Don’t Run Out of Time!

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Hello Runner!

Only 27-days left until race day at the Yunnan Puzhehei International Marathon! Register now to secure your spot at the start line!

Come experience the enchanting beauty of Yunnan by running around crystal clear lakes and over karst land formations with breathtaking panoramic views!

Runners should be planning their journey now to ensure have an incredible adventure in this beautiful destination race. Below is a checklist guide for registered runners to help you have everything prepared for your journey. We look forward to seeing you at the race!

Race Day is 10.25.2014


Those traveling with a group, or have family and friends coming to spectate, please make sure everyone in your group has registered as a runner or spectator, booked their hotel, and flight. If you want to invite your running friends to join you on this adventure then now is the time to get them signed up!


Those who are flying into China, please make sure you have booked your flight and have your itinerary. Once you have your itinerary please send a copy to us so we can prepare for your arrival. Please email it to us.

Airport: Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG)

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If you are doing the 3-night or 5-night race trip with hotel packages, here are the flight arrival/departure dates and times.

  • For 3-Night Race Trip Plan To:
    • Arrive on Thursday, October 23rd (10/23) in the morning by 8:00 AM
    • Depart on Sunday, October 26th (10/26) in the evening after 7:00 PM
  • For 5-Night Race Trip Plan To:
    • Arrive on Wednesday, October 26 (10/22) at anytime
    • Depart on Monday, October 27th (10/27) at anytime

Check the race schedule for full details.


As this is a fitness event, it is recommended that all runners have travel insurance. While nobody ever anticipates any accidents, it is always better to be safe than sorry, especially in a foreign country. Check with your travel agent for insurance options.


There are still hotel rooms available, the 3-nights in Qiubei and 5-nights in Kunming/Qiubei. If you have not already booked your hotel, please do so now to ensure your stay is comfortable and worry free.

Wyndham Grand Plaza Hotel
No. 569 Dainchi Road
Kunming, 650238 China

Tiancheng Taihe Hotel (Race Headquarters)
Near “The Pepper Lotus Plaza”
Qiubei, Wenshan
Yunnan Province, 663200, China


Your race entry includes round trip bus transportation from Kunming to Qiubei on 10/23 and 10/26. Runners will be meeting at the Wyndham Grand Plaza Hotel in Kunming on the morning of 10/23 by 10:00 AM. Don’t be late, the bus will depart at 11:00 AM to Qiubei.

Bus Departure Location:
Wyndham Grand Plaza Hotel
No. 569 Dainchi Road
Kunming, 650238 China
Check-in: 10/23 – 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Bus departs: 11:00 AM

Runners will be returning to Kunming on 10/26. The bus will depart Qiubei by 11:00 AM and return to the Wyndham Grand Plaza Hotel at the end of the day.

One Run. One Love. One Yunnan.

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That about covers it for now, that’s a lot of stuff, but it is important for those of you attending the race. We will be sending out more updates and reminders as we get closer to the race day. The race location is breathtaking, the air is so pure, you are going to love running this race.

We look forward to meeting you in person and giving you the Yunnan Puzhehei International Marathon finisher medal and certificate! If you have any questions or need assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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