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October 14-17

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Start time 08:00am

(GMT +8)

ShanHaiguan Qinhuangdao, China

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Are you ready to visit china and explore new distances?

Calling all marathon runners and running enthusiasts! 

We have a variety of marathon event distances that are proved to be challenging, yet rewarding races along the Great Wall of China!

Located in the small harbor town of Qinhuangdao by the Sea, nearly 300 km (186 miles) east of Beijing, the Great Wall at Shanghaiguan is one of the most ancient and essential wonders of the world. Since the 14th Century, it has held  a paramount frontier defense and protected the central plain.

Upcoming Events

160K (100-MILES)

The 100-mile race is the ultimate endurance achievement for runners and the Shanshaiguan Great Wall Trail Race course is easily one of the most beautiful


For ultra runners looking to elevate their distance and endurance  while experiencing the incredible sights of the Great Wall


Running a marathon on provides it’s own challenges, however, running a marathon on the Great Wall


The entry ultramarathon distance is perfect for seasoned marathon runners


The 7th annual international Shanhaiguan Great Wall Trail Race is a well-organized endurance event tailored to athletes and runners from around the world. Participants are granted plenty of support to run the challenging race courses along the historic Great Wall of China. This gives runners a one-of-a-kind adventure running experience to check off your bucket list!

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, race dates have been postponed to October 22, 2021 2022 2024. Read the update Here.


  • Run 160K, 110K, 70K, or 42K course
  • Official race shirt
  • Finisher shirt (160K & 110K)
  • Race Towel (70K & 42K)
  • Collectible finisher medal
  • Performance visor hat
  • Race buff
  • Chip timing
  • Volunteer support
  • Support at course aid-stations
  • Medical first aid
  • Finish line water & food
  • Event insurance
  • Special trophy for top finishers
  • Shuttle bus transportation
  • A bucket list race experience!


The Shanhaiguan Great Wall Trail Race takes place in the Shanhaiguan District of Qinhuangdao, a port city on the coast of China in northern Hebei province where the Great Wall meets the ocean.


168 Kilometers
110 Kilometers
70 Kilometers


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