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China & Myanmar International Marathon to begin on Dec. 31st

By : InKunming | Published: 2017-November-30

[InKunming--Yunnan] As the first cross-border marathon competition to be held in China, China & Myanmar International Marathon will kick off on December 31st. Thanks to related departments working together, all the preparatory work is smoothly progressing.

The competition includes parts of full marathon, half marathon, marathon project experience and so on. About 5,000 athletes will participate in. They will run from Jiegao, Ruili to Myanmar, and return back to China later.

At the same time, the competition is the first scientific marathon in China. The sponsor will expand the number of scientific research athletes. It is said that 200 scientific research volunteers will take part in various competitions. The competition has set up special awards for the Myanmarese. The top 8 athletes in full and half marathons will obtain awards while the former 50 will be awarded in the marathon project experience.

At present, those who are interested in marathon could register until December 15th. The organizing committee has provided citizens with online and offline registration channels. It is reported that 3,000 people have registered, including 500 Myanmarese athletes.

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(Editors:Rachel, Cathy Chen)

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