Athletes eat free after running VM Hue – VnExpress Life


6,000 hot sausages, 140 kg of beef, 230 barrels of noodles, hundreds of barrels of beer, electrolyte water … are prepared by the organizers to serve the runner.

Food court at VnExpress Marathon Hue on the morning of December 27th welcomed thousands of runners to eat for free after completing the race. This is one of the facilities to be expected at the tournament and is highly appreciated by athletes through the times held in Quy Nhon, Hanoi.

One athlete shared that the pain and fatigue were dispelled when enjoying hot noodles and cold beer in a wonderful atmosphere in Hue.

Here, the organizers have prepared tons of food and beverages including: 50 barrels of cold beer, 100 barrels of filtered water and electrolytes, 20 ready-made watermelons, 5,000 rice cakes and filter dough cakes – Hue specialties. ..

In particular, the runner can immediately enjoy an attractive breakfast with instant noodles, American bacon and hot-cooked sausage on the spot. All are free.

Vy Phan, Anh Dao and An Thy have just completed the 10 km run, stopping at the food counter. 3 Danang runner said before running they have met the destination and have breakfast here.

“Normally, our group is only running water. This is the first prize that I see so much food with such quality. Everyone is resting and having breakfast,” Vy Phan shared. .

Present at the food court, Mr. Phan Thanh Hai, Director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Hue (wearing ao dai) and new acquaintances passionately talked. Taking a sip of beer, he shared his feeling “very happy today”. “Everyone had a successful sporting event and a warm space to chat with,” said Thanh Hai.

On the run, Mr. Hai wore the national dress and completed a distance of 5 km in an easy and comfortable way.

Hue specialties are banh nam and filter dough, attracting a lot of runners waiting for their turn. With many runners from other provinces, this is the first time to enjoy this authentic Hue dish.

During the morning 3 hours, the staff here served more than 3,000 cakes. Expected about 5,000 cakes will be used up today.

The group of 6 runners from Dak Lak to Hue for the race has stayed for a long time at the food counter. The sharing group had to use up all the dishes today before returning to rest.

The joy of enjoying breakfast upon finishing. “Eating a cup of instant noodles and beef after going back is better than usual,” said a cheerful female athlete.

Thanh Duong
Image: Vo Thanh

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