2018 Xi'an International Marathon Thrills Crowds Amidst Displays of Antiquity and Modernity

What happened at the most influential marathon in Western China

Winners are born, Champions are made. The Xi’an International Marathon 2018, also known as the most influential marathon in Western China, concluded with two outstanding runners from both the men’s and women’s…

What happened at the FIRST Quzhou TF Triathlon 2018!

What happened at the first Quzhou TF Triathlon 2018

At least 400 triathletes battled out in the first ever Tri-Factor event in China, Quzhou TRI-Factor International Triathlon 2018. Participants who took part not only came from more than 20…

How Runners Run For Free in Beijing Marathon

How Runners Run For Free at Beijing Marathon

The Beijing Marathon, which took place last Sunday, 17th September 2017 at Tian’anmen Square, Beijing faced a growing problem of unregistered runners which is commonly defined as race banditing in…

2016 Beijing Vertical Run: A Run that is as Exhilarating as the View from the Top

2016 Beijing Vertical Run: A Run that is as Exhilarating as the View from the Top

Sanctioned by the International Skyrunning Federation, the 2016 Vertical World Circuit (VWC) made its stop in Asia on the seventh stage of the nine-race tour in Beijing, China. The sold-out…

This Is What Happens When You Give Soap To Runners During a Marathon

This Is What Happens When You Give Soap To Runners During a Marathon

Organising a running event is not an easy feat. There are many considerations to keep in mind for an organiser, this is why experience counts when organising a major event…

China Zheng-Kai International Marathon: A Modern Path Between Two Ancient Cities

China Zheng-Kai International Marathon: A Modern Path Between Two Ancient Cities

The China Zheng-Kai International Marathon will be held on 27 March 2016. The 10th edition of this race will kick off in Zhengzhou and is one of China’s most popular marathons.

Shanghai International Marathon Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Shanghai International Marathon Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Some 35,000 participants are expected to turn up for the Shanghai International Marathon this Sunday, 8 November 2015. This year, the international event in Shanghai, China is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Behold Impressive Karst Lands & Crystal Clear Lakes at the Yunnan • Puzhehei International Marathon

Behold Impressive Karst Lands & Crystal Clear Lakes at the Yunnan • Puzhehei International Marathon

A hidden gem for travellers to experience some of the most stunning and diverse landscapes in China, Yunnan is located in a mountainous region, with snow-capped Tibetan peaks to its northwest and tropical rainforests in the southeast. What better way to experience the beauty of nature than to run through it on an adventure marathon?

35,000 Running at the 2015 Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon

35,000 Running at the Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon 2015

When is the most beautiful season in Yangzhou of Jiangsu Province, China? The answer: springtime in April. At this time, flowers bloom in a riot of colours and Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon is in full swing.

Ten of the Most Awe-Inspiring Running Trails in China

Ten of the Most Awe-Inspiring Running Trails in China

Whether you’re planning a holiday to one of the country’s bustling megalopolises or a tour through its lush countryside, there is no shortage of dynamic landscapes in China. On running trails through invigorating mountain paths, easy-going forest trails, and striking skylines, you can lose yourself in living history to the rhythm of your footsteps on the ground. Consider making one of these ten trails a part of your next trip!

Get Ready to Discover the Lost Horizon: Shangri-La Marathon & Ultra

Shangri-La Marathon & Ultra 2015: Get Ready to Discover the Lost Horizon

There’s something about inaugural races that thrills runners: new terrain to conquer, new records—both competitive and personal best—to set, new people to meet. This maiden race and ultra is all that and more! You can guess by its name—the mythical land of Shangri-La is novelist James Hilton’s fictional account of the legendary Tibetan paradise, Shambala. Hosted on the magnificent Himalayan Mountains in Yunnan Province of Southern China, this challenging mountain race beckons international runners to experience the exotic and mystical lands of China.

2015 Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon: Climb Where Others Have Gone In the Days Of Old

Jinshanling Great Wall Marathon 2015: Climb Where Others Have Gone In the Days Of Old

Built during the Warring States period over 2,000 years ago, the Great Wall of China is a symbol of strength and endurance, and remains one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. As it so happens, the marathon, inspired by peace and freedom in Ancient Greece, was founded in the same time period. Who would have thought that two millennia later, these two symbolic icons of ancient civilisation—the Great Wall and the Olympic Marathon—will harmoniously come together in a festive international sports and culture exchange.