The musically themed running series is known for Bringing Fun to the Run™ with live music and entertainment on the course.
Runners will get the chance to take in the scenic Beijing Olympic Forest Park, with dedicated running paths accompanied with great spectator and volunteer support. The races start and finish adjacent to the Olympic Green, directly below the iconic Beijing Olympic Tower with the post-race concert stage in the Southern Garden of the Olympic Forest Park.
Beijing, the capital city of China has no shortage of wonderful attractions and is home to some of the country's best-known historical destinations, including a section of the famous Great Wall of China. Beijing, one of China's four ancient capitals, is an enchanting and fascinating city with a history of more than 3,000 years. Widely considered one of the most magnificent cities in the world, Beijing is the cultural, political, and historical center of China.
The Rock 'n' Roll Beijing event starts just outside the gate of the Beijing Olympic Forest Park and finishes in the Southern Garden of the Olympic Forest Park. The half marathon begins at 7:00 a.m. with its own concert to follow at 10:00 a.m. The 5k Fun Run will be a separate event starting at 4:00 p.m. and another concert at 5:00 p.m. Runners also have the option of pursuing a Remix Challenge by completing both distances.
Participants will be able to collect their race packets and bib numbers at the Olympic Forest Park South Gate Thursday-Friday, October 11-12 at 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. both days.