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Britcham Vietnam fun run to raise money for charity

The BritCham Vietnam sixth Charity Fun Run – Run for Vietnam will be held on November 29 at the British University of Vietnam’s campus in Ecopark in Van Giang District, Hung Yen Province, the event’s organising board announced yesterday.

This run is expected to welcome more than 5,000 participants.

It is the annual fundraising event of the British Chamber of Commerce Vietnam (Britcham Vietnam) to support various charity projects in the country. These projects encompass such field as education, health, natural disaster prevention and all work to improve the lives of Vietnamese people.

Britcham Vietnam, fun run, raise money for charity, Ecopark, 5,000 participants, annual fundraising event, improve the lives

There will be around 5,000 runners taking part in the BritCham Vietnam sixth Charity Fun Run – Run for Việt Nam on November 29.

The event last year was participated in by 8,000 people and raised VND1.3 billion (US$56,500) which was donated to charities across Vietnam.

Over the last 19 years, the event has been held annually in Hanoi and HCM City.

Since its inception, the event has attracted more than 100,000 attendees and raised more than VND10 billion ($434,700) for charitable activities in Vietnam.

This year, the event will also have the attendance of British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward, singer My Linh, and Miss Vietnam 2006 Mai Phuong Thuy.

Participants will compete in the 5km run or walk. The ticket for adults is VND150,000 ($6.5) and VND75,000 ($3.2) for children.

After the event, runners can stay afterwards to have a picnic with their friends and family while enjoying at Ecopark

There are also numerous attractive prizes from the lucky draw for runners such as one Yamaha Free Go S 2020, one membership card at Venesa worth VND50,000,000 ($2,170), one counselling package for study abroad and one English course provided by Clever Academy and one bicycle and accessories by Hanoi Bicycle Collective.

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Source: VNS

Britcham Vietnam, fun run, raise money for charity, Ecopark, 5,000 participants, annual fundraising event, improve the lives
 
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