The 2019 Chengdu Marathon has partnered with China Mobile Sichuan, with the latter becoming the exclusive telecommunications service provider for the whole event with the news being released at the end of June.
This is not the first time that China Mobile have partnered with the Chengdu Marathon having initially collaborated with them in 2018.
Registration for the Chengdu Marathon 2019 started on June 28 and will last until 10pm, July 5 with the race taking place on October 27. There will be 30000 participants, which is 2000 more than 2018. The marathon event has also been a candidate for the World Marathon Majors since May 2019.
It is understood from online reports that China Mobile Sichuan will provide better mobile Internet connection for participants and fans at the event, by providing 5G support.
Proofread by Raymond Fitzpatrick