Hong Ngoc Hospital medically supported Vietnam Jungle Marathon – Pu Luong 2019

28/05/2019

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During three days from 24 May to 26 May, the Vietnam Jungle Marathon – Pu Luong 2019, with Hong Ngoc General Hospital’s medical support, has successfully taken place in Pu Luong National Reserve, Thanh Hoa Province.

The yellow paddy fields in Pu Luong, Thanh Hoa

The Vietnam Jungle Marathon 2019 is one of the most highlighted terrain races in Vietnam. This year, the marathon attracted 916 runners from 39 countries and territories. The 3rd VJM was organized in Pu Luong Natural Reserve with jungles, towering limestone mountains, yellow rice fields, and small old villages. The marathon included 5 distances, namely 10km, 25km, 42km, 55km, and 70km, which allowed Vietnamese and foreign runners to easily choose their most suitable race.

Athletes running through villages and springs in Pu Luong

Hong Ngoc General Hospital is proud to be the official medical sponsor of Vietnam Jungle Marathon 2019, contributing to the marathon’s success. Before the race’s official date, Hong Ngoc General Hopsital hosted a small workshop to share with runners how to deal with injury and provide first aid training to the members of Organizing board.

To ensure safety for the marathon, Hong Ngoc General Hospital assigned 2 ambulances, 5 doctors and 8 nurses with necessary medications and equipment at 11 medical booths, properly providing the health demand of the race’s participants.

Doctors dealing with an serious case

The races in Pu Luong led runners through various terrains such as jungle, springs, and rocky mountains, requiring medical staff to highly focus on their work. They were ready at the medical booth from 4am to 10:30pm to support runners which were unconscious or faced heat shock and other injuries.

The Vietnam Jungle Marathon 2019 ended with emotional memories saved in the mind of runners during their jungle-crossing journey. At the same time, its success demonstrated the great effort of Hong Ngoc General Hospital’s staff for excellently complete their tasks.

The medical team of Vietnam Jungle Marathon 2019

For further information, please contact

Event Team – Hong Ngoc General Hospital

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

Hotline: 0932 232 017

Tel: (+84-24) 3927 5568 Ext: 2268

Email: tuthien@hongngochospital.vn