MIFO Hundred Marathon Whampoa Marathon
MIFO Hundred Marathon Whampoa Marathon

At 8 o’clock on December 22, 2019, the Guangzhou Huangpu Marathon fired at the Green Axis Square in Huangpu District. 20,000 runners appeared in the new eight scenic spots of Yangcheng “Splendid Science City” Guangzhou Science City, and all the runners from Malaysia competed north toward the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City. The race feeding off enthusiasm and excitement,cheered up for the most thrilling winter solstice.

The participation of MIFO in sponsoring the Whampoa Marathon is a shining business card of vibrant huangpu and healthy Huangpu. Excellent race execution, zero-negative service for runners, and distinctive historical and cultural characteristics of Huangpu have received unanimous praise from media, guests and runners from all walks of life.
After rat race, JULIUS KIPRONO TARUS from Kenya won the men’s marathon championship in 2 hours, 11 minutes and 47 seconds. Ethiopian HAILEMICHAEL MEKONNEN ASSEFA won the runner-up, and Kenyan FELEX KIPCHUMBA KORIR won the third trophe. Yunnan player Su Guoxiong won the first place among domestic men’s players with a time of 2 hours, 18 minutes and 54 seconds.

The top three runners in the women’s marathon were all from Ethiopia. MESERET HAILU DEBELE won the championship in 2 hours, 29 minutes and 26 seconds, AYNALEM KASAHUN TEFERI won the runner-up, and the third runner-up was ALMAZ GELANA ERBA. He Yinli, a player from Inner Mongolia, won the first place among domestic women’s players with a time of 2 hours, 40 minutes and 17 seconds.

As a professional sport, marathon has been caught on in recent years. Each event will attract tens of thousands of professional athletes and enthusiasts to participate in. Although the long range is kinda boring, the experienced runners always wear headphones and cheer themselves up with music. This year, the Whampoa Marathon regarded Mifo as the official sponsor to feed musical energy into the participants.