I just participated this race. From the beginning to the end, everything was in a mess. Registration and number cloth counter, actually we can't say there is a counter. All the runners just like refugee as all such counters have no labelling for which categories they belong to.
The following is for your information/action. I am sorry to say that Xiamen will be much less attractive a place to run a marathon in the near future:
Quote from www.globalvoicesonline.org article, "Inner-city toxics plant protested" by John Kennedy, 7th April 2007.
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