Conquer The Wall Marathon | May 13th 2017 | Completed
What a fantastic race we had this year. We’d like to thank all the runners and all who helped support. And, of course our thanks to the Great Wall staff too. We’ll be posting results soon, with links to additional pictures from this years race. More to come…
Compete in the full or half marathon, 10k, or 5k events at The Conquer the Wall Marathon on The Great Wall of China. Running on the Great Wall is an exhilarating experience that must be experienced by everyone! Register today for this sellout event to guarantee your spot at the start line!
Next Race: May 13th 2017
Run The Great Wall of China Marathon and Conquer the Wall.
Conquer the Wall Marathon on the Great Wall
The official Conquer the Wall Marathon on the Great Wall is the first and longest running international marathon on the Great Wall of China. A locally organized event held annually every May 13th (May be subject to change), offering a full selection of runs including a full marathon (42.2k), half marathon (21.1k), 10k, and 5k distances.
Over 20,000 Steps to Greatness
The Conquer the Wall Marathon race course has 20,518 countable steps throughout varied terrain along the length of the race. The course traverses through secluded and rarely visited sections of the Great Wall featuring prestigious pathways on the most picturesque parts of the Great Wall giving marathon runners breath-taking panoramic views and memories that will last a lifetime.
Experience China’s History and Culture
In addition to experiencing the Great Wall of China, runners will be able to enjoy the majestic charm in the historic city of Beijing. Visit royal locations including; Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, and Ming’s Tomb to experience and relive the romantic past of China’s history. Olympic fans can visit the impressive Bird’s Nest stadium other venues at the Olympic Village.
The city of Beijing offers many sights and activities for visitors, enjoy the tastes of local cuisine including famous Peking Duck prepared by descendants of chefs that catered to past emperors of China, shop till you drop in Beijing’s world-famous shopping markets, or simply marvel at the historic and modern hi-tech architecture throughout the city.
Do you have what it takes to conquer the Great Wall? A grueling 26.2 miles, 20,518 of uneven steps in the Conquer the Wall Marathon on the Great Wall of China! Dig deep into your soul and bring out your inner warrior to accomplish this amazing event.
Conquer The Wall, May 13th, 2017
Participating in this prestigious event offers a one of a kind experience creating everlasting memories to share with your friends, family, and loved ones. This event does sell out, book your reservation for the official Conquer the Wall Marathon on the Great Wall of China today!
Run where few have ventured. Follow in the footsteps of the Ming Dynasty. Their destiny will become yours. Run in the breathtaking splendor of the majestic sunrise and create your own journey through time.