Family marathon to feature 1,000 households

It's the third year for suburban Baoshan District to host the Shanghai Family Marathon, which will be held on May 13.
Ti Gong

The 2018 Shanghai Family Marathon will be held on May 13.

The 2018 Shanghai Family Marathon will be held on May 13 in suburban Baoshan District, according to organizers.

A total of 3,000 participants from around 1,000 families will start the 4.2-kilometer journey from Gucun Park. It’s when all family members cross the finish line that the result will count.

The event will be held two days ahead of the International Day of Families, which falls on May 15. Interactive activities and Q&A games will be arranged at the finish line.

Coming into its third year, the event is also part of the 2018 Shanghai Amateur Games. The organizers are planning to take the event to other cities, including Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, this year.

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