For runners with sufficient time at your disposal, the GARMIN XTRAIL Zhangye 100 is an experience far more than a race.Besides racing, you can enjoy extended and further exploration at the Chinese "Wild Wide West". Here are some scenic spots to choose for visiting: 1) Giant Buddha Scenic Zone (大佛寺景区), established in the Sung dynasty, featured by accommodation the biggest lying Buddha in China (34.5m in length), along with sutras written with powder of gold and silver in the Ming Dynasty. Address: Giant Buddha Alley, Western Democracy Road, Ganzhou District, Zhangye City 张掖市甘州区民主西街大佛寺巷 2) Lake of Crescent Moon(月牙湖), sitting at the west of Gaotai County, the oasis around the beautiful lake was called "Mini Yangtze Triangle" Address: Gaotai County, Zhangye City张掖高台镇 3) Remaining of Grass Gulch Well(草沟井城址), 2 large strongholds built in the Ming dynasty but were reduced to piles due to erosion. Address: 10km west of Southern Gulch Village, Bright Flower Town, Su'nan County 肃南县明花乡南沟村西10千米处 4) Remains of The Battalion of Eight Hexagrams(八卦营城址), a site of ancient battlefield in the Han dynasty at which the cavalry of Huns was defeated by General Ailments-free Ho(霍去病) Address: Yonggu Town, Minle, Zhangye City 张掖民乐永固乡 ... See MoreSee Less
2017 GARMIN XTRAIL Zhangye 100 is not just a chance to racing at and exploring the Chinese “Wild Wide West”, but a tour of indulging yourselves in a variety of featured food and paying respect to the legendary history and mighty nature. 1 local food recommended 1) Noodle with meat soup and minced bean curd (臊面 sao-mian) 2) Sausage of goat made from dough and blood of goat (羊肠子 yang-chang-zi) 3) Stir-fried guts of pig or goat (炒拨拉 chao-bo-la) 4) Noodle of raw grain (荞麦饸络 qiao-mai-he-luo) Behold: Strong and compatible stomach is required, While the pleasure of tasting makes the rest of the big days! ... See MoreSee Less
Xtrail Expedition added 13 new photos to the album: Race Manual of GARMIN XTRAIL Zhangye 100.
For all participants of GARMIN XTRAIL 2017 Zhangye 100, the race manual is coming! Prepare yourselves for the big days on 26th, Aug, and 27th, Aug 2017, in the ancient arena hundreds of years ago, if not thousands of years ago, along the legendary Silk Road of strategic importance! We are waiting for you! ... See MoreSee Less