On Saturday, May 21, 2022, the International Nordic Walking Association Korea held a festival to promote Nordic Walking as a healthy lifestyle in nature and as an exercise for the aging society. Totally 180 people from the youngest 32 months, to 75 years old participated in this festival.
Yeon-seo Ju, the director of INWA Korea and a National Trainer, focused for all participants on aiming to learn healthy steps through the INWA Nordic Walking technique, safely and promoting Nordic Walking.
This festival was sponsored by magazine of ‘Monthly People and Mountain’, sports and outdoor premium brands as ‘Salomon’, ‘Buff’, ‘LEKI’, ‘ODLO’, etc. Abundant prizes were offered to all participants to give them another pleasure with fun and interesting events.
INWA Korea will grow into a lifelong education and healthy fitness business with the goal of helping to find daily habits for people through Nordic Walking, which is appropriate to Korea’s walking culture.
Saturday, May 21, 2022
The scene of the festival : Runs 21 km, 11 km, and 7 km of Bukhan mountain trail walking.
Gather for each course and follow the instruction of trainer, Yeon-seo Ju, to stretch using poles and complete Nordic Walking.
After completing the race, we were able to finish our festival seeing the pleasant and healthy laughter of participants who reived the eco-friendly wood medal and the Westwood brand shoes as a souvenir.
With this annual festival, we look forward to 2023 festival!
#World Nordic Walking Festival #Bukhan Mountain #Nordic walking Event #International Nordic Walking Association
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