SEOUL, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Walt Disney Company Korea announced that it will be hosting the ‘2016 Marvel Run’ on May 22. The Marvel character-themed running event will start at the Square of Peace located in Sangam World Cup Park.
Korea will be hosting the first Marvel Run in Asia. The event will include a seven kilometer run, a party and various events.
A total of 1,000 tickets will be pre-sold at the ‘2016 Marvel Run Showcase’ held at Common Ground near Konkuk University station from March 17 to March 20. Official booking will start on April 5 at the 11st online shopping portal.
Those who sign up will receive supplies needed for the run, and gifts such as t-shirts and Lego sets.
Disney officials explain that Korea has become an important market for Marvel. Movies from the Marvel universe such as the ‘Avengers’ series and ‘Ant Man’ recorded high box office sales due to the enthusiastic fans in Korea.
By Kevin Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org)