A: There are 5 race distances: 5km, 10km, 25km, 50km and 70km. All are held on Saturday, 23-03-2024. 

A: This is sent 1 week prior to the race. 

A: You can register online here or email us at for offline/group registration, payment by direct bank transfer. 

A: You can pay with domestic ATM card or come to register and pay cash at our office at Topas Travel Office, No. 3, Alley 12/70 Xom Chua, Tay Ho District, Hanoi or settle payment to our BIDV account. Email us at for further support. 

A: No, you cannot use a nickname. By entering this event you agree that you have entered in your own name and are required to bring photographic ID or passport with signed Indemnity Form when you come to collect the race kit. 

A: There is no paper certificate of achievement but we give a medal to every finisher. An e-certificate will be available for download after the race. Besides, the results are updated on our website, and  

A: Yes, you can. 

  • Until 30 days prior to the race date, you can update your own registration details, including transferring it to another runner, via the dedicated profile link sent together in your “Confirmation of Your Registration” email. 
  • To secure your personal details, you MUST NOT share this link with another person. 
  • There will be an email sent to the registered/updated email address every time a change is made. 
  • If you want to transfer your 3-day package to another person, kindly email us at for further assistance. The deadline to transfer the package is 30 days prior to the race date. 

A: You can change race distances after having already registered by sending your request to To change distances a $20 (VND 450,000) administration fee must be paid. 

Participants who wish to change to a longer distance must also pay the extra amount. No refunds are available if changing to a shorter distance. 

No distance changes within 1 month (30 days) to the race date or when sold out. 

A: You can find the cancellation/refund policy in Terms and Conditions above. 

A: We are sorry that it is impossible to transfer the entry of this year to another year. The only exception is if you are pregnant – please see Terms and Conditions above. 

A: Yes, totally. Kindly check the size chart HERE and and update the new size via the dedicated profile link sent together in your “Confirmation of Your Registration” email. Deadline is 45 days prior to the race date.  

A: Yes, kindly check the 3-day package for supporters in Package Program above. We do not provide transport for those not on our supporter programs. 

A: The registration is scheduled to close 1 month (30 days) before race date or when the quota for registration is full. 

A: To make sure the runners have enough running experience and training to finish the race safely, below requirements must be met:

5km: Entrants must be at least 6 years old on race day. 

10km, 25km, 50km: Open for all runners above 18 years old. 

70km: Open for very experienced runners above 18 years old. To run VUM 70km, you must have previously completed at least 1 official TRAIL race of 40k+. Please provide the link to your official qualifying result in your booking form. You can also send us your qualifying result no later than 30 days prior to the race day. Please note, if you do not have a qualifying result, you will not be able to race and the refund terms stand.

A: Details for race programs are at Run-only program and Package program sections above. 

A: Please see details to race pack collection above. 

A: No, all runners must pick up the race kit yourselves. 

A: You can find the information of mandatory equipment above. 

A: Trail shoes. The specific brand and model depends on individual choice, but the shoes should be for off road trail running, not road shoes. For clothing, the jungle can be very hot, or cool and wet, so you need to be prepared! 

A: Yes, we have cut off times at checkpoints. Details are available at each distance section above.

A: You should be prepared for a long day on your feet and practice being in the mountains, whether that is hiking or running. You must be able to look after your own nutrition especially if you take on the ultra marathon 50km or 70km. Make sure you are comfortable with good footwear and carry the right clothing to put on if it rains or turns chilly. 

A: We provide bus transfer for 50km runners from meeting point at Lac village to the start line. This is included in your race fee. Buses DO NOT wait for late runners. 

Run-only 5km, 10km, 50km and 70km runners need to arrange the transfer to start line at Lac village themselves.  

The finish line is in Lac village. From here, the runners are to arrange the transfer back to their accommodation themselves. 

A: Yes, every checkpoint has water. You must prepare your own water bottles or camelbag. You should carry your own favourite electrolyte powder. 

A: For full info please refer to the checkpoint information table which is sent to runners prior to the race.

A: No, you can only drop your bag at the start line and pick it up at the finish line. 

A: No, but we have other nutrition - please refer to the checkpoint information table sent to runners pre-race.

A: March is the end of spring time in Mai Chau with comfortable weather of average temperature 18-27°C. Kindly note, this is a mountain area, and the weather can therefore turn wet and colder, so you must prepare adequate clothing for all conditions, including sunblock and headwear. 

Kindly see the mandatory kit above for your preparation. 

A: Mai Chau is easy to reach from Hanoi. Please see “Getting there and where to stay” section above for details. 

A: You may access the course, but there is no provision provided for this.

Note the race rules: you may not run along the course with a runner to assist.

A: You could register for a late departure bus at $15 (VND 350,000)/person, departing at 13:30 on departure date. You will get picked up at the airport and your bib will be handed out on the bus. 

A: Yes and upon request only. All fees are VAT included. 

Kindly send your request with full and final details (Company name, address, tax code; Recipient’s email address for e-invoice) AT LEAST 7 days prior to the race date to No red issue for late requests. The invoice is for the race’s month and emailed to you within the same month. 

A. Please email us at to add the package if you already have the race entry. In your email, kindly advise the specific package option you are interested in. 

A. Please send a photo of your voucher to to register.