Press conference introduces the event (Photo 123go.vn)

HCM City (VNA) -
The first Mekong Delta Marathon Hau Giang 2019 will be organised on April 21 in Vi Thanh city in Hau Giang province, aiming to raise public awareness of climate change.

More than 1,500 athletes have registered to run on four different routes of the marathon.

The organisers said participants would have the chance to enjoy the delta’s amazing scenery and culture during the run. 

Music and dance performances will also be held to entertain runners.

All cash collected from the event will be donated to local funds for the poor and help people who suffer from climate change. 

Runners can register or find more info at 123go.vn/mekongdelta, mekongdeltamarathon.com.vn, facebook.com/mekong.delta.marathon, goo.gl/UoBYDv.-VNA