The Great Wall Marathon

The Great Wall Marathon

The Great Wall Marathon of 10km & 5km is on 16th May 2009 on the Great Wall of China. From this great wall marathon we can get an absolutely extraordinary experience of the tough and attractive ways of the Great Wall of China. The Great Wall of China’s 5164 steps and the wonderful surroundings of Tianjin Province will grip the attention of the Runners.

The 9th great wall marathon 2008 has been an unforgettable day for all participants, staff and organizers who have been a part of this 2008 marathon event. The Great Wall Marathon is the legendary race which keeps attracting more participants every year and in 2008 there were over 49 countries and more than 1700 participants who conquered the wall in the four distances: Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, 10 km. A 37 year old Mexican Romualdo Sanchez Garita has set the new records with (3:18:48).

Victoria White from Great Britain was the first runner to get a medal in the great wall marathon where she took 38 minutes and 54 seconds to climb 5 kilometers of ups and downs of the Great Wall of China. And the second runner up was Bodo Manfred Zeug from Germany (0:46:30) is the winner of 5k run. American Andrew Dorobek was the first winner of half marathon.

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Great Wall of Marathon Results 2008
Rank. Race No. Name Klub/Hold/Sponsor/By Nation Time min/km km/h
1 625 Romualdo Sanchez Garita Mexican 3:18:48 4:43 12.74
2 9 Yunfeng Wang Chinese 3:44:09 5:19 11.30
3 7 Michael Bufe SV Duerbheim German 3:46:37 5:23 11.17
4 247 Peter Anderson British 3:47:41 5:24 11.12
5 2 Daniel Phillips Australian 3:57:27 5:38 10.66

 

Results for The Great Wall Marathon in Men over all after Finish for 2007
Rank Race No. Name Club/Team/Nation Gross time Diff.
1 8 Salvador Calvo Spanish 3:23:10
2 4 Frederick Zalokar Pacific Strider 3:38:14 0:15:05
3 337 Yun Feng Wang Chinese 3:41:01 0:17:51
4 2 Darren Benson Australian 3:44:51 0:21:42
5 17 Michael Longe USA 3:58:15 0:35:06
Results for The Great Wall Marathon in Women over all after Finish for 2007
1 F13 Sara Winter New Zealand 3:50:21
2 F37 Sharon Ryder Australian 4:14:50 0:24:29
3 F263 ANNA MARIA AGUSTI I BALL LLOSERA Widex 4:26:08 0:35:47
4 F38 Jane White British 4:42:24 0:52:04
5 F77 Marie Therese Herwig Swiss 4:43:49 0:53:28

 

Results for The Great Wall Marathon in Men over all after Finish for 2006
Rank. Raceno Name Nationality Agegroup Group Rank Personal Time Finish Diff.
1 181 David Ardern British Men 40-44 years 1 3:38:06 3:38:07 0:00:00
2 474 Brendan Banovic USA Men 30-34 years 1 3:55:46 3:55:50 0:17:43
3 499 Michael Longe USA Men 20-29 years 1 3:56:43 3:56:47 0:18:40
4 459 Andrew Bass   Men 45-49 years 1 3:57:23 3:57:24 0:19:18
5 41 Michael Kummer USA Men 20-29 years 2 4:07:56 4:08:03 0:29:56
Results for The Great Wall Marathon in Women over all after Finish for 2006
1 F2 Margaret Stewart New Zealander Women 45-49 years 1 4:16:43 4:16:58 0:00:00
2 F465 Sarah Cook   Women 45-49 years 2 4:27:47 4:27:53 0:10:55
3 F99 Shelly Mueller USA Women 30-34 years 1 4:30:27 4:30:39 0:13:41
4 F12 Lisa Iorio Brignull Italian Women 30-34 years 2 4:36:08 4:36:22 0:19:24
5 F147 Alyn Park USA Women 55-59 years 1 4:37:07 4:37:11 0:20:14

 

Results for The Great Wall Halfmarathon in Men over all after Finish for 2006
Rank. Raceno Name Nationality Agegroup Group Rank Personal Time Finish Diff.
1 1117 Chris Owens British Men 50-54 years 1 1:40:34 1:40:35 0:00:00
2 1463 Thomas Flanagan   Men 30-34 years 1 1:43:33 1:43:35 0:03:00
3 1144 Dean Lane Australian Men 35-39 years 1 1:46:28 1:46:29 0:05:54
4 1416 Steven Wilbur USA Men no age given 1 1:47:25 1:47:26 0:06:51
5 1493 Laine Summers USA Men 45-49 years 1 1:53:41 1:53:43 0:13:08
Results for The Great Wall Halfmarathon in Women over all after Finish for 2006
1 F1120 Alexis Lamb USA Women 20-29 years 1 2:09:50 2:09:53 0:00:00
2 F1049 Christiane Schon New Zealander Women 40-44 years 1 2:10:10 2:10:13 0:00:20
3 F1412 Eva Maria Thomee Swedish Women 40-44 years 2 2:15:25 2:15:25 0:05:32
4 F1466 Natasha Dragun   Women 30-34 years 1 2:19:48 2:19:50 0:09:57
5 F1422 Nina Helene Husemoen Norwegian Women 40-44 years 3 2:23:07 2:23:07 0:13:14

 

Results for The Great Wall 10 Km in Men over all after Finish for 2006
Rank. Raceno Name Nationality Agegroup Group Rank Personal Time Finish Diff.
1 2063 Nektarios Butterfield USA Men 50-54 years 1 1:10:56 1:10:57 0:00:00
2 2124 Lorne J Mattner USA Men 40-44 years 1 1:10:52 1:10:59 0:00:03
3 2077 Ke Liu Chinese Men 30-34 years 1 1:15:16 1:15:19 0:04:23
4 2079 Rainer Roesky German Men 40-44 years 2 1:15:35 1:15:38 0:04:42
5 2119 Peter Kristian Mosnes   Men 20-29 years 1 1:17:07 1:17:07 0:06:11
Results for The Great Wall 10 Km in Women over all after Finish for 2006
1 F2132 Kristin Bond Canadian Women 20-29 years 1 1:10:59 1:11:02 0:00:00
2 F2113 Anna Wethered   Women 20-29 years 2 1:17:32 1:17:39 0:06:37
3 F2114 Caroline Giller   Women 30-34 years 1 1:20:47 1:20:54 0:09:52
4 F2096 Bente Mosnes Norwegian Women 45-49 years 1 1:21:31 1:21:31 0:10:29
5 F2037 Rebecca Chung Chinese Women 45-49 years 2 1:21:46 1:21:57 0:10:56

 

Results for The Great Wall 5 Km in Men over all after Finish for 2006
Rank. Raceno Name Nationality Agegroup Group Rank Personal Time Finish Diff.
1 1006 Matthew Lee USA Men 20-29 years 1 0:41:46 0:41:47 0:00:00
2 5030 Oskarsson Thorgeir Icelandic Men 50-54 years 1 0:43:37 0:43:38 0:01:52
3 5043 Marc Tremblay Canadian Men 35-39 years 1 0:46:40 0:46:41 0:04:55
4 5041 David Hillman USA Men 40-44 years 1 1:00:09 1:00:10 0:18:24
5 5023 Lee Shea USA Men 40-44 years 2 1:11:44 1:11:45 0:29:59
Results for The Great Wall 5 Km in Women over all after Finish for 2006
1 F2036 Candice Connolly   Women no age given 1 0:59:40 0:59:41 0:00:00
2 F5036 Lene Hoejbjerre Danish Women 30-34 years 1 1:08:14 1:08:15 0:08:34
3 F5042 Pamela Castillo - Rhodes USA Women 35-39 years 1 1:09:13 1:09:14 0:09:34
4 F5050 Ana Belen Vega Estrada Espagnole Women 30-34 years 2 1:09:55 1:09:56 0:10:15
5 F5026 Penelope Martindale British Women 50-54 years 1 1:10:18 1:10:19 0:10:38

 

Type of The Great Wall Marathon
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The Polar Circle Marathon Honolulu Marathon
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Athens Marathon Chicago Marathon
Austin Marathon Los Angels Marathon
Boston Marathon Paris Marathon
Budapest Marathon Barcelona Marathon
Houston Marathon Berlin Marathon

 

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Marathon de Paris, Paris Marathon 2009/2010 - Sunday, April 5, 2009.
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