An American in North Korea: What it's like to run the Pyongyang marathon
April 12, 2016 - Uncategorized
Nearly 1,000 foreigners pounded the pavement of Pyongyang on Sunday, as part of North Korea‘s annual marathon.
The event draws in a handful of elite runners as well as curious amateurs looking for a glimpse inside the notoriously reclusive nation. They navigate a route through the capital city that ends with tens of thousands of cheering fans in the imposing Kim Il Sung Stadium.
Brian Sloan, an American who traveled to North Korea to take part in the marathon, said this year was very different than the first time he participated in 2014.
This time, he had his camera with him for the whole race. Read more…