With the popularization of city marathons, early marathoners are no longer satisfied with city marathons but keen to the more challenging mountain marathons, which has beautiful scenery and challenging runways.
Mountain marathon is an emerging public sport event, which is now at the early stage of development. Zhangjiajie, as a domestic pioneer of holding mountain marathon competition, has its own advantage of building a mountain marathon brand with the foundation of its tourism.
Zhangjiajie mountain marathon is held in the first national forest park and world geopark in China, showing its unique customs, culture and history to the world. It aims at holding the most beautiful mountain marathon competition in the world and has gained its popularity at home and abroad.
Zhangjiajie marathon is divided into three categories:
1. Full Marathon: The whole journey is 42 kilometers, passing through Jinbian Stream and Ten-mile Gallery.
2. Half Marathon: The whole journey is 21 kilometers, passing through Baizhang Valley and Shuirao Simen.
3. Mini Marathon: The whole journey is 10 kilometers.
The competition routes pass through the core scenic spots of Wulingyuan. Players can not only participate in the activities in the beautiful natural landscapes, but also enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way.