The Great Wall Marathon

When: May 2021

Marathon Tours has a huge amount of experience in both travelling to and sending runners and walkers to the Great Wall Marathon and we send a large number of runners each year. 

We like to provide you with options for the Great Wall Marathon.  Our 'Travel With Us' package offers a comfortable stay in rural Jixian near the Marathon event, you also get to enjoy the hustle and bustle of Beijing for a chance to take tours of this fascinating city and shop until you drop!  

Exclusive to Marathon Tours: Stay close to the Great Wall on race day and avoid a 3 hour bus journey back to Beijing! Also enjoy the comfort of Western style meals leading up the the big race!

Marathon cut off time: 8 hours 

You must be an New Zealand citizen or New Zealand resident to purchase this package.

Please contact Marathon Tours on run@marathontours.co.nz if you would like to register your interest for May 2021.

The achievement of a challenging marathon on and around incredible scenery and the fun times and friendships made with an awesome group of kiwis made this a truly memorable experience that I will remember for a lifetime.
What's included:
  • Escorted package including a local English speaking guide and Marathon Tours representatives while in China 
  • Return economy class airfares from Auckland to Beijing
  • All transport included
  • Five nights' accommodation in our deluxe hotels as recommended by our staff and past travellers
  • Late check out on your last day to maximise your sightseeing and shopping in Beijing
  • Western style meals included in the itinerary
  • Great Wall Marathon inspection tour
  • Welcome dinner with fellow kiwis
  • Pre-race group dinner, exclusive to Marathon Tours clients
  • Celebration gala dinner and after party with international runners
  • Great Wall Marathon race entry, timing chip, medal, lunch and massage
  • Comprehensive race pack information and guide book for the Great Wall Marathon event

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Full Marathons, Half Marathons, Under 10 KM



Off road



9 / 10


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