Angela and me, at the finish line, before the race started:
The great wall is built on the hills in the background of the next picture, where we're headed. The first 5k was all uphill on the road to the wall, then we ran/climbed about 2-3k on the wall, then another 2-3k in a small town at the base of the wall.
Here's a pic from the first 5k on the way to the wall:
On the wall!
The town at the base at the wall:
All of the locals were outside cheering on the runners...or just watching in confusion:
Literally running down the backalleys through hay and manure -
Finished! Me and the Shanghai kids: