GREAT WALL MARATHON RETURNS IN 2023
REGISTRATION IS OFFICIALLY OPEN
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 16, 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 Videos
Previews the previous years race on the GREAT WALL of China.
The 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 of dream races.
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!