Nearly 6,000 local and foreign runners will participate in the 2nd Da Nang Barefoot Run 2015-16 across the My Khe Beach on February 21.
The event’s organising committee said that the event celebrates members from the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race that the city hosts as a home port of the Da Nang-Viet Nam team from February 17-27.
(Danang Barefoot Run is sponsored by Holiday Beach Danang Hotel & Resort)
According to event organiser, Pearl Beach Media, runners will race barefoot in 10km, 5km and 2km categories with many gifts and prizes for the winners.
Participants can register at www.http://danangbarefootrun.com, with a fee of 50,000 VND (2.2 USD) each, or 30,000 VND (1.3 USD) each for a group of 10.
According to organisers, series activities including a sandcastle building competition, mini games and DJ performances will be staged on the beach from 2pm to midnight.
Last December, around 8,000 runners raced in the 1st Barefoot Run on the My Khe Beach.
(Source: DA NANG Today/VNA)