2024 Great Wall Half Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Great Wall Half Marathon – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

Embarking on the Great Wall Half Marathon is a formidable and enchanting journey through one of the most significant historical landmarks in the world. Runners traverse a rigorous course that includes numerous steps and steep inclines, all while being enveloped by the rich history and remarkable structure of the Great Wall of China. The challenging terrain and elevation changes test the endurance and tenacity of participants, providing a deeply rewarding and unique racing experience. Amidst the physical demands, runners are treated to stunning views, passing through scenic trails and ancient watchtowers, melding athletic achievement with an immersive cultural and historical expedition.

Date: 

Sat
May 18
2024

Location: 

Beijing, China

Distance

21.1km

Elevation profile: 

Hilly

Website: 

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Elevation gain: 

Number of participants: 

How to train for Great Wall Half Marathon: Great Wall Half Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Great Wall Half Marathon, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized Half Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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