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Great Wall Marathon

In breve

Posizione Beijing, China

Distanza Maratona

Data maggio

Informazioni Great Wall Marathon

This Great Wall Marathon has to be considered one of the toughest yet most picturesque marathons in the world. Staged in China's Tianjin province, it includes over 6km run on the Great Wall and over 5,100 steps which range in height from several inches to almost knee-high. Along the course pass through beautiful farmland and tiny, picturesque villages. Do not let the challenging course intimidate you. 

The Great Wall offers an event for everyone and many of our travelers choose one of the shorter distances. Most runners/walkers carry a camera to capture the experience of a lifetime.Run the most challenging marathon of your life along one of mankind's greatest monuments. Since the inaugural Great Wall Marathon in 1999, the field has grown steadily to a sellout event with 2,500 runners from over 60 nations in the 2015 edition. The Great Wall Marathon event offers three distances: a marathon, half marathon and a 8.5km Fun Run.

Informazioni pratiche

Postazioni di Pronto Soccorso

There will be water stations at approximately every 4 kilometres along the route. Some stations will also serve energy drinks and bananas and provide wet sponges. Personal supplies can be deposited at selected drinks stations. For more information, have a look at the course map.While running on the Great Wall, please make way for faster runners and keep to the right. Please note that the route is not closed off for traffic. Although traffic is not heavy, take care when running on main roads and look out for vehicles.

Servizio di deposito

There is temporary luggage storage for runners near the start area.

Great Wall Marathon Mappa del percorso

Great Wall Marathon Mappa del percorso

Partenza:

Yin and Yang Square

Mu Tian Yu Lu, Huairou Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 101405

Difficoltà

extreme

Attrattive

Despite the arduous course on the iconic Great Wall of China, runners will be rewarded by the breathtaking surroundings and views. As the route leads participants through the lower valley and into the villages, onlookers will be cheering and the festive atmosphere is a real energy boost!

Panoramica

This demanding course includes over 5100 steps on the Great Wall at Huangyaguan which includes steep up and down portions. Over 6 kilometers of the full marathon are run on the Wall. All other races are on the wall for about 3km. Most of the course runs through the small farmlands and villages of Tianjin Province. Many runners/walkers opt to carry a camera during their event and not be concerned about their finish time. For many, this is an experience of a lifetime, not a race.

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