Genghis Khan MTB Adventure & Grassland Extreme Marathon

Friday, Dec 04th

Last update:11:00:00 PM GMT


Yun Yan Qiao and Sarah Edson victorious in windy Grassland Marathon

The 2012 Grassland Marathon in Xiwuqi was dominated from start to finish by Chinese runner Yun Yan Qiao,who left the rest behind after one kilometre and ran an amazing solo on the event's new long course to finish in 3:05:20. Fastest marathon woman today was Sarah Edson from Great Britain, who crossed the line in 3:57:53.


Altansuckh wins epic Genghis Khan MTB opener!

Despite promising blue skies and sunshine in the hours leading up to the start of the 2012 Genghis Khan MTB Adventure, the participants got drenched in rain as soon as the opening ceremony ended and the gunshot was fired. A heavy downpour turned the first 63km long stage into a true epic race, won in a four-man sprint by Mongolian rider Altanzul Altansuckh.


Genghis Khan Festival about to begin!

At last, the 2012 Genghis Khan Festival is about to begin at the brand new Nadamu Arena at the border of the wide grassland in Xiwuqi. After the official opening ceremony at 13:30, over 200 mountainbikers will take off for the first stage of their 3-day Adventure.

Read more... takes your Grassland pin-up!

Grassland Marathon participants can enjoy the service of, official photo service provider of the 2012 Grassland Marathon, this weekend in Xiwuqi. The professional photographers of will take snapshots of every single runner, who can then check and purchase the result on the company's website.


Gifts for everyone!

WTB, Chiru Bikes and Raidlight warmly welcome all participants in this year's Genghis Khan Festival in Xiwuqi. Both mountainbikers and runners will namely be happy to find a special sponsor gift inside their personal participant bag!


Watch GKF preview on BON.TV !

With the start of the 2012 Genghis Khan Festival only days away now, media interest has also been rising sharply. Please check out this great preview broadcast during the East West Sports show on BON last weekend. The GKF preview starts around the 20:35 minute mark.


Final days of signing up !

One more week to go to the start of the 2012 Genghis Khan MTB Adventure and Grassland Marathon! We have broken the participant record already and people can still sign up for the races, but... hurry up if you need us to purchase your event insurance.


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