Seoul the capital of South Korea holds, yearly, in mid March its International Marathon. During the Marathon the city with its traditional buildings and its modern towers turns into a great sportive center. The full course Marathon is 42.195km.
Local runners as well as runners from dozens countries, create a giant group of thousands runners. The city residents stand along the course and encourage the competitors.
During the Marathon, accommodation may be scarce owing to higher demands, therefore it is advisable to check accommodation prices and make reservations ahead of time.
The Marathon course starts at Sejong-ro Intersection, passes through the streets with the beautiful historic houses of Seoul, and ends in Jamsil Olympic Main Stadium.