YANGON, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) — The 4th edition of the Yoma Yangon International Marathon will be held in Myanmar’s Yangon on Jan. 17 next year, according to race organizers on Saturday.
Under the theme of “Run for Children”, the biggest marathon event jointly organized by First Myanmar Investment and Yangon City Development Committee is targeting more than 5,000 runners in 2016.
The nation’s largest annual marathon will continue the charity theme launched last year and will unite participants, Charity Ambassadors and the public to raise funds for underprivileged children in Myanmar.
The race will include 42km event, half marathon, 10km challenge and 5km/3km fun run/walk.
The start and finish point of the various races is Thuwanna Indoor Stadium.
Source: Xinhua Net