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Join the 476th Turtle Marathon at Mt. Nam

The Korea Times invites readers to the 476th Turtle Marathon this Saturday.

The event, hosted by the Hankook Ilbo, sister paper of The Korea Times, in collaboration with the Korea Native Chicken Association and the Korea Poultry Board, will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Baekbeom Square on Mount Nam in Seoul, to promote chicken consumption.

All participants will be offered free drinks provided by Nongshim mid-way through the course.

The showcase of native chickens will be held at Backbeom Square, along with complimentary chicken tasting.

After completing the walkathon, participants will have a photo session. Miss Korea beauty pageant winners will join the walkathon and a variety of events, including a performance by the four-member K-pop girl group LIVE HIGH, will take place on the sidelines.

Admission is free. For more information, visit www.hkturtle.com.

Volunteers who participate in the cleanup will receive a certificate confirming their completion of three hours of volunteer work.

When: Saturday, Sept. 15, 8:30 a.m. (walk begins at 9 a.m.).

Where: Baekbeom Square, in Namsan Park.

Distance: 6 kilometers

Inquiries: (02) 724-2616~7, www.hkturtle.com

Organizer: Hankook Ilbo


The Korea Times invites readers to the 476th Turtle Marathon this Saturday.

The event, hosted by the Hankook Ilbo, sister paper of The Korea Times, in collaboration with the Korea Native Chicken Association and the Korea Poultry Board, will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Baekbeom Square on Mount Nam in Seoul, to promote chicken consumption.

All participants will be offered free drinks provided by Nongshim mid-way through the course.

The showcase of native chickens will be held at Backbeom Square, along with complimentary chicken tasting.

After completing the walkathon, participants will have a photo session. Miss Korea beauty pageant winners will join the walkathon and a variety of events, including a performance by the four-member K-pop girl group LIVE HIGH, will take place on the sidelines.

Admission is free. For more information, visit www.hkturtle.com.

Volunteers who participate in the cleanup will receive a certificate confirming their completion of three hours of volunteer work.

When: Saturday, Sept. 15, 8:30 a.m. (walk begins at 9 a.m.).

Where: Baekbeom Square, in Namsan Park.

Distance: 6 kilometers

Inquiries: (02) 724-2616~7, www.hkturtle.com

Organizer: Hankook Ilbo


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