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Mengzi holds int’l marathon

Updated:2019-10-10 14:52:27   Yunnan Daily

The 2019 Mengzi International Marathon kicked off on October 3 in southeast Yunnan’s Mengzi City, seeing a participation of about 15,000 professional runners and amateurs from 24 countries.

Launched in 2017, the Mengzi International Marathon is an A1-level sport event certified by the Chinese Athletics Association. This year, it includes a full marathon, a half marathon, a 10-km marathon and a mini marathon.  

Mengzi is the city where the government of Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture sits. It boasts a long history of more than 2,000 years. In recent years, its profound culture and beautiful scenery are attracting thousands of tourists visiting the city. The Yunnan famous delicacy——Cross-Bridge Rice Noodle originates from Mengzi. (By Zhu Hai from Yunnan Daily) 

Editor: John Li

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