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|(1)Students are divided into male/female groups in each grade. Students race in this groups.
(2)The race course extends to areas outside of the school premises.
(3)Parents are cheering on and supporting their children.
(4)Teachers are recording the time and place at the finish line.
(5)Students are practicing in recess before the marathon race.