Shanghai Running Magazine Volume 3 - Page 21

We gave the awards and prizes as soon as most people were in as we knew everyone wanted to get back and spend time with their families, packed up and went for a dumpling and beer lunch with the volunteers. All in all, as the organizers, I think we probably had more fun than the runners as you can see from the photos. A really big thank you to all the volunteers for without them there wouldn’t be any races. great mood, then back through the almost derelict village directly behind the station. men’s pack by over a minute, and for the ladies Akemi Demura came in just seconds later at 40:16, Steven and Dominic Gramms came first and second respectively in 1:01:12 and 1:10:13 for the Juniors. The runners started turning up just as we had finished setting the race, so we sent the amazing volunteers out to their designated places (if anyone would like to help out in future races details are on page 27) and started setting up the start/finish area. Despite the short notice and public holiday, we had a pretty decent turn out, and from our perspective, noone got lost which is always a bonus as race directors. First home was Paul Andersson in a very respectable 39:57, leading the © Shanghai Running 2014 21