(QNO) - Quang Nam is one of the places where the Amazons Raid 2019 takes place from October 14 to 17. The event is jointly held by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the French Embassy in Vietnam.
The Amazons Raid is a programme of sports in combination with natural experience. Participants will compete in a hybrid sport of terrain biking (40 km), jogging (10 - 20 km) and kayaking (5 - 10 km). The 1st Amazons Raid was held in 2001 and it is popular with the French. The event is annually organized in different countries around the world. Besides the main competition in sports, these amazons have chances to experience responsible tourism, to discover different cultures and histories in the world.
The 20th Amazons Raid took place in Sri Lanka from March 23 to April 1st; then in Da Nang city and Quang Nam province on October 11-22, 2019. Over 300 female amateurs from Europe and a staff of over 60 women mainly from France take part in the event in Quang Nam and Da Nang.
In Quang Nam, the event started on October 14 with kayaking in Phu Ninh lake and the game “Treasure Hunting” in Hoi An city. The game will continue in Hoi An ancient quarter on October 16. On October 15, bike racing and jogging will take place in Nong Son; jogging and canoeing in Thang Binh district on October 17.