Shanghai, China

29th November 2020

One of the first events to be awarded a World Athletics Platinum label !

This event has been taking place in Shanghai, China since 2000. Shanghai is the biggest city in China and is a world financial hub.

Shanghai flickr photo by Daryl DeHart shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license

It is one of the three big races in China, the other two being the Beijing Marathon and the Xiamen Marathon.

The current route takes runners from the Bund Bull to the finish line at Shanghai Stadium. The route passes through parts of the city including riverside views of the Huangpu river. 

Once you've finished the race treat yourself to some fantastic food or wander around the cities parks and/or shops (if you can still walk !).

Race distances



World Athletics Platinum Label

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