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Harbin Marathon proven a success

Updated : 2023-08-28

By ( e.my399.com )

Marathon runners rush out of the startling line at the 2023 Harbin Marathon on Aug 27. [Photo/Harbin Daily]
The 2023 Harbin Marathon was held with great enthusiasm in Harbin, the capital city of China's northernmost Heilongjiang province, on Aug 27.
After a three-year hiatus, this year's marathon attracted unprecedented attention both domestically and internationally. Marathon enthusiasts from over 20 countries and regions participated in the event, including Russia, Singapore, Canada, Germany, and China.
With over 100,000 global participants registering for the race, only 30,000 were fortunate enough to secure a spot, making them the "most beautiful runners" on the Harbin Marathon course. The race included full marathon, half marathon, and mini marathon events.

Marathon runners wave to the camera at the 2023 Harbin Marathon. [Photo/Harbin Daily]
In the end, a Kenyan athlete won the men's full marathon championship with a record-breaking time of 2 hours, 10 minutes, and 1 second.
In the women's full marathon, an Ethiopian athlete took the crown for 2 hours, 30 minutes, and 22 seconds, breaking the previous record by 4 minutes and 22 seconds.
This year's Harbin Marathon brought together athletes from around the world and set new records. The event showcased the spirit of marathon running and promoted international exchange and friendship through sports.
A marathon runner arrives at the finish line at the 2023 Harbin Marathon. [Photo/Harbin Daily]