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May 08, 2023

The Roof of the World Marathon(ROWM) 2023

Bajiaojie • Cheng Guan District LhasaTibetChina  850000 Organized by Great Wall of China Marathon Organizing Committee $25 instant refund on this event with gift card.

About this event

The Roof of the World Marathon(ROWM)is one of the marathon events founded and organized by the Great Wall of China Marathon(GWCM) Organizing Committee.

The Roof of the World Marathon is held in Tibet China.It is the highest elevation marathon in the world today.The starting point altitude is over 5,213 metres(17,103ft),which is higher than the altitude of the Mt.Everest Base Camp.

The Roof of the World Marathon has been successfully held for five times,with the runners from USA,Australia,Germany,Mexico,Canada and Austria.And Ms.Jolene Giles has become the second world lady to complete the full marathon at the 4th Roof of the World Marathon on May 8th,2018.

We are very proud to let the world runners know that there had been no full marathon in the history of Tibet until we started the ROWM.Therefore,the runners who have been able to come to run the ROWM are absolutely regarded the excellent world runners.The race is the biggest challenge to human power limit.

Eating the different delicious Chinese and Tibetan food and experiencing the Tibetan culture and life-style are also extremely high enlightment every day besides training and sightseeing.

By running the Roof of the World Marathon 2023,each runner would get the unique medal,the only one in the world,with your name engraved on it.

The early bird fee is available. And we for the first time in 2023,we allow you to bring the one(s) you love to be as a spectator with you during all the days in Tibet.You can choose this from the Additional Purchases.

Here are some more information about the Roof of the World Marathon 2023 from the official site:
http://www.greatwallmarathon.com.cn/news1/news3000.html
http://www.greatwallmarathon.com.cn/online_application_for_the_Roof_of_the_World_Marathon_2023.htm

Thank you all very much!

Event details and schedule

1)Permit to Tibet

Runners who expect to enter the Roof of the World Marathon 2022 are required to have your passports and tourist visa to China before March 31,2023.Unlike your travelling to any part of China freely,we need to have your passports and visa copies to get the special permit to Tibet.

If you work in China,your working certificate to be issued by your company is required for the permit to Tibet.

2)Arrival

You need to arrive in Beijing before or on May 1st,2023,and you can meet us at the official 4-star hotel MERCURE BEIJING ZHONGGUANCUN,and we are together with the runners of the 22nd Great Wall of China Marathon 2023.
Here you can see the pcitures and location of the hotel in Beijing:
http://www.greatwallmarathon.com.cn/news1/news2099.html

We would lead the runners and spectators to fly together from Beijing to Lhasa Tibet on May 2nd,2023.

3)What to wear

Because we would travel in vast areas during our days in Tibet at the different elevation,and the weather in Tibet is very changeable,we suggest you to bring some warm clothes with you.

After the race,we would immediately withdraw from the race area and back to Lhasa quickly.

Here is the itineraries of the Roof of the World Marathon 2023

The Roof of the World Marathon 2023
(May 1st-May 9,2023)

The Lonely Yak Half Marathon & 10K May 2-May 7,2023
Day 1(May 2,2023)
- Depart Beijing to Lhasa.
Day 2(May 3,2023)
- Tour the Potala Palace, spend the rest of the day at your leisure and acclimatizing to the altitude. Meals included
Day 3(May 4,2023)
- Tour the Jorkhang Temple. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Meals Included
Day 4(May 5,2023)
- Tour Nobulingka and the Tibet Museum. Meals included.
Day 5(May 6,2023)
- It's race day!!!! We head out to the Lonely Yak Half Marathon & 10K Starting line in Yanghu. After the race say goodbye to those staying for the Roof of the World Marathon before heading back to Lhasa. Meals Included
Day 6(May 7,2023)
- Spend the day at your leisure and get ready for your evening flight back to Beijing.

The Lonely Yak Half and 10K
US$2368./per runner
* based on double occupancy
Spectators US$1680./per person
* based on double occupancy
-(For anyone who has purchased tour option 8 of the Great Wall of China Marathon 2023,you will only pay US$899 additionally if you would like to run the race.)

Included:
1. R/T Airfare from Beijing to Lhasa
2. All meals included
3. 5 nights hotel at the Jiari Zhuangyuan Hotel 3 stars. Double occupancy. Single Occupanycy:US$272
4. Airport transportation, ground transportation to tour & race sites
5. English/Russian/Chinese speaking tour guides
6. First-aid assistance
7. Water, pre/post race food, runner supplements on race day
8. Entry tickets at tour sites
9 Finisher Medals and T-shirt

*If leaving Lhasa to another destination besides Beijing, tour price will remain the same. (Hong Kong & Macau excluded)

The Lonely Yak Half Marathon and 10K & Roof of the World Marathon and Half Marathon May 2- May 9, 2023

Day 1(May 2,2023)
- Depart Beijing to Lhasa.
Day 2(May 3,2023)
- Tour the Potala Palace, spend the rest of the day at your leisure and acclimatizing to the altitude. Meals in-cluded
Day 3(May 4,2023)
- Tour the Jorkhang Temple. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Meals Included
Day 4(May 5,2023)
- Tour Nobulingka and the Tibet Museum. Meals included.
Day 5(May 6,2023)
- It's race day!!!! We head out to the Lonely Yak Half Marathon & 10K Starting line in Yanghu. Say goodbye to those heading back to Lhasa. We will stay the two nights in Yangbajing
Day 6(May 7,2023)
- We spend the day resting and getting use to the altitude at 4400 Meters above sea level. Meals included
Day 7(May 8,2023)
- It's race day!!! We head out to the Roof of the World Marathon & 1/2 marathon starting line in Namucuo.
Day 8(May 9,2023)
- Fly from Lhasa to Beijing or home.

The Lonely Yak Half and 10K & The Roof of the World Marathon and Half Marathon
$2668./per runner
* based on double occupancy

Spectator US$1980./per person
* based on double occupancy

Runners who take part in the Lonely Yak Half and wish to spectate family and friends competing in the marathon
runner US$2668./ per runner
*based on double occupancy.
(For anyone who has purchased tour option 8 of the Great Wall of China Marathon 2023,you will only pay US$1199 additionally if you would like to run the race.)

Included:
1. R/T Airfare from Beijing to Lhasa
2. All meals included
3. 4 nights hotel at the Jiari Zhuangyuan Hotel 3 stars. 3 nights in Yangbajing.Single Occupanycy:US$382
4. Airport transportation, ground transportation to tour & race sites
5. English/Russian/Chinese speaking tour guides
6. First-aid assistance
7. Water, pre/post race food, runner supplements on race day
8. Entry tickets at tour sites
9 Finisher Medals and T-shirt

* If leaving Lhasa to another destination besides Beijing, tour price will remain the same. (Hong Kong & Macau excluded)

In Tibet,sometimes,we would come across the snow during the race day,sometimes not.Here in the video,we show you the Roof of the World Marathon with snow in 2018.

Thank you very much!

Official Site:
http://www.greatwallmarathon.com.cn/
greatwallmarathon@yahoo.com
run@greatwallmarathon.com.cn
Wechat: greatwallmarathon

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Bajiaojie

Cheng Guan District LhasaTibetChina  850000

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