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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JTBC Seoul International Marathon, Reviewed 16 November, 2017
04 November, 2017
I booked the holiday months before and the marathon was the only distance I could signup at that time. There was also a 10k but I didn't know when that would open for registration so went with the longer option. The race was 3 weeks after doing the Melbourne Marathon so not ideal but actually worked out well with the Korean marathon being 15 mins faster than Melbourne.