Linyi to hold Half Marathon on April 25

Linyi, Mar. 27, 2015 (Linyi China) – Sources from press conference say the 2015 Lanling International Half Marathon is to be held in Lanling County of Linyi City, East China’s Shandong Province on April 25.

Sponsored jointly by Chinese Athletic Association, Sports Bureau of Shandong Province, Linyi Municipal People’s Government, Sports Bureau of Linyi City and Lanling County People’s Government, the race includes half-marathon (21.0975 km) and mini-marathon (5 km) for both men and women.

Reporter learned from the press conference that the route of this half marathon race was designed and measured by professional surveyors who were responsible for surveying international marathon track. Athletes from different countries can enjoy the stunning yellow fields of rape flowers when they pass through the scenic spot Lanling National Agricultural Park. Both the fantastic landscape along the route and the excellent emergency medical assistant make the 2015 Lanling International Half Marathon exactly complies with rules for international marathon race.

Sources from the organizer of this race say that competitors including 3000 athletes for half-marathon and 9000 athletes for mini-marathon had been at full strength up to March 20.