Suichang outdoors running event takes place
More than 600 runners participate in the 2021 China Outdoor Mountain Trail Running Open Championship Suichang Station on May 9. [Photo/WeChat account: SC-News]
The 2021 China Outdoor Mountain Trail Running Open Championship Suichang Station took place on May 9 in Suichang county – administered by Lishui city in East China's Zhejiang province.
The event was co-organized by the Chinese Extreme Sports Association and the county government. The competition was divided into three groups – the 50, 20 and 10 kilometer runs. More than 600 runners from across the country took part in the races.
Suichang has a great natural environment, which make it an excellent outdoors sports venue.
With the aim of becoming one of the top destinations for outdoor sports and leisure in the Yangtze River Delta region, the county has worked hard on improving its environment and has vigorously promoted its outdoor sports and leisure industries in recent years.
"The outdoor mountain trail running event this time closely integrated the environment and sports, achieving a win-win result for both the sports and tourism industries," said Zhang Tenghai, deputy director of the county's culture, radio, television, tourism and sports bureau.