Sunday October 28th, 2018
Distance: Marathon · Half Marathon · 10K
The Chuncheon International Marathon is an annual marathon race which is held in late October in the city of Chuncheon, South Korea. First held in 1946, it is the second oldest marathon in the country after the Seoul International Marathon. Sponsored by The Chosun Ilbo, a major daily newspaper in South Korea, the race is one of two in the country which holds IAAF Silver Label status, along with Gyeongju International Marathon.
This is a flat course starting in the city centre and following the waterfront
The local prize is 34,400,000 wons (32,070USD)
|2nd Male||2:35:22||Song Jae Young|
|3rd Male||2:35:37||Kim Jin Wan|
|3rd Female||3:10:42||Park Mi-young|
|4th Female||3:12:09||Kim Yeonhwa|
|M 40-49||2:35:16||Lee Hong-kuk|
|M 50-59||2:44:05||Lee Jae-chul|
|M 60-69||3:03:26||Yuji Kim|
|M 70+||3:24:31||Kim, Won-won|
|F 50-59||3:01:02||Yoon Soonnam|
|F 60-69||3:23:09||Chung Ki Young|
|F 70+||5:33:40||Jeon Yun-jeong|
Chuncheon Marathon takes you to enjoy theincredible lake sceneryandscenic autumn sightsas you start run near the city center atHoban Street near Gongjicheon Parkand heads south, following the waterfront. The course turns northwards at the 8 km mark as it reaches the city suburbs and traces along the west side of the river for a 20 km stretch. The course then crosses the river and heads back towards the finishing point in downtown Chuncheon. You will be mesmerized by both the views of forests with the leaves are changingcolour for autumn, and the quiet country scenery of South Korea! Here you will findpeace, tranquilityand nothing but thesound of the running steps.
* The championship cup is awarded in commemoration of Sohn, Ki-jeong's domination of the world marathon and will be awarded to the winner of the men domestic race.