam”, all the money that is received from the supporters will be sent to the people suffering from the flood in the Central region Vietnam. According to the organizers, the Muine Dunes Marathon 2020 will be the first step to held the annually traditional Marathon; and in the year of 2021, it is expected to welcome more than 3.000 athletes taking part in this Marathon.
(The CEO of Victoria Resort – Anton Bespalov; photo: Nguyen Vu)
Apart from the main activity, there will be many other meaningful activities like: rowing kayak, windsurf, kite surfing, music performance and there will be another Marathon at the sea-side route of Hoa Thang – Hoa Phu…
Nguyen Vu
Translated by Van Thao


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