Genghis Khan MTB Adventure & Grassland Extreme Marathon

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10th Genghis Khan Festival

Thursday, 6 July 2017

All MTB & KOG participants check-in at the race office in Xiwuqi Hotel and collect their race bag.


Friday, 7 July 2017

10:00 - Pre-race briefing for ALL MTB participants, media and medical personnel

13:00 - All bikers check-in at start arena at Nadamu

13:30 - Official Opening Ceremony of Genghis Khan Festival

14:00 - Start MTB Stage 1 long distance start

14:10 - Start MTB Stage 1 short distance start

17:30 - Podium ceremony at Culture Square

19:00 - Finish closing time

Saturday, 8 July 2017

6:15- Runners report at event arena at Cultural Square in town centre

6:45- Closure of Start Block A

7:00 - Start of Grassland Marathon, all distances (42.5km/21.5km/11km)

8:10- Estimated arrival of winner half marathon distance

9:30- Estimated arrival of winner full marathon distance

12:00- Start of prize giving ceremony

13:45- Finish area closes: end of Grassland Marathon

14:00 - All bikers enter start arena at Culture Square

14:30 - Start MTB Stage 2 long & short distances

17:00 - Podium ceremony at Mongolian Yurt City

18:30 - Finish closing time

18:30 - Official Welcome Banquet at Mongolian Yurt City (reservations required)

20:00 - Outdoor bonfire party at Mongolian Yurt City

18:30        Official welcome banquet for both bikers and runners in Yurt City (optional service)

Sunday, 9 July 2017

07:30 - All bikers enter start arena at Culture Square

08:00 - Start MTB Stage 3 long & short distances

14:30 - Podium ceremony at Culture Square (including overall classification & KOG)

17:30 - Finish closing time

Optional sightseeing tour in and around Xiwuqi
Departure from Xiwuqi (unless other arrangements were made)

* Given the early starting time on Saturday, it is recommended for runners to travel on Thursday or Friday morning at the latest.

* Timetable subject to minor changes