Conquer The Wall Marathon: 2017 | The year of the Rooster.
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The Great Wall of China Marathon provides several travel and tour package options for your stay while attending our marathon event. Below is complete overview of each of the package options available with full details and schedules. All packages are available as add-ons to your race registration. If you know which packages you want, click here to register now.

HOTELS

  •   3-Nights Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel Package – SOLD OUT
  •   5-Nights Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel Package – SOLD OUT
  •   Additional Nights – SOLD OUT

LOCAL TOURS

  •   2-Day Beijing Tour Package – $180.00
  •   Cooking Class – $60.00
  •   Market Tour – $20.00

TRAVEL TOURS

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TRANSPORTATION

  •   Airport Transfers – $30.00 One way/$55.00 Round trip

All prices in USD. Tour rates are per person and open to all US and International runners and attendees.


3-NIGHT HOTEL PACKAGE

Renaissance Beijing Capital

Cost $295.00* Includes 3-nights hotel, breakfast, and airport transfers. Prices are per person based on double occupancy.
May 11th Arrive at the Beijing International Airport (PEK). You will be met by the Great Wall of China Marathon staff and head to the Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel for check in. The rest of the day is yours to relax or explore. Race gear will be available for pick up and attend the Course Informational meeting. Times to TBA closer to race day
May 12th Breakfast at the hotel. It’s a rest day before the race, feel free to join the optional cooking class or visit the city on your own. Attend our meet and greet in the evening at the Renaissane Hotel with other runners who will be joining you tomorrow on the course. Times to TBA closer to race date.
May 13th RACE DAY! Breakfast to go! Buses depart at 3:30 am to head to the Great Wall, for a 7:00 am or daybreak start. Return to the Beijing after the race. Buses will leave the Great Wall as they fill up.
May 14th Breakfast at the hotel. Time to check out! Depart for the Beijing International Airport (PEK) to head home or to continue on for your additional optional China tours. Want to stay a few extra days in Beijing to explore? Additional nights can be purchased.
*Rooms are limited and subject to price increases. Rooms will SELL OUT, please book early. Single travelers please purchase Single Supplement if traveling alone.

5-NIGHT HOTEL PACKAGE

Renaissance Beijing Capital

Cost $455.00* Includes 5-nights hotel, breakfast, and airport transfers. Prices are per person based on double occupancy.
May 9th Arrive at the Beijing International Airport (PEK). You will be met by the Great Wall of China Marathon staff and head to the Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel for check in. The rest of the day is yours to relax or explore.
May 10th & 11th Breakfast at the hotel. Head out on your schedule tours or enjoy your day on your own. Race gear will be available for pick up and attend the Course informational meeting.    Times to TBA closer to race day
May 12th Breakfast at the hotel. It’s a rest day before the race, feel free to join the optional cooking class or visit the city on your own. Attend our meet and greet in the evening at the Renaissance hotel with other runners who will be joining you tomorrow on the course. Times to TBA closer to race date.
May 13th RACE DAY! Breakfast to go! Buses depart at 3:30 am to head to the Great Wall, for a 7:00 am or daybreak start. Return to the Beijing after the race. Buses will leave the Great Wall as they fill up.
May 14th Breakfast at the hotel. Time to check out! Depart for the Beijing International Airport (PEK) to head home or to continue on for your additional optional China tours. Want to stay a few extra days in Beijing to explore? Additional nights can be purchased.
*Rooms are limited and subject to price increases. Rooms will SELL OUT, please book early. Single travelers please purchase Single Supplement if traveling alone.

ADDITIONAL NIGHTS

 

Want to say an extra night or two at the Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel?
Cost $160.00 Per room per night.

2-DAY BEIJING CITY TOUR

Cost $ 180.00* Includes tours of Beijing.
May 10th You will start your 2-Day Beijing City Tour by being picked up from the Renaissance Hotel and taken to Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, and Jingshan Park. You’ll have lunch in a Traditional Hutong family home followed by a Ricksaw Hutong tour and a visit to the Drum Tower. Lastly you’ll visit the Olympic Venues, Birds nest, and the Water cube, before heading back to the hotel. Dinner is on your own.
May 11th Picking you up early from the Renaissance Hotel, we head to the Summer Palace to visit the royal gardens of the Qing Dynasty. After lunch we head to the Temple of Heaven and then to the Pearl Market, dinner (on your own), then head to the Acrobatic Show in the evening.
*If choosing this tour package we recommend staying at the Renaissance Hotel. A discounted runner rate is available via the 5-Day Renaissance Hotel Package option listed above, rooms are limited.

COOKING CLASS

Cost $60.00 Daily* Learn authentic Chinese food, in a traditional Qing Dynasty courtyard, in a hutong in the city center.

  • All classes are hands on, each cooking class will include cleaver skill and wok season skill, we will demonstrate 4~5 dishes, everyone will practice 2~3 dishes, the dishes you make will be your lunch.
  • All classes are in English.

Morning class 10:30 am~1:30 pm (4 hours). We will demonstrate 4~5 dishes in one class, you will make 2~3 dishes by yourself after our demonstrations, you can make it less spicy or more spicy for your own taste, the dishes you make will be your lunch / dinner.Beijing Cuisine of Dumpling & Stir Fried Noodles

  • Dumpling: we will make dough from flour, prepare 3 kinds of filling: two meat fillings and one vegetarian filling, dumpling will be cooked in two ways: panfry and boil/steam.
  • Stir fried noodle

*Menu subject to change, learn new dishes each day if you wish!


MARKET TOUR

Cost $20.00 Daily Market tour 9:00 am~10:15 am.Want to visit the wet market to pick out your ingredients before class? You’ll learn the about the different vegetables, and spices used in Chinese cooking. Learn the difference between light and dark soy sauce, black vinegar and rice wine.

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

Not purchasing a travel and tour package but still need to be transported from Beijing International Airport (PEK) to the Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel and back?
Cost $30.00 One way.
Cost $55.00 Round trip.