Tengchong countryside marathon slated for March

Tengchong countryside marathon slated for March

Agency News

Kunming, Jan 21 : The second Tengchong Beautiful Countryside Marathon will be held on March 22 in Tengchong city, Southeast China's Yunnan Province on March 1, organizers said on Tuesday.

The event will feature a full marathon, a half-marathon, a 5 km run and a 2.5 km parent-child run. A total of 3,000 runners are expected to participate in the event, including 600 halfmarathon runners. Li ping, deputy mayor of the Tengchong municipal government, said the race routes and service stations were carefully designed to incorporate the beauty of the local countryside into the race.

Tengchong is an important gateway from China to the south and southeast Asia by land. (XINHUA)