POST Online Media Lite Edition



 

Unforgettable experience of Vietnam Mountain Marathon is back in November

Christian Fernsby |
With one of the most spectacular backdrops in the world, the Vietnam Mountain Marathon is a unique and unforgettable experience.


Courses vary in length, ranging from a 10-kilometre fun run to a 100-kilometre ultra-marathon.

Set amid the mountain peaks of Sapa, this year's route winds past buffalo trails and yellowing rice terraces, passing ethnic minority villages along the way.

The course features challenging climbs, dizzying descents and plenty of great camraderie.

Vietnam Mountain Marathon is unique trail running: Saturday 21km, 42km, 70km, 100km, Sunday 10km, 15km, 21km, in a spectacular mountain region of north Vietnam.

The beautiful route will take you through the inspiring mountain range of Hoang Lien National Park and its remote valleys near Sapa that are usually closed territory to all but the few.

Run between villages, through rice terraces, across bamboo bridges and past water buffalo and cheering ethnic minority people. Prepare for an extraordinary adventure!

When: November 21 and 22


What to read next

Rainbow Mountain Peru, the hidden gem that's still considered holy
Events in April 2009
Planning the weekend around the globe (18)