The world's largest relay storms into China
At 4:30 am on 8th July, Hood to Coast, which is known as “The Mother of Relays", will make its first leg in China. The 2017 BMW Hood To Coast China Relay will begin in Zhangjiakou. The total length of the relay is 175.8 kilometres with a rise in altitude of 2,134 metres.
The event invited more than 200 China's most influential running teams and Xiamen Running Speical Forces is among them. The team is the only XTEP running team invited.
The special team consists of five runners under the leadership of Huang Lisheng, a well-known runner in China.
All of them have a good jobs and love marathon. They are Huang Lisheng, a unversity professor, Chen Jiancan, a businessman, Wang Xiaokan, an English teacher,Hong Weimin, a rehabilitation physician and Deng Xiaohua, a financial manager.