JINSHANLING GREAT WALL MARATHON
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!
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 Day: Sunday, April 14, 2024
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!
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.
Race day is Sunday, April 14, 2024.
- 8:30 AM - Opening ceremony
- 9:30 AM - Race start
- 16:00 PM - Awards ceremony
The race event takes place at the Jinshanling Great Wall Scenic Area.
- Official race shirt
- Collectible finisher medal
- Special award ceremony
- Course aid-stations
- Medical first-aid
- Volunteer support
- Finish line water & food
- Race photos
- A bucket list adventure
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!
NOTE: Currently the 2024 race is set to only have Half Marathon and 10K races available. The Full Marathon distance is pending approval by government officials. If it becomes available we will announce it. Thank you for your understanding.