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Xiamen International Marathon 2 Jan 2014

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Great to hear your race review for Xiamen Marathon 2014 and congrats to your huge improved timing! :D

I am glad that you enjoyed your race and will you be back for 2015 edition? :P

It is a huge pity I wasn't able to make it this year due to work commitment and lack of training time.

16 degrees is a nice temperature to run in and your must have enjoyed the flat,scenic race route in Xiamen! :D

Next time you can tell them that we love to "骑马 but cannot do too often (for the non chinese,this is a word pun on riding a horse aka marathon race).

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If it is IAAF gold label,you can use this marathon to qualify for Boston marathon. Our Singapore marathon is also IAAF gold label if i didn't remember wrongly.

When I studied the race course and saw that drink points are plenty, I took a risk by leaving my fuel belt in the hotel. I think as XMIM is government organised, so all resources were pumped in to make it a success. You can even ask for a full bottle of water at the water points ;)

XMIM truly deserves its IAAF gold label!

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If it is IAAF gold label,you can use this marathon to qualify for Boston marathon. Our Singapore marathon is also IAAF gold label if i didn't remember wrongly.

Yes I think XMIM has this option

When I studied the race course and saw that drink points are plenty, I took a risk by leaving my fuel belt in the hotel. I think as XMIM is government organised, so all resources were pumped in to make it a success. You can even ask for a full bottle of water at the water points ;)

XMIM truly deserves its IAAF gold label!

Great to hear your race review for Xiamen Marathon 2014 and congrats to your huge improved timing! :D

I am glad that you enjoyed your race and will you be back for 2015 edition? :P

It is a huge pity I wasn't able to make it this year due to work commitment and lack of training time.

16 degrees is a nice temperature to run in and your must have enjoyed the flat,scenic race route in Xiamen! :D

Next time you can tell them that we love to "骑马 but cannot do too often (for the non chinese,this is a word pun on riding a horse aka marathon race).

Definitely on my radar in 2015

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Great to hear your race review for Xiamen Marathon 2014 and congrats to your huge improved timing! :D

I am glad that you enjoyed your race and will you be back for 2015 edition? :P

Definitely on my radar in 2015

That is awesome to hear that and guess it is time to save up and plan leave for Jan 2015 =)

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If it is IAAF gold label,you can use this marathon to qualify for Boston marathon. Our Singapore marathon is also IAAF gold label if i didn't remember wrongly.

When I studied the race course and saw that drink points are plenty, I took a risk by leaving my fuel belt in the hotel. I think as XMIM is government organised, so all resources were pumped in to make it a success. You can even ask for a full bottle of water at the water points ;)

XMIM truly deserves its IAAF gold label!

Yes, our SCMS is also gold label... =)....

This race has less publicity... need to research more into it... but i dun mind going to Xiamen since i have never been there too...

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