The 2022 Ping An Finance Centre International Vertical Marathon Master Was Successfully Completed

December 19, 2022 7:24 AM EST | Source: StonesPR

Shenzhen, China--(Newsfile Corp. - December 19, 2022) - On December 17th, Beijing time, the 2022 Ping An Finance Centre International Vertical Marathon Master had come to a successful conclusion at Shenzhen PAFC, the fourth highest skyscraper in the world. Liu Zhisen won the elite men's championship with a time of 19 minutes 47 seconds, while Li Anna won the elite women's championships with a time of 24 minutes 43 seconds; the open group men's and women's championships were won by Sun Zhiqiang and Lai Shufen respectively.

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The 2022 Ping An Finance Centre International Vertical Marathon Master was successfully completed

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The event was guided by Culture, Radio, Television, Tourism and Sports Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, sponsored by Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd., hosted by Ping An Finance Centre Construction and Development Co., Ltd. and Free Sky, operated by Forward-Group Co., Ltd., promoted by Shenzhen Media Group and Shenzhen Balancer Brand Consulting Co., Ltd., cooperated by Ping An Wealth Management Co., Ltd. and Adidas Shenzhen Brand Center, and is internationally certified by TWA (Towerrunning World Association) and authorized by AVA (Asian-Ocean Vertical Marathon Association).

In order to demonstrate the height and speed of Shenzhen, over 200 contestants came to challenge PAFC, which has 116 floors, 547.6 meters and 3201 steps, interpreting the spirit of Shenzhen with passion and sweat, and showing the speed of Shenzhen, which was running upwards, with all kinds of passion.

Online and offline linkage, play through social platforms, Live TV broadcast, WeChat, Tik Tok, RED, online media and other social platforms were combined in the event. 360-degree ring shooting and punch-in photo taking areas were set up offline to show the competitors' heroic performance from Elite Group and Open Group in all directions, so that more people can understand the vertical marathon.

It's not only the runners who run but also the city and the country. For the fifth consecutive year, the Ping An Finance Centre International Vertical Marathon Master was landed in Shenzhen's landmark building - PAFC, with mature high-end business facilities within the Greater Bay Area, has built a model of global vertical complex with four major businesses: Super Grade A office building, PAFC MALL, Free Sky Cloud Sightseeing Floor and Park Hyatt Hotel. Through the perfect integration of multiple businesses, PAFC has realized the benign interaction among architecture, humanities and society, demonstrating its comprehensive landmark architecture as the fourth highest building in the world. What's more, the building has obtained three security and green certifications: Kroll International Security Assessment, LEED Platinum, and  BREEAM Green Building Certification in the United Kingdom, as well as the Best Design Award of A&D Trophy Awards, American Architecture Award and the highest office building certification in the world issued by the World High-rise Urban Architecture Society.

In the future, PAFC will show the world the spiritual height of Shenzhen, a reforming and opening city, with a lofty stance. Just as the contestants overcame exhaustion with their own efforts, and won the challenge of the top of the city, showing their strength.

Company Name: Forward-Group Co., Ltd.
Contact Person: Sonja Lin
Country: China

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