2018 Ling­shui In­ter­na­tional Beach Half Marathon Se­ries to kick off

Global Times – Metro Beijing - - ENTERPRISE -

On Oc­to­ber 25, the com­mit­tee held a press con­fer­ence in Bei­jing to an­nounce that Ling­shui In­ter­na­tional Beach Half Marathon Se­ries will be held in Ling­shui county, Hainan Prov­ince on De­cem­ber 2.

The com­pe­ti­tion is co-or­ga­nized by the Chi­nese Ath­let­ics As­so­ci­a­tion and the peo­ple’s govern­ment of Ling­shui Li au­ton­o­mous county. The com­pe­ti­tion is ac­cept­ing reg­is­tra­tion. Ap­pli­cants may se­lect three projects in­clud­ing a half marathon (about 21.1 kilo­me­ters), a 10-kliome­ter and a 2.5-kilo­me­ter fam­ily run­ning.

Chen Chun­mei, deputy county head of the peo­ple’s govern­ment of Ling­shui Li au­ton­o­mous county gave an open­ing speech and in­tro­duced the marathon. Ling­shui will fur­ther pro­mote the de­vel­op­ment of the sports in­dus­try and boost the in-depth in­te­gra­tion of sports and tourism through this sport event, thus en­dow­ing vi­tal­ity and mean­ing with the sports cul­ture of Ling­shui and mak­ing Ling­shui more fa­mous.

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