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Registration for 2021 Zhoushan Islands Marathon opens

Updated : 2021-09-23 (chinadaily.com.cn)

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Runners are ready for the 2020 Zhoushan Islands Marathon, which was held in Zhoushan on Nov 15. [Photo/WeChat account: zsqdly]

Online registration has opened for the 2021 Zhoushan Islands Marathon, which will be held in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, on Nov 21, according to a local media report on Sept 22.

The event includes a full marathon, a half marathon, and a mini marathon covering distances of 42.195 kilometers, 21.0975 km, and 6 km, respectively.

The total number of contestants this year will be limited to 15,000, of which 3,000 spots are allocated for the full marathon, 7,000 for the half marathon, and 5,000 for the mini marathon.

The course for the Zhoushan Islands Marathon, the only island marathon in China, spans two islands and boasts beautiful coastal scenery. It was named the "Most Beautiful Race Course in China" by the Chinese Athletics Association.

Runners will set out from the city's Putuo Theater, and participants of the full and mini marathons are expected to pass by Donggang New City, Shenjiamen, Changzhi Island, and other famous buildings in Zhoushan, finishing at the Zhoushan Sports Center.

Runners can sign up for the event by logging onto the official website. The fees are 120 yuan ($18.57), 100 yuan, and 60 yuan for the full marathon, half marathon, and mini marathon, respectively.

The Zhoushan Islands consist of eight main islands, with Zhoushan Island being the largest among them, as well as the fourth largest island in China.

With its pleasant natural environment, abundance of aquatic products, and a variety of marine sports, the city attracts numerous visitors from home and abroad every year.

For more information, please contact: +86-0580-2828450, +86-18058072722

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Night scene of Shenjiamen fishing port. [Photo/WeChat account: zsqdly]