Spring is the perfect time to reawaken people's love of nature and adventure. Guangdong will hold a series of marathons and orienteering competitions from March to April. Looking for something outdoors that challenges you both mentally and physically? Here are some good choices!
1. 2023 Shenzhen Women's Fashion Micro Marathon (深圳女子时尚“微马”)
The 2023 Shenzhen Women's Fashion Micro Marathon will be held at the Dalang Fashion Town in Shenzhen (深圳市大浪时尚小镇) on March 5. As Women's Day is around the corner, the competition encourages ladies to wear stylish outfits and be brave to challenge themselves. It has a 10 km fashion group (80 RMB per person) and a 3.8 km happy group (38 RMB per person).
All registration fees will be donated to the Shenzhen Women and Children Development Foundation. The money will be used for the "Dream Realization Program for Disadvantaged Children" to fulfill wishes for at least 1,000 disadvantaged children.
Log in to the "跑团邦" WeChat mini program and search for "建设银行·2023深圳女子时尚微马" to sign up.
2. 2023 Crossing Danxia Mountain 50km Hiking Race (“农行杯”第十五届穿越丹霞山50公里徒步赛)
The hiking race will be held on March 18. The competition routes are arranged in the Danxia Mountain Scenic Area in Shaoguan, Guangdong.
It has 43 km professional group (118 RMB per person), 18 km happy group (90 RMB per person), and 11 km parent-child group (68 PMB per person). Scan the QR code below to sign up before March 3.
3. Half Marathon in Egret Lake Forest Resort (2023美的鹭湖半程马拉松)
The marathon will be held on March 19 at the Egret Lake Forest Resort in Gaoming District of Foshan. Get relaxed when running through beautiful forests and tea plantations here.
It has a 21.0975 km professional group (110 RMB per person) and a 6 km happy group (60 RMB per person). Scan the QR code below to sign up before March 5.
4. Mountain Running in Changling 2023 (2023冲峰赛广州长岭站)
The race will be held at the National Trails System of Changling in Huangpu District of Guangzhou on April 2. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a short time and explore bamboo forests.
It has a 41 km group (497 RMB per person), 23 km group (353 RMB per person), 12 km group (227 RMB per person), and a 12 km parent-child group (450 RMB for an adult and a child). Scan the QR code below to sign up before March 17.
5. Shantou Nan'ao Island Trail-Running 2023 (2023第五届南澳越野挑战赛)
The race will be held at Nan'ao Island in Shantou on April 16. Participants can run around the charming island and enjoy Shantou delicacies.
It has a 60 km group (618 RMB per person), 40 km group (438 RMB per person), 20 km group (238 RMB per person), 10 km group (168 RMB per person), and a 5 km parent-child group (98 RMB per person). Sign up at the website below before March 15.
6. 2023 Yangchun Jilongding Azalea Trail Running Race (2023杜鹃花海·阳春鸡笼顶越野赛)
The trail running race will be held in Yangchun, in the southwest of Guangdong on April 30, when the azalea will be in full bloom. During the race, participants can run through a "flower sea" of thousands of acres.
It has a 50 km group (499 RMB per person) and a 30 km group (299 RMB per person). Scan the QR code below to sign up before March 30.
Author: Ariel, Jessie (intern)
Editor: Wing, Nan, Monica, Jerry