Thank you for your interest in the
3rd Annual Gapcheon Charity Race!
Over the past two years, this event has raised over 4,000,000Won for KMSS, the Korean Multiple Sclerosis Society. We hope that this year’s race will be our best year yet, and that we will be able to give a wonderful donation to this amazing organization.
This document serves to give you the information that you need in order to register and participate in the race. Please read this document in its entirety!
Here are the basics:
Date: Saturday, December 15th
Time: Race starts at 3pm
Dinner from 6-8pm
After-party from 8pm
Distance: 5k and 10k
Race location: Begins and ends in Gung-dong, near the big Yuseong Homeplus (specific directions and maps to follow)
All proceeds from this race will be donated to KMSS, the Korean Multiple Sclerosis Society. Check them out at http://kmss.or.kr/.
How do I register?
We encourage everyone to pre-register for this event (discounted rates!)!
Registration on the day of the race:
To pre-register, simply deposit your money into the Daejeon Diablos bank account:
KB (Kookmin) Bank
478102-04-219681 - Petra Glithero
Once you have paid, please EMAIL PETRA at email@example.com. Tell her what your payment is for (how many people, distance of race, if you are paying for the dinner (see below)).
We will also be accepting registrations on the race day. Please come with the exact change!
Show me the routes!
10K race route (There will be one water station around 6-7km.)
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5K race route (There will be no drink stations, sorry! Please plan accordingly!)
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Basic snacks will be provided after the race.
How do I get there?
Race Location: Coordinates: 36.363164, 127.360440
Both routes start near the big Homeplus in Yuseong. (Taxi drivers should know this landmark.)
Daejeon Station: Follow signs in the KTX station to the subway. Take a Banseok-bound train to Gapcheon Station. Follow the directions from Gapcheon Station.
Seodaejeon Station: Exit Seodaejeon station. Walk 10-15 minutes to the subway. Take a Banseok-bound train to Gapcheon Station. Follow the directions from Gapcheon Station.
Most intercity bus terminals are not conveniently located near the subway or the race site. (The Yuseong bus terminal is about a 20 minute walk from the race.) If you arrive by bus, please consider taking a taxi to the race start. (Ask to go to Yuseong Homeplus)
From Gapcheon Station
Use Exit 3. You will see the river on your left. Walk down to the river and take the stone footbridge across. Once you cross the river, turn right and follow the river path (Homeplus will be on your left). Follow the river around the bend, and soon you will see the race site. It will take you 15-20 minutes to walk from Gapcheon Station.
Local buses that serve the race location are:
104, 121, 5: Yuseong-gu District Office 유성구청
102, 106, 108, 113, 706: Yurim Park / Homeplus (Yuseong Branch) 유림공원
Red dot: Race start/finish. ; Blue circle: Love motels ; Orange circle: Dinner and after-party
What will happen on December 15th?
2pm-2:45pm: Check In and Registration
3pm: 5k and 10k races begin
3pm-4:30pm: Races (1:30 time cap)
6pm: Dinner at Ali Baba’s Treasure in Gung-dong. Presentation of awards and prizes.
8pm: Relocation to Santa Clause for the after-party. Party will include foosball, darts, and poker tournaments.
Tell me about this dinner…
We have arranged to have our post-race feast at Ali Baba’s Treasure in Gung-dong. Expect delicious Middle Eastern, North African, and European food.
Dinner will be served buffet style. (Drinks cost extra)
Cost for runners is 12,000Won
Cost for non-runners is 15,000Won
PLEASE NOTE: There is limited seating at Ali Baba’s! Please reserve and pay for your dinner in advance. Pre-pay when you pay for your race registration (same payment details, just let Petra know that you are also paying for the dinner!).
Remember, space is limited!
Check out Ali Baba’s on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/alibabastreasure?fref=ts
Any other questions?
Do you have any questions that were not answered in this document? If so, sorry! Please contact the race organizers on the Facebook event page. Alternately, you can email the race director, Robin, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to running with you!