Great Wall Marathon, China

Chengde, China
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Organiser's Description

Run the most challenging marathon of your life along one of mankind's greatest monuments, the Great Wall of China, in what is revered as one of the toughest marathons on the planet.

Since the inaugural event, the field has grown steadily to a sellout event with 2,500 runners from over 50 nations. The Great Wall Marathon offers three distances: marathon, half marathon and 10 km.

Races

  • Marathon Entry 42 km
    $350 BOOK
  • Half Marathon 21 km
    $350 BOOK
  • 10 km
    $265 BOOK
  • Run Package 4-day, 3-star
    $635 BOOK
  • Run Package 4-day, 4-star
    $765 BOOK
  • Run Package 6-day, 3-star
    $1045 BOOK
  • Run Package 6-day, 4-star
    $1295 BOOK

Shuttle bus transportation

Official race shirt

Collectible finisher medal

Special award ceremony

Course aid-stations

Medical first-aid

Volunteer support

Finish line water & food

Event insurance

Race photos

A bucket list adventure

5:30 AM – Buses depart from Beijing

8:30 AM – Opening ceremony

9:30 AM – Race start

16:00 PM – Awards ceremony

17:00 PM – Bus departs to Beijing

April 9-Welcome To Beijing

Beijing airport pick-up service: upon your arrival at the capital airport pick up: you will meet the Tour Guide and driver. The Driver will take you to the hotel .

Tour Type: Private Tour
Flight Number: To be told
Hotel: Four Star Hotel in the City Center


April 10-Great Wall Course Preview

You will meet the Tour guide and Driver in the hotel lobby at 8:30am, full day excursion as follows: Qianmen Pedestrian Street, Tian’an Men Square, China National Museum. Forbidden City, Jing Shan Park(the bird’s eye point of Beijing). Drive you back to hotel when tour is over.Tour type: Private tour
Tour duration: 8:30-17:30
Tour Meal: Lunch.


April 11-Discover Beijing&Check-In

You will meet Tour Guide and Driver in your hotel lobby at 8:30am, full day excursion as follows: Temple of Heaven , Beijing Ancient City Wall, Beijing Hutong tour by rickshaw ,798Art Zone. Drive you back to hotel when tour is over.
Tour type: Private tour
Tour duration: 8:30-17:30
Tour Meal: Lunch.
Marathon Information section in the late afternoon
19:00 Welcome Diner Party


April 12-Race Day!

Shuttle Bus will take you to the Jinshanling Great Wall in the early morning and take you back to the Hotel when finish the race in the late afternoon


April 13-Summer Palace&Olympic Venues

You will meet Tour Guide and Driver in your hotel lobby at 8:30am, full day excursion as follows: Lama Temple, Confucious Temple. Summer Palace, Olympick Park ourter view. Drive you back to hotel when tour is over.
Tour type: Private tour
Tour duration: 8:30-18:00
Tour Meal: Lunch.


April 14 Goodby Beijing

Beijing Airport send off service: Tour Guide and driver will meet you in the hotel lobby in the morning. Drive to the airport.
Tour Type: Private Tour
Flight Number: To be told

April 10-Welcome To Beijing

Arrive in Beijing. Participants flying into Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK). Shuttle bus to hotel and check-in.

The rest of the day is free for you to explore Beijing.

Meals: not included


April 11-Free Day In Beijing&Check-In

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Free day to do as you wish, explore Beijing on your own, go shopping, enjoy some local cuisine and entertainment, or experience more of Beijing’s sights. In the afternoon will be check-in and brief orientation for the Great Wall Marathon.

Meals: Breakfast


April 12-Race Day!

Race Day! Extra early breakfast at the hotel before departing on the bus to the Jinshanling Great Wall venue. You will enjoy a wonderful and challenging bucket list race on the Great Wall of China. After race ends, the bus will transfer you back to Bejing.

Meals: Breakfast


April 13 Goodby Beijing

Breakfast at the hotel. Then depending on your departure time, you might get in some last-minute shopping, enjoy some local cuisine and entertainment, or experience more of Beijing’s sights. Hotel check-out is at noon. Hotel shuttle bus to the airport.

Meal: Breakfast

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