The race was held on November 18, 2018. There were 25,000 people joining marathon, 6,000 people chose 10-kilometer race and 7,000 people chose fitness race. Shanghai international marathon started in 1996 and is one of the most influential marathon events in China. It is held every autumn and winter.
After successfully carrying out the security task of Shanghai international marathon for the first time in 2015, this year was the fourth consecutive year designated by the organizing committee as the road safety implementation party for the Xuhui District. In order to ensure the success of the competition, Hujie Security Company arranged more than 1600 security guards, in accordance with the security requirements of the International Marathon Championship Organizing Committee, with "local management, block integration, regional control, highlighting key points, prevention first, safety first" as the principle, with the "high priority, meticulous organization, careful arrangement, and strict measures" as the overall requirements, unified organization and scientific deployment of the security of the event.