485th Tur­tle Marathon to be held on Sun­day

The Korea Times - - SPORTS -

To­gether with the city of Se­jong, the Hankook Ilbo, the sis­ter pa­per of The Korea Times, will host the 485th Tur­tle Marathon at the Se­jong Lake Park on Oct. 6.

The 4.4 kilo­me­ter long walkathon will start at 9:30 a.m. from the main plaza of the park.

The or­ga­nizer will of­fer hats and drinks to all par­tic­i­pants who can also win an air pu­ri­fier, a pair of run­ning shoes, a pack of sea­weed and other prizes through a lucky draw on the side­lines of the walkathon.

Miss Korea 2019 and run­ner-ups of the beauty pageant will also par­tic­i­pate in the event.

There is no en­trance fee and the walkathon is open to any­one who is in­ter­ested. Those who want to par­tic­i­pate can visit hk­tur­tle.com and fill out a reg­is­tra­tion form.

The lucky draw will only be for those who reg­is­ter through the in­ter­net.

But those who show up with­out reg­is­tra­tion can also par­tic­i­pate in the marathon.

Grade school stu­dents can re­ceive cer­ti­fi­ca­tion for three hours of vol­un­teer work if they reg­is­ter on 1365.go.kr and sign them­selves in at the marathon base­camp.

The Min­istry of Cul­ture, Sports and Tourism, the Min­istry of In­te­rior and Safety, the Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion and The Korea Times are among the sup­port­ers of the event and spon­sors in­clude Kiwi Me­dia Group, Body Logic, Myung­jang Mall and Nam­san Cable Car.

For more in­for­ma­tion about the walkathon, call (02) 7242616-7.

When: 9:30 a.m. , Oct. 6, 2019 Where: Se­jong Lake Park For more de­tails, please call (02) 7242616-7.

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