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Korea: The 2010 Jeju International Bicycle Challenge in late March
The National Bike Association under the ‘National Council of Sports for All’ (President, Yu Chun Jae) presents the ‘2010 Jeju International Bike Challenge’ on the sub-tropical island of Jeju, South Korea from March 27th to 28th.

Participants will race along the 200㎞ coastal road that winds along the edge of this beautiful volcanic island. The racing course for the competition is the best of its kind, encompassing the coastal road of Jeju and the Hallasan Mountain path located 1100m above sea level. The 2010 Jeju International Bike Challenge is the ultimate competition, providing participants with a chance not only to push personal limits while racing along the 200㎞ course, but also to enjoy the scenic beauty of Jeju Island.

There are a number of attractions for cyclists to enjoy during their ride, the biggest one being the ‘Jeju Olle,’ a walking path that weaves through farmlands, coastal regions, and areas filled with volcanic cones. Those interested in participating in the event are asked to contact the appropriate agency, as listed below.

Venue: Various Locations throughout Jeju Special Self-governing Province
Race Categories:
● Mar. 27th Jeju Island Coastal Road Race: MTB, Cycle, Mini Velo
● Mar. 28th Mt. Halla Hill Climbing: MTB, Cycle, Mini Velo
Meeting Point:
● Both races start from the Jeju Sports Complex
● The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, Korea Council of Sports for All
● Sports for All: The National Bicycle Association, Sports for All: Jeju Bicycle Association
● Korea Tourism Organization, Korea Sports Promotion Foundation, SBS, Arirang TV, Other Media Corporations
Participation Fee:
● 30,000 KRW per event
For Invited Overseas Participants:
● Room and board will be subsidized. Airfare cannot be provided.
Benefits for participants: Insurance, Lunch, Souvenirs, Medals for finishers, Certificate

To Apply: Download and fill in the application form at the bottom of the page and send via email to; bikelife@hanmail.net
– Homepage: http://bikelife.or.kr (Korean only)
– Email: bikelife@hanmail.net – Tel: 02)420-5430 (Korean only. If you are not a Korean speaker, please contact
one of the travel agencies listed below)
– Fax: 02)420-5431

2010 Jeju International Bike Challenge Package Inquiry
Travel Agency Region Contact Information Email Contact Person
Quality Travel Agency Russia 070-579-8311
Plaza 21 Travel Service Europe (German) +82-2-364-1670 christinasong@hotmail.com Song, Jae-eun
Americas +82-2-364-1671 Park Yu-rim
Russia +82-2-364-1672 Victoria
US-Travel Europe. Americas, Southeast Asia +82-2-720-1515 ustravelru@gmail.com
Bae Hyeon-jeong
Russia Lee Se-gyeong
Game Category Rankings and Prizes Award Ceremony
Road Race
1st: prize: 3,000,000 Won, Trophy
2nd prize: 2,000,000 Won, Trophy
3rd prize: 1,000,000 Won, Trophy
At the closing ceremony
Road Race
-22 Parts)*
● ‘Best Record’ for 200 km race (for 3 top male participants): 1,000,000 won
● ‘Best Record’ for 100km race (for 4 top female participants): 500,000 won (*Excluding special games participants)
● ‘Best Record’ for Male MTB over 50 years old (for 1 top participant): 500,000 won
● 1st prize: 300,000 Won award, certificate
● 2nd prize: 200,000 Won award, certificate
● 3rd prize: 100,000 Won award, certificate
● 4th~6th prize: certificates, gifts
● Finishers: Finisher’s medal
-14 Parts)*
‘Best Record’ (Male, Female): 1,000,000 Won
1st prize: 300,000 Won award, certificate
2nd prize: 200,000 Won award, certificate
3rd prize: 100,000 Won award, certificate
4th~6th prize: Award, certificate, gifts
Finishers: Finisher’s medal
After each event
Special prizes for road race participants* 30 people: Special prizes (excluding individual award winners). Please refer to competition regulations for more information.
* Participants are not eligible to win prizes in multiple categories.
☞ Application form

Credit: Korea Tourism Organization

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