Who’d like to join a FREE marathon trip to one(or two) of the most beautiful races in China?
On May 27th and June 3rd, two mountain marathons will be held in the middle west of China by the Chinese Mountaineering Association. This is the third year they will hold this race and the first year it will be open to International runners. As HeyRunning is an official partner, we have been invited to bring up to 20 International HeyRunners FOR FREE to each race!
Please check the race details below and SIGN UP ASAP if you want to run this race.
A. China Mountain Marathon – Race in QianJiang
Date: May 27th 2018 ,Sunday
Distance: 42km & 21km
Start time: 9:00am
Time limit: 7hours
Elevation: highest elevation: 722m, lowest elevation: 402m. total elevation gain:952m, total elevation loss: 1159m.
B. China Mountain Marathon – Race in LiChuan
Date: June 3rd 2018 ,Sunday
Start time: 9:00am
Time limit: 7 hours
Elevation: highest elevation: 1344m, lowest elevation: 1037m. total elevation gain:1517m
About: QianJiang and LiChuan are two small cities in the middle west of China with stunning Chinese landscape scenery, it’s a hidden place you’d never find traveling on your own. The technical difficulty of these two races is right between a road marathon and a trail race, almost half of the distance is on the road. so no matter whether you want to try a trail race for the first time or want to have a trail race PB, it’s suitable for any kind of runners.
Who is going:200 runners for each race, of which around 10 are elite runners from China, along with regular runners and our HeyGroup. We will have up to 20 International HeyRunners going to each race together, HeyMarathon trips are always super FUN! Check below for more pics from our previous HeyMarathon Trip.
How to get there:
Once you arrive QianJiang or LiChuan, there’ll be race shuttle bus to pick you up.
FEE!FREE for all non-Chinese passport holders in HeyRunning!
FREE local food during that weekend!
FREE accommodation on Saturday&Sunday night!
AND…. Refund the transportation fee(up to 1500rmb). Please KEEP your flight/train TICKETS!(Only applied to runners who travel within China)
Spots limited! SIGN UP HERE NOW and we will send you a confirmation email afterwards and more details to book the flight tickets.
DEADLINE: April 20th, and SPOTS LIMITED! First come, first served!
Contact us: Any questions, shoot an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, we will get back to you as soon as possible.
- You city – QianJiang WuLingShan airport 黔江武陵山机场 FYI: QianJiang arrival flights on Saturday: Beijing北京-QianJiang黔江, 19:20-22:10(MU9702), ChongQing重庆-QianJiang黔江, 13:20-14:05(GJ8940) , There’s also some other flights on Sat flying from other cities to Qianjiang, please check yourself.
- Your city – ChongQing JiangBei airport 重庆江北机场, then taxi to ChongQing North Train Station 重庆北站, it’s a 4-hours train to QianJiang from Chongqing.（suggested train: ChongQing Bei-QianJiang, 15:15-18:39, K687) ( Please note that it departure from ChongQing North Train Station, not other stations. and it takes around 30mins by taxi or 1 hour by bus, recommend to schedule 1.5 hours at least on this travel. )
- Your city – ChongQing airport, then taxi/bus to ChongQing North Train Station(重庆北站）, a 2-hours train to LiChuan. there’s only two trains in the afternoon which departure at 15:26 & 16:30. So you need to book your tickets early. (Suggested train: ChongQing North – LiChuan,16:30-18:23, D630)
- Your city – EnShi airport 恩施机场, then taxi to Enshi Train Station(恩施火车站）,a 40mins train to LiChuan. quite many trains in the afternoon, the latest train departure at 20:27.