On January 15, 2022, at 4:00 a.m., hundreds of athletes competing in the Trung Nam Marathon with the theme "Vuot Trung Khoi," organized by Trungnam Group, began in the coastal area of Duyen Hai - Tra Vinh Province. This is an awe-inspiring track in the Southwest's East Sea. The tournament was held on the leading bridge with a 25km track at Trungnam Group's Dong Hai 1 Wind Power Plant, one of Vietnam's first offshore wind power projects.
With over 600 professional and semi-professional athletes from all over the country converging on Tra Vinh province, a tournament is a place for the athletes to demonstrate their noble sports spirit and national pride. Members who take part for the first time.
More than just a sports competition, the Trung Nam Marathon "Overcoming the Seas" evokes patriotic children's pride and the desire to protect the homeland's waters and construct works of great significance. International stature is a result of the Vietnamese people's talent and strength. Each wind tower on the road symbolizes the spirit and pride of Vietnam's territorial sovereignty.
"We hold the Trung Nam Marathon right here to share the enthusiasm, pride, and stature of Vietnamese private enterprises growing in strength," said Mr. Nguyen Tam Tien, General Director of Trungnam Group. grow day by day to build great works of the Vietnamese people and to spread the spirit of the country's beloved sea." The race draws many professional athletes who are eager to conquer this one-of-a-kind and majestic sea route in the middle of the East Sea. "The Trung Nam Marathon "Overcoming the Sea" is a very new experience for athletes with the first sea track in Vietnam," said a representative from the Organizing Committee. Every step taken by the Vietnamese people is motivated by a desire to protect the Fatherland. The success of today's running race is truly indispensable without the province's support, the companionship of the departments for cultural development - improving the sports spirit for the people and the locality, contributing to the province's development of culture and tourism."
Mr. Nguyen Tam Tien, General Director of Trungnam Group, presented the prize to the top three men who completed the 42-kilometer course.
Participating in a 5km marathon for the first time, athlete Tu Chinh – who won the 100m gold medal at the 2017 Sea Games – exclaimed, "This is not only a race but also a chance to bring the feeling of running on the road built by the spirit and strength of the Vietnamese people. This is also my first time running a marathon with a unique sea route. Hopefully, the marathon will be held again in the future."