FAQs

Registration
How do i register to individual attendance?

In order to register, please follow the instructions below:

Step 1: Please go to the link: https://www.marathonhcmc.com.
Step 2: Click “Register” button.
Step 3: Fill in all the information and proceed to payment.

To sign up for a Corporate Challenge package, please email to: sales@sunriseevents.com.vn for support.

How can i register to the corporate challenge?

Corporate Challenge is a package for corporates with a number of participants from 10 or more and enjoys certain preferential rates.
To sign up for a Corporate Challenge package, please email to: sales@sunriseevents.com.vn for support.

How can i register to the run club?

Run Club is a package for run clubs with a number of participants from 20 or more and enjoys certain preferential rates.
To sign up for a Run club package, please email to: sales@sunriseevents.com.vn for support.”

The age is for individual registration?

Please visit https://www.marathonhcmc.com/rules-and-regulations/ for more details.

The age is for registration for Kids Run?

The age to join Kids Run is from 5 to 14 years old.

Distance for Individual Registration

We have 4 distances: 42.2km, 21.1km, 10km, and 5km.
Please visit: https: //www.marathonhcmc.com/race-category-price/ and our fan page for more details.

Distance for Kids Run

The participation distance of the Kids Run:
For children from 5 to 10 years old will join the 1.5 km distance
For children 7-14 years old will join the 3km distance

Information & Events
What is a start pen?

All runners will be assigned a “start pen.” The start pen is determined based on the predicted finish time you entered during the registration process. It is important to note your start pen so you can position yourself in the correct starting area on race day.

Where can I find additional race rules?

You can find more results on our website under Rules and Regulations: https://www.marathonhcmc.com/rules-and-regulations/

Prize Structure

The prize structure is divided by age group, gender, country, professional/ amateur, groups/ individuals, the number of prizes for each category. Please follow the fanpage and website to update more details.
Link: https: //www.marathonhcmc.com/prize-money/

Where can I view the entire event schedule for race weekend?

‘You can find our event schedule here: https://marathonhcmc.com/event-schedule/

Start time for distance

Expected start time:
21km – 42km: 4.30am, December 11th, 2022
5km – 10km: 6.30am, December 11th, 2022
Kids Run: 16.30pm, December 10th, 2022

Where is the start line?

Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens, District 1

Where is the finish line?

Empire City, Thu Thiem, District 2

When & Where can I collect my race kit?

You can collect your race kit at the following times at the Marathon Village – Empire City, Thu Thiem, District 2
– Friday December 09, 2021 from 9:30am to 8:30pm
– Saturday December 10, 2022 from 8:00am to 8:00pm

What should I bring to pick up another athlete's race kit?

– Image or printout of QR Code (sent to each other via email)
– ID card/ Passport
Please visit the Race Kit Collection area: https://marathonhcmc.com/race-kit-collection/
*In case of pick up race kit as corporate/group, please visit here for more detail: https://marathonhcmc.com/race-kit-collection/

What should i bring to race kit pick up if i am a corporate challenge participant?

Before receiving race kits for their corporate team members, the representative of every corporate must prepare:

– A list of participants from the company via the form provided by the Organizing Committee.
– Waivers that have been signed by all participants.
– A hard copy of ID card/ passport of each participant. Any digital versions (picture, pdf file, etc…) will not be accepted.
– A hard copy of ID card/ passport of the representative. Any digital versions (picture, pdf file, etc…) will not be accepted.
For detailed information, please visit https://marathonhcmc.com/en/nhan-race-kit/

When will i get my bib number?

You will get your bib number when you pick up your Race Kit at the Marathon Village, on the date of the event.

Support
What if i have a question on the day of the event?

Volunteers will be available to support. Please look for our volunteers in PINK shirts to ask for support. We also have an Information Desk in the Registration tent area to further answer any question you have.

Where do i park on race day?

The parking area is located at Hoa Lu Stadium on Dinh Tien Hoang Street and will be open from 3am on. race day and will operate until all spaces are full. Parking capacity is limited so we recommend using public transportation if possible, to avoid travel delays or difficulties.

How do i get back to the parking lot on race day as the finish line is separate from the start line?

Complimentary shuttle buses will be available arranged to bring the athletes from the Finish Area at Empire City back to the Start Area (Ho Chi Minh City Television). Shuttle bus service will run from 6:00am until 2:00pm on Sunday (Race day). Remember to pick up your bag from the bag drop tent before you get on the shuttle bus.

How do i get back to the parking lot on race day as the finish line is separate from the start line?

Complimentary shuttle buses will be available arranged to bring the athletes from the Finish Area at Empire City back to the Start Area (Ho Chi Minh City Television). Shuttle bus service will run from 6:00am until 2:00pm on Sunday (Race day). Remember to pick up your bag from the bag drop tent before you get on the shuttle bus.

Will there be taxis available at the finish line area?

In addition to the dozens of dedicated shuttle buses on duty, taxis will be readily available for you at the Finish Area.

What if i lose something during the 3 days of the event?

The Lost & Found counter will be located within the Race kit collection tent. If you do not pick up your items during the race, lost items will be held at the SEV office for 5 days after race day. Please contact us at marathontcbhcmc@sunriseevents.com.vn with the subject “LOST & FOUND-…”.

Is there a bag drop at the event?

Yes. Please note that we have a limited number of slots for checked-in bags, therefore this service is a first-come, first-serve service. Please note that the number of items to be held is limited and only accepts small bags.

What if i don’t feel well before the run?

If you feel unwell or have a fever, cough, or other flu-like symptoms or otherwise not well enough to run, we respectfully request that you refrain from running and seek medical advice from your doctor.

Can my family track where i am on the course?

Yes! We are pleased to provide a tracking app to show a runner’s position on the racecourse. This will allow your supporters to follow your journey while you participate in our event. Download the app here (https://www.sportsplits.com/races/techcombank-hcmc-international-marathon/tracker/download)

Results and Complaints
Where do i get my result after the race?

After the race, we will provide a link on our website to the database where runners can search for their results based on their bib numbers or names

If i have any questions or complaints about the result on the event, who do i contact?

For prize winners or possible prize winners, appeals of disputes must be made on-site in person, in a written format via email to marathontcbhcmc@sunriseevents.com.vn with subject “RESUL DISPUTE…” or contact us at The Information Desk in the Registration tent area.

Contact Us

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The Organizing Committee of the Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon continues to wish all of our athletes and their families good health and safety during this time.

Recently, the 4th wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ho Chi Minh City and immediate areas has been brought under control. However, in accordance with Resolution No. 128 on COVID-19, issued 11 October 2021, and in the interest of putting the health and safety of the community first, we regret to inform you that The 5th Edition of the Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon, originally scheduled for December 2021, has been postponed.

After consulting with the appropriate community and public health authorities, the Organizing Committee has rescheduled the event for December 11th, 2022.

Please be informed that your registration information for the Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon will be automatically carried over and adjusted to the newly scheduled race day.

The Organizing Committee would like to extend our sincerest apologies to all of our athletes and their families as a result of this force majeure and its ramifications. We encourage you all to continue your rigorous training in preparation for next year and we hope to receive your continued support for future events as we push through this difficult time.