Chinese Simplified
Nearly 7,000 Players Applied to Join 2018 Tangshan International Marathon 2018-09-26

 On September 19, it was learned from Tangshan Marathon Organizing Committee that 2018 Tangshan International Marathon had received much public attention, attracting nearly 7,000 applicants to join.

 
The event has received extensive attention and active participation from the public and runners across the country. At present, not only the running groups of counties (cities) in the city actively participate, but the applicants from other regions of China including Fujian, Anhui, Sichuan, Inner Mongolia, Guangxi, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Xinjiang, Qinghai, Yunnan, Hunan, Hubei, Liaoning, Heilongjiang, Beijing, Tianjin, Guizhou, Jiangxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Shanghai and cities of Hebei Province such as Chengde, Xingtai and other places. In addition, foreign players coming from South Korea, Australia, Kenya, and Ethiopia participated in the event as well. Judging from the age composition of the applicants, the players whose ages range from 30 to 40 years old are the main applicants, accounting for 43.3%; there are 8 players who are over 70 years old, among whom the oldest one is 78 years old; and the ratio of males to females is 2:1.  
 
The registration of 2018 Tangshan International Marathon official website was officially launched at 10:00 on September 6 and expired at 12 o’clock on September 30. In addition, runners can also go to Tangsahn Municipal Sports Center Stadium to register on-site, and the deadline is 17:00 on September 30.