To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China and to embrace the 70th anniversary of Beihang University next year, Beihang University has held the 2021 Winter Running Festival from December 3 to December 15. The running festival consists of the opening ceremony, the mid-week running, and the closing ceremony. About 3,500 participants from 23 schools have taken part in the mid-week running, and nearly 1,000 teachers and students have participated in the on-site competition.
The opening ceremony was held on the morning of December 12 at Shahe Campus, where individual competitions and group competitions were held with the participation of teachers and students. Individual competitors can register for the 4km race in the half course or the 8km race in the whole course. Group competitors need to finish a 4km race in the form of the dormitory group, the learning guidance group, or the couple group.
Cheng Bo, Vice Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang University, fired a gun to announce the opening ceremony
During the “mid-week running” stage, teachers and students of all participating schools have completed the long-distance running with a total mileage of at least 93km.
The closing ceremony was held on the afternoon of December 15 at Xueyuan Road Campus, where the “Face-to-Face Relay Race” was held with a total distance of 7km.
Vice President Lyu Weifeng fired a gun to announce the start of the closing ceremony
After nearly two weeks of fierce competition, the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering and the Flying College won the first prize. The Sino-French Engineer School, the School of Energy and Power Engineering and Zhizhen College received the second prize, and the third prize went to the School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering, the School of Instrumentation and Optoelectronic Engineering, the School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, Shou’e College and Fengru College, and the School of Electronics and Information Engineering.
With the theme of “promoting patriotism and implementing the purpose of national fitness of the Sunshine Sports Project,” the 2021 Winter Running Festival has ignited people’s passion for sports activities and demonstrated the spirit of teachers and students of Beihang University. This event was hosted by the Department of Sports, the Labor Union, the Department of Student Affairs, the Graduate School, and the Youth League Committee. The School of Electronics and Information Engineering and the Flying College have undertaken this event, and a total of 200 volunteers have assisted the organization.
Reported by Wang Xueyuan
Photographed by Zhang Xiuhui, Zhu Quan, Chen Mingyang, Duan Jiayi,
Zhao Jinyu, Bu Yifan, Guo Erjian, Chen Gaozhang, and Wang Meiru
Reviewed by Su Rui
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Wen Peiyu