■ Insurance Coverage 

The 2023 Seoul Marathon will be covered by business liability insurance.

Death, injury, and other insurance must be covered by personal insurance.

□ Notice

■ Consider runner’s health status

Injury and death accidents may occur during the Seoul Marathon 2023.

Runners must check their health status before registration.

The host will prepare ambulances on main points for precautionary purposes. However, for injuries and accidents that occur during the race, the insurance company will compensate within the accident insurance amount insured. The host will not be responsible for this incident. Runners must check their health status from a medical institution and decide for yourself whether you can participate in the race.

■ Meeting time & Location

Full Course & Seoul Relay 42195

Date & Time : March 19th, 2023. (Sun) AM 7:00

Location : Seoul Gwanghwamun Square (refer to the booth layout)

Starting time : March 19th, 2023. (Sun) AM 8:00


Date & Time : March 19th, 2023. (Sun) AM 8:00

Location : Peace Plaza in Olympic Park (refer to the booth layout)

Starting time : March 19th, 2023. (Sun) AM 9:00

※ On Race day, please arrived early at the venue, warm up and prepare for race.

■ Qualification

Full Course : Anyone 18yrs old or above who may run without support of additional equipment (Wheelchair, Inline) and agree with instructions.

Seoul 42195 Relay : Anyone 18yrs old or above who may run without support of additional equipment (Wheelchair, Inline) and agree with instructions.

10K : Any runners who are physically healthy or above who may run without support of additional equipment (Wheelchair, Inline) and agree with instructions.

* Any athletes who are registered under the Korea Athletics Federation or have not passed 2 years of cancellation of registration are prohibited to participate.

Address : (03737) Chungjeong-ro 29, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea

CS center : 02-361-1410

Fax : 02-361-1361

e-mail : marathon@donga.com

■ Cancellation and refund

Participation can be canceled until 1:00 PM on February 6, 2023 (Mon), and there will be no cancellation or refund after February 6, 2023 (Mon) 1:00 PM. (planned)

* Card cancellation: In case of credit card payment, approval will be canceled after identity verification. Depending on the credit card company, cancellation and refund may take from 3 to 7 days.

* How to apply for cancellation or refund: Request for refund will be made after the personal verification process.

* Virtual account refund period: April 24 (Mon) ~ 28 (Fri), 2023 (Deposit in order.)


■ Starting Order and Signal

Full course & Seoul 42195 Relay -  The Full course starts at 08:00 a.m. Participants must arrive at Gwanghwamun Square, the startning point, by 7:00 AM.

10K - The 10K division starts at 09:00 a.m. Participants must arrive at the meeting point, Olympic Park Peace Square by 8:00 am.

Please changing your clothes in the changing room installed in the meeting point, leave them at the locker, and prepare for race start after warming up sufficiently in the meeting point.

Race start, at 8:00 am Full Course (Elite Division), Full Course (Masters Division), Seoul 42195 Relay (Gwanghwamun Square), 9:00 am 10km Course (Olympic Park) in this order. The record is a net-time method that is measured from the moment you step on the mat at the starting point. For the safety of participants, please start with plenty of time.

Please use public transportation because parking vehicles are not be permitted around the meeting point. Participants from other than Seoul metropolitan area may park their vehicles at the Tancheon Parking Lots beside the Jamsil Sports Complex and take public transportation such as subway and bus to get to the starting point.

■ Time Limit and Sweep Vehicles

The Marathon course runs through the center of the Seoul Metropolitan City. The race time is strictly limited to 5 hours (for 10K, 1.5 hours) in order to minimize citizen’s traffic inconvenience.

(Please check the Traffic Control Time Table) so participant beyond the limit should get on the sweep vehicles to avoid any possible incidents. The organizer will not take any liabilities for accidents that happen as participants refuse to get on the sweep vehicles to keep on running.

■ Changing room and Locker

For the convenience of participants, changing rooms and lockers are provided. Lockers are divided by race category and must be stored in the lockers marked with your race category.

(Valuables are not accepted, and headquarters not responsible for loss.)

There are cases of cash and valuables being stolen at the marathon site, so participants should be aware of this and do not carry cash or valuables

■ Drinks and Snacks

Participants are provided with water and ion drinks at every 5km and the finish line. Water sponges are provided every 5km from 7.5km. Also, nutritional supplements will be ready at 20km and 30km and 35km.

-Snacks : only Fullcourse
Amino shot (20KM)

Amino Vital BCAA Water (Finish Line)

■ Timing Chip

The recording method is Net-Time, which is measured from the moment it passes the starting point.

When you receive the courier, please check whether the BIB and recording chip are included. If there is any problem, please contact the Seoul Marathon (02-361-1410)

The record measurement chip is attached to the back of the BIB, and please check the following notice.

1. Do not bend or remove the timing chip.

2. You must wear the BIB with the chip attached to receive your valuable record.

(Be sure to wear it outside the front so that the BIB can be visually checked.)

3. Chips are disposable and do not need to be returned.

If you do not attach a BIB (chip) or do not pass the sensors installed at the start, finish line, and every 5km point, your record will not be measured and you will be disqualified.

■ Disqualification

After payment is complete, transfer of participation qualifications and proxy participation are not permitted.

In case of changing participants, participating as a substitute, are disqualified and no record certificate will be issued. In addition, any cheating that interferes with or makes it difficult to accurately measure the record, such as running with someone else's chip,

Please note that those who do not pu the BIB or who have modified will not be allowed for the race. Also, participants should stay at their designated groups. Those who do not start from the designated groups will be disqualifed.

* In the case of a full course, a souvenir will not be provided in case of disqualification.

■ Related to Racepack

Race BIB and souvenirs will be sent via courier to the address you entered when registered, and courier costs will be borne by the organizer.

(※ For overseas delivery, the recipient pays)

Finisher medals can only be received on site for finishers. In the case of the full course, some souvenirs are distributed on-site, so please check.

■ Privacy Policy

The Seoul Marathon collects identifiable information such as name, phone number, and date of birth from participants.

-Required information : Personal information such as name, date of birth, venue, address, contact information, e-mail, etc. is used for insurance subscription provided by the organizers and information regarding the competition (e-mail, text message sending), etc. Information may be shared with sponsors and partners.

We do not disclose personal information to others or other companies or organizations for other commercial purposes..

However, personal information may be disclosed to take legal action if the applicant violates the participant precautions and terms of use, causes legal damage to others, or harms public morals.

■ Group Registration

Group registrations are not accepted, only individual registrations are accepted. Even Seoul 42195 Relay participants must apply for individually, and when applying, the team name and team leader must be entered together to form a team.

■ etc.


Seoul Marathon Headquarters has the authority to disqualify participation, invite special guests, suspend and cancel the event (participation fees are non-refundable in case of event cancellation due to natural disasters), and change the course.


Other matters are subject to the 2023 Korea Association of Athletics Federations competition rules.