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Schools to suspend classes on Jan 2nd for 2014 Xiamen Int'l Marathon

Xiamen International Marathon (File photo)   A record 77,080 runners from 45 countries and regions will participate in the 2014 Xiamen International Marathon, which will kick off at 8:00 a.m. at the Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center next Thursday (January 2nd, 2014). As the event day will be a workday, the municipal education department has agreed that all the schools on Xiamen Island will have a day off to reduce traffic on the roads, said the organizing committee. Apart from domestic marathon runners, 29 top overseas runners (21 male, 8

77,080 runners to compete in 2014 Xiamen International Marathon

Xiamen International Marathon (File photo)    According to the Xiamen International Marathon organizing committee, a total of 77,080 runners from 45 countries and regions have signed up for the 2014 Xiamen International marathon, which will be held on January 2nd, 2014. The number of runners this year is 4,000 more than last year. 60% of the runners are from Xiamen, while 904 are from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan as well as 276 runners from foreign countries. The rest are from other cities in mainland China. The event will include a Marathon (42.195 km),

2014 Xiamen Int'l Marathon to see record 77,080 runners

Xiamen International Marathon (File photo)    According to the Xiamen International Marathon organizing committee, a total of 77,080 runners from 45 countries and regions have signed up for the 2014 Xiamen International marathon, which will be held on January 2nd, 2014. The number of runners this year is 4,000 more than last year. 60% of the runners are from Xiamen, while 904 are from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan as well as 276 runners from foreign countries. The rest are from other cities in mainland China. The event will include a Marathon (42.195 km),

Security checks to be introduced at 2014 Xiamen Marathon for 1st time

Xiamen International Marathon (File photo)   According to the Xiamen International Marathon organizing committee, security checks will be introduced at the 2014 Xiamen International marathon, which will be held on January 2nd, 2014, for 1st time to ensure a smooth and safe marathon race. All the athletes, workers, referees, volunteers and spectators will be required to go through the security check points set up at 9 entrances and exits around the venue, Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center, on the event day. A total of 130 security check

2014 Xiamen marathon to set up security checks for 1st time

Xiamen International Marathon (File photo)   According to the Xiamen International Marathon organizing committee, security checks will be introduced at the 2014 Xiamen International marathon, which will be held on January 2nd, 2014, for the first time to ensure a smooth and safe marathon race.   All the athletes, workers, referees, volunteers and spectators will be required to go through the security check points set up at 9 entrances and exits around the venue- Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center on the event day. A total of 130

Taipei Marathon's top 5 to be invited to run in 2014 Xiamen Marathon

   The organizing committee said they will set up a special fund to invite the top 5 finishers of the 2013 Taipei Marathon, which is scheduled to kick off on 15th December, 2013, to run the 2014 Xiamen International Marathon to promote further sports exchanges between the two cities. So far, more than 46,500 runners from 48 countries and regions have signed up for the 2013 Taipei Marathon, which will include a 9 km race, a half marathon, a full marathon, a children’s mini marathon and a Fun Run 3 km race. The sports gala is expected to attract more than 120,000 people on

Top 5 finishers of Taipei Marathon to compete in Xiamen Marathon

   The organizing committee said they will set up a special fund to invite the top 5 finishers of the 2013 Taipei Marathon, which is scheduled to kick off on 15th December, 2013, to run the 2014 Xiamen International Marathon to promote further sports exchanges between the two cities. So far, more than 46,500 runners from 48 countries and regions have signed up for the 2013 Taipei Marathon, which will include a 9 km race, a half marathon, a full marathon, a children’s mini marathon and a Fun Run 3 km race. The sports gala is expected to attract more than 120,000 people on

Web registration for 2014 Xiamen Int'l Marathon to begin on Oct 15th

  According to the Xiamen International Marathon organizing committee, online registration for the 2014 Xiamen International Marathon, which is scheduled for 2nd January, 2014, will be launched on 15th October this year. Anyone who is interested can register for the event via the website of the Xiamen International Marathon, which is available in both Chinese and English, at http://www.xmim.org/. The on-site registration will begin on 15th November. The registration fee is 30 US dollars for foreign participants and 80 yuan for domestic participants (including
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