CULTURE Miyun to host marathon


Miyun to host marathon

Global Times

22:28, April 05, 2019

Beijing's Miyun district will host a marathon on May 26, organizers announced on Tuesday. 


Miyuan on March 30, 2019 (Photos: VCG)

The race, previously held as half-marathons of 21 kilometers each, will see 3,000 runners for the 42.195-kilometer event. The top prize money for the winner will be increased to 20,000 yuan ($2,980), organizers said.

A total of 10,000 slots are available, and applications will start at 10 am on April 8 on

Miyun, which has the biggest reservoir in Beijing, is located in the city's northeast.

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