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North Korea by Foot: Local Man Gets Rare Glimpse of Pyongyang in 10K Race

North Korea has a reputation for strict guidelines in all aspects, most especially tourist travel. But a Milwaukee man was invited to the county recently for an athletic event.

Chris Sturdevant competed in the Pyongyang Marathon's 10K race and won a second place medal. Organizers of the race describe it as “the most unprecedented athletic event of the year.”

Sturdevant ran pass some of North Korea's most notable tourist attractions. He stopped by the Lake Effect studio to share his experience.

Bonnie North
Bonnie joined WUWM in March 2006 as the Arts Producer of the locally produced weekday magazine program Lake Effect.