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9. December 2019

Strava Club Leaders (2/12 – 8/12/2019)

Last week’s Strava club saw some very impressive runs in terms of distance and gain stats. Brazil’s AdeiltonBR VS ran the most KMs with 214km, while RunningVERT Trail Runner clocked 7,689m of vertical in 7 days. In te...
5. December 2019

VMM 2019 Highlight Video

Have you seen the new Vietnam Mountain Marathon video? Check it out below and see if you can spot yourself on the trails!
4. December 2019

Strava Club Leaders (25/11-1/12/2019)

Last week’s Strava club saw some very impressive distance and gain stats. Vietnam’s own Kien Nguyen ran the most KMs with 194.2km, while in Hong Kong Leo Hui conquered the equivalent of Mount Everest with 8,857m of ve...
3. December 2019

VMM 2020 Early Bird Open For Registration

The seventh edition of Vietnam Mountain Marathon is NOW OPEN. Sign up for the nation’s original trail running festival weekend! 10k | 15k | 21k | 42k | 70k | 100k RACE: 19-20 / 09 / 2020
21. November 2019

Essential Nutrients and Minerals: Calcium

This month La Holista provide a run down on Calcium – how much you need and top plant sources to get it from. While there are numerous nutrients and minerals that everyone needs in their diet, there are some particula...
20. November 2019

Overcoming Downhill Fear

Despite winning VMM 70k and other races, Jcy Ho is not a fan of running downhill. Here she explains how she has worked with her weakness together with help from John Ellis to start addressing it. To be honest, I am st...
20. November 2019
Jcy Ho – From Last to Winner in 4 years

"Be your own inspiration! Everyone has different strengths and weaknesses, and we will never be the same! "

23. October 2019
Q&A with Mads Louring

"I love the solitude and being in the nature where it's quiet. It's a form of medicine for me and it takes my mind off things."

23. October 2019

To pole or not to pole?

Do you run with poles? Henrik Leth Jorgensen does….. sometimes. Here he explains what factors should be considered and also gives some advice on choosing the correct pole type.  There are several things to consider be...
22. October 2019
Why do you love ultra mountain running?

"The transcendence! All the feelings you pass through to do it: happiness, excitation, solitude, the physical and psycho pain. "

9. October 2019

VMM Company Cup Winners

Congratulations to team Shopee for winning the first ever VMM Company Distance Cup. The Shopee team ran more kilometers than any other company run club at VMM 2019. The Shopee team not only race together, they train t...
2. October 2019

Vietnam Trail Series 2019 Winners

The first ever Vietnam Trail Series champions were crowned in Sapa following VMM. The winners were Jakob Lundsager & Kari Lundsage (Challenge); Trịnh Nam Hải & Vanja Cnops (Marathon); and Nguyễn Tiến Hùng &...
2. October 2019

VMM2019 Charity

Around US$50k was added to our Vietnam Trail Series charity fundraising at VMM bringing the total to $250,000. VMM funds were split between local projects in Sapa, Newborns Vietnam and Operation Smile.
23. September 2019

Vietnamese runner won two consecutive VMM 100k races

The winner of the men’s 100k was Nguyen Tien Hung of Vietnam who finished in a total time of 14:33:45. Hung broke his record of last year (14:45:44) and became the first runner to win two consecutive VMM 100k races. T...
9. September 2019

How to choose the best trail running shoes

Cushioning/Cushioned With the main function is to minimize the injury, increase the responsiveness and optimize the comfort of many innovative cushioning technologies which suitable with the runner demands Traction Tr...
3. September 2019

VMM Shop

The VMM shop will be back this year, with running T shirts, singlet, buff, caps, bamboo refillables, mugs and more. Visit the VMM shop at bib collection in Sapa on the Friday and Sunday of race weekend and also at the...
3. September 2019

The rise of the Vietnamese ultra runner

A recent article on Saigoneer takes a look at the rapid rise of home-grown talent here in Vietnam, a nation which until recently had no ultra trail runners but now sees the podiums filled with Vietnam’s talent. An ext...
22. August 2019

Topas Charity Tops US$250,000

The total amount raised via the Vietnam Trail Series has recently gone over US$250,000! Funds have been used for many local projects along our race courses, alongside national charities including Newborns Vietnam and ...
20. August 2019
Francesca Canepa, UTMB Champ

"I highly recommend not to follow anybody else and just stay tuned in to your own feelings and inspirations."

20. August 2019

8 Trail Running Tips

This month multiple Vietnam Trail Series podium finisher and potential VTS 2019 Champion Quang Nguyen brings you advice on how to become a better trail runner. 1.About 80% of your running week should be easy runs. Run...
17. July 2019

Stretching for performance and injury prevention

Most runners know that stretching should be part of the recovery routine but often it’s done incorrectly, too quickly or not regularly. Flavia Breu (BSc Physiotherapy Switzerland) explains why stretching is important ...
16. July 2019

Drowning prevention

In Vietnam over 2,000 children drown every year – more than any other country in South East Asia. The drowning rate in Thanh Hoa is higher than many provinces in Vietnam. The latest statistics available from the Minis...
16. July 2019

Company Cup Challenges

Join Vietnam’s toughest outdoor events as a corporate team and compete with other companies in our two Company Cup Challenges. Distance Challenge Cup The winner of the Distance Challenge Cup will be the team with the ...
28. June 2019

Everesting Vietnam

Last weekend, Quang Tran, a champ of Vietnam Mountain Marathon and Vietnam Trail Marathon, did his first Everesting challenge which requires participants to do multiple repeat climbs of the same hill until they reach ...
27. June 2019

VJM supports Operation Smile

Funds from Vietnam Jungle Marathon 2019 were recently used to support the June mission of Operation Smile Vietnam which has brought smiles to about 113 patients out of 201 screened patients including 42 from Thanh Hoa...
26. June 2019

Learning from a DNF – Coming Back Stronger

On May 25 2019 Quang Nguyen stood on the podium at Vietnam Jungle Marathon – a race that last year saw him DNF. Here, he explains how he learned from that experience, adapted his training and came back a stronge...
26. June 2019
Q & A – Multiple Champion, Fredelyn Alberto

"Running helps people respect each other, no matter what their status."

3. June 2019

VMM2019 for Saturday sold out.

All VMM run only slots for Saturday are sold out. We still have a very limited number of slots including Topas Ecolodge or Sapa Hotels. Sunday’s 10k, 15k and 21k still have slots available. Book here.
29. May 2019

VJM Charity with Operation Smile

VJM2019 raised VND 317,515,000 for Operation Smile Vietnam. With this money 31 children from Thanh Hoa Province will have life changing surgery in Hanoi in June. More news of the operations will follow soon. Thank you...
29. May 2019

VJM – Battle of Champions

On Saturday 25 May runners from 46 nations raced distances up to 70km at the third edition of Vietnam Jungle Marathon. It was a magnificent day for the jungle battle of champions and also a day of triumph for less exp...
29. May 2019

Ultra Wedding Proposal

“Will you marry me?”…… “YES!” Here’s the magic moment of the VJM marriage proposal! Congratulations to the great couple again from Team Topas!
21. May 2019

VJM2019 Contenders

In the men’s 70km distance race, The winner and second place runners of VMM 100k 2018, Nguyen Tien Hung (Vietnam) and Hisashi Kitamura (Japan) will be facing off again at VJM. Hung is a hot favourite for any race he e...
21. May 2019

VTS race packs go green

Step one in our greenest ever race pack: your t shirts are NOT individually wrapped in plastic packs. Great to work with Gac Ba on this green initiative. Step two: race kit bags are made from corn starch which is biod...
23. April 2019

Topas Supports Newborns Run

Topas Team together with VMM veteran Quang Nguyen, VMM MC Thuy Dung, ‘Marathon Photographer’ Hieu Nguyen, the Running Journalist Dat Nguyen plus our partner California Fitness & Yoga Centers Vietnamhelped organise...
23. April 2019

Common training mistakes

This month David Lloyd and Henrik Leth Jorgensen join forces to bring you their list of seven common training errors. Henrik Leth Jorgensen on trails 1. Training through fatigue or injury Having signed up for an tough...
22. April 2019
Q & A with Henrik Leth Jørgensen

"Ultrarunning and adventure racing is largely a mental challenge."

22. April 2019
Q & A with Aroonnapa Panichjaroon

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1. April 2019

VJM goes 260km!

Vietnam Jungle Marathon will add the mega distance 260km trail this year. Only 26 people can enter. Registration opens APRIL 1 Register here Those who want something a little shorter can also now opt for the new 10k d...
1. April 2019

Strava Club winner announcement

The results of the March VTS Strava Club Challenge are in and the winner is from right here in Vietnam! Tran Toan clocked an incredible 646 km in the four weeks of the challenge. He wins a free entry to the Vietnam Tr...
28. March 2019

UTMB Winner to light up VMM

Arguably the world’s best ultra trail runner, 2018 UTMB champion Francesca Canepa will join the Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2019. Following her victory in the world championship of trail running, UTMB, Francesca Canepa ...
28. March 2019

Runner’s Strength training with California Fitness

Alongside run training, strength training will help you to become a better competitor and reduce the risk of injury. Here, California Fitness share some top exercises to improve your overall run fitness. Thanh Vu, one...
27. March 2019

Strava Club Challenge update

The Vietnam Trail Series Strava Club challenge will finish on March 31 with the person clocking the most KMs winning a free slot for VJM 2019, VMM 2019 or VTM 2020. We have almost 1,100 VTS Strava Club members now. Go...
26. March 2019

Newborns Vietnam at Garmin Run Hanoi by Topas

On 24 Mar 2019, Newborns had a team of neonatal medical staff including six nurses who ran their first 5 km at Garmin Run Hanoi by Topas.  These nurses are studying on the new Newborns course at VNCH taught by Edinbur...
21. March 2019

New Race! VJM 10km

BIG NEWS! VJM now has a 10k! Just 200 slots, so sign up fast! 100 run only, 100 package places available now. 100 run slots at $69 100 special package slots at $169 ($20 discount) Package includes: Run + Travel to/fro...
27. February 2019

Planting season – Pu Luong

This month’s photos come from Sam Wilson who spent Tet (Lunar New Year) in Pu Luong, land of Vietnam Jungle Marathon. During February the planting of rice takes place giving this stunning area an entirely different lo...
27. February 2019

Three Top Tips for Ultra Success

This month Henrik Leth Jorgensen gives three top tips for preparing to go ultra Henrik has taken ultras to the extreme – his longest run was 246km To ensure you have a good run on race day for longer distances y...
27. February 2019
Q & A: Moritz auf der Heide

"I just loved the nature, the food and the people in Vietnam, so it is a must to come back!"

27. February 2019

Newborns Vietnam signs landmark agreement

VMM charity partner Newborns Vietnam has signed a new five-year agreement with the Hanoi Department of Health, Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital (OBGY), Vietnam National Children’s Hospital (VNCH), St Paul Hos...
27. February 2019

Strava Club Challenge

March sees the first Vietnam Trail Series Strava Club Challenge. The rules are simple: The person with the most kilometers in March wins a VTS race entry. Challenge Time: Mar 4 – Mar 31 March is a great time for...
19. February 2019

VMM continues as UTMB qualifier

Vietnam Mountain Marathon will once again be a UTMB qualifying race this year. VMM2019 runners will receive the following points: 100km = 4 points 70km = 3 points 42km = 2 points We wish you the very best of luck for ...
30. January 2019

VTM2019 ’s Results: 1,900 runners conquer trails of beautiful Moc Chau

On 19 Jan 2019 almost 1,900 runners from 39 nations, including Miss Vietnam 1994 Thu Thuy, Triple7Quest Chau Smith, musician Huy Tuan and Vietnam ‘s top ultra runners raced distances up to 70km in the first edition of...
28. January 2019

VTS Points and Rules

VTM is part of our Vietnam Trail Series together with VJM and VMM. Runners get points for these races and at the end of the year at VMM we will crown our VTS Champions in the ultra, marathon and challenge categories. ...
10. January 2019
Q&A: Chau Smith

"Be reasonable with what you think you can accomplish.  Start with the shorter runs and work up to longer ones. "

9. January 2019

VTM2019 70km Men Contenders

At VTM 2019, two of Vietnam’s best ultra runners, Tran Duy Quang and Cao Ngoc Ha, will go head to head for the first time on trail since VMM 2017 when Quang became VMM 100k champion. Prior to that, Ha won the in...
25. December 2018

Butterfly river

VJM 2019 will take place at the same time of year as the first edition, in May, when the fields are full of activity during the golden harvest season and huge numbers of butterfly dance in the air! Your Shot this mont...
25. December 2018

Get Ready for Race Day

Up to four weeks before a race athletes enter the reduction phase of training load known as the taper. Here Elite Fitness explain one approach to this crucial phase of race preparation. Evidence of the efficacy of a t...
25. December 2018
Ultra Champion, Jo Meek

"A beautiful trail does not become a race without some very dedicated and organised people who are willing to put the event on. "

14. December 2018

Elite Fitness partners with VTM

We are proud to welcome Elite Fitness as Official Fitness Partner for Vietnam Trail Marathon 2019. Founded in 2010, Elite Fitness – an international standard fitness chain led by BIM Group – has opened 15 ...
11. December 2018

100 Newborns KM in Torrential Rain

Over the weekend, Danang’s Huy Doan, a VMM finisher, attempted his Kiss Ultra 200 challenge, a 200km run to raise fund for Newborns Vietnam. He started at 8am on Saturday and aimed to finish on the Sunday. About 100 r...
4. December 2018

New VMM Video launches early bird

VMM 2019 EARLY BIRD now OPEN! Join us for 10|15|21|42|70|100k. New trails added for 2019.
28. November 2018

VMM routes updated

VMM 2019 will have lots of new trail sections from CP3 to CP7 and we are very happy with the beautiful new routes we’ve set. You can look forward to more trail, more elevation, more stunning views… and more painful mu...
28. November 2018

Running Academy

With the goal of connecting runners of all levels, Running Academy offers sessions every Saturday morning from 8am to 11am at UFC GYM, 3rd Floor, Thao Dien Pearl, 12 Quoc Huong Street, District 2. At Running Academy, ...
28. November 2018

Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain)

Dr. Andres Sosa of Family Medical Practice Hanoi explains the common causes and treatment for runner’s knee, also known as patellofemoral pain. Causes The knee is a complex structure and is very sensitive. A number of...
28. November 2018

Race together

We love @watwat_edward ’s two pics showing how runners enjoy the race together. From pre-race race kit collection to completion of their trail challenge, these runners were in it together. We also love the pic of stun...
28. November 2018

Nguyen Viet Hoa Runs South East Asia

This month’s epic run comes from Nguyen Hoa Viet and is truly deserving of the title ‘epic’ as it spans five countries and will take over two months to complete. VMM veteran Nguyen Hoa Viet (Zí) is running across Sout...
28. November 2018

Get faster with Strava

Technology has made its way into running with watches that can measure many metrics. One of the most fun tools to get the most from your GPS is Strava’s segment function. Segments are stretches of road or trail on Str...
28. November 2018
Q and A: Nguyen Tien Hung, VMM 100km Champ

"Preparation and listening to your body are key for all runners, not only for running 100km but even 5km; "

27. November 2018

VTM Almost Sold Out

We are happy to announce that following some large group bookings Vietnam Trail Marathon is now almost sold out! We have a small number of number of run only slots available and a very limited number of run + hotel pa...
15. November 2018

VMM to go higher in 2019

VMM 2019 will have new sections for 100km, 70km, 42km and 21km runners. Those running 42km or more should prepare to run higher than ever before in Vietnam!
13. November 2018

VJM continues as UTMB qualifier

Vietnam Jungle Marathon will once again be a UTMB qualifying race this year. VJM2019 runners will receive the following points: 70km = 3 points 55km = 2 points 42km = 2 points 25km = 1 points We wish you the very best...
13. November 2018

UTMB points for VTM

Good news for all Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® (UTMB)  points seekers – Vietnam Trail Marathon is now an official UTMB qualifying race! The points are the following: 70 Km = 3 points 42 Km = 2 points This is not just a ...
30. October 2018

Double Century

Each month we select runs (not races) from our Strava Club which are epic in terms of distance, elevation or both. This month two runners from Vietnam completed 100k sessions, with Hoang Van Dzung running 100,5 km in ...
30. October 2018

Blind runner on VMM trail

This month we have selected many VMM photos, but the story of blind runner, Hock Bee Ong, is our featured story. Here it is in his own words: “I am a blind runner, with zero light perception; but I wish to share with ...
30. October 2018

Go to the next level

Henrik Leth Jorgensen is an adventure racer and ultra runner, former Danish national orienteering team member, and coach of athletes from beginner to national team level. Here he provides tips on three areas you can i...
30. October 2018
Evelyn Lek – Rapid Rise to Ultra Victory

"The longer distance I run, it allows me to enter into that place and explore myself and explore my mind and body on actually how far I can go!"

16. October 2018

Running in the heat

Some tips on how to run in the heat by David Lloyd, Simon Grimstrup and Cao Ngoc Ha
26. September 2018

VMM18 supports Newborns and Sapa causes

Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2018 raised more than VND846.000.000 ($US36,700) directly from runners to support Newborns Vietnam and local projects around the Sapa VMM route. Thank you to all the runners who made it happen!
20. September 2018

VMM Supports Newborns Vietnam!

  Funds from VMM2017 were recently used to fund the Neonatal Care and Resuscitation Training Programme in Lao Cai Obstetrics and NewbornsUnit. Funds from #VMM2018 will continue to make life-saving work possible! ...
15. September 2018

VMM2018 Ultra Distance Contenders

Ultra distances champions from around the world with be racing on the trails of Sa Pa for the title of 100km champion. Home-grown talent, Nguyen Minh Tuan, Vietnam Jungle Marathon champion, faces extremely strong comp...
30. August 2018
Q and A: Nathalie Cochet

"Running has many benefits including persistence, discipline, and determination to take new challenges."

29. August 2018

14 hour loop challenge

Each month we select runs (not races) from our Strava Club which are epic in terms of distance, elevation or both. This month, VMM2018 100k runner, Yen Vu, completed her 14 ½ hour running challenge with 100km around H...
29. August 2018

“Pho” on the trail!

One of the best things about running here in Vietnam is fueling for the run … and then re-fueling afterwards. The national dish, pho, is fantastic energy food that tastes even better after some hard kilometers. Howeve...
22. August 2018

VMM Chill

This month’s shot comes from VMM 70km runner @michiausdemerzgebirge via Instagram. We love this image as we think it sums up how a lot of people feel after finishing a very tough run! For a chance to have your photo f...
22. August 2018

Giles Lever’s 50 for 50

Each month we select a run (not a race) from within the VMM and VJM Strava Club which is epic in terms of distance, elevation or both.
22. August 2018

Going Green with Hammer Nutrition Products

At VJM we like to be green not only in colour, but also environmentally. Water at our races has always been served in 20L bottles from which runners must refill. This year we are very pleased to have our electrolyte a...
22. August 2018

Recovery Green Smoothie by La Holista

In time of nutritional depletion after a run, your system is at its most absorbent and this is the best time for getting the right nutrients in. For the perfect recovery drink, just add the following ingredients in th...
22. August 2018

Free Entry to Running Academy by CFYC

The running Academy is an open community for all runners, aiming to allow not only California Fitness & Yoga Members but also every Vietnamese person to run faster and injury free by providing expertise, experienc...
18. August 2018

The Superman Feeling at the start line – Tapering for VMM

There is about a month to VMM – and hopefully, training has gone well, you have done varied training, with lots of slow runs, some fast runs, some intervals and some long runs ready for your VMM distance. Tapering is ...
30. July 2018

Avoiding injury for newbies

We know that for a lot of people VMM 10k and 15k will be the first experience of racing. Therefore this month Simon Grimstrup took some time out from his guiding in Tanzania to look at how newbies can avoid running in...
29. July 2018

Tuning up for VMM

This month we feature 3 epic group running challenges from across Vietnam in preparation for VMM 2018.
29. July 2018
Q and A – Masami Nakamura

"When I become 70 years old in 2020, I’d like to try the first 70 km in my life on the trail"

27. July 2018

Stunning terraced rice fields

This month’s image comes from VMM 70km runner @paxtonvisuals via Instagram.
30. June 2018
Q&A with Tieu Phuong Nguyen

"I believe that when you prioritize something, you definitely find your time for it and for me, my priority is the sport."

30. June 2018

Training by Heart Rate – A Beginner’s Guide

Training with heart rate can be a great tool to make your training more efficient. For this month's Training Tips, our resident coach, Simon Grimstrup, explains how to use heart rate and why, for trail, it can be more...
29. June 2018

Miraculous sunrise on The Beast

This month’s image comes from VJM2018 70km runner @thuybuisvtt via Instagram. It is a #throwback to VJM2018 when runners were treated to a miraculous sunrise on The Beast peak. This is definitely a photo that sums up ...
28. June 2018

Ecopark Running by Night

Each month we select a run (not a race) from within the VMM and VJM Strava Club which is epic in terms of distance, elevation or both.
29. May 2018

Running Recipe: Homemade ‘nice cream’, by La Holista

After a long training session, we all feel like we could use a good treat. But if you are trying to get to your ideal race weight or keep your body healthy, desserts can be a slippery slope. What if I told you that yo...
29. May 2018
Q and A – Ambassador Giles Lever

"Trail running requires much stronger quad muscles than road running"

29. May 2018

Learn from experience – Speed up your progress

Many runners are now between major trail race targets with VJM behind them and VMM ahead. Therefore our resident coach, Simon Grimstrup, takes a look at how to capitalise on your experience and improve ready for the n...
28. May 2018

Son Tra Sundown

Two monster runs from our Strava Club this month - one from Vietnam, another on Tenerife.
28. May 2018

VMM long distances sold out!

While our long distance events have sold out, we still have 10km and 15km slots available. You can sign up for those here. We also have some Sapa Packages with accommodation, transport and meals available. If you’d li...
27. May 2018

The story of a runner’s wife

This month’s image comes from VJM2018 70km runner @happilyevertravels via Instagram. We love his wife’s story behind the ultra marathon of Dayna and believe that this is also the story of many runners after the heat o...
30. March 2018
Q & A: Trang Hạ – The running writer

"When I move on my feet, the world seems to become more friendly"

29. March 2018

Vibrant VMM T-shirt colour

This month’s image comes from VMM2014/2015/2016 runner @seven.nguyen.16 via Facebook.
28. March 2018

Carb-loading done right

Get ready for race day with this wholesome rice salad by Chiara Squinzi of La Holista
22. March 2018

Training Guidelines for Success

This month’s training tips come from David Greenfield Master Trainer of California Fitness and Yoga, former national triathlete, bike fitter and much more besides.
21. March 2018

VMM Charity with Newborns Vietnam

On behalf of VMM runners yesterday Topas Travel and Newborns Vietnam presented oxygen saturation units to the Obstetrics and Newborn Unit at Lao Cai hospital. Newborns Vietnam is currently providing neonatal training ...
15. March 2018

70 Operation Smile surgeries funded

Topas Travel ‘s staff joined the mission to bring smiles to about 70 patients with Operation Smile Vietnam, organized on 12 – 16 March 2018 at Vietnam Cuba Hospital, Ha Noi. It’s the result of nearly 70 Operation Smil...
28. February 2018
Q & A – Kim Jisub, South Korea’s trail speed machine

"The trail offered a unique opportunity I’ve never experienced before"

28. February 2018

Running Recipe: Pre long run breakfast by La Holista

The best way to fuel a long run (longer than 1 hour) is to start with the right fuel in your tank. A good mix of slow release carbs (oats), fast release carbs (fruits), protein, and fats (nuts and plant-based milk) wi...
28. February 2018

New Year of The Dog

This month’s image comes from VMM2018 70km & VJM2018 42km runner @nntien via Facebook.  To welcome the New Year of The Dog, he ran 16.44km to create the image of a dog to wish for a year of health, runs and races....
27. February 2018

Training Tips – Hill Training in the Flatlands

Last month we had a question from Hanoi’s Sole Sisters run group about how to train for the hills when living in a flat city like Hanoi. Here our resident coach, Simon Grimstrup, gives his top tips.
27. February 2018

Strava Art from Japan

Each month we select a run (not a race) from within the VMM and VJM Strava Club which is epic in terms of distance, elevation or both.
30. January 2018

Ha’s Hanoi back-to-back

Each month we’ll be featuring a training run (not a race!) from within the VMM and VJM Strava Club which we consider to be epic!
29. January 2018

Training – Developing Trail Speed

This month our resident coach, Simon Grimstrup, gives his tips on getting faster feet on the trails
29. January 2018

Nutrition – Energy Balls

To help you fuel for the trails we have a favourite running recipe from Kim Matthews, who says: “One snack I like making are energy balls, mostly because they taste great, but also because there are endless combinatio...
28. January 2018
Q and A with Kim Matthews

"Remember to enjoy the experience, because no doubt you will meet wonderful people and be surrounded by incredible scenes that will stay with you for a lifetime!"

27. November 2017

Great news from Operation Smile!

During VMM 2017 Operation Smile‘s Huong Giang met a young H’mong boy in Sapa town who was in need of facial surgery. Topas Travel’s staff then worked with Operation Smile to bring the boy and his fam...
26. June 2017

VMBM wheelchairs presented

Great news! Today we presented 15 wheelchairs bought with funds from VMBM and Topas Travel to people who live near our race routes. We worked with the Red Cross to identify people in need. Thank you again to all the r...
14. December 2016
10 Questions with Tran Duy Quang

"VMM 100km is really tough, but very worth the effort. "

16. October 2016
10 Questions with Cao Ngoc Ha

"Before starting full marathon running, I was just a normal person"