Travel to China for the Great Wall Marathon
Great Wall Marathon in China – travel with a purpose.
You are about to enter into one of the most exciting events in the world, when you sign up to run the Great Wall Marathon in China. It’s 5,164 steps into an adventurous history, and these steps are known to hurt the runner. The steps range from a few inches to almost knee-high. That will take the energy out of most, also experienced and well trained athletes.
Widely known as probably the most challenging marathon, it has since the first run in 1999, sat its footprints. The Great Wall Marathon is there to stay, and it is just one of those marathons the hardcore runners have got to participate in. One of the toughest races in the world, by far, but also a very picturesque one that you really appreciated having traveled to.
Besides running a marathon, most just to challenge themselves, all are drawn to this, one of the gretest monuments man has ever built. Every year, some 2,500 join up to run one of the distances of the Great Wall Marathon, reaching out all over the world, from more than 60+ nations. If you find the marathon a bit too challenging on the great wall of China, there is also the half marathon, or the 8.5 km run.
In 2017 the Great Wall Marathon take place on Saturday, May 20th, in the province of Tianjin. Out of the estimated 2,500 runners, between 500-1000 runners usually do the marathon itself.
We have the hotels in Tianjin ready for you on CheapTripDeal.com. Right now we have special deals for the Great Wall Marathon, like for example the Holiday Inn Tianjin Riverside, from $380 for 5 nights. Normally priced at $496.
Do not cheat yourself for this event. If you are the cautious kind of person, take the short run the first time. Just being there is out of this world. Then come back next year for the half marathon. There are not many places in the world, that can match what you will experience on this Great Wall Marathon travel. Sure this travel is not a cheap trip deal, but it is an experience you would not want to miss.
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