Thousands expected to join Quang Binh marathon

Quang Binh Discovery Marathon is scheduled to take place early next year, expected to attract around 1,000-2,000 runners.

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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

The event to be held at Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in March, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, is aimed to promote the nature and people of Quang Binh and as well as contribute to raising the site’s value.

According to Tran Cong Thuat, chairman of Quang Binh People’s Committee, the organising board needs to ensure the safety for the site.

 The marathon will run through many famous sites in Quang Binh such as Tra Ang Bridge, Tam Co Cave and Moc Stream.

 Quang Binh Provinces plans to organise the competition annually.

 Quang Binh is also holding Cave Festival 2019 which started on July 20 and will end on August 20.

 The province has set a goal to attract 4.3 million tourists this year, including 250,000-300,000 foreigners, bringing revenue of VND4.95 trillion.


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