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Pyongyang Marathon reopened to foreign runners

Pyongyang Marathon.
Pyongyang Marathon. Image by Uri Tours – North Korea Travel / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Pyongyang Marathon is once again open to foreign runners. Entry to the marathon, which has only been accepting international amateur runners since last year, was closed after North Korea closed its borders due to fears about the spread of the Ebola virus. The cutoff date to enter the marathon is now 20 March. Read more: shanghaiist.com