Runners can participate in a uniquely-competitive Korea marathon. The exciting Dong-A Ilbo Gyeongju marathon takes place every October. Eager participants flock to the historic capital of Gongju for the Dong-A Ilbo Gongju Baekje marathon in South Korea. The Seoul Marathon, the most famous marathon in South Korea, has been attracting international competitors since 1970. South Korea offers runners a wide range of event possibilities.
Rains can be quite severe during the summer months. Keep this in mind when you are planning your Korea marathon calendar.
The crime-rate in South Korea is exceptionally low, making it one of the safest countries on Earth.
Koreans dress conservatively. Check with other participants to know what to wear during your Korea marathon. Bare sports bras are not acceptable attire in Korea.
Public transportation is fast and efficient in South Korea.
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Seoul Marathon 2019, Reviewed 03 April, 2019
15 March, 2019
Pros: Wide track, practically flat course, minimal turns to navigate. Ideal temperature at the 10am start time to get a PB. Cons: Self-seeding in the start chute - meant slow runners were putting themselves in front of elite runners aiming for podium places.