Jinshanling Great Wall Half Marathon & 10k

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Jinshanling Great Wall Half Marathon & 10k
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$195 - $325
Explore this historic landmark and push yourself to your limit by taking on either a half marathon or 10k run along the Great Wall. With aid available every step of the way, this is the perfect way to tackle race along one of the 7 Wonders of the World. Mark your incredible achievement with a medal.
Half Marathon and 10k
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Sat, 13 Apr 2024 - Sun, 14 Apr 2024
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Where and when
Jinshanling Great Wall Tourist Area, China
Start times
Saturday, 13 Apr 2024
Half Marathon: 9:00 am
Sunday, 14 Apr 2024
10k: 9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Jinshanling Great Wall Half Marathon & 10k
Half Marathon
Route information
Experience one of the 7 Wonders of the World with this unique half marathon along the Great Wall of China. Take in the awe-inspiring scenery at this historic landmark whilst pushing yourself physically in this challenging event.
The route is difficult, with lots of steps to climb up and down along the Wall. Both half marathon and 10k distances are available, with numerous checkpoints and aid stations situated on the course.
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What's included
  • Unique finisher's medal
  • Prizes for top finishers
  • Official race T-shirt
  • Chip-timed results
  • Awards ceremony
  • Checkpoint aid stations
  • Medical First Aid
  • Volunteer support
  • Race photography
  • Snacks and drinks at the finish line
How to get there
Jinshanling Great Wall Tourist Area, China
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Getting to China
Beijing Airport is the closest airport to Jinshanling. Please note that all foreigners entering China will require a visa, which you should arrange prior to the race.
Getting to Jinshanling
Participants need to arrange their own transport to the race start. If driving, you can take the Beijing-Chengde Expressway (G45 Daguang Expressway) and exit at the Jinshanling Great Wall exit, following the signs to reach the Great Wall Scenic Area.
Event day logistics
09:00 Check-in at the Jinshanling Great Wall Visitor Centre
17:00 Check-in closes
07:00 Late check-in
08:30 Opening ceremony
09:00 Race starts
13:00 Awards ceremony
Race Pack Collection
Race packs are available to collect at check-in on the Saturday and Sunday.
Cut-Off Times
The half marathon should be completed in 6 hours, and the 10k in 3 hours.
Age Requirements
Participants must be aged between 18 and 65, and in good physical condition.
Recommended Kit
  • Water bottle or hydration pack
  • Gels or energy bars
  • Fully charged mobile phone
  • Course map
  • Trail running shoes
  • Gloves
  • Running hat, visor or sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Personal medicine
  • Whistle
  • Garmin/GPS tracking device
What type of weather will it be during the Jinshanling Great Wall Half Marathon & 10k?
The typical weather is cool in the morning, with the temperature rising during the day. Expect a temperature of between 11 degrees to 24 degrees.
Can I wear headphones during the Jinshanling Great Wall Half Marathon & 10k?
Participants are advised not to wear headphones during the race, however, if you choose to, you must keep the volume low enough to hear other runners and instructions from the race marshals.
Are there are health requirements for the Jinshanling Great Wall Half Marathon & 10k?
Yes, participants must be in good health and physically fit to enter this race.
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$195 - $325

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