Shaolin marathon in China’s Henan Province, cradle of Kung Fu

An international marathon was staged on Sunday around Shaolin Temple, the cradle of Kung Fu, in Dengfeng City of Henan Province in central China.

Some 2,500 runners were off with hundreds of students Kung Fu show who were all from the martial arts schools in Dengfeng city, where more than 100,000 people from all over the world learn Kung Fu.

The route of Shaolin Marathon was ran around Shaolin Temple, Songyang Academy, Huishan Temple, Zhongyue Temple, and all of them were in the World Cultural Heritage List.

Wang Xiaoning won the men’s title in 2 hours and 54 minutes.

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