Join an international group of runners on a package including all logistics from Hanoi to the race and back
In our online booking system you can select your run distance (priced separately), then add on the package of your choice.
Included in the packages:
- Return transfer Hanoi – Race location (Pu Luong Nature Reserve) – Hanoi
- 2 nights of accommodation – either at Pu Luong Retreat or in Ban Hang Race Village
Read more about the accommodation here
- Post-race BBQ dinner
- Friday night Carb Load dinner
- All indicated meals (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner): Friday (-, -, D), Saturday (B, L, D), Sunday (B, -, -). Drinks are not included
3 day add-on package prices:
|Accommodation type||Runner price||Supporter price (includes Saturday guided walk)|
|Ban Hang Race Village – Traditional Homestay Stilt Houses (communal)||$99||$129|
|Pu Luong Retreat – Modern Stilt House (communal)||Sold out||Sold out|
|Pu Luong Retreat – Bungalows (2/3 sharing)||Sold out||Sold out|
Race entry prices:
|Race Distance||Normal rate||Early bird (until Feb 28)|
– Children less than 4 years old are free of charge, sharing beds and vehicles with parents.
Day 1 – Friday 26. May 2017: Departure from Hanoi
Welcome to Hanoi, the beautiful capital of Vietnam. If you arrive during the morning you can leave your luggage for free at our meeting point: Sum Villa, 100 Quang An street, Tay Ho Dist. Hanoi
8.30 – 12:00 AM at our meeting point, SumVilla: Pick up your bib number, t-shirt and important information letter.
NB: For runners living in Hanoi, it is possible to collect the info letter and bib number at Topas Travel office May 20-24. 1B, Alley 12/2/5, Dang Thai Mai, Hanoi.
12:00 PM Bus departure from Sum Villa.
5:30 PM: Those staying in Pu Luong Retreat will go direct to the resort and enjoy their Carb Load dinner there. Those staying in Ban Hang Race Village, a remote settlement in Pu Luong Nature Reserve, check in to traditional homestay stilt houses.
7:00 – 8:00 PM: Ban Hang Race dinner and race talk.
Day 2 – Saturday 27. May 2017: Race Day
All package runners will be transferred to the race start from the Ban Hang Race Village.
Supporters staying in Ban Hang Race Village and Pu Luong Retreat will be taken on a guided walk to a beautiful village in the Nature Reserve. Here you will be able to cheer on some of the runners and enjoy lunch surrounded by spectacular scenery.
At Ban Hang Finish Village
All distances finish at the Race Village, Ban Hang, on the edge of the Nature Reserve. This is a very remote village and all the homestays will play host to our runners, so this will become a unique trail running settlement for one weekend only! Here you can enjoy a light lunch, buy drinks and support the later runners. In the evening those who have booked the package will enjoy a BBQ Buffet Dinner to the sounds of our DJ and a bonfire will be lit after dark.
Day 3 – Sunday 28. May 2017: Back to Hanoi
For the those who cannot get enough of running, it is possible to head out for a recovery run from the village in the morning, or simply relax before the buses depart for Hanoi at 10.00AM.
Those staying at Pu Luong Retreat can enjoy a lazy breakfast and perhaps a swim before also departing for Hanoi at 10.00AM.
10:00AM: Departure for Hanoi.
3:30 PM: Arrive in Hanoi at the Hanoi Opera House. Those who have booked the Hanoi arrival/departure package can now go to their hotel or be taken to the airport.
If you wish to get more out of your stay in Vietnam we have some special tours including visiting Sapa, Halong Bay and discovering the former capital of Hoa Lu together with ‘Halong Bay on Land’, Tam Coc.