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Vietnam Mountain Marathon

Vietnam's Ultimate Ultra is Back

02 Aug 2016 15:57
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Vietnam Mountain Marathon
The Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2016 is set to be bigger and better than ever, with 1,500 runners arriving in Sapa on September 24. This year 1,500 adventurous runners – many of them Vietnamese – are set to descend on the beautifully located mountain town of Sapa on September 24 and 25. They will race on some of the toughest and most

Local and international runners triumph in the mountains

15 Oct 2015 11:12
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Vietnam Mountain Marathon
The third Vietnam Mountain Marathon took place over the weekend with almost 1000 runners from 45 nations descending on the mountains of Sapa to take on trails of 10, 21, 42 and a monstrous 70km in length. The race was organised by Topas Travel and sponsored by Salomon, Lloyd and Deboodt Photo Tours and the American Chiropractic Clinic. This was no

Trails beaten by buffalo

16 Mar 2015 15:05
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Vietnam Mountain Marathon
The third edition of the Vietnam Mountain Marathon will be the biggest off-road running event ever in Vietnam. It offers trail runs of 10km, 21km, 42km and 70km in the stunning rice terrace-clad hills surrounding Sapa. Runners can expect an extraordinary adventure along twisting, buffalo-beaten trails. The route will take them across bamboo bridges and through small villages where colorfully dressed

Vietnamese and international runners win at Vietnam Mountain Marathon

24 Sep 2014 07:05
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Vietnam Mountain Marathon
The second Vietnam Mountain Marathon took place over the weekend of 20-21 September, with almost 400 runners from 40 nations descending on the mountains of Sapa to take on trails of 10, 21, 42 and a monstrous 70km in length. And this was no ordinary race – the buffalo beaten paths took the runners into remote parts of the Sapa hills,

Following the success of the first Vietnam Mountain Marathon in 2013, the event is set to return this year on September 20

22 Apr 2014 12:05
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Vietnam Mountain Marathon
It offers unique trail runs of 21km, 42km and 70km in the stunning rice terrace-clad mountains surrounding Sapa. September is the most beautiful time of year to visit these northern hills – the rice fields will be bursting with colour and the harvest season will be in full swing. With an expected field of 400 runners, this will be the largest

Exploring the mountains in Northern Vietnam

16 Jul 2013 01:59
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Vietnam Mountain Marathon
Hello, on October 5th 2013, you’ll be organizing the Mountain Marathon Vietnam. Can you tell us where it is located? The 3-day event takes place in the high mountains of Northern Vietnam in Hoang Lien National Park next to Fansipan (3,143m), the highest summit of Indochina. The area is famous for its many rice fields and farmers from many colorful ethnic

Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2013

04 Jul 2013 11:31
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Vietnam Mountain Marathon
A new extraordinary event has just been added to this years race calendar: Vietnam Mountain Marathon offering unique trail runs of 21km, 42km and 65km. The event will take place 5th October 2013 in the northern part of Vietnam. Runners from Singapore, Malaysia, France, Denmark, Hong Kong, Brunei, England, Switzerland and Vietnam have already signed up for this event, whilst Simon