Runners will have the chance to traverse one of the most famous structures in the world as the Great Wall Marathon returns to China on 21 May 2016. British runners will be able to join the cosmopolitan field as Sports Tours International is offering travel packages for the event.
The marathon, now in its 17th year, takes participants along a section of the wall with runners from over 50 countries taking part. The event features three distances - marathon, half marathon and an 8.5 mile run. The marathon is revered as one of the world’s most challenging, along one of mankind’s greatest monuments.
Sports Tours International says: “Bring along your family and friends to this wonderful iconic part of the world where the Great Wall Marathon is a fantastic running experience giving you an opportunity to explore Beijing along the way. Beijing is one of the most fascinating cities in the world. The 5 and 6 night packages offer runners and spectators a taste of an age-old civilisation and local culture.”
For more information visit the Sports Tours International website.