Press Guide 2019
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This official press guide provides a detailed look at the history, concept and all events organized by Albatros Adventure Marathons. Current events include The Great Wall Marathon, The Big Five Marathon, The Petra Desert Marathon, The Polar Circle Marathon and The Bagan Temple Marathon.
Please credit all photos and videos with Albatros Adventure Marathons. Images can only be used for editorial purposes, unless permission has been granted by Albatros Adventure Marathons for other use.
If you are a member of the press and would like to request press accreditation please contact Steen Albrechtsen, Press Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need more information about the marathon, send an email to email@example.com.
History of The Great Wall Marathon and Albatros Adventure Marathons
It all began with in 1998 with a crazy idea to run a marathon on the Great Wall of China. In 1999, this idea became a reality - and the event has grown every since. In 2019, The Great Wall Marathon will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Read the full story here.
In the media
Read what others are saying about the Great Wall Marathon:
Daily Burn (13/1/2017)
"Best Destination Half-marathons in the World"
"On your mark: run the best marathons across the globe"
BBC The Travel Show (21/07/2016)
Is this one of the world's toughest marathons?
Huffington Post (02/11/2013)
9 Beautiful Marathons Around the World That Are Worth Travelling For
The Best Marathons for Travelers: Great Wall Marathon
Beijing Review (11/08/2011)
Marathon on the Great Wall
Marathon Runners Reach a Great Wall
Marathon runners truly 'hit the wall' in China
Runner's World (01/01/2005)
Great Wall Marathon
The Observer (04/04/2004)
50 sporting things you must do before you die
The New York Times (03/09/2000)
Great Wall Marathon - More Than Just A Race