Herbalife Vietnam Supports the 64th Tien Phong Marathon National Championship as a Major Sponsor

9:15:31 AM | 3/28/2023

Herbalife Vietnam supports the 64th Tien Phong Marathon National Championship in Lai Chau City, Lai Chau Province, from March 25th to 26th, to promote active lives in the community, as well as to identify athletic talent for Vietnamese sport in the future. This year marks the third consecutive time that Herbalife Vietnam has sponsored Vietnam's oldest, rich-in-tradition marathon tournament.

The 64th Tien Phong Marathon will be held in Lai Chau City, Lai Chau Province, attracting more than 4,000 athletes. Marathon participants, professional national and international athletes, and amateur runners will join the short, middle, and long distances races - 5km, 10km, 21.1km, and 42.195km. Athletes will experience one of the top unique race tracks in Vietnam, located in the high mountainous border province in the northwest of the country, running across the beautiful highland scenery, passing amazing ethnic villages with rich and unique cultures, enjoying the highland market with distinctive products of the local people.

Vu Van Thang, General Manager for Herbalife Vietnam and Cambodia, said: "Herbalife Vietnam is proud to support one of the leading marathon tournaments in Vietnam, the Tien Phong Marathon National Championship, for the third time. This sponsorship is one of our long-term initiatives to support sports events, to attract and raise the public’s awareness of the importance of regular exercise, combined with balanced nutrition, to live healthier lives. It is encouraging to see that many athletes have continued to participate in the marathon this year, including professional athletes and enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, researchers, office workers, students, and locals. We are also very proud that many Herbalife Vietnam Independent Members are passionate runners of the 64th Tien Phong Marathon National Championship.

"I wish all runners, of all distances, a good race while enjoying the fantastic scenery of Lai Chau Province. I hope that each participant will have a great marathon experience with this year's Tien Phong Marathon National Championship, encouraging them to keep running regularly, and inspiring more people to follow suit", Mr. Thang added.

First held in Hanoi in 1958, the Tien Phong Marathon National Championship is a prestigious tournament with a long history. As a top sporting event, the tournament has been integrated into Vietnam's official athletics competition system for the last 52 years, and it is held annually at the end of March. It attracts the best participants in Vietnam to compete for medals in middle and long distances, and it is also an excellent opportunity for amateur runners to compete on the same ground as top national athletes.

T.H (Vietnam Business Forum)