Xiamen International Marathon

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The Xiamen International Marathon is held at the first Saturday every January since 2003. It is one of the two leading Marathon competitions of China and an international marathon race that attracts the eyes of the world. The competition consists of full marathon, half marathon, 10-km and 5-km races. The number of participations is over 20,000 every year, and has already reached 30,000 in 2009. There are over 40 television stations home and abroad rebroadcasting the competition which attracts more and more people coming to visit the beautiful city and participate in the competition.     


1. Participating in the Xiamen International Marathon is really a special and interesting way to touring around Xiamen, one of the most beautiful islands of China. The race course is designed to run through all the beautiful sights of Xiamen City along the Ring Island Road, which is praised as one of the Most Beautiful Marathon Courses of the World. The charming scenery of Xiamen will definitely ease your way.

2. There are many activities come with the competition, among which the Xiamen International Marathon Photograph Competition is the most famous and popular. Don’t miss it if you are a photograph enthusiast. There will be a 2003-2009 Xiamen International Marathon Photograph Exhibition in 2010 Xiamen International Marathon.

Time: 8:00a.m., Saturday, January 2th, 2010

Venue: Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center (starting Point)

Registration: Both individual and team registration will be accepted.

Web Registration: October 9 to December 12, 2009

Site Registration: November 2 to December 12, 2009

Registration Charge: USD 20 per person, overtime registration charges double.

Awarding Ceremony: Awarding ceremonies will be held at Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center.

Tips & articles

Sandra Nauta Student Xiamen University Dutch Category: 10 kilometers A great start I am an exchange student from Amsterdam University in Holland and I was delighted to have the opportunity to study Chinese for six months at Xiamen University. I was really ...Read More
The registration of Xiamen International Marathon 2011 is going to start. Please note that the online registration will begin from Oct.10, 2010, and the site registration from Nov.1, 2010. The race will be held on Sunday, Jan.2nd, 2011, at Xiamen Conference& ...Read More
It was announced recently that Xtep is appointed the apparel sponsor of 2009-2013year's Xiamen International Marathon Competition.within the 5 years,Xtep will supply all sports equipment for Xiamen International Marathon Competition.Xtep will enjoy all rights ...Read More

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by Milburn 2011-05-20
Xiamen C&D Co., Ltd. got the title rights of Xiamen International Marathon from 2009 to 2013, it has being the major sponsor of this game since the year of 2005.
by Ganymede 2011-05-20
The ninth Xiamen International Marathon will take place on January 2, 2011. Participants will compete in a range of races that include a half-marathon for wheelchair participants, a 10-kilometer skating race and a marathon tournament for cities on both sides of the Taiwan Strait. Cash prizes have also been raised -- the top finisher will earn $40,000 and any ...
by Celeste 2011-05-20
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