2020 Changde LiuYe Lake Marathon Held in Changde
On Dec.13th, the 2020 Changde LiuYe Lake Marathon was held in Changde and 5,000 runners from all over the province joined in it. Li Aiguo, Chairman of the CPPCC Municipal Committee, announced the opening of the marathon. Vice Mayor Zhou Daihui hosted the opening ceremony.
The marathon, certified by China Track and Field Association, was named by Yifeng Pharmacy. It was sponsored by Hunan Provincial Sports Bureau and Changde Municipal People’s Government, and undertaken by Hunan Provincial Track and Field Association, Changde Culture, Tourism, Radio, Television and Sports Bureau, Wuling District People’s Government and LiuYe Lake Tourism Resort Administrative Committee.
The marathon includes 3 events: 42.195 km full marathon, 21.0975 km half marathon and 5 km “happy run”. It is the one and only marathon event in Hunan province in 2020 and it is also the largest sports event in Changde this year. Among the 5,000 runners, 2000 signed for full marathon, 2,000 half marathon and 1,000 “happy run”. All participants met the technical certification standard issued by China Track and Field Association and the requirements of epidemic prevention and control at national, provincial and municipal levels. The competitors start from Baimahu Cultural Park, running through Liuye Avenue and Liuye Lake special track field, and finally arrive at the tourist distribution center of Liuye Lake.
After the fierce competition, Bai Hui won the men's full Marathon Championship; Huang Fei won the women's full Marathon Championship; Shu Changhua and Wang Yonglian won the men's and women's Half Marathon Championships respectively.
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Translator: Guo Weifeng
Chinese source: www.changde.gov.cn