The event will be broadcasted live on the Ha Noi Radio & Television and VTV6 channel.
The information was given at the press conference on the 45th Ha Noi Moi Newspaper Run – For Peace 2018 on September 25th. It is one of several activities to mark the 64th anniversary of Ha Noi’s liberation and the 19th anniversary of Ha Noi being recognized as “The City for Peace” by the UNESCO.
It is expected that the race will draw the participation of around 1,500 athletes from districts, towns, colleges, vocational training schools, provinces and cities; and foreign runners from embassies, international organizations in the area.
According to Mr. Nguyen Hoang Long, Editor-in-Chief of the Ha Noi Moi Newspaper, the event aims towards the 8th National Sports Festival 2018 hosted by Ha Noi.
The year’s run has two races, one for professional athletes from provinces, cities and another for amateur runners.
Previously, the Organizing Board launched the 45th Ha Noi Moi Newspaper Run for Peace at the My Dinh National Stadium in Nam Tu Liem District on March 25th. So far, 100% of districts, towns have finished the races in localities and are ready for the municipal level race.
The tournament also aims at promoting sports among local people.