Elite North Korean runners taking part in Pyongyang Marathon. Could trail running also take off? Photos: ZX-Tour Elite North Korean runners taking part in Pyongyang Marathon. Could trail running also take off? Photos: ZX-Tour
Elite North Korean runners taking part in Pyongyang Marathon. Could trail running also take off? Photos: ZX-Tour
Extreme fitness

Trail running in North Korea could take off after Covid-19, even for foreigners, as country prepares for adventure tourism

  • A trail race in 2015 could be a sign of more to come, as North Korea prepares to open to tourists post-pandemic
  • There is a strong road-running scene with elite marathon runners ripe to make the transition to trail running

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Elite North Korean runners taking part in Pyongyang Marathon. Could trail running also take off? Photos: ZX-Tour Elite North Korean runners taking part in Pyongyang Marathon. Could trail running also take off? Photos: ZX-Tour
Elite North Korean runners taking part in Pyongyang Marathon. Could trail running also take off? Photos: ZX-Tour
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