Turtle marathon on Sunday
The Hankook Ilbo, a sister paper of The Korea Times, is hosting the 417th Turtle Marathon with the Korea Duck Association.The monthly event has drawn more than 120,000 people since 1978.
Lee Chang-ho, chairman of the Korea Duck Association, will lead this month’s event. Goodwill ambassador of the association, comedian Park Jun-hyung, and the winners of the 2011 Miss Korea pageant will take part in the walkathon as well.
After the walk, TV presenter Lee Sang-yong will host a prize draw with samplings of duck meat.
This month’s prizes include assorted duck meat gift sets, running shoes from FILA, tickets to Drumcat’s “The Festival,” a voucher for Donggang Cistar Resort and more.
Admission is free. For more information, visit turtle.hankooki.com.
When: April 15. Meet at 7:40 a.m. and the walk begins at 8 a.m.
Where: The outdoor plaza of the National Theater of Korea, near Dongguk University Station on subway line 3, exits 2 and 6.
Inquiries in English: (02) 724-2354
Inquiries in Korean: (02) 724-2611~7
Hosted by: The Hankook Ilbo
Sponsored by: The Korea Times, Sports Hankook, Seoul Economic Daily, Hankooki.com