Status: Registration Closed
Distances: Full, Half-marathon
Climate: Mild, temperature around 15°C
Web Site: zkmarathon.com
The Last Chance to Run 2018 Zheng-Kai International Marathon
2018 Zhengkai Marathon entries have been sold out. As a Tour Operator of Zhengkai Marathon we have a limited entries for international runners
We are offering 4 days 3 nights package
Package for Runner is $300 (share room) and $410 Single room occupancy
Price included：Guarantee entry (Full/Half); 3 night 4 Star hotel with Breakfast and Tax included; Shuttle bus to Start point and back from finished point
China Zhengkai International Marathon is approved by the State Sports General Administration, co-sponsored by the Chinese Athletic Association, Henan Sports Bureau, Zhengzhou Municipal People's Government and Kaifeng Municipal People's Government. This event is one of China's most popular marathons. The event has been hold at the end of March early April each spring. The first race held with 5,600 runners in 2007. There were 39,000 participators from 29 countries in the seventh event in 2013.
2018 China Zhengkai International Marathon will be in Zhengzhou and Kaifeng on March 25th. This year's event will include full/half marathon, 10k and 5k run. The full/half marathon and 10k run will be held in Zhengdong, and 5-km marathon will be held in the inner ring, CBD area.
China Zhengkai International Marathon has following characteristics:
- One of the most attractive oriental culture Marathon: The course is located in the Central Plains, backed by the Yellow River, where is the cradle of Chinese civilization, is the birthplace of Eastern civilization.
- Most flat open marathon course: Zhengkai fast-track, 100 meters wide, two-way ten lane, flat, straight, is the best marathon course and is good for the runner to run personal best.
- The most popular marathon: Based in Henan Zhengkai, located in the Henan province of central China with millions of population, the Marathon attract broad mass participation.
- The most unique of Marathon: This is the only marathon with the course connecting two ancient cities.
Climate of Zhengzhou and Kaifeng City
With a pleasant climate, Zhengzhou is welcoming all year round. The hottest month is July and the average temperature is about 27 ℃ (80.6 ℉) while the coldest month is January with an average temperature of -0.2 ℃ (31.64 ℉).
Autumn and spring are the best and the peak tourist seasons. You can enjoy a more beautiful Zhengzhou at that time. Climate in Kaifeng is warm temperate continental monsoon climate, with four distinct seasons. Here, the climate is moderate, with abundant sunshine and appropriate rainfall. The annual average temperature is 14 ℃ and the average annual rainfall is 670 mm.
Best season for tourists is autumn. Autumn in Kaifeng is the most fascinating season, with moderate weather and rainfall. Besides, people can also appreciate the beautiful chrysanthemum. Furthermore, people can visit the chrysanthemum exhibition here if they come to Kaifeng in the mid-to-late October.