Press conference introduces the event (Photo 123go.vn)

More than 1,500 athletes have registered to run on four different routes of the marathon.

The organisers said participants would have the chance to enjoy the delta’s amazing scenery and culture during the run.

Music and dance performances will also be held to entertain runners.

All cash collected from the event will be donated to local funds for the poor and help people who suffer from climate change.

Runners can register or find more info at 123go.vn/mekongdelta, mekongdeltamarathon.com.vn, facebook.com/mekong.delta.marathon./.

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