Viet Nam Jungle Marathon

Update news Viet Nam Jungle Marathon

Records tumbled at the Vietnam Jungle Marathon (VJM) over the weekend as all distances from 10km to 70km saw new course records broken by Vietnam-based runners thanks to the event being held during cooler weather in October.

Vietnam Jungle Marathon returns

After being postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic in May, this Saturday more than 1,100 runners will race up to 70km in the Vietnam Jungle Marathon (VJM) in Pu Luong Nature Reserve in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

Hisashi Kitamura and Veronika Vadovicova win the Vietnam Jungle Marathon

Hisashi Kitamura of Japan triumphed in the men’s 70km category at the VN Jungle Marathon at Pu Luong Nature Reserve in Thanh Hoa over the weekend, while the women's 70km race saw Veronika Vadovicova from Slovakia take first place.

 

A sports enthusiast’s love affair with Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – I met British expat David Lloyd by chance during a mountain marathon in Sa Pa in Lao Cai Province last year where he was the race director.

Triple threat: 25-year-old aces Ironman 140.6

From a little girl who was clueless about sports for 21 years, Le Phuong Vy has come a long way. She is the first Vietnamese female athlete in the 18-24 age group to complete Ironman 140.6, one of the most difficult triathlons in the world.