Do you have Questions?
Our team has collected a list of frequently asked questions about the Great Wall Marathon. If you don’t find your question listed below, then feel free to contact us.
The Great Wall Marathon features three distances:
Full marathon – 42.195km/26.2mi
Half marathon – 21.1km/13.1mi
Fun Run – 8.5km – a non-competitive run also on the Great Wall
What will the weather be like?
What type of running gear should be bring?
What is the Cut-off time for the race?
The cut off time is 8 hours. All runners with a net finishing time slower than 8 hours will receive a FNT (Finished No Time) on the result list.
At 14:00 (6 hours after the last runner in wave 4 has crossed the start line) the gate leading to the wall will be closed. Marathon runners who have not reached the gate at this time will not be allowed to finish.
At 16:00 (8 hours after the last runner in wave 4 has crossed the start line) the Great Wall Marathon ends.
Runners still on the route will be picked up by a race official car and taken to the finish area.
How to get the race packs?
When can I get the confirmation?
Where is luggage kept during the race?
Can GWM office help book accommodation?
Can GWM office help book transfer?
Where is the race start/finish?
How to get the GWM Finisher Certificate/photos?
After the race , visit the Marathon Photos website to download your Finisher Certificate (free of charge) and to purchase photos and DVDs from Race Day.
Here is the link: www.marathon-photos.com