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16 August 2016, China World Hotel, Beijing, host hotel of the 2016 Beijing Marathon, kicked off the “Run with Us” campaign to highlight and promote marathon running. 

 Comfortable Accommodation   

 The hotel’s spacious guestrooms and suites have been thoughtfully refurbished with the modern traveller’s comfort, security and productivity in mind, with clearly defined areas for working, studying or entertaining, relaxing, sleeping and bathing.  Following a refurbishment, all hotel guestrooms are equipped with the latest PM2.5 air-filtration technology from industry leader Honeywell. 

Guests can enjoy 10 per cent off when booking a room before 31 August 2016. 

Marathon Nutrition Centre  

Food and drinks can help with running, so the hotel’s culinary team has prepared a list of healthy food and energy drinkto power up the athletes’ endurance workout and help them achieve their peak performance. 

Aria Bar Its Energy Power drink contains pineapple juice, orange juice, passion fruit and grenadine, which are believed to increase stamina and provide effective energy. 

Lobby Lounge Inspired by the spirit of sports, the pastry chef specially created a set of Marathon Afternoon Tea featuringGranola Bars, Panna Cotta and Banana Pineapple Cake.  These nutrient-dense foods will help keep runners energised. 

Scene a Café Guests can slim down, speed up and boost theirhealth with key nutrient-packed foods.  The chef will serveRoasted Lamb Rack with Fresh Herbs, which is low in fat and rich in protein to enhance physical growth and muscle recovery. 

Marathon Training Centre   

The newly refurbished Health Club has been completely converted into the Marathon Training Centre. It features a heated indoor swimming pool, squash courts, tennis courts and a state-of-the-art gymnasium equipped with spacious exercise studios and the latest cardio-fitness machines.  Guests may indulge in atraditional Chinese massage or try out the oxygen room after a great workout to ease theirmuscles and refresh theirsoul. 

Special training sessions have been arranged for amateurs or seasoned marathoners at 6 p.m. every Friday starting 12 August till 9 September 2016. 

12 August 2016 –General introduction of the training programme 

19 August 2016 –Physical adaptability 

26 August 2016 –Warm up and stretching exercise 

2 September 2016 –Injury prevention and treatment  

9 September 2016 –Marathon training diet and nutrition 

To spread the spirit of marathon to the public, the hotel also organised three running exercises to promote a healthy lifestyle through running sports: CBD Mini Marathon, Chaoyang Park’s Relay Race Half Marathon Run and, finally, Wild Duck Wetland National Park’s Charity Marathon.  The hotel hopes to encourage a healthy, active lifestyle and instil an appreciation for a green environment through these events. 

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Press Contact

Catherine Ye
Director of Communications


(86 10) 6505 2266 extension 6540


(86 10) 6505 0828


China World Hotel, Beijing No. 1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing 100004, China


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