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Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon 2014/5/6/7,Register,Map,Tips and Trips

According to Forbes, Great Wall Marathon ranks one of top ten marathons on earth worth travelling for. (the other 9 are: Napa Valley Marathon,Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris, Virgin Money London Marathon, Boston Marathon, Napa Valley Marathon,Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris,Virgin Money London Marathon,Boston Marathon,BMO Vancouver Marathon,Big Sur International Marathon)

Started in 1999, the Great Wall Marathon gains popularity and international recognition on a year basis. By now, it is recognized by the Association of International Marathon and Distance Race( AIMS) as an annual international sport carnival. The Great Wall Marathon consists of Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon and Huangyaguan Great Wall Marathon. Initially, the Great Wall Marathon only involves the 42km full marathon. The year 2001 saw the half marathon being incorporated into the agenda.

In 2004, 5km and 10km distances were introduced, however, in 2013, they were replaced by the 10km distance marathon.

The Great Wall Marathon keeps attracting more and more participants like a magnetic. In 2013, thousands of participants from worldwide joined the Great Wall Marathon, with the youngest being 5 years old and the oldest aged at over 75-year-old.


Every May, Jinshanling Great Wall witnesses the inflow of marathon participants of all levels and nationalities.


Occurring in May 1st in Beijing annually, the Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon comprises of full marathon(42km), half marathon(21km), 10km and 5km distances.
 

Calendar of Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon 2014

 
Start: Sunday, April 20, 2014 @ 1:30 AM

Add:Jinshanling Great Wall Hualou Gou,Bashike Village, Luanping County
Chengde , Hebei 068254
 
 
 

Registry & Schedule of Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon

 
 
 
Men Group
 
Women Group
 
5km
Start time: 10:00am
Close time:12:00 Time:2h
 
Register Fee for foreign friends:
5km: 90 US dollars
 
5km
Start time: 10:00am
Close time: 12:00 Time:2h
 
Register Fee for foreign friends:
5km: 90 US dollars
Half Marathon

Start time:10:00

Full time:14:00
 
Competition Time: 5h
 
Register Fee for foreign friends: 180US dollars
 
Half Marathon
 
Start time:10:00
 
Full time:14:00
 
Competition Time: 5h 
 
Register Fee for foreign friends: 180US dollars
Full Marathon

Start time: 10:00am

Close time: 16:00
 
Time:7h
 
Register Fee for foreign friends: 180US dollars
Full Marathon
Start time: 10:00am

Close Time:16:00
 
Time:7h
 
Register Fee for foreign friends: 180US dollars
 


Notice:
1. If you have joined this event in the former year, you can enjoy a discount.
2 Price mentioned avove include: registry fee, chip of timer, Beijing to Jinshanling Great Wall shuttle bus fee(round-trip), the entry fee of Jinshanling Great Wall, insurance, T-shirt, medal, bottled water, high-energy food, bath towel. (if you are joining the 5km great wall marathon, chip of timer, bath towel, medal and certificate won’t be handled out)
3 If you drive to Jinshanling Great Wall by yourself, a fee of RMB 40(around 7 US dollars) will be deducted from the fee mentioned above. 



Rewards of the Jinshanling Great Wall


Medals, towels, certificate


Safety


(1)6 provision stops dot the whole length of the marathon race course. Food and water are rationed.

(2)4 emergency stations are set up to help those in need.

(3) Each participant will enjoy life insurance
 
 
 

Registration of the Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon

 
 
Registration deadline  6:00 p.m. on April 6, 2014.
 
Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon is very challenging. There are over 2,000 very steep steps. The ascents and descents are very dramatic, so are the vistas of the Great Wall stylishly snaking into the horizon. Professional equipments is useful to avoid from injury. Appropriate training is advised for entrants of marathon or half marathon in advance.
 

Head to Jinshanling Great Wall to join the Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon

 
 
After you successfully signing up for the event, you can take the bus arranged by either Absolute China Tours or the organizing committee to Jinshanling Great Wall.
 
If you have a car, you can drive to Jinshanling Great Wall by Jingcheng Expressway (G45--Daguang Expressway) and take off from the exit of Jinshanling Great Wall.
Opening ceremony 9:30--10:00.
Firing of the starting gun: 10:00. 
Awarding Ceremony 15:30.
Scheduled bus return: 17:00.
 
 

After the Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon

After a long marathon, please bring snacks, water from informatin desk, print your achievement certificate and join the awarding ceremony. Take a rest at the hotel and have a good rest. The following day, let us explore Beijing/Tianjin or other cities per your wish

Read More: Calendar of China Marathon 2014

Maps of Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon

 

 

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Jack Lee's Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon Story

 

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meet my friendsa beautiful girl along Jinshanlingwarm up
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 My friend Longjin put on a mask to fence off the scorching sun Can you run at this section measuring over 10km? Not for the faint hearted
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 This is the steepest part. Longjin run much quicker than me Me at Dong Wu Yan Lou(东五眼楼) of Jinshanling Great Wall. I enjoyed a panoramic view of the Great Wall. Breathtaking...sun at Jinshanling is too passionate, see the kiss mark...oh...lol..poor me...
 My record is 5h 39min and 39seconds. I rank around 50. Not bad. Longjin is 31min ahead of me. She is amazing. Around half of the participants fail to finish the course...  

 

Absolute China Tours can help you sign up for Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon and tailor craft a trip in and around Huangyaguan Great Wall inTianjin.

 

Heading northwest, around 1.5h drive away is Beijing, China's cultural and political nexus. You can enjoy the cultural icons including Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs and Temple of Heaven, stroll along the maze of Hutongs at Houhai area, savor the divine Beijing roasted duck at Quan Ju De Restaurant, enjoy a Beijing opera show at Laoshe Tea House and shop till you drop at Panjiayuan, or meet similar-minded friends at Sanlitun Bar Street. For pilgrimage, Beijing top ten temples await you.

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 Author: Sophia   Posted on Mar 31,2014
 
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