Beijing Marathon

Beijing Marathon

  • 18.09.2016
  • 09:00 am - 04:00 pm

PRESENTATION

This majestic marathon (as many runners call it so) is more and more successful ! Do you need an evidence ? We count around 30 000 registrations during 05 sales days. Most of the runners are chinese people, corean or japanese… But number of european runners is always increasing.

You’ll start this race with the sound of Beijing drums. Main city of the People’s Republic of China, beijing is also the third conurbation owing to its population (after Shanghai and Guanghzou) with 17 000 inhabitants for only 16 800 km².

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Day 1 : Flight from your home region towards Beijing

 

Day 2 : Tour guidance of Beijing and stroll in a pedicab on Tien An Men Square.

 

Day 3 : Visit of the Sky Temple and the Forbidden City. Martial arts show.

 

Day 4 : Visit of the Summer Palace and of the Antiquary quarter.

 

Day 5 : Race day. Free end of afternoon. Free lunch and dinner.

 

Day 6 : Walk on the Great Wall, and on the Sacred way of the Ming tombstone. You’ll discover the local handlcrafts and visit the new borough which welcomed the Olympic Games in 2008.

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Day 7 : Transfert to the airport to fly back home

 

Note : This is an example of a stay. We propose to our runners “a la carte” trips : you can choose your days of arrival and departure, visits or not, the board..

  • Hotels we are working with
  • Marathon Informations
  • Practical informations

Sunworld Hotel ***SUP (1.7miles from departure)

Located in Dongcheng area, in the city center of Beijing, the Sunworld hotel is near the biggest must-sees of the city, just like the Forbidden City, Tian an Men Square, Siheyuan… 308 rooms on 11 floors embellished with a traditional and sophisticated way are waiting for you.

 

Crown Plaza Wangfujing Hotel ***** (0.7miles from departure)

This Dongcheng area hotel is situated close to the night market of Dong Hua Men, to the Tian An Men Square and to the Forbidden City. It offers you a SPA (indoor swimming-pool, sauna, fitness room), as well as a rent car station and a bar/lounge. On the whole, 360 air-conditioned and all-equipped rooms.

Type of course : flat
Number of runners : + 8 000 in 2011
Departure / Time : Tian An Men Square at 9:00
Arrival : Birds Nest Stadium in 2011
Time Limit : 5h
Minimum Age : 20 years old
Climatic conditions : 20°C
Advantages : glimpse on the old and on the new city

COUNTRY : China
CURRENCY : Yuan
FORMALITIES : Passport (+06 months validity) + VISA
TIME DIFFERENCE : +7h in wnter, +6h in summer

Venue

Beijing

Tian An Men Square

Details

  • Limits:
    + 8000 in 2011 participants