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Registration for first Wuhan Marathon to start on Dec. 28

Runners, get ready to register for the first Wuhan Marathon! On December 20, the organizing committee for the Wuhan Marathon held a press conference to announce that registration for the Wuhan Marathon will be start at 10 A.M. on December 28. The registration period will end on January 12, 2016.


The first Wuhan Marathon, which is organized by Wuhan Sports Development Investment Co., Ltd., will be held at 7:30 A.M. on April 10, 2016. The number of participants will be limited to 6,000 for the full marathon, 6,000 for the half marathon, and 8,000 for the 12-km health run.


The races will start at the main gate of the Wuhan Science & Technology Museum, which is located by the Yangtze River in Hankou. The finish lines for the health run, half marathon, and full marathon will be at the Revolution of 1911 Museum, the Hubei Provincial Museum, and Happy Valley.


A total of USD 158,000 in prize money will be awarded to the winners. The winners of the full marathon will each be awarded USD 40,000. Half marathon winners will be awarded USD 1,000.


To register, you can either log onto www.wuhanmarathon.org, the Wuhan Marathon official website, or use the 馬拉馬拉 app.