Tien Phong Marathon National Championship is the oldest athletic championship in Vietnam. Every year in March, the event is conducted to commemorate the founding of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (March 26) and Vietnam Sports Day (March 27).

It is not only a professional tournament for exceptional athletes, but it also includes a wide range of amateur competitions, attracting thousands of participants from all across the country.

The Vietnam Record certificate “The running race with the greatest number of athletes participating in salute the flag and sing the National Anthem on a square in Vietnam” was presented to Tien Phong Newspaper and the People’s Committee of Lai Chau province at the event.

Mr. Tran Ngoc Tang (second from the left) – Former Deputy Head of the Central Propaganda Department of the Communist Party of Vietnam, former President of the Vietnam Red Cross Society, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Record Association; and Mr. Hoang Thanh Khiet (second from the right) – Former Deputy chief of the Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Standing Member of Council Establishing of Vietnam Records Organization awarded the Certificate of Record to representatives of Tien Phong Newspaper and Lai Chau Provincial People’s Committee.

The Tien Phong Marathon 2023 also includes meaningful activities such as visits, gift-giving, and exchanges at border posts; visiting and giving gifts to people of ethnic groups in the border areas of the country, etc.