Practical Information


The international dialling code for China is +86.


The voltage in China is 220 volts. Most wall outlets support Types A and I. We recommend that you bring a travel plug adaptor along.


China’s currency is the renminbi (RMB).

Time Zone:

The time zone is UTC/GMT + 8.


The hotels provide Internet access with varying connectivity and speed. – See more at:

Health and vaccinations:

All Great Wall Marathon participants must have appropriate travel insurance. Please make sure you have taken out appropriate coverage before travelling to China. Please consult with your physician regarding immunisation recommendations for China.

Visa requirements:

All travellers are required to have a valid visa for entering the People’s Republic of China. Every participant must also have a passport valid past 1 December 2014. Please note that it is your responsibility to be in possession of the necessary travel documents before travelling to China.

Contact Information

The Great Wall Marathon Head Office,

Culturestone Event Co. Ltd.
Address: 1209 unit3 Building 40,
Shouyishangcheng, Xingfeng Street,
Daxing District, Beijing. PRC
Tel: (8610)-63552521
Fax: (8610)-63552521