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N. Korea cancels int'l marathon over coronavirus: tour agencies
N. Korea cancels int'l marathon over coronavirus: tour agencies
North KoreaFeb 21, 2020
North Korea has canceled its annual Pyongyang Marathon to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, tour agencies said Friday. The international marathon event, also known as the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon, was scheduled to take place on April 12. Young Pioneer Tours, a travel company specializing in North Korea tours, said in a Facebook post that it has received confirmation from North Korea that the Pyongyang Marathon has been cancelled due to the border closure over coron