In order to register for The Great Wall Marathon, all international runners must sign up for one of the tour packages.
Like all Albatros Adventure Marathons, The Great Wall Marathon is designed to be more than just a race. It's also about enjoying time together with family, friends and other running-minded spirits. Spectators welcome!
Looking for extra awe and adventure? Add excursions or an extension to your package for the ultimate China experience.
The Great Wall Marathon is more than just a marathon - it's a journey through China! While it’s hard to top the post-race exhilaration of a Great Wall Marathon finish, we’re certain these immersive add-ons are the perfect complement to your experience. You can see top sites or visit the lesser-traveled areas, get to know the country, and interact with the local cultures. Live it up!
The Great Wall Marathon is designed to be more than just a race. Its about experiencing Chinese culture, getting to know this fantastic country, its people and local cuisine. Specators welcome!
To participate in the Great Wall Marathon, you MUST register through one of the following options
For international participants, race entry is only possible in conjunction with a multi-day tour package. The packages include all the ingredients for a fantastic getaway: accommodation, social events, sightseeing, and select meals and transportation per the itinerary. Packages also generally include ample amounts of free time, during which you can choose to join organized excursions or explore the region at your own pace.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of modern Beijing, discover one of the world’s oldest civilizations and the cultural legacy of ancient dynasties, and run the most challenging race of your life at The Great Wall Marathon!
Participants who reside in one of the following countries, and thus meet the necessary residency requirements, are eligible for a special entry package.
For The Great Wall Marathon, qualifying countries include:
• Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vietnam.
Please note: Even if you meet the residency requirements, if you are looking to enjoy an extended holiday in Beijing, it is possible to join one of the standard international 6- or 7-day packages.
As proof of eligibility, residents and citizens of the above-mentioned countries must present a current, valid residency permit or passport. Upon receiving your entry, we will contact you to request copies of your official, government-issued documentation.
Participants who meet the necessary Chinese residency requirements are eligible for local entry, which includes only the race.
Please note: If you are looking to enjoy an extended holiday in Beijing and reside in China, it is possible to join either one of the standard international 6- or 7-day packages or the regional residents’ package.
As proof of eligibility residents and citizens of China must present a current, valid residency permit or passport. Upon receiving your entry, we will contact you to request copies of your official, government-issued documentation.