CHECKLIST

There’s a lot to keep track of when planning for a real adventure marathon, and the following checklists will give you all the information, links, and resources you will need to help plan for running the Yunnan Puzhehei International Marathon. We also understand that having a quick reference guide is invaluable when you are preparing for your race. Below is your personal check lists of all the essential information.

Race Day is Saturday, October 29, 2016

Checklists

TRAVEL

Essential travel checklist for your trip.

RUNNING GEAR

Be sure to pack the following recommended running gear.

  • Trail running shoes and running socks
  • Running shorts and shirt
  • Running hat or visor
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle and/or water hydration pack
  • Gel Packs
  • Sunglasses (optional)
  • Garmin/GPS Tracking (optional)
  • iPod (optional)
  • Camera (optional)
  • Mind of a champion!

Event Times

COURSE MEETING

Runners MUST to attend the Course Information meetings to be held the day before the race at the Tiancheng Taihe Hotel in Qiubei (Race HQ).

  • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM / 14:00 PM – 6:00 PM / 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM – Check-in for runners
  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Course review meeting (English)
  • 7: 30 PM – 9:30 PM Course review meeting (Chinese)

At this time you will be able to ask questions and collect your race kit, BIB, shirt, and goodie bag. There is a lot to cover in the Course Information meeting, so take the time to read the Runner’s Handbook before the meeting to ensure everything goes smoothly.

START TIMES

The course time limits will be STRICTLY ENFORCED. There is a 8-hour time limit for all races, start time is approximately 7:00 AM with a 3:00 PM CUT-OFF time. Participants must maintain a pace faster than the course time limits in order to complete the race. Note that start times are approximate.

  • FULL MARATHON: START 7:00 AM
  • HALF MARATHON: START 7:00 AM
  • 10K: START 7:00 AM
  • 5K / FUN RUN: START 7:30 AM

Locations

Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG)

Guandu, Kunming
Yunnan Province, China

Wyndham Grand Plaza Hotel

No. 569 Dainchi Road
Kunming, 650238 China

Tiancheng Taihe Hotel

Near “The Pepper Lotus Plaza”
Qiubei, Wenshan
Yunnan Province, 663200, China

Transportation

GETTING TO THE START LINE

Round-trip transportation from Kunming to the Qiubei is included with your race entry fee. Buses will depart to Qiubei from the Kunming Wyndham Grand Plaza Hotel.

  • 10/27 – Depart Kunming Wyndham Grand Plaza Hotel to Qiubei Tiancheng Taihe Hotel
  • 10/28 – Depart Qiubei Tiancheng Taihe Hotel to Start/Finish line
  • 10/29 – Depart Start/Finish line as busses fill up after race
  • 10/30 – Depart Qiubei Tiancheng Taihe Hotel/li>

Training

BEING PREPARED TO RUN

Running any marathon, be it road, trail, or mountains will push your body. It is important to be both mentally and physically prepared to run the distance. Be sure to checkout the Course InformationCourse Maps and the Training Program to help prepare to run this marathon.

Handbook

RUNNER'S HANDBOOK

The Runner’s Handbook provides you with all the essential information for the race. Including the schedule, checklists, race BIB instructions, course maps, elevation profiles, course walk-throughs and more.  Each year the Runner’s Handbook will be custom tailored around the race event for that year.

Disclaimer

Please note that event information here represents what is planned for Yunnan Puzhehei International Marathon. Locations, hotels, course variations, adjustments, and changes may apply depending on conditions, availability, and improvements. We strive to improve the event every year to make the best experience for the runners. 

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