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63 Building Hosts Vertical Marathon


SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire)Hanwha Life Insurance Co. hosted a vertical marathon Sunday at its headquarters, the 63 Building in Yeouido, central Seoul.

This year’s event, the 17th of its kind, featured a race to climb the skyscraper’s 1,251 stairs.


Kim Hong-joo, 38, won the men’s title with a time of 8 minutes and 20 seconds, while Hwang Jung-woon, 46, placed first among women with a time of 10 minutes and 55 seconds.

Meanwhile, Kim Dong-hyuk, 35, who climbed the stairs in a costume of the movie character “Joker”, was chosen as the winner in the ‘best dressed’ category.


Image Credit: Hanwha Life Insurance / Yonhap / photonews@koreabizwire.com

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