Currently, the mass sports movement in general and the jogging movement in particular in the province are flourishing. In particular, Hoa Binh Runners Club (HBR) is not only a useful playground for those who love running to meet, interact, learn from each other, practice and improve their health, but it also becomes a bright point in the province's sports movement.
Hoa Binh Runners Club has been ready to compete at the XXXI Traditional Marathon Tournament of Hoa Binh Newspaper Cup in 2023.
Jogging is a simple sport, easy to practice and suitable for many people at all ages, helping to improve health and spirit, increasing longevity, controlling weight, maintaining shape...
In recent years, the images of amateur athletes jogging on many roads of Hoa Binh city, immersing themselves in the beautiful and peaceful natural scenery of their homeland every morning or afternoon have become familiar to the local people. Those are the members of HBR. Belonging to Vietnam Youth Union of Hoa Binh province, HBR was officially established in March 2021 in the spirit of voluntary participation of the members who share a passion for running, free activities, and non-profitable for the purpose of health training, bringing the sport of running to the community of all ages. "RUN FOR YOUR LIFE” - Run for your life - the slogan conveys the message of a healthy and positive lifestyle and it is also something that HBR wants to widely spread.
When first established, HBR operated internally with only 25 members. To date, HBR has more than 80 official members and more than 1,000 members in the Hoa Binh Runners’ Facebook community. Most of the members are amateur runners. During the practice sessions, the experienced members guide and support the new members. Regardless of age, gender, or occupation, jogging has become an indispensable activity in their lives. All are enthusiastic about practicing every day.
In addition, HBR organizes a number of periodic activities to exchange, to run long distances, to accompany and conquer difficult distances, and explore many new and interesting running routes. Wearing the green and yellow uniforms with the HBR name prominently printed, running tirelessly on the roads, the members spread the spirit of physical training and sports in the community. Not only that, the members also actively compete in a number of large-scale tournaments inside and outside the province and win achievements. Thereby, it has been contributing to promoting the image, homeland, people, and tourism potential of Hoa Binh. During its operations, HBR always strictly complies with the provisions of law and organizes and operates in accordance with the general regulations.
On November 11, at Hoa Binh Square, Hoa Binh Newspaper coordinated with the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Department of Education and Training, and the Provincial Youth Communist Union to organize the 31st Traditional Marathon Tournament of Hoa Binh Newspaper Cup in 2023. This is a traditional sports tournament that has affirmed its reputation, quality, and appeal through 30 successfully organized seasons. Previously, the 30th Traditional Marathon Tournament of Hoa Binh Newspaper Cup in 2022, three members of HBR, Dinh Thanh Hue, Ban Thanh Tuyen, and Nguyen Viet Cuong won gold, silver, and bronze medals in the men's event. At this year's tournament, HBR continues to compete as a club under the Provincial Youth Communist Union.
Mr. Nguyen Duy Tu, the Deputy Secretary in charge of the Provincial Youth Communist Union, the Chairman of the Provincial Youth Communist Union says: the 31st Traditional Marathon Tournament of Hoa Binh Newspaper Cup in 2023 is a healthy, useful and funny sports playground mand it is attractive to those who love marathon. In this year's tournament, HBR has selected a team of talented athletes to compete. With the spirit of determination and trying their best to conquer the highest position, now, the members have been ready to enter the competition.
Bringing together the most outstanding and excellent athletes from 22 units in 10 districts and the city, the Provincial Police, the Provincial Youth Communist Union, 10 high schools, the 31st Traditional Marathon Tournament of Hoa Binh Newspaper Cup in 2023 promises to bring many surprises with dramatic and impressive breakthroughs.
In 2023, the province's movement of mass physical training and sports has achieved many important results. Thư number of people practicing sports regularly, the number of the sports households, the number of the sports clubs at the grassrootsn and the number of the sports collaborators have all met and exceeded the assigned targets. This achievement has a significant contribution from Tan Lac district.
Thanks to drastic measures, Hoa Binh’s sport sector has undergone a significant transformation, excelling not only in high-performance but also in the mass sports movement.
From December 13th – 15th, at Trinh Hoai Duc Gymnasium (Hanoi), Vietnamese Journalist Association in coordination with the Hanoi People's Committee organized the Table Tennis Tournament of the 16th Cup of Vietnamese Journalist Association in 2023.
In December 13th, the Department of Education and Training held a summary of the 9th Phu Dong Health Festival of Hoa Binh province in 2023.
In the afternoon of December 10th, at the Provincial Stadium, there was a match between Hoa Binh Football Club (Hoa Binh FC) and Dong Nai Football Club (Dong Nai FC) within the framework of round 6 of the National First Division Football Tournament – Golden Star Beer, in the season of 2023- 2024.
Hoa Binh province Vovinam Federation in collaboration with the Provincial Youth Union organized the 4th Hoa Binh Province Vovinam Open Tournament 2023.