Nutrition – Energy Balls

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 | No Comments

To help you fuel for the trails we have a favourite running recipe from Kim Matthews, who says: “One snack I like making are energy balls, mostly because they taste great, but also because there are endless combinations. They are perfect for a pre-run energy boost or post-run recovery treat.  These don’t last long in our […]

Epic Run of the Month (Jan.2018)

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 | No Comments
Epic Run of the Month (Jan.2018)

Each month we’ll be featuring a training run (not a race!) from within the VMM and VJM Strava Club which we consider to be epic! Our first Epic Run comes from a name many of you will know – Cao Ngoc Ha (pictured above), winner of VJM 2017. Late in December Ha headed out very early on […]

VMM 2018 Early Bird Registration is NOW OPEN!

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 | No Comments
VMM 2018 Early Bird Registration is NOW OPEN!

VMM Opens For Registration 9am (Vietnam time) Dec 1 The Early Bird Registration will end on 14 Dec 2017! Don’t miss the chance to get your registration at the best price! Join VMM 2018 and be a part of our festival of mountain running! 100km, 70km, 42km, 21km, 15km or 10km. This year we are adding […]

VMM Charity – Great news from Operation Smile!

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 | No Comments
VMM Charity – Great news from Operation Smile!

During VMM 2017, Operation Smile’s Huong Giang met a young H’mong boy in Sapa town who was in need of facial surgery. Topas Travel’s staff then worked with Operation Smile to bring the boy and his family to Hanoi on the Topas Mountain Express so he could have the operation. We found out he is […]

Registration for VMM 2018 opens in 1 Dec!

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 | No Comments
Registration for VMM 2018 opens in 1 Dec!

Are you ready to register for Vietnam Mountain Marathon (VMM) 2018? Here at Topas Travel, we are very excited to have opened VMM 2018 for registration on Dec 1. For the 6th edition of VMM, We will add an extra distance for newer runners – 15km on the Sunday of race weekend. This is perfect […]

Vietnamese wins 100km at Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2017

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 | No Comments
Vietnamese wins 100km at Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2017

Trần Duy Quang (left) celebrates his victory in the men’s 100km category with David Lloyd, race director. — Photo Sam Wilson HÀ NỘI — Trần Duy Quang, a Vietnamese national, won the 100km race at the fifth edition of the Việt Nam Mountain Marathon (VMM). The marathon, which concluded in Sa Pa on September 24, […]