JINSHANLING GREAT WALL 100
Running On Ancient History
Adventure runners rejoice with a bucket list ultramarathon 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!
Experience one of the world's most famous Great Wall running events on the popular Jinshanling Great Wall with top-quality race support and organization. Giving you the best race experience for a true dream running adventure!
Race Dates: October 14-15, 2023
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 Video
The Jinshanling Great Wall 100 Cross-Country Race is to be held at the Jinshanling Great Wall Scenic Area and Jinshanling International Ski Resort in Luanping County, Chengde City, Hebei Province. There are four categories: 100K, 50K, 30K, and 10K.
The Great Wall is one of the seven wonders of the world. Perfectly constructed by more than 2,000 dynasties over 2,000 years. It shows the breadth and depth of Chinese national culture. Today, the Great Wall is a symbol of tolerance and peace. The protection and preservation over the years have allowed the Jinshanling Great Wall to be one of the best examples of the historical representations of the Great Wall of China.
As cross-country endurance sports has become one of the fastest growing sports in China and around the world, it is an honor to bring athletes the ultimate experience of preserved history, and ancient culture, and running on the Great Wall of China for a true dream race experience thousands of years in the making.
This race combines the experience of running on trails, rural farms, and of course sections of the Great Wall. Parts are preserved and in perfect condition, while other parts are in their original state of ruin with sections that are broken and overgrown from thousands of years of nature wearing them down. Every step gives you picturesque panoramas of the most beautiful breathtaking views that you’ll only experience through your journey of running the race.
Race weekend is October 14-15, 2023.
The race event takes place at the Jinshanling Great Wall Scenic Area and the Jinshanling International Ski Resort.
Great Wall 100 Courses
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!
2023 RACE SWAG PREVIEW
Here is a sneak preview of the incredible medal and race swag designs that you will receive at the race.