Newborns Vietnam News

Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2018

Newborns feeling good at the Vietnam Mountain Marathon, the Newborns team and UPRACE participants were ‘Inspired to Run’ to help the next newborn survive. Amazing atmosphere, pride and elation from so many runners waving their Newborns flags. Great showing by all our runners, the pictures capture the magic of VMM, the personal challenge and the […]


Inspirational weekend for Newborns great atmosphere, amazing generosity and team spirit. Incredible success for Lam Ngan (Young Bird) overall fastest Vietnamese woman, first in age group 18-24 and qualified for the World Championship in South Africa.  Powerful Women for Newborns first place in the female relay, a truly inspirational effort from Chi, Hoa and Phuong. […]

Final Day 2018 Cycle a Difference

A rain storm was not a great start to the final day, 177 km and 2,600 m of climbing, it was cold and wet for the first half of the day, with tired legs and adverse weather our valiant cyclists kept going. The warmth of the welcome as they crossed the finish line in Mai […]

Day 3 Cycle a Difference Asian Business Ride

Today was a great team ride, 145 km and only 2,674 m of climbing, it was cold on the descents and the group was happy to make it to Son La and warmer temperatures. The scenery was stunning and riders were treated to the colourful local life. Final day tomorrow, an early start for the […]

Day 2 Cycle a Difference Asian Business Ride

Another tough day, 180 km and 3,204 m of climbing all riders conquered the climbs and finished on 157 km with Des and Tim making it all the way to Dien Bien Phu, 180 km. Great team riding with lots of support, fantastic effort! Check out the day 2 video. Inspired to ride to help […]

Cycle a Difference 2018 Begins!

Day 1 – hard 100 km, tough day misty and wet, cold lunch stop. 2,800 metres of climbing and more tomorrow. All riders finished and are in good spirits! Inspired to Ride to help the next newborn survive. Enjoy our days 1 and 2 video filmed by Viv – Team Benoy, You can support the […]

Teams Arrive for Cycle a Difference Asian Business Ride 2018

Cycle a Difference – airport arrivals, introductions made, bicycles loaded on the truck and on the buses for the journey to Lai Cao. The first stop was a visit to Obstetrics and Newborn Unit. The cyclists were warmly welcomed by the Hospital Director Dr. Hoang Thi Nguyet and the Head of Paediatrics and Neonatal, Dr. […]

Matthew Wright completes 20 hour ‘Everesting’

What a way to say farewell to Vietnam! Matthew Wright’s swan song was an incredible 20 hours on his bicycle to complete an ‘Everesting’ on Mount Nui Dinh outside HCMC as part of the Ho Chi Minh City, Newborns Vietnam Isla Climbing Challenge on the 11th of June. Everesting is cycling the height of Mount […]

Son Tra Adventure Run

There was an early start for Newborns supporters Nguyen Van Long and Andy Taylor as they tackled extreme elevations at the Son Tra Adventure Run (Da Nang) on Sunday 18th of June, to raise funds for Newborns Vietnam and their work at the Da Nang Hospital for Women & Children, and the Vietnam National Children’s […]

Newborns Vietnam Isla Climbing Challenge

There was a fantastic turnout of around 120 for the Newborns Vietnam Isla Climbing Challenge in Hanoi on Saturday. The cyclists gave everything, pushing themselves up Giong Mountain up to 8 times in 2 hours! Many of Hanoi’s cycling clubs were represented, including Tayho Cycling Team, T2 Cycling Open, Dong Tru Cycling, Ho Tay Green […]

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