Chongqing Bishan Half Marathon kicks off
The opening of Chongqing Bishan Half Marathon (Picture provided by the organizer)
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Last weekend, 2021 Chongqing Bishan Half Marathon kicked off at the People’s Park in Bishan District. Participants enjoyed running and experiencing the unique city scenery of Bishan along the course. The event had three categories: Half Marathon Group (21.0975km), Mini Marathon Group (7km) and Mini Family Parent-Child Group (7km), with about 12,000 participants.
Participants at the start of Bishan Half Marathon (Picture provided by the organizer)
After a fierce competition, Chen Ruixuan, a well-known marathon runner, won the Men’s Half Marathon Group in 1 hour, 11 minutes and 18 seconds. The women’s title was won by Jia Yaya, the “Best Female Runner” in the amateur of Chongqing, with a time of 1 hour, 23 minutes and 16 seconds.
The men’s winner who crossed the finish line (Picture provided by the organizer)
It is learned that the course of this year’s Bishan Marathon is flat and open, with pleasant scenery along the way. After setting off, the paticipants passed through the highly distinctive landscape parks in Bishan, such as Xiuhu Lake Park and Fengxiang Lake Children’s Park, and finally returned to People’s Square. (Translated by Wang Huixin, Fathom Language Limited)
The women’s winner who crossed the finish line (Picture provided by the organizer)