At midnight on February 12th, 2023, hundreds of Masterise Homes employees, along with over 10,000 runners, completed the race courses in the VNExpress Marathon HCMC Midnight 2023. Looking back on an unforgettable race through the famous landmarks of the city at night, the overwhelming emotions of thousands of participants as they crossed the finish line and surpassed their own limits.
Accompanying the race as a Diamond Partner
Representative of Masterise Homes participated in awarding prizes to athletes with excellent results on the morning of February 12, 2023. Up to now, Masterise Homes has accompanied countless events. national and international sporting events, as an attempt to affirm the company's commitment to improving the quality of life of Vietnamese people and building a community of sustainable development.
After competing with nearly 10,000 runners at dawn on February 12 in the city center, the award ceremony for athletes participating in the running race took place in the morning of the same day at Hoa Lu Stadium, closing. The first VnExpress Marathon was present in Ho Chi Minh City.
The VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight 2023 track recorded about 130 faces in the top age categories, winning the final four distances of 5km, 10km, 21km, 42km. At the distance of 42km, runner Ha Thi Hau continued to assert herself on the track when she was the first woman in the Full Marathon category with foreign male athlete Ezekiel Kemboi Omullo from Kenya, followed by some names like Nguyen Dang Khoa , Nguyen Thi Phuong Trinh finished in the top 1 in the distance of 21km. Truong Nhat Linh, Nguyen Thi Phuong finished first in the distance of 10km; At the 5km race, the highest podium was for Can Van Thanh Minh and Nguyen Dang Yen Huynh.
Runner Ha Thi Hau is the best woman in 42km
Second place in the 21km distance at the age of 64, Mr. Le Van Ha is excited because this is the third time he has won the second prize in marathon competitions. He hopes that with his prize of 60 years and older, the passion for running will continue to spread to his children and young people who are starting to know about this sport.
It is known that VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight 2023 is a race in the VnExpress Marathon system. The system first organized a running track in Ho Chi Minh City. Runner had a sleepless night when passing famous places and attractions in the center such as the Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Bach Dang wharf, Thu Thiem new urban area... Truong Dinh, the section through Tao Dan and the finish line is located on Le Duan Street, the section in front of the Zoo and Botanical Garden.
Mr. Nguyen Dang Khoa, a runner from the Binh Duong Marathon Club shared his feelings at the awarding ceremony: “I feel very happy when the achievement is beyond my plan. I just wanted to be in the top 3, but ended up first in the 21km race. I have participated in the races of this tournament system in Quy Nhon, Ha Long and plan to participate in all the runs this year of VnExpress", he emphasized.
Mr. Nguyen Dang Khoa finished first in the men's 21km
Regarding the experience of running at night, Mr. Dang Khoa said that this is not the first time he has watched Saigon without sleep through every step of the run. The organization of the tournament shows that athletes are assured of traffic safety, 100% of the road is locked away from other means of transport, and a team of volunteers supports good runners on the track.
Pictures at the tournament