The 16th edition of UTMB® Mont-Blanc took place from August 27 to September 2, and for the first time broke the symbolic barrier of 100 nationalities represented by runners registered for the event.
Xingzhi Group are at the concluding stages of finalising their PPP (public private partnership) for tourism development of Haixi Tibetan Autonomous County in Qinghai Province, an area of great natural beauty in Western China. The outwardly, Martian landscapes of this high-altitude location generated a marketing idea for the region based on space travel, which was enthusiastically approved by the local government.
A unique event organised by Xingzhi Group, the largest foot race in China - Xuanzang Gobi Business Challenge Race is coming up soon - a 4 day stage race between mainland Chinese and Chinese-speaking (Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan) Executive MBA students
Gaoligong by UTMB® trail race was a great success with almost 2000 runners taking part – a great turnout for a first edition of a race, and one held in a remote part of China at that
The first edition of Gaoligong by UTMB® came to the end at 14:00 on Sunday the 10th of March. The race finish, historic South Silk Road town of Heshun, was packed with the locals and tourists eager to get a glimpse of Chinese and foreign athletes who had just run for hours and hours across the valleys and peaks of the Gaoligong Mountains.
Xingzhi Exploring, together with Shuangyi Heritage Sports and Wanda Group will soon stage a unique event, Wenchuan Half Marathon, held at the location of the devastating 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. The half marathon shall symbolize the rejuvenation of the area as well as commemorating the victims of the disaster.
Shuangyi Sports Company, Xingzhi Group's Chengdu branch, were recently bought out by Chinese international conglomerate Wanda, part of Wanda's drive to expand into the lucrative and fast growing Chinese road running market and also the "culture + sports travel" industry sector.