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International marathon to be kicked off in Kunming on December

By : InKunming | Published: 2016-October-28

[InKunming--Kunming]  Shanghe Kunming International Marathon will kick off at Lake Dian on December 17th. It is said that about 16000 participants will take part in it.

Moreover, the marathon includes full marathon(42.195 km), half marathon (21.0975 km), 10 km, 5 km and the distance of 2016 meters. The starting point and ending point of full and half marathons are Haigen Hall.

The color of competition attire vary from individual to individual. Here are details.Kinds of marathon:

Meanwhile, the route will pass by several ecological protection zones, such as aromatic wetlands, safari parks and other tourist attractions. Runners can appreciate the beauty of Lake Dian and West Mountain.

Most importantly, those who are top three can obtain corresponding bonus. If the full marathon goes to the man who finish the distance within 2 hours and 16 minutes, he can luckily gain 40000 dollars as a reward. The same bonus to a woman who can reach the destination within 2 hours and 35 minutes. Expect the above conditions, the gold medal winner can get 20000 dollars.

In a nutshell, it is the first time for Kunming to hold such an amazing competition. And the average altitude is 1890 meters hitting the highest level throughout the history.

People can search on the official website of 2016 Kunming International Marathon to find additional information required relating to this event.

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(Editors: Rachel,Tracy)

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