Tianzhong Marathon draws nearly 15,000 runners

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/11/15
By: Hsiao Po-yang and Kuo Chung-han

Taipei, Nov. 15 (CNA) Some 13,865 runners participated in the 4th Tianzhong Marathon in

From website http://tourism.chcg.gov.tw/

From website http://tourism.chcg.gov.tw/

Changhua County on Nov. 8, but 468 of them did not finish their run and 17 people got heatstroke and were sent to the hospital for treatment.

Taiwanese runner Su Chih-pin (蘇志濱) won the men’s full marathon in a time of 2 hours 53 minutes and 44 seconds, and Su Feng-ting (蘇鳳婷) won the women’s half marathon in 1 hour 27 minutes and 9 seconds.

Runners attending the event competed in three categories — the full 42.2-kilometer marathon, the half marathon and an 8.3km run, the organizers said, but faced difficult conditions.     [FULL  STORY]

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