On Monday, the result of the Chinese Athletic Association event grade evaluation was announced in the 2018 Xtep·Marathon Annual Press Conference of the Chinese Athletic Association held in Xiamen City, and the “2018 Xianning International Hot Spring Marathon” has been recognized as the silver medal event of Chinese Athletic Association.
In 2018, 1581 marathon events had been held in China, 68 of them have been recognized as the golden medal events, 61 the silver medal events and 96 the bronze medal events. And the “2018 Xianning International Hot Spring Marathon” has won so much praises from the contestants by its special green tracks, enthusiastic and considerate supporting services, high-quality and efficient event organization, and the omnimedia live broadcast with a unique perspective, hence claimed the honorary title of the 2018 silver medal event of Chinese Athletic Association.
Xianning has successfully held 3 consecutive International Hot Spring Marathon Competitions (abbreviated as “Xianning Marathon”) from 2016 to 2018. 2017 Xianning Marathon was rated as the “bronze medal event of Chinese Athletic Association”, and now 2018 Xianning Marathon has won an even higher honor as the “silver medal event of Chinese Athletic Association”.
Except from that, Xianning City also held the Chang’an Ford Circum-Zishan Lake Ultra-Challenge Competition in 2018 for the first time, the track of which has been rated as the most beautiful track of the 2018 Chinese Athletic Association Special Events.
Xianning will keep on holding International Hot Spring Marathon in 2019, striving to upgrade the “Xianning Marathon” to the level of the golden medal event of Chinese Athletic Association, and hence make the brand of “Xianning Marathon” shine with the dazzling lights of the beautiful Xianning City, which is also referred to as the city of osmanthus fragrans and hot spring, so as to let “Xianning Marathon” become a great impetus for Xianning citizens to further carry out the nationwide fitness program. (By Pang Yun/Xianning Daily)