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Wulingyuan Marathon Set to Showcase Stunning Scenery of Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie, March 29, 2024, The Europe Today: The picturesque Wulingyuan scenic area in central China’s Zhangjiajie, renowned as one of the inspirations behind the iconic landscapes depicted in the movie Avatar, is gearing up to host the highly anticipated Wulingyuan Marathon on April 21.

Elevated to an esteemed A1 category event by the Chinese Athletics Association, the Wulingyuan Marathon promises to deliver an unforgettable experience for participants, with marathon, half marathon, 10km, and 5km fun run categories offered. With this elevation, the event is set to uphold higher standards and quality in organization and support, ensuring a world-class racing experience for all involved.

The race will commence and culminate at the Wujiayu Ticket Station Square in the heart of the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, allowing participants to immerse themselves in the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the region. Runners will traverse through the breathtaking landscapes and iconic rock formations that have captivated visitors from around the globe, offering a unique opportunity to appreciate the splendor of Wulingyuan firsthand.

Leveraging its designation as one of the premier national sports tourism demonstration areas, the Wulingyuan scenic area has emerged as a hub for hosting prestigious sporting events. In recent years, the region has successfully organized a range of high-profile sports activities, including the exhilarating slackline race, daring high ladder rope swinging challenge, and thrilling cycling through peak forest events. The addition of the Wulingyuan Marathon further solidifies the area’s reputation as a dynamic destination for sports enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

As anticipation builds for the upcoming marathon, organizers are committed to ensuring the safety and enjoyment of all participants, while showcasing the unparalleled beauty of Wulingyuan to a global audience.