China Youth Daily Client News (reporter Lin Jie from Zhongqing Daily, Zhongqing.com) On April 22nd, Guangzhou pearl river tower, the 2023 International Vertical Marathon Tour, stood at the opening ceremony in Guangzhou, and the event gathered more than 500 ladder passengers, starting from the flat ground and running to the top of Guangzhou pearl river tower.
Competitors. Photo courtesy of respondents
Guangzhou pearl river tower has a building height of 309.6 meters and a track height of 283.5 meters, with 71 floors and 1772 steps. This competition is divided into men’s and women’s groups. In addition to the men’s and women’s groups, there are also men’s and women’s 100-meter sprint prizes.
The runner who reaches the finish line. Photo courtesy of respondents
After some fierce competition, Liu Zhisen and Li Anna won the men’s and women’s championships with 9 minutes 45 seconds and 12 minutes 13 seconds respectively. Li Limin and Li Anna won the men’s and women’s 100-meter sprint prizes in 3 minutes 19 seconds and 3 minutes 57 seconds respectively.
A player in a competition. Photo courtesy of respondents
As the opening match of the 2023 International Vertical Marathon Series, the organizing committee specially arranged for the guests to be greeted by relatives and friends and hang medals for themselves, so as to share the joy of climbing the top of pearl river tower with their important people. In addition, the organizing Committee has set up a medal engraving service, and athletes can go to the medal engraving area for DIY copywriting after the game.
The organizing committee of the contest presented prizes to the winners. Photo courtesy of respondents
It is reported that from 2014 to 2023, Chuima has been committed to systematizing and standardizing this sport. Up to now, the competition has successfully won more than 100 skyscrapers in 23 cities across the country, and the map of the competition is all over the landmark high-rise buildings in China. At the same time, the competition system and gameplay are constantly innovated. By creating a "horse-riding+"model, brands are interconnected and runners are entertaining each other, making horse-riding more and more a vital event. At the same time, the International Vertical Marathon Series, as a special brand project of "One District, One Product" in Tianhe District, Guangzhou, has successfully held a series of events in several landmarks in the district.