Dapeng to Greet New Year with a Marathon

Dapeng New Area and the Shenzhen Runners Marathon Club will be hosting a full length marathon next year. The marathon will be limited to 1,500 runners and is scheduled to happen on January 2.

The marathon will follow a circular route of more than 40 kilometers and will start at Dapeng Square in Zhongshan Road and passes through several historic sites and tourist attractions around Dapeng. The marathon will be another sporting achievement held in Dapeng after the successful China Cup International Regatta. Entering a marathon could be a unforgettable experience as you get to meet new people who are running to improve health and well being.

Those interested in joining the marathon have until November 30 to register online at www.newyearmarathon.cn all information can be found and answered in the website. Organizers will also be scheduling bus services for runners and will be placed at the north gate of the Shenzhen University in Nanshan.

The winners in both men and women’s category will get the chance to participate in the Boston Marathon next year. Cash prices also awaits the winners of the marathon first place will get 3,000 yuan, runner ups will get 2,500 and 2,000 yuan respectively while those who finished fourth to eighth place will get 1,000 yuan each.


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