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The Great Wall of China is one of the greatest sights in the world — the longest wall in the world, an awe-inspiring feat of ancient defensive architecture. Its winding path over rugged country and steep mountains takes in some great scenery. This trail run is like no other races done at the Great Wall. We will be running at different sections of the Great Wall, some of which are not open to the general public. It is basically a ‘stage race’: ChenjiabuGubeikou-Jinshanling, SimataiHuangyaguan Pass, East Tombs and Mutianyu.

The trails at the Wall are steep and challenging but the views are magnificent and breathtaking. You can choose to run or trek along the routes, whichever suits you best but most importantly, it will be an event that will leave a lasting impression.

 

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SATURDAY 05 MAY 2018

Arrival at Beijing Airport
Welcome and transfer to the hotel Novotel Xinqiao Beijing
Departure for the Heaven Temple tour.
Visit of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City
Peking Duck Dinner
Overnight at Hotel

SUNDAY 06 MAY 2018

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit of the Lamas Temple
Continuation to the old neighborhoods of Hutongs
Lunch in a private Hutongs
Journey to Juyongguan
In the late afternoon, warm-up race for a first contact with the Great Wall
Dinner & overnight in Juyongguan 

MONDAY 07 MAY 2018

Early breakfast at the hotel and departure for Race No.1: Chenjiabu
Back to the hotel for lunch
Departure for Mutianyu
Dinner & overnight at local hotel

TUESDAY 08 MAY 2018

Early breakfast and departure for Race No. 2: Yellow Flower
Lunch in a restaurant 
Dinner & overnight at Mutianyu

WEDNESDAY 09 MAY 2018

Breakfast at hotel and departure for Race No. 3: Mutianyu
Lunch in a resturant
Transfer to Jinshanling                                                                                                                                                                      
Dinner & overnight at local hotel

THURSDAY 10 MAY 2018

Breakfast at hotel and departure for Race No. 4: Jingshanling / Gubeikou
Lunch in a resturant
Dinner & overnight at local hotel

FRIDAY 11 MAY 2018

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Race No. 5: Race of Qing's Tombstones - against time
Back to the hotel & lunch
Late in the afternoon, Race No. 6: Huangyaguan. Race against time. 
Dinner on the Great Wall
Overnight at your hotel

SATURDAY 12 MAY 2018

Breakfast and departure for Beijing.
Installation at Novotel Xinqiao 

Lunch on your own & free afternoon

Award ceremony & Gala dinner offered by Novotel Xinqiao

SUNDAY 13 MAY 2018

Breakfast and day & meals on your own.

Tour Packages

 

Prices of tour packages are listed in Sin$

Below are a list of items that are included and excluded in the tour package:

 

  • Ground transportation in air-conditioned coach for the entire trip
  • Half-double room accommodation in first class hotel (4*) in Beijing and tourist class (2* or local inn) in the other towns
  • Full board from lunch on 05 May to dinner on day 13th (except lunches on 12 & 13 May)
  • Water during races & meals
  • Races organization & timed races
  • A Chinese, English-speaking guide
  • Medical assistance
  • A windbreaker jacket
  • A commemorative medal
  • International airfares & taxes
  • Departure and arrival transfers
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Meals and visits not mentioned in the program
  • Fees for individual visa
  • Bib fees for runners
  • Personal expenses, drinks and souvenirs
  • Tips to guides and drivers

 

 

 

 

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registration deadline

 

Registration closes on Fri 09 Feb 2018

 

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