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
|2nd Male||2:31:26||Jae Young Song||KR|
|3rd Male||2:32:41||Bo Gun Kim||KR|
|4th Male||2:36:00||Seomu Young||KR|
|2nd Female||3:02:14||Eun Ju Lim||KR|
|3rd Female||3:06:26||Soonnam Yoon||KR|
|4th Female||3:09:08||Yi Sun Yi||KR|
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.