Nearly 8,000 people ready to run for peace hinh anh 1Runners at the 44th Hanoi Moi Newspaper Run for Peace (Photo:

Hanoi (VNA) – About 8,000 people will take part in the 45th Hanoi Moi Newspaper Run for Peace, which will be held at the capital’s My Dinh National Stadium in Nam Tu Liem district on March 25.

The annual race is set to begin at 7:30am, with the run spanning 1.5 km.

The event will be broadcast live on the Hanoi Radio & Television channel.

At a meeting held by the municipal Department of Culture and Sports on March 13 to review preparations for the peace run, authorities in Nam Tu Liem said 5,000 locals are ready for the race.

Last year, more than 1,500 athletes joined the run around Hoan Kiem Lake.-VNA