(KPL) The 3rd Vientiane International Half Marathon will be kicked off at That Luang Square in Vientiane on March 4. The event aims to raise awareness of exercise among Vientiane residents.
Vientiane International Half Marathon also aims to promote tourism in the capital city and welcome Visit Laos Year 2018, according to President of the Lao Track and Field Federation, Mr Chandee Phommanood.
Registration fee for local runners is 160,000 kip for Half Marathon – 21 KM, 120,000 for Quarter Marathon – 10.5 KM, and 80,000 kip for fun run/walk 5 KM.
Registration fee for foreign runners is US$50 for Half Marathon 21 KM, US$40 for Quarter Marathon 10.5 KM, and US$15 for fun run/walk 5 KM.
Runners of all categories will pass Patuxay, Lao Plaza Hotel, historic streets and cultural landmarks in Vientiane Capital before returning to That Luang Square, a well known landmark.
Source: Lao News Agency