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China’s first college student marathon to run on March 31

Source: hubei.gov.cn 03/21/2018 03:03:23

China’s first college student marathon will start running at the Wuhan East Lake Greenway on March 31, 2018.

It is the first marathon event for college students and has registered with the Chinese Athletic Association. The marathon includes a 21.0975 km-half marathon and a 6 km- mini marathon, setting 10,000 yuan, 5,000 yuan and 2,000 yuan as the prize money for the top three.

At present, the event has attracted 4,582 students from 186 universities and colleges, including over 30 athletes from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(USA), Waseda University(Japan), Toronto University(Canada), Autonomous University of Barcelona(Spain) and other overseas universities.

It was introduced that the East Lake college student marathon will be held annually in the future as a regular sports event in the city.

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(hubei.gov.cn by Ruan Xinqi)