Myanmar’s largest marathon sets record this year

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Yangon International Marathon 2018. (Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd.)

Myanmar’s largest marathon, the Yoma Yangon International Marathon (YYIM), was hosted for the sixth year in the morning of January 21 in Yangon.

With the start and finish line at Thuwanna National Indoor Stadium, the marathon had a record number of over 9,000 runners taking part across four different categories – 42km Full Marathon, 21km Half Marathon, 10km Challenge and 3km Fun Run/Walk.

YYIM 2018 Winners

The full list of winners:

Registered YYIM 2018 participants:

With the theme of ‘Run for Children’, YYIM 2018 fundraising efforts will be donated to the following four charity groups in Yangon Division. The total donation amount will be announced at a later date.

  •   YCDC Non Profit Child Day Care Center for Low Income Citizens
  •   Su Htoo Pan Youth Development Center, (Thanlyin)
  •   Happy Haven Humanitarian Project, (Tapin Shwe Htee Rd, East Dagon, Ward 11)
  •   Zayar Shwe Taung Youth Development Center, (Hlegu) 
YYIM 2018 Race

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