The ‘Gyeongju Cherry Blossom Marathon’, the most beautiful marathon course in Korea, will be held on April 7th 2018.
The 27th Gyeongju Cherry Blossom Marathon will be held in Gyeongju City on April 7 and will run from its location in front of the Bodeok-dong Community Service Center in the Bomun Complex to run a 2,000-year-old historical city and produce more spectacular scenery than cherry blossoms.
Gyeongju City, the headquarter of the western Japan Yomiuri Shimbun, and the Korea Tourism Organization co-host this event.
The application deadline is until the 23rd of the following month(March). All entries will be accepted online (www.cherrymarathon.com) with four events including full course, half course, 10km and 5km health run.
Last year, 14,408 (1,832 foreigners) from 40 countries participated in the contest.
An official of Gyeongju City said, “Many domestic and overseas marathoners and tourists visit Gyeongju, so safety is our top priority and we are thoroughly preparing for the tournament. Cherry blossoms will be held everywhere in Gyeongju, we want you to make memories that you will never forget.”
Date & Time: 08:00am April 7, 2018 (Sat)
Place: Bodeok-dong office
Full Course – Healthy men and women aged over 18 who have agreed to the ‘Entrant Agreement’
Half, 10km, 5km Course – Healthy men and women who have agreed to the ‘Entrant Agreement’
Registration will be open from December 28, 2017 to March 23, 2018
(Registration is on a first come first served basis and space is limited)
Full, Half, 10km (KRW 30,000), 5km (KRW 20,000), Disabled person (KRW 15,000)
Gyeongju, Yomiuri Newspaper Western Head Office, Korea Tourism Organization
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