The Great Wall Marathon 2019

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When: Saturday, May 18, 2019
The Great Wall Marathon - Photo by: great-wall-marathon.com
The Great Wall Marathon
Photo by: great-wall-marathon.com

Unlike the traditional Marathon races that take place in the cities’ streets whenever it are held, the Great Wall Marathon is held along the Great Wall of China.

This is a difficult race that requires participants in excellent shape as the great physical effort is a result from running and climbing thousands of steep stairs of the Great Wall.

The marvelous views on the way and the atmosphere of the challenged race, promise an unusual sportive experience.

The marathon information, starting point, timetable, registration etc, is present in the race website below, under “Event related information”

Attractive prices suited for all budgets, Many hotels suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY, Get Immediate confirmation by email.
IMPORTANT !
Please note that the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.
 

Event Related Information

Contact details:
The Great Wall Marathon Head Office, Culturestone Event Co.,Ltd. 
Suite A-2-1201, Fenghua Square, No.6, 
Guang'anmennei Street, Xicheng District, 
Beijing
Tel: (8610)-63552521 / 68512395 Fax: (8610)-63553573  
京公网安备 110102005547号 京ICP 备09005332号
Contact Email:

Country Information

Capital:
Beijing
Currency:
yuan (CNY); note - also referred to as the Renminb
Voltage and Frequency:
220V 50Hz
Dialing country code:
+86
Time Zone:
UTC +8
Language:
Standard Chinese or Mandarin (Putonghua, based on the Beijing dialect), Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghainese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan, Hakka dialects, minority languages (see Ethnic groups entry).
Location:
Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam.
Information address:
China National Tourism Administration :9A jianguomennei Ave.,Beijing 100740,China Tel:(0086-10) 65201114 Fax:(0086-10) 65137871
Climate:
Extremely diverse; tropical in south to subarctic in north.
China background and overview
For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the Communists under MAO Zedong established an autocratic socialist system that, while ensuring China's sovereignty, imposed strict controls over everyday life and cost the lives of tens of millions of people. After 1978, his successor DENG Xiaoping and other leaders focused on market-oriented economic development and by 2000 output had quadrupled. For much of the population, living standards have improved dramatically and the room for personal choice has expanded, yet political controls remain tight.

City Information

In-country dialing code:
10
Longitude:
116.39723°
Latitude:
39.9075°

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