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2018 Chongqing Int'l Marathon  
25 Mar2018
Sunday
The highest viewer rating of all TV  marathon  coverages for the year in China, the 2018 Chongqing International Marathon will be held on Nanbin Lu and Babin Lu on Sunday March 25th,  2018 at 8:00AM.

  
Chongqing International Marathon has been the World Silver Marathon, and the Gold Marathon in China. It is one of the first marathon of the year and the qualification for national marathon  championship and World championships. It is one of the best marathon routes in China with Yangtze river on one side and the South Mountain on the other. 

In 2017, Chongqing Marathon becomes one of the four founding events of China Marathon Grand Slam, and the benchmark of China Marathon quality events. According to the local District Sports Bureau, it is also expected to upgrade to the IAAF gold marathon this year. It reaches the highest viewer rating in all 2017 live TV sport coverages.

The Chongqing Marathon will be packed with Chongqing specialities, Chongqing delicacy, Chongqing scenics, and Chongqing beauties.

There are training camps and other activities to create better experience of the marathon. There will be better training of volunteers for improved quality of service and volunteers. There will be T-shirts, socks, sports cap and souvenir badges. There are other one-stop service including pickups at the airport and train station.


The quota of full marathon is 10,000 for 200rmb each, half marathon 5,500 for 200rmb each, mini marathon 12,500 for 100rmb each, and parent-children marathon 2000.

There are 300 quota for charity marathon for 2,000 rmb each. All income from the registration goes to the charity causes. 

The pre-registration (site: http://www.cqmarathon.com, WeChat: cqmarathon)  for full and half marathon started on November 6th, and ends on November 25th 2017, and registration for mini and parent-children marathon starts on November 28th 2017.


- Courses:


1 Full course, 42.195 KM,  20 - 65 years old, < 6 hours 
2 Half Course, 21.0975 KM. 16 - 65 years old, < 3 hours
3 Mini course, 5KM

- Route and landmarks : 

For the full and half courses, the start and end points are Riverside Park in front of Sheraton Hotel.

Routes:


(1) Full Marathon ( 42.195km)
Sheraton Hotel (Start)Dongshuimen Bridge -- Clock Tower--Chaotianmen  Bridge (return)Sheraton HotelShibanpo Bridge-- Chaiyuanba BridgeEGongYan BridgeLijiatuo BridgeRomhhui(Return)Sheraton Hotel (End)

(2) Half Marathon( 21.0975km)

Sheraton Hotel (Start)Dongshuimen Bridge -- Clock Tower--Chaotianmen  Bridge (return)Sheraton HotelShibanpo Bridge Chaiyuanba BridgeKongquewan(Return) Sheraton Hotel (End)



(3) Mini Marathon (5km)

Sheraton Hotel (Start)Dongshuimen Bridge -- Clock Tower -- Chaotianmen Bridge (End)

For information, contact (023) 62898882, (023) 62898882.

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Here are some landmarks along the marathon route you will see in the sequence they appear:
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0. Sheraton Hotel (Start and End for Full and Half Marathon 


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1. 1891 Times Road



2. Yangtze River Cableway

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3. 
Harley-Davidson Chongqing Flagship


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4. US Embassy Club


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5. DongShuiMen Bridge



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6. Old Rice Market (To be opened)


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7. CiYun Temple


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8. Singapore Raffles Illustration (under construction) in Chaotianmen


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9. Grand Theater in Jiangbei


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10. QianFo Temple



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11. Nanbin Lu Clock Tower

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12. Yangtze Contemporary Art Center


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13. Landmark Riverside Park

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14. French Marine Barrack


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15. Merlin Madame Tussauds Chongqing
  
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16. Merlin Sealife Center

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17.  Chaotianmen Bridge


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18.  Riverside South Park

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19. Food Street


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20. Crowne Hotel


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21. Hot Spring Resort


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22. Radisson Hotel

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23. CaiYuanBa Bridge

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24. EGongYan Bridge
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