HCMC Run 2017 donates more than VND112 million

The City Marathon, HCMC Run 2017 powered by Taiwan Excellence took place at the Crescent Plaza in District 7’s Phu My Hung from January 14-15.

The event attracted 8,000 local and international participants included a full-fledged marathon (42 km) and shorter distances, including 5km, 10km and 21km.

Organized since 2013, the marathon aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle among people.

The charity run collected VND112,500,000 for supporting people with disabilities (PWD) and Agent Orange Survivors (AOS).

By Minh Kiet – Translated by Kim Khanh

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