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2021 Beijing Marathon to be held in October after one-year suspension

The Beijing Marathon will start at 7:30 on October 31, the organizing committee confirmed on Oct 3.

About 30,000 participants will participate in the marathon, starting from the Tian'anmen Square and ending at the Olympic Forest Park. The closing time is 13:45.

Only permanent residents of Beijing who are 20 years and older (born before Dec 31, 2001) are eligible for this year's mass competition, and they need to provide valid marathon results within six hours or half marathon ones within three hours from Jan 1, 2019 to Sept 23, 2021 (online marathon results excluded) to qualify.

Runners are required to stay in Beijing since 21 days before the competition date and declare their health status online every day during the period. Green health code, negative nucleic acid test certificate within 72 hours and valid vaccination certificate are necessary to take part in the race.

The organizing committee will also invite domestic elite athletes to compete, who will be under closed-loop management until the end of the competition.

In 2020, the Beijing Marathon was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

(10/04/2021) Views: 845 ‚ö°AMP
by Xinhua News
Beijing Marathon

Beijing Marathon

The Beijing Marathon is an annual marathon held in Beijing, People's Republic of China. The race was first held in 1981 and has been held every year since. The race begins at Tiananmen Square and finishes at the National Olympic SportsCenter stadium. Beijing Marathon is now a full marathon only marathon race. At the 2009 edition of the race, 4897...


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