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Spring running challenge kicks off in Changchun, Jilin

gojilin.gov.cn | Updated: April 16, 2024
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Participants pictured during the running event. [Photo/Jilin Daily]

On April 13, the 2024 Jingyuetan Four Seasons Fun Run Spring Challenge kicked off with enthusiasm in Jingyuetan, a national 5A-level scenic area of Changchun, Northeast China's Jilin province.

The event featured two categories: a 3.5-kilometer fun run and a 17.5-kilometer lake loop run. It attracted over 2,600 participants from Jilin, Heilongjiang, Henan, Shandong, Macao, as well as countries such as Germany, South Korea, Japan, and Ukraine.


Young participants pictured during the event. [Photo/Jilin Daily]

Before the race began, a surprise awaited the 10 participants that were celebrating their birthdays. They were presented with gifts, cake, and over 2,000 people singing the birthday song together. The event showcased the city's strong sense of camaraderie.

As a premier event crafted by the scenic area, the Jingyuetan Four Seasons Fun Run is not just about promoting health, happiness, and positive sportsmanship, but also showcases the unique natural beauty and landscapes of the area. It represents a successful endeavor in integrating sports with culture and tourism, further enhancing Jingyuetan's appeal as a destination for sports and leisure enthusiasts.