The 2011 Kaohsiung International Marathon

The 2011 Kaohsiung International Marathon Mizuno Cup
Kaohsiung Marathon

The 2011 Kaohsiung International Marathon Mizuno Cup

When: Sunday 20th February 2011

Time: 6:30 am

Venue: National Stadium, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Event Purpose: To encourage a healthy lifestyle, to develop sports events in Taiwan, to promote Kaohsiung City’s scenery, and to develop Kaohsiung City’s tourism.

Races & Distances:

  • Full Marathon – 42.195 km
  • Half Marathon – 23.1996 km
  • Challengers – 10.1338 km
  • Fun Run – 3.58 km
  • Roller Skating Marathon – 23.1996 km

Last year, Kaohsiung city’s MRT/Metro system offered a free service on the day of the race to runners. Hopefully, they will do the same this year.

Registration / Check In:

  • Date: Saturday 19th February 2011
  • Time: Between 9:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Collect race kit collection. A t-shirt and towel is given to all runners.
  • Foreign Participants can pay their fee for their race.

Check-in Location:

  • National Stadium (No.200, Zhonghai Rd., Zuoying Dist., Kaohsiung City)

TIP: Bring the voucher printed from the registration website for check in. Having the receipt number available will help to save time at check in.

Fee to Enter Races:

  • Full Marathon – NT$ 700
  • Half Marathon – NT$ 500
  • Challengers – NT$ 300
  • Fun Run – Free
  • Roller Skating Marathon – NT$ 500

Registration for the races has now closed

Certificate:

  • Runners who complete the race will receive a completion certificate and a medal.

Hotels in Kaohsiung

There are a number of excellent hotels in and around Kaohsiung City. Check Promotions

Event Organisers:

  • Kaohsiung City Government Bureau of Education
  • Department of Sports, Kaohsiung City

Contact Details:

Department of Sports, Kaohsiung City

  • Tel: +886-7-7229494 ext 712, 713
  • Tel: +886-7-9735359 ext 712, 713

Marathon Official Websites:

Competition Routes:

(1) Complete Marathon (42.195 km):

Starting point (National Stadium – Kaohsiung World Game Main Stadium) – Shihyun Blvd – Cuihua Rd – against traffic – turn left on Dazhong Motorcycle Underpass- Dazhong 2nd Rd – turn right on Bo’ai 3rd to 1st Rd –  (Expressway) – Zhongshan 1st Rd – Expressway – Wedding Street – Pass – Formosa Boulevard Station – Pass Urban Spotlight – turn right on Sanduo Rd. – turn right on Chengkung Rd. – turn left on Chingnian Rd. – turn right on Haibian Rd. – Rose Catholic Church – Connect to Hedong Rd. – Pass Love River – Water Park Lantern Festival Site – Tongmeng 3rd Rd. – turn left on Jhihping Bridge (Zhonghua Rd.) – turn left on Huanhe St. – turn right on Meishu E. 4th Rd. – Art Park – turn left on ChingHai Rd. – ChingHai Overpass Bridge – turn right on Jiuru 4th Rd. – Zhonghua 1st Rd. – Level 1 Ancient Monument Ciwun Gate – Zuoying Avenue slow lane – turn right on Chengfeng Rd. – turn left on Shengli Rd. – turn right on Xinzhuangzai Rd. – Lotus Lake – turn left on Huantan Rd. – turn right on Jhouzai N. St. – turn left on Cueihua Rd. – against traffic – turn left on Haigong E. Rd. – Haigong Rd. – turn right on Junxiao Rd. – against traffic, turn left on Youchang St. – Dezhong Rd. – turn left on Dian Bao Stream River Bank Rd. – pass Yuanjhong Wetlands – turn right on Jhongjheng Rd. – turn left on Gang 5th St. – turn right on Yugang 2nd Rd. – turn right on  Guangze Rd. – turn right on Jhongjheng Rd. – turn left on Tonggang Rd. – against traffic, turn right on Dezhong Rd. – turn left on Daxue S. Rd. – turn right on Lanchang Rd. – Houchangsin Rd. – Houchang Rd. – turn right on Zuonan Rd. – turn right on Shihyun Blvd. – Final destination National Stadium (World Game Main Stadium)

(2) Half-marathon (23.1996 km):

Starting point (National Stadium – Kaohsiung World Game Main Stadium) Shihyun Blvd. – Cuihua Rd. – against traffic, turn left on Dazhong Motorcycle Underpass – Dazhong 2nd Rd – turn right on Bo’ai 3rd to 1st Rd. (Expressway) – Zhongshan 1st Rd. Expressway – Wedding Street – turn right on Zhongzheng Rd. – turn right on Hedong Rd. – Tongmeng 3rd Rd. – turn left on Jhihping Bridge (Zhonghua Rd.) – turn left on Huanhe St. – turn right on Meishu E. 4th Rd. – Art Park – turn left on ChingHai Rd. – ChingHai Overpass Bridge – turn right on Jiuru 4th Rd. – Zhonghua 1st Rd. Level 1 Ancient Monument Ciwun Gate – Zuoying Avenue slow lane – turn right on Chengfeng Rd. – turn left on Shengli Rd. – turn right on Xinzhuangzai Rd. – Lotus Lake – turn left on Huantan Rd. – turn right on Jhouzai N. St. – turn left on Cueihua Rd. – against traffic – turn left on Haigong E. Rd. – Haigong Rd. – turn right on Junxiao Rd. – Final destination National Stadium (World Game Main Stadium)

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