Manulife Danang International Marathon 2018

Manulife Danang International Marathon 2018

Sun 12 Aug, 2018
About This Race

The city of Da Nang is ready to invite you once again to the beautiful and exotic beach town of Vietnam. Your endurance desired will be fulfilled by one of the most magnificent marathon courses in South East Asia.

The run route will bring you the experience of the beautiful coastline, the mountain surrounded, the city with the bridges across the poetic Han’s river in the middle of the city during the sun rise.The sights and sounds around you, breathing in the fresh air as you take each stride on your run. This will certainly be the most memorable leg of your race. So come and have Vietnam and its alluring beauty be the ushers to one of your life’s runners milestones.

This city is filled with picturesque sights and culture, proudly to welcome you to Manulife DaNang International Marathon 2018, with 3 distances Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10KM for everybody who loves running. The Marathon is the first professional Marathon in Vietnam certified by IAAF - AIMS (International Association of Athletics Federations and Association of International Marathons and Distance Races).

12 Aug, 2018, Sun, 4:30 am +07

Bien Dong Park

12 Aug, 2018, Sun, 4:40 am +07

Bien Dong Park

12 Aug, 2018, Sun, 4:50 am +07

Bien Dong Park

11 Aug, 2018, 8:30 am to 8:00 pm

Bien Dong Park, Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Son Tra Dist., Danang City
Võ Nguyên Giáp
1. Your confirmation email (Digital version is accepted)
2. Your personal document (ID/Birth Certificate/Resident card..)

**For race kit pick up on behalf, you will need to bring participant's confirmation email and their personal documents (ID/passport/resident card..). You also need to bring your personal document.

- Please inform the organizer via email in case of your late arrival that you cannot come to pick-up your race kit on 11th August 2018.
- We will try our best to provide the chosen T-shirt size, but in case your size is not available, please choose another size.
- Please check your race kit carefully when you receive it on race kit pick up day. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your race kit or there are any goods missing after when you bring it out of race kit pickup site, we won’t be able to accept back any goods or exchange for any new ones.

1. Prepare your ID/Passport and your Printed/Digital Confirmation Slip
2. Queue up in your Distance Counter
3. Double check the kit
4. Verify information in Timing Counter (5km no need to check)
  • Running T-Shirt
  • Finisher Tee
  • Finisher Medal
  • Carry Bag
  • Race Bib
  • E-Certificate
  • Timing Chip
Other Info


9:00 am - 8:00 pmSports Day Race Kit Pick UpBien Dong Park
5:30 am - 6:30 pmWarming up with some musicsBien Dong Park, Vo Nguyen Giap District
6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCarbo Load Dinner120 Nguyen Van Thoai street, My An Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang


Water Stations:
There are water stations at every 2 kilometers including cold water and electrolyte drink.

Aid Stations:
There are 4 ambulances and 5 medic stations on duty along the course.
The course will be coned and clearly marked with distance kilometer markers. There will be volunteers and police officers at most intersections.
The Full and Half will be chip-timed with results updated as soon as available.

You can check-in your personal bag at the Start area, however we highly recommend you leave all valuable items at your hotel. THE ORGANISER WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PERSONAL BELONGINGS.

The Start/Finish line of the race is in front of Bien Dong Park, Vo Nguyen Giap Str., Da Nang. It's right on the beach. Our recommendation is to take a taxi to the event site for your convenience. We encourage you to inform your hotel concierge / reception of your planned event participation so that they may arrange your transfers to and from the event site.


Start/Finish Line:in front of Bien Dong Park, Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Son Tra Dist., Danang City.

4:00 amRace BriefingStart Line
4:20 am42km Warm UpStart Line
04:30 am42km StartsStart Line
04:40 am21km StartsStart Line
04:50 am10km startsStart Line
05:00 am - 12:00 pmAthletes' Village OpenKhu vực sự kiện
07:00 amClose 10kmStart Line
07:10 am5KM Warm UpStart Line
07:20 am5km StartsStart Line
08:30amClose 5kmStart Line
09:00 am - 10:00 amAward CeremonyStage
11:30 amClose 21km, 42kmStart Line

*Please note that the information is still subject to change.

Why the race starts so early ?
The full marathon has the distance of 42 kilometers to be covered in one race. With this distance the maximum time to complete the course is 7 hours. The organizers have assigned the start time of 4 am this is to ensure the comfortable weather conditions, having a cool weather start, building up to the warm sunny rays of the morning and to experience the beautiful sights of the city and its beaches.


Our official partner – Sanouva Danang Hotel is willing to provide you special marathon package for your most convenient. With great located at city center 7 minutes from Danang Airport, 10 minutes to the East Park, especially the well-known spa treatment voted by travellers, the best choice for our dear runners.

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