Race category & Price

This distance is an intense physical and mental challenge intended for experienced runners, but nothing can beat the incredible sense of achievement when crossing the finish line. Prospective racers who are new to running should consider starting with a shorter distance before tackling such an event at this level.

Race day: Dec 08, 2019

The Half Marathon is a more accessible distance newer, less experienced runners when compared with the Marathon. It is still challenging, and requires considerable training beforehand. This event is a step up from the 10km discipline, for runners looking to stretch their endurance.

Race day: Dec 08, 2019

The 10km category is suitable for runners of all ages and levels of ability, though you will still need to train for it ahead of time. The 10km is perfect for novice runners who would like to become more involved in the sport.

Race day: Dec 08, 2019

The 5km race is a community-building event that opens the door for all to take the “First Step” to a healthy and active lifestyle. It is an opportunity for families and friends, colleagues, corporations, organizations, schools and other groups to come together and take part in one of Southeast Asia’s most prestigious athletic events for the community.

Race day: Dec 08, 2019

The Kids Run is a fun event for young runners aimed at getting kids involved in running and leading a healthy lifestyle. We encourage kids to come out and have fun in this non-competitive activity. Running isn’t only for adults, and we hope to see plenty of kids take part in this fantastic event.

Race day: Dec 07, 2019

Techcombank cardholders

If you’re a Techcombank Cardholder, don’t forget to enjoy the special offer and get 10% off your registration fees at all times. If you want to register for a Techcombank card, click here or call the Techcombank 24 hours hotline free of charge for support 1800 588 822.

Techcombank Card holder promotion terms and conditions:

  • Each card can apply up to two (2) registration slots
  • Only applicable for registration fee, not applicable when purchasing accessories
  • Cannot be combined with anyother special offers, promotions ordiscounts
  • The Organizer preserves the right, at all time, can terminate or alter the terms and conditions without advance announcement
  • The promotion is non-refundable, transferable, exchange able any other payment method
  1. ABOUT THE CONTEST

– Each runner will cosplay a favourite character to participate in the Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon 2019. The winner is chosen based on the finishing time, and receives a prize of 3,000,000 VND.

  1. QUALIFIED RUNNERS

– All runners registered for 21 & 41km race

– Age: 16 and above

  1. TIME AND PLACE

– Time: Race Day, Dec 08th, 2019

– Venue: Marathon Village, Empire City, Thu Thiem, Dist. 2, HCMC.

  1. CRITERIA FOR QUALIFIED COSTUMES

– Size: max 2,2mH from the ground, max 0,5mW.

– The costumes must not cover the face, be breathable and protect health’s safety for the runners.

– The costumes must cover “swimsuit areas” – no nudity, and must not deliver reactionary messages.

– Cosplay costumes must show the character runner desire to become and be highly impressive. Impression level is assessed according to the criteria of the Organizing Committee and approved at the registration location. Costumes that do not achieve the required impression (but still ensure their validity according to the above evaluation criteria) will be used to compete and earn achievements in the general marathon but not participating compete at the Character Cosplay Contest.
Please note that the Organizing Committee has attached some pictures below to illustrate the impressive costume.

Examples of the impressive costume. 

Examples of the unimpressive costume.

– The cosplay runners must not bring any dangerous items such as guns, weapons, liquids, laser….

– The cosplay runners must stick the BIB numbers in front of their costumes.

  1. PARTICIPATION GUIDES

Step 1: From 09h00 to 18h00 on 6/12 & 08h00 – 12h00 on 7/12, the runner brings the cosplay costume to Techcombank Tent for the organizer to check. The organizer will note the runner’s BIB if the costume is qualified.

Step 2: The runner commits and signs WAIVER FORM for wearing the costume and participating in the race.

Step 3: The runner wears the qualified costume with a BIB to participate in the race on December 08.

Step 4: The organizer records the achievement based on the registered BIB, checks the costumes at the finish line and gives award.

  1. AWARDS
  • Award for Male Winner in Cosplay Costume of 21km Race
  • Award for Male Winner in Cosplay Costume of 42km Race
  • Award for Female Winner in Cosplay Costume of 21km Race
  • Award for Female Winner in Cosplay Costume of 42km Race

– Total Awards: 04 awards

– Value of each Award: 3,000,000 VND

  1. GIVE AWARDS

– The organizer will inform the Winner List and give awards on the stage. (Information about the awards time will be updated soon)

  1. OTHER RULES

– In case of any deceit, disturbance or intentional injury found during the Race, the Winner will be denied the right to claim any award. The final decision belongs to the organizer.

– The organizer will reserve the right to discuss and give final decisions on all issues excluded from present Terms, happening Before during and after the Cosplay Contest.

– Complaints, organizers will receive and handle on only December 8th , 2019. After this time, the organizers are not responsible for receiving and handling any other complaints and disputes.

Change policy
15 June – 2 Sep 3 Sep – 25 Oct From 25 Oct
Refund No refund
Change Upgrade $15 changing fee + the difference. No more changing
Downgrade $15 changing fee + the difference.
Defer $20
No deferment will be accepted after 25 Oct
No more deferment
10 KM
TICKET TYPE Priority Early Bird Regular
10KM – Non Resident (*) $30.00 $30.00 $45.00
 VND 710,000  VND 710,000  VND 1,050,000
10KM – Resident (**) $28.00 $28.00 $35.00
 VND 650,000  VND 650,000  VND 820,000
(*) Non-Resident: Participant who does not own Vietnamese identification card or passport.
Participant who does not own Vietnamese identification card or passport. She/ he is currently living in Vietnam but does not have a temporary or permanent resident card.
(**) Resident: Participant who is Vietnamese, must provide Vietnamese identification card or passport.
Participant who does not own Vietnamese identification card or passport. But she/ he owns a temporary or permanent resident card.
It is compulsory to present your temporary or permanent resident card at the race kit collection. In any case participant fails to present the appropriate documentation in alignment with the registration information, the Organizer preserves the right to refuse delivering the race kit to participant.
(***) Complimentary Itab For 42Km, 21Km, 10km, 05km; 15% more discount with Kids Run
5 KM
TICKET TYPE Priority (***) Early Bird Regular
05KM $20.00 $20.00 $25.00
 VND 470,000  VND 470,000 VND 580,000
(***) Complimentary Itab For 42Km, 21Km, 10km, 05km; 15% more discount with Kids Run
21 KM
TICKET TYPE Priority Early Bird Regular
21KM – Non Resident (*) $45.00 $45.00 $65.00
VND 1,050,000 VND 1,050,000 VND 1,520,000
21KM – Resident (**) $32.00 $32.00 $42.00
VND 750,000 VND 750,000 VND 980,000
(*) Non-Resident: Participant who does not own Vietnamese identification card or passport.
Participant who does not own Vietnamese identification card or passport. She/ he is currently living in Vietnam but does not have a temporary or permanent resident card.
(**) Resident: Participant who is Vietnamese, must provide Vietnamese identification card or passport.
Participant who does not own Vietnamese identification card or passport. But she/ he owns a temporary or permanent resident card.
It is compulsory to present your temporary or permanent resident card at the race kit collection. In any case participant fails to present the appropriate documentation in alignment with the registration information, the Organizer preserves the right to refuse delivering the race kit to participant.
(***) Complimentary Itab For 42Km, 21Km, 10km, 05km; 15% more discount with Kids Run
42KM
TICKET TYPE Priority (***) Early Bird Regular
42KM – Non Resident (*)
$55.00 $55.00 $75.00
 VND 1,250,000  VND 1,250,000  VND 1,720,000
42KM – Resident (**) $42.00 $42.00 $55.00
 VND 980,000  VND 980,000  VND 1,250,000
(*) Non-Resident: Participant who does not own Vietnamese identification card or passport.
Participant who does not own Vietnamese identification card or passport. She/ he is currently living in Vietnam but does not have a temporary or permanent resident card.
(**) Resident: Participant who is Vietnamese, must provide Vietnamese identification card or passport.
Participant who does not own Vietnamese identification card or passport. But she/ he owns a temporary or permanent resident card.
It is compulsory to present your temporary or permanent resident card at the race kit collection. In any case participant fails to present the appropriate documentation in alignment with the registration information, the Organizer preserves the right to refuse delivering the race kit to participant.
(***) Complimentary Itab For 42Km, 21Km, 10km, 05km; 15% more discount with Kids Run
Kid's Run
TICKET TYPE Priority (***) Early Bird Regular
Kids Run $13.00 $15.00 $25.00
VND 300,000 VND 350,000 VND 580,000
(***) Complimentary Itab For 42Km, 21Km, 10km, 05km; 15% more discount with Kids Run

Welcome to the Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon 2018

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