IML Walking Association Event

Korea International Walking

Details

Place: Korea, Wonju
Date: the last WE of October
Website:Link

Registration

Fees

50,00 US$

Routes

KM Starting time Starting place Finishing time Finishing place
± 50 km 06.00 am the Youth Square 05.00 pm the Youth Square
± 30 km 08.00 am the Youth Square 05.00 pm the Youth Square
± 20 km 09.00 am the Youth Square 05.00 pm the Youth Square
± 10 km Sat 13.00 am Sun 10.00 am the Youth Square 05.00 pm the Youth Square
± 5 km Sat 13.00 am Sun 11.00 am the Youth Square 05.00 pm the Youth Square

Track and weather conditions

Description of the tracks (road, landscape)
Wonju-si is located in the center of the Korean peninsula and southwest of Gangwon-do province. It is on the western side of the Taebaek Mountains, which are a major part of Baekdudaegan, stretching along the peninsula north and south.


Average temperature(°C)

precipitation
(
)

Average
humidity (%)

January

-1.7

30.2

66

February

-0.7

27.18

60

March

4.9

14.7

52

April

11.3

79.5

58

May

18.4

87.6

61

June

22.0

132.0

69

July

23.3

930.2

81

August

26.9

157.4

71

September

19.3

21.6

69

October

16.0

21.5

69

November

6.7

47.3

66

December

-0.5

11.4

70

Good care along the road
- no information available
Entertainment
Friday
05.30 pm Peace health striking bell ceremony
06.30 pm Opening and welcome party and international friendship intercourse.
Saturday
08.00 am - Commemoration at the Dutch War monument by all foreign walkers.
13.00 am - Opening ceremony with different attractions
Sunday
02.00 pm - start parade
05.00 pm - Closing ceremony with different attractions
Weather
Cool, not humiliate, 25 - 28 °C.

Souvenir - award

T-shirts, backpack etc..(It changes every year)
First participation: bronze medal; 5th is silver medal and 10th is gold medal.
Sanctioned by IML and IVV.

Transport

- From Incheon International Airport to Seoul
- by limousine : transportation information at 2, 4, 9, 13 exit
Average Fee - $130 (50min~80min - depends on traffic condition)
IML Walking Association event: Korea International Walking Fest
- by subway : Incheon International Airport ~ Kimpo Airport, and transfer another line


Commuter Train

Service Frequency

Journey Time

2007 Incheon Int'l Airport ~ Gimpo Int'l Airport

Every 12 mins

33 mins

- From Incheon International Airport to Wonju

- by limousine : transportation information at 2, 4, 9, 13 exit.

route : Incheon Airport->Kimpo Airport->Munmak->Wonju Cross-country Bus Terminal

time table : 09:10am~09:10pm (every 1hour, except 3:10pm)

journey time : about 3hours - depends on traffic condition

platform : 1st floor Gate 9 -> 9C

fee : 12,700(KRW)

- by car

Accommodation
IML Walking Association event: International Korea Two Days Walk

Accommodation

- 4, 5star Hotel
- Residence
- Youth Hostel
- Hanok (Traditional Home)
- S & B Tour arranges your hotel & transportation.

Tourist information about the surroundings

In Seoul
- Gyeongbokgung & Insadong
- Daehangno
- Sinchon
- Mt. Namsan
- Cheonggyecheon

http://www.knto.or.kr

In Wonju
- Chiaksan National Park
- Ganhyon
- Geumdae
http://english.wonju.go.kr/

Information and reservation

S & B Tour
e-mail: snb@snbtour.com
phone : +82 - 2 - 755 – 1009
fax : +82 - 2 – 755 – 0035

General information

The language: Koran (Korean language) and English
The money (currency): Won

Contact

Korea Walking Federation
1 Wonju Main Stadium,
77 Seowondae-ro, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do 220-041
South Korea
tel. +82 – 33 – 762 – 2234
fax: +82- 33 – 762 – 1237
e-mail: kwf@walking.kr
Internet: www.walking.k