Hangzhou racers claim top honors
The Gannan stop on the China Skyrunning Series, organized by the China Mountaineering Association, Gansu Provincial Sports Bureau and Gannan Prefecture People’s Government, concluded on Wednesday in Zhuoni County, Gansu province.
The 56km race, with an average altitude of 2,900 meters above sea level, attracted 145 off-road runners. Shen Jiasheng and Yao Miao, both from Hangzhou, won the men’s and women’s races respectively.
Skyrunning is an extreme sport of mountain running above 2,000 meters, where the incline exceeds 30 percent.