Liu Hui and Wang Weiqiu, reporters from Dongfang. com, reported on April 22nd that the sun was shining in the early morning, and a charming marathon started in front of the Tianan Qianshu, a landmark building on the Suzhou River in Putuo District. At 7: 00 am on April 22nd, 2023 Shanghai Suzhou Creek Half Marathon started, and citizens who love road running gathered together to share this sports feast.
In the end, Mari took the lead in crossing the finish line and won the championship in 1 hour, 03 minutes and 46 seconds. Liu Min won the first place in the women’s team in 1 hour, 13 minutes and 19 seconds. After waiting for 3 hours and 15 minutes, the first Shanghai Suzhou River Half Marathon ushered in the "closing time", and the race completion rate reached 98.78%.
Charming track, feel the vitality of "semi-Masuhe"
In recent years, Putuo District has served the people with high-quality supply, put forward the concept of "semi-Masuhe", realized the comprehensive connection of the coastline of Putuo section of Suzhou River for 21 kilometers, and made every effort to build a world-class waterfront of "semi-Masuhe". The semi-Marseille of Suzhou River in Shanghai in 2023 also made people feel the fireworks on the banks of Suzhou River.
The theme of this year’s competition is "Shanghai-style fireworks land, new vitality of Suzhou River", which connects industrial civilization and modern creative buildings spanning a hundred years in series and depicts an unparalleled charm track.
The starting point of the event is located in Dayang Jingdian Tianan Qianshu (Moganshan Road) and the end point is Banmashuhe Park (Yunling East Road). The track passes through Putuo landmark buildings such as Tianan Qianshu, Shanghai Mint Museum and Banmashuhe Park, with a total length of 21.0975 kilometers and a total of 4,000 participants.
Runners can feel the bright red genes, heavy industrial civilization, surging development vitality, colorful mass life and pleasant ecological base along the "semi-Masu River".
Escort the whole process and work together to build a barrier for the event.
The 2023 Shanghai Suzhou River Half Marathon is the first time to be held. As one of the stops in the series of horse races, the race at the entrance of "Suzhou River Half Horse" puts the safety of runners in the first place, and insists on the high standard of "horse quality". The Organizing Committee of the Games cooperates closely with the operation team, medical rescue team, public security team and volunteer team to create a multi-dimensional, full coverage and quick response security system.
The competition has built a perfect and scientific safeguard barrier for runners. At the start and end of the track and along the way, in addition to street security personnel, 917 volunteers from Putuo District and universities in Shanghai, together with more than 130 referees, woven a safety net. On that day, 21 medical stations were set up, with 12 ambulances and nearly 100 medical staff along the way, and 3 designated hospitals were set up. 200 first-aid volunteers were distributed in the medical stations and provided medical support along the way. Among them, 25 groups of cycling first aid teams were escorted, with obvious signs 100 meters in front of the medical rescue points along the way, followed by ambulances and assisted by volunteers and staff along the runners’ running route.
At the same time, during the event, the police of the traffic police detachment of Putuo Public Security Bureau rode motorcycles to clear the way, and the police of the special police detachment rode police bicycles to escort the whole event. Puhuan Company carries out comprehensive rectification and comprehensive three-dimensional cleaning along the track to ensure the overall environment of the track route is clean and tidy. At Jiangning Road Station of Line 13 near the starting point, Shanghai Metro No.2 Operation Co., Ltd. has formulated a series of emergency plans, set up lounge chairs and signboards in the station hall, and arranged volunteers to guide the contestants to the venue to ensure the smooth progress of the competition.
All kinds of supply stations are set up along the track. From 5 km onwards, drinking and drinking stations are set up every 5 km, and from 7.5 km onwards, drinking and water stations are set up every 5 km. There are four energy supply stations in the whole process, and there are ice stations and spray stations along the way. Participants can take a proper amount of ice cubes for physical cooling, so as to achieve the effect of quickly recovering their physical strength.