“Running on Hallasan Mountain”… International Trail Running Competition to be Held from 6th to 8th
First held as UTMB World Series…
An international trail running competition will be held from the 6th to the 8th, taking advantage of Jeju’s autumn scenery,
including Hallasan Mountain and Oreum, with the participation of about 3,300 people from home and abroad.
International Trail Running Competition
Seogwipo City will hold the ‘2023 Trans Jeju International Trail Running Competition’ for three days from the 6th to the 8th.
This competition, held as Korea’s only UTMB (Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc) World Series,
is hosted by Seogwipo City and organized by the Gasiri Village Association (competition organizing committee). 온라인카지노사이트
This competition is one of 36 UTMB World Series competitions around the world that qualify for the UTMB main competition held in Chamonix, France.
There are four courses: 10km, 20km, 50km, and 100km.
A total of 3,300 people, including 1,600 foreign participants, from 43 countries will participate.
Since it was first held in 2016, it has more than doubled compared to last year,
which recorded the largest number of participants (a total of 1,700 people and 200 foreigners).
Jeju World Cup Stadium
The 10km and 20km courses, which are introductory events to trail running,
are held in the area of Gasiri Pony Experience Park in Pyoseon-myeon, where the silver grass is beautiful.
The 50km and 100km courses start from Jeju World Cup Stadium and take place in Healing Forest,
Yeongsil Course, Witse Oreum, Hallasan Dulle-gil, and Hallasan Mountain Summit Course.
An elite runner’s media event, opening ceremony, and race briefing will be held at the Jeju World Cup Stadium on the 6th.
On the 7th, 100km and 50km participants will start, and on the 8th, an awards ceremony will be held.
An official from Seogwipo City said, “We are doing our best to prepare for the competition as the number of participants has increased significantly due to the Jeju competition joining UTMB”
“We will seek long-term development plans for the competition through exchanges with UTMB officials and overseas competition officials in the future to make it the best competition in Asia.”
“I will nurture it,” he said.