Melanie Newton, AUS
Keith Matiskella, USA
Silvia Serafini, ITA
Jonathan Wyatt, NZL
5,146 Great Wall steps to climb in the marathon event
Over 25,000 runners since 1999
15,000+ bottles of water are carried on foot to the wall on race day
In total, 68 countries were represented at The Great Wall Marathon 2019.
The average time for the marathon was 5:59:33 for men and 6:29:23 for women.
Two runners at the age of 74 finished the marathon! The youngest marathon runner was 18 years old.
The oldest runner in our 8.5K Fun Run was 78 years old, whereas the youngest was 8 years old.
Mr. Henrik Brandt (DEN) is the only person to finish every Great Wall Marathon since 1999.