On December 31, Ruili China and Muse Myanmar International Marathon was held.
The cross-border marathon includes a full marathon, a half marathon, an eight-kilometer race and a two-kilometer parent-child race. 7508 participants from nineteen countries took part in the activity. The full marathon, half marathon and eight-kilometer race involved 4428 Chinese and 504 athletes or sport lovers from Myanmar and other countries.What’s more, 1284 families took part in the parent-child race.
Participants running through Jiegao Bridge
Starting from Culture Square in Jiegao, Ruili City, the route of the marathon goes through 4.2 kilometers in Muse, Myanmar and ends in Ruili. Wearing a T-shirt with bib number, each participant ran through Big Gateway and Small Gateway in Jiegao , entered Myanmar and returned to Ruili.
Participants who finished the full marathon, half marathon and 8-kilometer race were awarded a medal inlaid with rosewood. The first three finishers in Men’s Full Marathon, Women’s Full Marathon, Men’s Half Marathon and Women’s Half Marathon were awarded with medals inlaid with jade.