2011 Tien Phong long-distance meet to take place in Dak Nong

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The 2011 edition of the Tien Phong long distance track meet, an event sponsored by the popular newspaper, will take place in Gia Nghĩa Commune in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong this Sunday.

The event this year is expected to see more than 200 athletes from 21 teams nationwide, some of whom are professional athletes, including Truong Thanh Hang, the Southeast Asian women's  800m and 1,500m champion.

The event will feature a half-marathon for both men and women, a men's professional 10k, a women's professional 5k, a boys' 7k, a girls' 3k, a men's amateur 7k and a women's amateur 3k.

Traditional powerhouses such as Khanh Hoa, Gia Lai and the Military will have competitors in all categories.

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