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Guangzhou hosts first A-category women's half-marathon in Greater Bay Area

BY :China Daily

UPDATED :2024-01-17

A women's half-marathon takes place in the Zengcheng district of Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province on January 1, 2024. (Photo provided to China Daily)


The largest-scale women's half-marathon in the country took place on January 1 in the Zengcheng district of Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, attracting about 20,000 marathon enthusiasts.


The event included a half-marathon, a 10-kilometer run and a 5-kilometer fun run. It was certified by the Chinese Athletics Association as the first A-category women's half-marathon in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.


Along with women runners, their female friends and family members were also invited to join the event, running through major iconic attractions in Zengcheng, a suburb district in eastern Guangzhou. 

A women's half-marathon takes place in the Zengcheng district of Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province on January 1, 2024. (Photos provided to China Daily)

Editor: Joyce