Running On Ancient History
Adventure runners rejoice with a bucket list race to run one of the 7th wonders of the world, a historic landmark, the Great Wall of China. Run through the steps of ancient history on what has been revered as one of the most challenging marathons on the planet. Your next ultimate running adventure awaits you!
Race Day: Sunday, April 12, 2020
This is no regular race, prepare and train to conquer the physical and mental challenge that will push you for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure experience on the Great Wall of China.
Steps In History
Featuring thousands of massive, steep, uneven steps you'll climb and descend. Guaranteed to make your legs burn as your traverse the historical Great Wall of China.
The challenge is well worth it as you will experience breathtaking panoramic views of the Great Wall, then crossing the finish line will be one of your greatest accomplishments!
Race Preview Videos
Previews the previous years race on the GREAT WALL of China.
The 8th annual international Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon is a well-organized marathon event tailored to athletes and runners from around the world. Giving participants the required support to run the challenging race course on the historic Great Wall of China. Making for an amazing marathon adventure to check off your bucket list.
Great Wall Course + Facts
The scenery on the Jinshanling Great Wall is a sight that must be seen in person. However, to fully enjoy the experience you must be prepared for the challenging climbs and descents of the Great Wall's massive stairs. Study the maps and elevation profile, then train so you are physically and mentally prepared to conquer the Great Wall!
The majority of international athletes and participants are traveling from abroad to Run The GREAT WALL of China. To make things simple and worry-free we have developed a few awesome race package options for participants. Make your journey to Beijing, China and the Great Wall a true bucket list adventure.
Please note that event and travel package information here represents what is planned for the event. Locations, hotels, schedule, adjustments and changes may apply depending on conditions, availability, late participation entries, and improvements. The event strives to improve for the best experience.