20 May 2017

Great Wall Marathon
20 May 2017

5,164 steps into history!

Since its inception in 1999, the Great Wall Marathon has become revered as one of the world's most challenging marathons.

Run the most challenging marathon of your life along one of mankind's greatest monuments. Since the inaugural Great Wall Marathon in 1999, the field has grown steadily to a sellout event with 2,500 runners from over 60 nations. The Great Wall Marathon event offers three distances: a marathon, half marathon and a 8.5km Fun Run.



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"

Beautiful, painful, and difficult. The most brutal race I have ever run. Loved it!

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Michael Olsen
2014 Great Wall Marathon finisher