(DALIANNEWS)- The 30th Dalian International Marathon will kick off at International Conference Center in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, May 13, 2017.
The press conference of he 30th Dalian International Marathon is held in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, May 8, 2017.
More than 20,000 portions of food supplies and 36,000 bananas will be provided for the players, news announced from the press conference convened at Dalian World Expo Square, May 8, 2017.
The marathon this year has seven categories and fourteen events, including marathon, semi-course marathon, marathon relay, wheelchair marathon, wheelchair semi-course marathon, jogging and mini-marathon
The event will start at 7:30 am on May 13 from Dalian Donggang CBD via Renmin East Road, Renmin Road, Zhongshan Road, Huizhan Road, Xinghai Square, Taiyuan Street, Gaoerji Road, Tangshan Street, Wusi Road, Jiefang Road, Qiqi Street, Fengjing Street, Chunde Street, Chaoyang Street, Luxun Road, Huale Street, Binhai North Road, Ganglong Street, Gangpu Road, Zhuguang Street, Ganglong Road, Renmin East Road and end at Donggang CBD.
With a total length of 42.195 kilometers, the full marathon will start and end at Donggang CBD; the half marathon will end at Chaoyang Street at Sanba Square; the 10-km marathon will end at the first phrase of Dalian Convention and Exhibition Center; the mini marathon will end at Mori Building at Zhongshan Road.
The event attracted 29,613 athletes from 42 countries and regions in the world as well as 31 provinces, cities and autonomous regions in China.
Dalian International Marathon has been held for 30 years since 1987.