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2019 National Fitness Activity and the Opening Ceremony of the 2nd Night Running Held Successfully

May 14,2019 ByLI XINYIICHONGQING

By Xinyi Li, EDITOR

On the evening of May 8, the Harmonious Chongqing  • Enjoyment in Jiulong, 2019 national fitness public benefit activity got off to an official start. It gathered about 3,000 Chongqing citizens in the Chongqing Olympic Sports Center, wearing fluorescent garments, joined the team of runners.

Night-Running-runners

On May 8, 2019, Harmonious Chongqing • Enjoyment in Jiulong, 2019 national fitness public benefit activity got off to an official start

At 19:30, hearing the starting gun, about 3,000 runners flooded into the stadium of the Chongqing Olympic Sports Center.

Night-Running-runner

3,000 runners participated

Among the participants, the youngest one is 4 years old and the oldest is 70. The numbers of runners aged over 60 and under 15 are more than 100 respectively.

In addition, international students from Australia, France, Egypt, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, and other countries were also in the team, showing that the national fitness activity is an all-coverage event with people in different countries and at different ages. It has enabled more citizens to enjoy night running.

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Many people ran for during activity, no matter children nor the elderly

Source: Chongqing Daily News

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