30,000 runners embrace spring breeze by Jinji Lake
The starting gun went off at 8:30 am at Moon Harbor of SIP on March 12 for the 8th "Bank of Suzhou" Suzhou Jinji Lake International Half Marathon, with the participation of more than 30,000 runners from 50 countries and regions like China, Japan, the US, South Korea, Kenya and Ethiopia in half marathon, short marathon, mini marathon and family run. This year there were 1,577 foreign runners, outnumbering that of all previous events. [MORE]
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"Cosplay" at half marathon event
To many runners who didn't really care about the result, the event was not an intense competition at all, but a grand gathering for entertainment. To cut a smart figure, some dressed up themselves as Monkey King, Zhu Bajie (two major characters in "The Pilgrimage to the West"), stroller putter, cartoon characters, etc. [MORE]
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Suzhou Jinji Lake Int'l Half Marathon to kick off soon
The eighth "Bank of Suzhou" Suzhou Jinji Lake International Half Marathon will kick off at 8:30 am, March 12, according to the press conference held at Modern Building in SIP on Feb 21. About 30,000 runners, including 1,577 foreigners from 50 countries and regions like Japan, the US, South Korea, Kenya and Ethiopia, will respectively take part in half marathon (21.0975 km, with the participation of about 12,000 people), short marathon (about 14 km, about 5,000 people), mini marathon (about 4.5 km, about 10,000 people) and family run (about 2.5 km, about 3,000 people). [MORE]
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