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XIAMEN INTERNATIONAL MARATHON

Sunday January 5th, 2020
Xiamen, Fujian, China
Distance: Marathon

Every January, the first medal of marathon race around the world is awarded here. The race has become a golden name card of Xiamen, showing its splendor to the whole world.

The Xiamen International Marathon is an annual marathon race held in January in the coastal city of Xiamen in Fujian province, People’s Republic of China. Every January, the first medal of marathon race around the world is awarded here.

The race has become a golden name card of Xiamen, showing its splendor to the whole world.It is one of the most prominent and world-renowned marathon events. Each year, more and more people from the world take part in this event.

The Xiamen International Marathon, which began in 2003 and is deemed by the IAAF as a Gold Label Road Race, is famous for its coastal scenic course. The entire course follows the scenic sections of the coastal city.

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Prize Money: $2,410,000

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Race Date: 01/05/2020 Distance: Marathon
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 2:08:16 Birhan Nebebew TESFAYE 25 ETH
2nd Male 2:08:46 Reuben Kiprop KERIO 23 KEN
3rd Male 2:08:52 Girmay Birhanu GEBRU 33 ETH
4th Male 2:10:21 Abdisa Teshome DUBER 27 ETH
Female 2:26:12 Medina Deme ARMINO 22 ETH
2nd Female 2:26:28 Mesera Hussen DUBISO 24 ETH
3rd Female 2:26:42 Afera Godfay BERHA 28 ETH
4th Female 2:26:54 Hiwot Ayalew YEMER 26 ETH
Division Time Name Age Home
XIAMEN INTERNATIONAL MARATHON

(II) Record-breaking awards (admission according to the gun time result):

1. USD 20,000 will be awarded for breaking the men’s record 2:06:19 (only for the champion) and women’s record 2:19:52 of Xiamen Marathon respectively (only for the champion);

2. USD 40,000 will be awarded for achieving the best result in (men’s and women’s) marathon within Chinese territory (only for the champion);

3. World record awards (for men’s and women’s): USD 1,000,000 (only for the champion)

NOTE: To be clear about the prize money. $2 million of the prize money is being offered only if a man and woman breaks the world record. On this course, the chances of this is almost impossible. But it is being offered and we are including it.

Course:Xiamen International Marathon course is rewarded as one of the most beautiful courses in the world.

  1. Marathon:
    Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center (The Strat) →Huandao Road → Minzu Road → Lujiang Road → South Hubin Road → Mid Hubin Road → North Hubin Road → Dongdu Road → West Hubin Road → Lujiang Road → Yanwu Bridge → Huandao Road → Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center(The Finish)
  2. Half Marathon:
    Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center(The Strat)→ Huandao Road → Minzu Road → Lujiang Road → South Hubin Road → Mid Hubin Road → East section of North Hubin Road£¨Qixing Road) (The Finish)
  3. Wheelchair Half marathon:
    Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center(The Start)→ Huandao Road → Yanwu Bridge → Lujiang Road → South Hubin Road →Mid Hubin Road → North Hubin Road → East section of North Hubin Road£¨Qixing Road) (The Finish)
  4. Roller skating 12km:
    Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center(The Start)→ Huandao Road → Bus stop of Xia Da Bai Cheng (The Finish)
  5. 10km Run:
    Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center(The Strat) → Huandao Road → West Zengcuoan Road (Intersection of Xiamen Software District) (The Finish)
  6. 5km Run:
    Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center (The Strat) → Huandao Road → South Yunding Road£¨Entrance to Yunding Tunnel) (The Finish)

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