Runners leave Tiananmen Square during yesterday's Beijing marathon - despite the government warning the air quality was unsuitable for outdoor activities. Photo: Reuters

Beijing marathon runners don face masks to battle severe smog

Runners don gas masks as race goes on despite 'hazardous' air quality

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Runners leave Tiananmen Square during yesterday's Beijing marathon - despite the government warning the air quality was unsuitable for outdoor activities. Photo: Reuters
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