Run Turtle Marathon with winners of Miss Korea 2012
The Hankook Ilbo, a sister paper of The Korea Times, is hosting the 420th Turtle Marathon on Sunday. The monthly event has drawn more than 120,000 people since 1978.
This month’s walk is hosted with the Union Pharmacy and its CEO Ahn Byung-Gwang will lead the walkathon.
Winners of the 2012 Miss Korea beauty pageant, selected last week, will also participate.
On finishing the walk, TV presenter Lee Sang-yong will host a prize draw. You could win sneakers from FILA, duck meat from the Korea Duck Association and musical theater and movie tickets, among other items.
Middle and high school students who participate in the cleanup afterwards will receive certification for two hours of volunteer work.
Admission is free. For more information, visit turtle.hankooki.com.
When: July 15, Sunday, meet at 6:40 a.m. and the walk begins at 7 a.m.
Where: Outdoor plaza of the National Theater of Korea, near Dongguk University Station on subway line 3, exit 2 or 6.
Inquiries in English: (02) 724-2354
Inquiries in Korean: (02) 724-2613-7
Hosted by: The Hankook Ilbo
Sponsored by: The Korea Times, Sports Hankook, Seoul Economic Daily, Hankooki.com