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Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon

Quick facts

Location Yangzhou, China

Distance Half marathon

Date April

About Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon

The Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon (Chinese: 扬州鉴真国际半程马拉松赛) is an annual road running competition over the half marathon distance 21.0975 kilometres (13.1094 mi) which takes place in April in Yangzhou, People's Republic of China.The event is named in honour of Jianzhen, a Chinese monk from the city who propagated Buddhism in Japan in the 8th century.

The event was first held in 2006 and grew exponentially in its first six yearsThe race is predominantly Chinese, although 230 foreign athletes were present in 2011. East African athletes typically occupy the higher places in the elite races.The very flat, point-to-point course is certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races. The city-centre course begins and ends at the Stadium of Yangzhou Sport Center and passes many of the city's landmarks, including the Wenchang Pavilion, Daming Temple and the Yangzhou Museum.

Practicalities

Age Limit

Half MARATHON: 16 years old.

Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon Route Map

Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon Route Map

Start:

Stadium of Yangzhou Sport Center

Zai Zhuang Xiang, Hanjiang Qu, Yangzhou Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 225000

Finish:

Stadium of Yangzhou Sport Center

8号-10 Wen Chang Xi Lu, Hanjiang Qu, Yangzhou Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 225000

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

  • Wenchang Pavilion,
  • Daming Temple
  • Yangzhou Museum.
  • Yangzhou Sport Stadium

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.