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30/09/2019 - 09:58

The smiles on the running track of Hue Half Marathon 2019

The second Hue Half Marathon 2019 started from Ngo Mon Square on the morning of September 29. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Phan Thien Dinh and Deputy Director of the Department of Tourism Nguyen Van Phuc participated in the 5km run.

Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Phan Thien Dinh with a smile when coming close to the finish line of the 5km run

The second Hue Half Marathon attracted more than 800 domestic and international athletes. Among them, 150 athletes participated in the 21km half marathon. 650 athletes participated in the 5km and 10km runs.

With the goal of training determination and endurance, sharing the passion for running, as well as overcoming one’s limits, the running steps were accompanied with joyful and radiant smiles.

Mr. Lam Vinh Giang - Head of the Organizing Committee of Hue Half Marathon shared that the recent positive response of the community to running in general and Hue Half Marathon in particular once again affirmed that Thua Thien Hue is not only a green, clean, beautiful and friendly travel destination, but is also a dynamic and happy ancient capital city.

Let us take a look at the smiles at Hue Half Marathon 2019:

From Ngo Mon Square, the athletes attending Hue Half Marathon 2019 run through Ngan Gate, then towards Truong Tien Bridge (21km distance), Le Duan Street (10km distance), Phu Xuan Bridge (5km distance)

Fresh in the morning

Laughing through the sweat

The joy of a Thai athlete at the finish line in the half marathon run

Young age, big determination

Conquering one’s limits is important

Satisfaction of the father and son duo when reaching the finish line

Cheering fans

Happiness right ahead

Joy and happiness on the run

Completing the 5km run, Vice Chairman Phan Thien Dinh continued to cheer for the athletes coming in last with a bright smile

Story and photos: Han Dang

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