Allure: 5 Reasons to Run the Great Wall of China Marathon on May 1st,2024!(Feb.1,2024)

Experience the Great Wall of China Marathon on May 1st,2024 like never before, as we present five exclusive reasons that make it an incomparable event.

1. Ensuring Sufficient Rest for All Runners the Night Before the Race:
Stay at our designated 4-star hotel located in downtown Beijing, and our luxury limousine buses will transport you to the starting line of the Great Wall of China Marathon on May 1st, 2024. The convenient highway not only connects the Great Wall for our participants in northwest Beijing but also provides easy access to the venues of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games 2022, all within a 20 to 30-minute drive. Departure from the official hotel is scheduled for 5:30 AM on May 1st, 2024, ensuring ample time for a good night's sleep.

We have arranged comfortable twin rooms at the official hotel for all registered runners. If you wish to share a room with another participant, the cost is 375CNY per night.

2. Assistance with Chinese Visa Application and Extension in Beijing:
Currently, runners from 11 countries can enter China without a Chinese Visa. Additionally, participants from 46 countries can enjoy a 144-hour transit visa (visa-free) in Beijing, which can be obtained upon arrival at Beijing airports or Beijing West Railway Station. If your Chinese visa is nearing expiration, we can assist you in extending it in Beijing from May 2nd to May 5th, 2024. This will allow you to explore more of China after the marathon.

3. Professional Marathon Care for Every Runner:
The upcoming 23rd Great Wall of China Marathon on May 1st, 2024 marks the 28th edition of this prestigious event. Despite the challenges faced in recent years, including 2020, 2021, and 2022, we have never canceled the Great Wall of China Marathon. In 2023, we successfully organized the 22nd Great Wall of China Marathon on May 1st and the Great Wall of China Marathon 2023-Autumn on October 29th. Our commitment to hosting this marathon twice a year remains unwavering, with races always taking place on May 1st (Spring) and the last Sunday of October (Autumn). We pride ourselves on providing exceptional care for runners of all ages, ranging from 3 to 81 years old, during the challenging Great Wall of China Marathon. The time limit for completing the race is set at 10 hours.

4. Compete with the World's Elite Runners:
We not only have the privilege of being the founder, organizer, and race director of the renowned Great Wall of China Marathon, but we also hold the same esteemed positions for the Roof of the World Marathon in Tibet!

Following the conclusion of the 23rd Great Wall of China Marathon on May 1st, 2024, a group of dedicated runners will continue their journey with us on May 2nd, 2024, as we embark on the Roof of the World Marathon in Lhasa, Tibet.

If you wish to join these passionate runners, please proceed with your registration here. Additionally, if you desire to explore the captivating landscapes of Tibet alongside them, kindly reach out to us. We have specifically curated Option 8 of the Great Wall of China Marathon 2024, tailored to accommodate your travel aspirations in Tibet.

5. Immerse Yourself in the Vibrant Atmosphere of Beijing, Alongside Millions of Travelers!
From May 1st to May 5th, 2024, China celebrates its National Holidays, attracting millions of tourists to Beijing and various parts of the country. However, the Great Wall you will have the privilege of running on May 1st, 2024, is exclusively reserved for our esteemed runners. We are committed to ensuring your utmost satisfaction during the 23rd Great Wall of China Marathon 2024, as well as your stay in Beijing from April 26th to May 10th, 2024.

To secure your participation, kindly register through any of our three designated registration links:

If you are currently residing in Japan and wish to partake in the 23rd Great Wall of China Marathon on May 1st, 2024, our dedicated Great Wall of China Marathon Japan Office is readily available to provide you with comprehensive assistance, ensuring a seamless experience.




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