Location Pyongyang, (DPRK) North Korea
Happening in: April
Race categories: Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10 km
Next on: April 10th, 2016Race website
Pyongyang Marathon, also known as Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon, takes place in North Korea and is open to foreign amateur runners. This IAAF Bronze Label Road Race has 3 categories of full, half marathon and 10km and has a race history of 2 years.
All runners are invited to participate in the race’s opening ceremony, which involves a lap of the Kim Il Sung stadium in front of a capacity crowd. After the race has finished, the top three in each amateur category (men’s full; men’s half; men’s 10km; women’s full; women’s half; women’s 10km) will be invited to take their place on the stadium’s podium for the award ceremony.
Please note that all non-Korean participants are required to enter the country as part of an organised tour group.