Marathon races in China

Racing in China

With well many hundred marathons to choose from, there is no shortage of ways to race around China. The marathon trend is booming and we can see many talented Chinese runners taking part in international championships.From beginner to advanced levels, some of the most challenging marathons in the world are held around the Chinese countryside. The Guizhou Qiandonganon 100km Challenge is just one of the most arduous ultra marathons that running enthusiasts can train for. Iconic runs such as the Great Wall Marathon or the Beijing International, are a great way to travel around and get a glimpse into Chinese culture and heritage. From Half marathons such as the Yunnan Shuifu International to fun runs such as the Haikou International Beach Marathon, there is something to offer every outdoor adventurer. With long, hard, and tough terrain to cover, train early to be prepared to take China by storm, or by foot.

Quick facts


Region: Asia
Capital: Beijing
Population: 1,375 billion

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