2021-04-11

“World Longevity City” Hezhou’s first marathon event, more than 4,000 people running in the ancient town of millennia

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China News Service, Hezhou, April 11th (Reporter Yang Zhixiong and Huang Yanmei) At 7:30 am on April 11th, the 2021 Yuxiu Cup Huangyao Ancient Town Longevity Marathon opened in Huangyao Ancient Town, Hezhou City, Guangxi, which has a thousand-year history. On the battle scene, more than 4,000 horse racing enthusiasts started running passionately, traveling through time and space between running, feeling the charm of longevity in Hezhou.

“World Longevity City” Hezhou’s first marathon event, more than 4,000 people running in the ancient town of millennia

The picture shows the scene of the launching ceremony. Photographed by the Propaganda Department of the CPC Hezhou Municipal Committee

This marathon is the first national class A marathon jointly organized by the Sports Bureau of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the People’s Government of Hezhou City, certified by the Chinese Athletic Association. It is also in 2021. Run, Guangxi, the first race of the ecological marathon series.

“World Longevity City” Hezhou’s first marathon event, more than 4,000 people running in the ancient town of millennia(1)

More than 4000 horse racing enthusiasts started running with passion. Photo by the Propaganda Department of the CPC Hezhou Municipal Committee

The event is divided into three groups: full marathon (42.195 kilometers), half marathon (21.0975 kilometers) and mini marathon (5 kilometers), attracting people from all over the country More than 4000 contestants from various provinces (cities, districts) and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan participated in the competition.

“World Longevity City” Hezhou’s first marathon event, more than 4,000 people running in the ancient town of millennia(2)

More than 4000 horse racing enthusiasts started running with passion. Photographed by the Propaganda Department of the CPC Hezhou Municipal Committee

The race track is all located in Huangyao Town, Zhaoping County, Hezhou City. The route starts from Dongpailou in Huangyao Ancient Town and passes through Huangyao New Street, Zhoujia Reservoir and Tawang Village, Fengli Zhuang Village Archway, Huangyao Douchi Cultural and Creative Science Park and other places, along the way, contestants will enjoy the beautiful natural scenery such as idyllic scenery, karst landforms, forest oxygen bar, etc., and enjoy the special “longevity Hezhou dreamland of Huangyao” Demeanor.

“World Longevity City” Hezhou’s first marathon event, more than 4,000 people running in the ancient town of millennia(3)

The picture shows the scene of the event. Photo by the Propaganda Department of the CPC Hezhou Municipal Committee

“World Longevity City” Hezhou’s first marathon event, more than 4,000 people running in the ancient town of millennia(3)

The picture shows the scene of the competition. Photographed by the Propaganda Department of the Hezhou Municipal Party Committee of the Communist Party of China

Li Jiansi, member of the Standing Committee of the Hezhou Municipal Party Committee and Director of the Propaganda Department of the Communist Party of China, introduced that Hezhou’s mountains and clear waters are beautiful and ecologically beautiful. The “National Quality and Safety Demonstration Zone for Exported Food and Agricultural Products” covers all districts and cities and is known as the “Vegetable Basket”, “Fruit Basket” and “Meat Basket” of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao. The city’s forest coverage rate reaches 72.9%, and it is known as the “natural oxygen bar”. Centenarians are nearly three times the internationally recognized regional standard for longevity, and it is rated as the “World Longevity City” and “China’s First Global Longevity City”.

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In recent years, sports has gradually become a new city card for Hezhou. For example, the Hezhou Gupo Mountain Super Cross Country has been rated as a bronze medal event and a characteristic ecological event by the Chinese Athletics Association. On this basis, Hezhou City has introduced a marathon this year, and strives to build it into a well-known domestic brand in the next 3 to 5 years.

On the same day, Li Ze, Secretary of the Party Leadership Group and Director of the Sports Bureau of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, announced the launch of the 2021 Yuxiu Cup Huangyao Ancient Town Longevity Marathon. Mo Huilan, the image ambassador of this event and the world gymnastics champion charity ambassador, attended the launching ceremony. . The organizing committee of the competition also released the theme song of the Huangyao Ancient Town Longevity Marathon-“Run, Huang Yao”. (End)