The athletics event of the 29th Olympic Games will be held in Beijing from August 15-24, 2008.
The athletics competitions will be held at the National Stadium in the Olympic Green. The starting point of the marathon event is at the Tiananmen Square and the finish point in the National Stadium.
The start/finish point of the race walk event is at the National Stadium. The race will be a round trip on a 2km course at the boulevard in the Olympic Green.