Take part in the Turtle Marathon for a stroll around Mt. Nam and maybe win some prizes, too.
The Hankook Ilbo, a sister paper of The Korea Times, is hosting the 415th Turtle Marathon with KESCO (Korea Electrical Safety Corporation). It will begin at 8 a.m. on Sunday in front of the National Theater's outdoor plaza.
Since 1978 the monthly event has drawn more than 120,000 people.
Park Cheol-gon, CEO of KESCO will lead this month's walkathon. The winners of the 2011 Miss Korea pageant as well as KESCO goodwill ambassadors along with actresses Choi Ran and Park Min-ha will participate.
After the seven-kilometer walk, popular TV presenter Lee Sang-yong will host the prize draw.
This month's prizes include tickets for the musical by the girl group T-ara, sneakers from FILA, kimchi refrigerators, cosmetics and more.
For students attending Korean schools, , if they collect litter along the paths of Mt. Nam the marathon can give them a certificate for two hours of community service.
Admission is free. For more information, visit turtle.hankooki.com.
When: Feb. 19, 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
Source : www.koreatimes.co.kr/...
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