On March 28th, Tien Phong Newspaper National Marathon Championship was officially started in Pleiku city, Gia Lai province.

This is the only marathon in Vietnam that has the criteria for the time to finish the hardest distance. It is also the place gathering the brightest Vietnamese running athletic stars, as well as thousands of amateur athletes.

The distance of the tournament includes 5-kilometer one, 10-kilometer one, 21-kilometer one, and 42.195-kilometer one, which all start and finish at Dai Doan Ket Square (Pleiku city, Gia Lai province)./.