Organizers

1. The Can Tho City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism

The department, in coordination with the municipal authorities, has successfully organized many large-scale cultural, sports and tourist activities in the area.

In the Can Tho Heritage Marathon, the department acted as a co-organizer. It is responsible for managing the implementation and coordinating with relevant authorities to ensure security, traffic, medical aid, and environmental sanitation to ensure runners’ safety on the track.

 

2. The Vietnam Athletics Federation

As a member of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA), the World Athletics (IAAF) and the Association of International Marathons and Distances Races (AIMS), the Vietnam Athletics Federation is a social profession organization, gathering many talented professionals of Vietnam’s athletics. In the Can Tho Heritage Marathon, the federation acts as a co-organizer, responsible for the professional matters of the race such as issuing the terms and conditions, arbitration, calculating runners' achievements, building goals, selecting and inviting professional runners from home and abroad to participate in the marathon.

 

3. Duc Huong Anh Company Limited (DHA)

Founded in 2007, DHA is a media and event company with many years of experience in holding cultural and sports events, international conferences. Realizing that marathon can combine culture, sports and tourism with much potential, DHA has projected the company’s key goal is to organize marathons of regional and international scales.

DHA is supported by international consultants and has learnt a lot of experience in the organization of the world’s major international marathons such as Berlin Marathon, Tokyo Marathon and Paris Marathon... which it has applied in organizing races in Vietnam.

Right from the 2014-2015 period, DHA successfully organized a series of Happy Color Run races in the cities of Hanoi, Ha Long, Nha Trang and Da Nang, with tens of thousands of runners, the “Walking Day for the Environment” in Hoi An with more than 5,000 attendants. The Happy Color Run chain with the slogan “I love my country” attracts tens of thousands of young people and students to join the race and fundraised to assist islands construction in the island building program developed by the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union. In 2015, the company made a transfer to the fund of the Central Committee, contributing to building a library on Bach Long Vy island and providing thousands of books to islanders. From 2014 to 2020, DHA continuously organized a series of Heritage marathons including: Halong Bay International Heritage Marathon 2014-2020, Hanoi International Heritage Marathon 2018, VPBank Hanoi Marathon 2019, VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 and Can Tho Heritage Marathon 2019.

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