Locals triumph in the Pyongyang marathon

Event opens doors to foreign amateur runners, draws 225 of them
April 14th, 2014
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A year after a foreign competitor was awarded the victory, native son Pak Chol triumphed in the Pyongyang marathon on Sunday.

Park finished with a time of 2 hours, 12 minutes and 26 seconds, the Associated Press reported. Last year, the event – officially known as the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon – saw a

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Rob York is a reporter and editor for NK News. He previously spent four years at The Korea Herald reporting on topics including North Korean affairs.

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