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The Pyongyang Marathon Adjustments its Identify (2023)

After a number of years of operating below a distinct title, the Pyongyang Marathon has determined to vary its official title.

Because the official companions of the Pyongyang Marathon, we’re happy to announce that new title to you in the present day.

Pyongyang Marathon New Identify

For a few years, the Pyongyang Marathon has merely been the casual title of the occasion formally generally known as the Mangyongdae Prize Worldwide Marathon.

Now, we’re happy to announce formally that this has modified and the brand new, official, title of this race is the Pyongyang Worldwide Marathon.


This will appear to be a small change, but it surely does take away some confusion for lots of people as some of us did marvel if the marathon happened in Mangyongdae (a suburb of Pyongyang) reasonably than town itself.

Now, the brand new title harmonises the official and the commonly-used names of the race.

What’s Mangyongdae?

Mangyongdae (that means ‘place of ten thousand scenic views’) is the world of town the place DPRK founder Kim Il Sung was born. His native house is a big vacationer attraction and a web site of native pilgrimage.

The race was named for this space because it takes place across the anniversary of this beginning (April fifteenth) yearly.

Study extra about this web site with our Koryo Excursions Journey Information to the Mangyongdae Native Home.

New Pyongyang Marathon Emblem?

We anticipate a brand new emblem to be issued and can announce when that occurs.

For many who are instantly nostalgic concerning the Mangyongdae Prize Worldwide Marathon emblem then right here is it under on one of many 2019 finishers’ medals.

Pyongyang Marathon 2023 – CANCELLED

Sadly, the Pyongyang Marathon 2023 has now been formally cancelled. 

See right here for extra info.

Pyongyang Marathon 2024

Excursions are actually out there for enquiry and reserving for the 2024 Pyongyang Marathon (Pyongyang Worldwide Marathon).

See right here for a full record of Pyongyang Marathon Excursions





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