Great Wall of China Marathon (GWCM)

, China

01 May 2023 (Mon)


Marathon, Half marathon, 10 km, 5 km

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Join Great Wall of China Marathon (GWCM) 2023

Great Wall of China Marathon (GWCM) is the only marathon in China that has not been cancelled and has been held every year successively for the past 21 years, at the 5 different sections of the Great Wall. 2023 will be the year of the 22nd edition of the Great Wall of China Marathon (GWCM)

Register now and come to Beijing China to take part in this iconic event. You can choose between a full marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K distance

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Start address: Yanqing District, China

Finish address: Yanqing District, China

Route map

Great Wall of China Marathon (GWCM) Route Map


Registration closes on 26 April (148 days left)


42.20 Km

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251 EUR

Half Marathon

21.10 Km

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251 EUR


10.00 Km

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251 EUR


5.00 Km

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251 EUR

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You can, within 24 hours after your registration, get a full refund if you change your mind.

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The official hotel is MERCURE BEIJING ZHONGGUANCUN(北京中关村美居酒店)Add:No.31 Zhongguancun Nandajie,Haidian District,Beijing,100081,China

After Race Services

There will be a massage service and shower service at the finish line area.

Age Limit

Over age of 3 and under age of 75.

Aid Stations

There are aid stations around every 3 or 5KM.

Award Medals

Finisher medals and certificates for all runners.

Equipment Storage


Maximum Time

The time limit for the full marathon is 10 hours, and there is no time limit for half, 10K, or 5K, but these runners should finish the race within 10 hours.


We have buses for all runners to the Great Wall, and runners don't need to worry about parking

Provided Photo Service

We will have the photo links for the runners to download your photos and videos free of charge.

Race Kit Includes

Event booklet, race bag, T-shirt


Water, sports drinks and fruits available at aid stations along the course.


The transportation between the official hotel in downtown Beijing and the Great Wall is available for every runner is included in the ticket fee.

Refund Policy

If for any reason that you cannot come for the GWCM2023, your entry will be transferred to one of the following editions-GWCM2023-Autumn or GWCM2024.


Frequently asked questions

When and where can I collect my BIB/race pack?


From 9AM till 6PM on April 30,2023 at the official hotel MERCURE BEIJING ZHONGGUANCUN (北京中关村美居酒店) No.31 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District, Beijing, 100081, China

Can someone collect my race pack for me?



How do I get to the race location?


We have the limousine buses to take every runners to the start line of the Great Wall and you can take the buses from the official hotel from 5:15AM on May 1st, 2023.

Can I change the distance after I purchase a ticket?


Yes, but you need to let us know before April 15, 2023

Can I bring my family member or the friend to see me running?


Yes, we welcome them very much, but the family members/friends are regarded as spectators. And the registration is needed, it is just the 50% of the registration fee, that is 130USD/per person. The spectators enjoy everything the same as the runners, except running.

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The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.