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The Great Wall Marathon 2017 in Bijing, China

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Since its inception in 1999, the Great Wall Marathon has become revered as one of the world’s most challenging marathons.

Run the most challenging marathon of your life along one of mankind’s greatest monuments. Since the inaugural Great Wall Marathon in 1999, the field has grown steadily to a sellout event with 2,500 runners from over 60 nations. The Great Wall Marathon event offers three distances: a marathon, half marathon and a 8.5km Fun Run.

The Great Wall Marathon

May 20, 2017
Beijing China
42K/21K/8.5K

Land Arrangement (Excluding Airfare)
Twin Sharing: US$755
Single Occupancy: US$855

Extra night rates (rates per person, per night)
Twin Sharing: US$50
Single Occupancy: US$100
Optional tours are also available upon request

Inclusions:
· 2 nights accommodation in a 4-star hotel with breakfast
· Marathon entrance fee (The wall section is closed to tourists)
· Return transfer from Hotel in Beijing to the race site om May 20th
· Great Wall Marathon runner T-shirt
· Bib-number. GWM2017 is timed by BibTag system (timing tag on racing bib number)
· 20 minute massage on site
· Course marshals through the race
· International doctors and nurses on site ready to assist runners
· Water and other provisions during the race
· Finish line provisions (sandwich and water)
· Finisher’s medal (all distances)

Exclusions:
· China tourist visa (optional visa assistance & processing fee: P3,500)
· Roundtrip airfare (Manila – Beijing – Manila)
· Beijing airport transfers (USD98 per person)
· Celebration dinner on May 21st
· Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
· Insurance coverage (should the wounded be sent to the hospital, the cost of transport and ensuring medical cost will be borne by the wounded)

Itinerary:
19 May, Friday
Arrival in Beijing. Check-in at the hotel on your own. Read the notice at the hotel bulletin board and contact your guide for your race packet. Overnight in hotel.
20 May, Saturday
Race day! 0330hrs departure for GWM2017. Transfer back to Beijing. Overnight in hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch)
21 May, Sunday
Breakfast at hotel. Check-out. Transfer to airport on your own for return flight or avail of extra night and optional tours. (Breakfast)

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