2023 Zhuhai Marathon begins registration process
The thrilling 2023 Zhuhai Marathon will hit the city on Nov 26, with registration for the event beginning on Oct 23.
Participants will start from the Zhuhai Sports Center and head east, running along the famous coastal road - Lover's Avenue - and its surroundings.
The marathon course spans 42.2 kilometers (26.22 miles), with nearly 40 km (25 miles) of the route situated along the coastline. It runs through Lover's Avenue, connecting landmarks such as the Fisher Maiden statue, the Love Post Office, the City Balcony, and the Zhuhai Opera House.
A map of the 2023 Zhuhai Marathon's course. [Photo courtesy WeChat account: zhuhaifabu]
The total participation limit for this event is 10,000 people, with 4,000 runners participating in the full marathon, 3,000 runners in the half marathon, and 3,000 runners in the Happy Run. The Happy Run will feature three categories: a couple's group with 2,000 participants, a family group with 600 participants, and an individual group with 400 participants.
The Happy Run covers a distance of 6.2 km (3.9 miles), which is an optimal length suitable for individuals seeking to experience the thrill of a marathon.
Of note, the 2023 Zhuhai Marathon will follow a "registration first, lottery later" system, and the registration period will run from 10 am on Oct 22 to 6 pm on Oct 25.