Annual Hanoimoi Run for Peace attracts 1,200 participants

Monday, 2016-10-10 11:31:33
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The finals of the 43rd Hanoimoi newspaper Run for Peace featured the participation of selected athletes from provinces, sectors and Hanoi’s competition winners at district and communal levels.
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NDO – The 43rd Hanoimoi newspaper Run for Peace took place around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi on the morning of October 9, drawing the participation of 1,200 runners. The event was part of Hanoi’s key activities to celebrate 71 years of the August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2); 62 years of liberation of the capital and 17 years of Hanoi being recognised as a city for peace by UNESCO.

This year’s run attracted a lot of foreign students living and studying in Hanoi.

A foreign child joins the race along with his parents.

Hanoi officials, celebrated guests and international friends sign the flag of peace.

The 43rd Run for Peace started with a fun-run for local citizens.

Children joint adults in the running category for foreigners.

Ambassador and head of the EU Delegation to Vietnam Bruno Angelet (right) talks with international guests during the race.

Hanoi citizens delivered enthusiastic support for the participants.

Do Quoc Luat reaches the finishing line after five laps around Hoan Kiem Lake.

The organising committee presents prizes to winners of the women’s open category.