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Around the Sun Island Marathon wows participants

Updated : 2019-06-05

By ( chinadaily.com.cn )

The fourth Around the Sun Island Marathon wowed participants when it was held in the Sun Island scenic spot of Harbin, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province on June 2.

About 1,800 running enthusiasts from the city took part in the early-summer race, including those from the State-owned Assets Supervision and Management Commission of the Heilongjiang Provincial People’s Government, the Harbin Normal University and Harbin Bank.

With long-distance running becoming increasingly popular in China, the Harbin event provided participants with a unique experience as the route takes in Sun Island, with its stunning and photogenic scenery.

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Organizers of the fourth Around the Sun Island Marathon shoot the start guns to get the marathon going, at Sun Island scenic spot in Harbin, in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, on June 2. [Photo/people.cn]

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Runners compete in the fourth Around the Sun Island Marathon, held in Sun Island scenic spot in Harbin, in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province on June 2. [Photo/people.cn]

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A runner poses for a photo at the fourth Around the Sun Island Marathon, held in Sun Island scenic spot in Harbin on June 2. [Photo/people.cn]

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Runners pictured at the fourth Around the Sun Island Marathon, held in Sun Island scenic spot in Harbin, in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province on June 2. [Photo/people.cn]

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Runners pose for a group photo after finishing the fourth Around the Sun Island Marathon, which was held in the Sun Island scenic spot in Harbin. [Photo/people.cn]
 

 

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