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Suncheon City to Host the 14th Nam Seung-ryong Marathon Competition

순천서 제14회 남승룡 마라톤 개최

Suncheon City to Host the 14th Nam Seung-ryong Marathon Competition

 

The 14th Suncheon Nam Seung-ryong(남승룡) Marathon opens at Suncheon Palma Stadium on November 9th.

 

According to the City of Suncheon, the marathon was created to commemorate the first generation marathoner Nam Seung-ryong(남승룡), who was a bronze medal winner at 1936 Berlin Olympic, and became a national hero.

 

This year's slogan is Run Again Nam Seung-ryong(남승룡). And the Mayor of the Suncheon city, members of the National Assembly, and citizens are expected to run the 5km course with the participants. Marathoner Choi Bora(최보라), a member of 2014 Incheon Asian Game National Team will participate as well.

 

Total of 12 thousand people are expected to take part in the marathon, including 9 thousand and 32 marathoners, 17 hundred volunteers, and members of Organizing committees.

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