6,000 runners participate in the Bepharco Ben Tre Marathon 2023
On the morning of November 5, 6,000 domestic and foreign runners participating in the Bepharco Ben Tre Marathon 2023 entered the official day, with distances of 42 km, 21 km, 10 km, and 5 km.
The athletes take the start - Photo: VGP/Huu Nghia
The Bepharco Ben Tre Marathon 2023 is led by the Ben Tre Provincial People's Committee, organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in collaboration with Ben Tre - Bepharco Pharmaceutical Joint Stock Company.
This year’s tournament attracted 6,000 athletes from within and outside the province, including 47 foreign athletes from 12 countries and territories. The start and finish points of the distances are all in the city center of Ben Tre, passing through the green roads lined with coconuts. This typical running track from the land of coconuts offers runners and marathon enthusiasts from all over the world the opportunity to discover and explore the landscape and life of the Ben Tre people.
The Bepharco Ben Tre Marathon 2023 attracts runners of all ages - Photo: VGP/Huu Nghia
With the message “Running for health and the environment”, helping to encourage the spirit of physical exercise, to develop a sporting community, Bepharco Ben Tre Marathon 2023 also aims to discover the cultural and landscape beauties of Ben Tre, by attracting resources to develop green tourism, Enhance and preserve the good values of the locality.
Awards ceremony for outstanding male athletes to conquer the 42 km running distance of the 2023 Bepharco Ben Tre Marathon - Photo: VNA
As part of the tournament, the sponsor also delivered 200 gifts to underprivileged households in Ben Tre town and Giong Rom district; and received a house of love worth 100 million dong.
Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, in charge of the Provincial Party Committee - Chairman of the Provincial People's Council Ho Thi Hoang Yen, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Tran Ngoc Tam presented the certificate of merit of the Provincial People's Committee to the company representative by shares pharmaceutical Ben Tre Bepharco - Photo: VGP/Huu Nghia
This practical activity for young people from Ben Tre involves protecting the environment and fighting against climate change. But also to raise awareness, become self-aware, and promote the roles and responsibilities of union members, young people, and people involved in environmental protection in response to the Bepharco Ben Tre 2023 Marathon.