“Heroes” supported athletes in the green of Ecopark Marathon 2019

16/04/2019

15:13

On 14 April 2019, Hong Ngoc General Hospital has accompanied to nearly 5000 athletes of all ages participating in the 2nd Ecopark Marathon.

Ecopark Marathon 2019, with the slogan “Run in the green”, attracts a large number of participant, increasing by 3 times of the last season’s number of athletes.

The breath-taking races of Ecopark Marathon is surrounded by vast grasslands and green trees reflecting their shade in the lake. The green picture is adored by vivid colors of various type of flowers, altogether creating a picturesque scene for run-lovers to enjoy their races. This makes participating in Ecopark Marathon – one of the biggest running event in Northern Vietnam – a great memory for all athletes.

The 4 distances including 5km, 10km, 21km and 42km are suitable for different runners from amateur to professional ones at all ages. In particular, the 5km distance attracts a large number of families in which little children participate in the race with their parents’ support.

Accompanying to athletes in this exciting marathon, Hong Ngoc General Hospital set 3 medical booths along the races with the support team of 15 nurses, doctors and other staff. The ambulances of Hong Ngoc General Hospital were always ready for emergency situations, timely saving the patients who had serious health problems. They were considered “heroes” saving athletes in the green scene of Ecopark Marathon.

The ambulance of Hong Ngoc General Hospital on its way to support runners.

One of three medical booths set by the hospital

In addition, more than 40 staff of Hong Ngoc General Hospital excitedly joined the marathon at all distances including 42km, 21km, 10km and 5km to spread out the event’s spirit.

Hong Ngoc General Hospital also contributed to Ecopark Marathon 2019 by hosting a workshop to instruct volunteers on how to provide first aid to injuries and health problems at the event’s EXPO. At the workshop, Dr. Nguyen Anh Tuan – Deputy Head of General Surgery Department, Hong Ngoc General Hospital – provided participants with short and easy-to-understand guidance, allowing them to quickly respond to runners’ problems before the medical staff arrive.

Dr. Nguyen Anh Tuan – Deputy Head of General Surgery Department, Hong Ngoc General Hospital instructing volunteers how to provide first aid to patients

The support of Hong Ngoc General Hospital’s staff in Ecopark Marathon has impressed numerous runners. To keep contributing to build a better and healthier community, Hong Ngoc General Hospital will partake in more communities, including sports ones.

For further information, please contact: 

Event Team – Hong Ngoc General Hospital

Address: 4th floor, 43 Yen Ninh, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Tel: (+84) 932 232 017 or (+84) 243 927 5568 (Ext: 2268)

Email: tuthien@hongngochospital.vn

Website: http://tuthien.hongngochospital.vn/