Friday, August 24, 2012

[Event] 2012 Palgong Moonlight Walk!





 Walking Under the Moonlight! 
  2012 Mt. Palgong Moonlight Walk 






* When? 
2012. 08. 25. (Sat) 18:30 ~ 2. 6. (Sun) 08:00


* Where? 
Daegu Bongmu Park (Isia Polis Model house Parking lot)


* Entry fee? 
50km (20.000won), 30km (15.000won), 20km/10km (10.000won)






* How to register?

Internet registration is already closed but you can register on the spot from 2 hours before starting time. (First come first serve basis - first 200people).


* Things that you should prepare:

Night lamp or flash light, emergency medicine (if it’s needed), rain coat (in case of rain), snacks and water (Snacks will be provided every 5 km and water will be provided enough)


* Things that will be provided:

- Walker’s number, Course Map, Water and Snacks.
  (When you finish walking, Tofu, Makgeolli and other snacks will be offered as well.)

- Meals will be provided to long-distance walkers. (30km, 50km)

- A souvenir, a medal and a certificate will be provided when you finish walking.





This is the entrance of the event place. When you get into the place, find the reception place first and register. You should be there 2 hours before the departure time to register on the spot and receive some souvenirs. 


This is the picture of the reception desk. You should find the right place to register properly. 참가자 접수처 means reception desk. So, if you want to walk 20km, go to the "20km 참가자 접수처" and register. 


After the registration, you will find the place where you can receive souvenirs and water and snacks.


There were many people participated in the event last year. We saw some foreign people as well.


There will be a raffle event on the spot and the prizes are LED TVs. 
I will wish you a luck :D



Directions


 * Subway

Take subway line1 and get off at Ayanggyo Station. Take a taxi from there and it will cost about 2,500won.

 * Bus

Take Rapid1, 101, 101-1, 401, Palgong1, Palgong 2 and get off at Bongmu Leports Park Station.
※ You should check if the bus goes to Mt. Palgong direction.






Walking Course Map






Tips for Walking!



* What to wear?


- Clothes: Put on several layers of light clothes and prepare a jacket. (Avoid wearing Jeans.)
- Shoes: Light and well ventilated running shoes. (Used shoes are better than new one.)
- Socks: Layer nylon socks and cotton socks. Change them new one every 15 to 20 km.
- Cap: Wear a hat with a short brim hat during the night time and with a broad brim during the daytime.
- Gloves: Prepare light cotton gloves or thick and warm gloves depending on the weather.



* How to walk?


- Keep your eyes 20~30m forward.
- Walk with your back straight and move your arms naturally and regularly.
- Walk with shorter strides than usual.
- Land on with your heels and make your foot rolls forward naturally.
- Make your strides shorter and quicker on the uphill.
- Take a short break often.
- Drink and eat small amount of water and snack often.
- When you have a blister on your foot, prick it with a needle and dab iodine on the spot or just dab on the blister without pricking.
- You should do stretching for five minutes after finishing walking.



* Things you should know before walking!


- Get enough sleep for 2 days before the event.
- Apply Vaseline on the soles of your feet and tape your toes in order to reduce the frictional heat.
- Stretch your entire body before walking.
- Keep your pace up during walking.
- Be considerate to Cars when you walk.
- Drinking and smoking is restricted during walking
- If you feel uncomfortable and want to give up, ask one of the staff to take you to the returning car.
- When you walk 50km, you should pass the designated chick-in spots in time.
- You should check-in at all designated spots to get approved that you finished the walking. (There are 2check-in places for 10km. One from departure place and second one during walking. 4 for 20km, 5 for 30km and 6 for 50 km.
- In case of natural disaster, the event will be ceased and the entry fee will not be refunded.