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VIETNAM MOUNTAIN MARATHON

Race date: 9-11/09/2022

 Welcome to the longest-established mountain run in Vietnam! VMM offers distances of 10km15km, 21km, 42km70km, 100km, 100 Miles around Sapa, a spectacular mountain region in North Vietnam.

ROUTE PROFILES

All you need to know about the routes

All the routes have now been optimized and finalized for you to prepare for the run. See the details for your distance here: Saturday  – 21km42km70km100km100 Miles and Sunday – 10km15km.

All GPS tracks will later be available for download. This will be announced in a newsletter to come.

AN EXTRAORDINARY MOUNTAIN TRAIL MARATHON

Vietnam Mountain Marathon is the result of a lifelong love of running and a fascination with Vietnam. Our beautiful route will take you through the inspiring mountain range of Hoang Lien National Park and its remote valleys near Sapa that are usually closed territory to all but the few.

Choose Saturday distances – 21km, 42km, 70km, 100km, 100 Miles – and Sunday distances – 10km, 15km. Run between villages, through rice terraces, across bamboo bridges and past water buffalo and cheering ethnic minority people. Prepare for an extraordinary adventure!

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DISTANCES

10K

Participate in this year’s biggest public run in Sapa and race against the local Black Hmong, Red Dao and Tay minorities. 

Look out as the local runners are eager to compete with the international competitors!

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15K

You will be running to the cheers and cheers of the locals in Sapa Vietnam. 

The route will be the 10km route with an additional 5km.

21K

This Half Mountain Marathon is very hard, starting off with a serious climb right from the gun! 

You will see beautiful valleys, local ethnic minority villages, streams, forest and high mountain views.

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42K

This is a very hard but stunning Mountain Marathon for the experienced runner who is looking for a tough challenge. 

The trails will lead you off the beaten track to areas which are rarely visited by anyone but locals.

70K

This is an extremely hard ultra-trail marathon covering all types of landscapes of the mountain range. 

The race to the finish line and the stunning welcome from the other runners at Topas Ecolodge, located on a beautiful hilltop. Here you can relax and enjoy the feeling of triumph together with all the other mountain runners!

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100K

You will be running to the cheers and cheers of the locals in Sapa Vietnam. The route will be the 10km route with an additional 5km.

100 MILES

After many requests from Vietnam’s most hardcore ultra runners, we are very happy to provide the next level mountain running challenge: the VMM 100 MILES.

This is the first 100 Mile mountain race in Vietnam.

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FINISH LINE

The VMM finish line is at Topas Ecolodge

Join us as we turn the hilltop of Topas Ecolodge into a mountain running party!