JIAYU - 2017 China (Jiayu) Quarter Marathon successfully held on Sunday, 4086 players from across the country enjoy long-distance running fitness and experience beautiful landscape of Jiayu in running.
At 7:00 am a boisterous crowd gathered at Qiao Sisters Park. This marathon, with the theme of ecology, health and happiness, shows urban characteristics and regional culture of Jiayu and spreads beautiful, vivid and happy city image of Jiayu. It sets men’s and women’s quarter marathon (10 km) and men’s and women’s mini marathon (5 km). Mini marathon has 3100 players and quarter marathon has 986 players, the oldest is 65 years old and the youngest is only 6 years old.
After about one hour of fierce competition, finally “half marathon prince” Li Shaozhuang won the champion of men’s quarter marathon by 28 minutes 29 seconds; Wu Ling, a hot player, won the champion of women’s quarter marathon by 35 minutes 48 seconds.
This marathon is hosted by Jiayu county Party committee and county government, organized by Jiayu County Bureau of Culture, Sports, Radio, Film, Press and Publication, and co-organized by 13 departments directly under county government. It rewards the first 50 male and female players, of which the first male and female players will win 3000 yuan respectively. By Liu Zichuan and Xiong Qi (www.xnnews.com.cn)