The MCs and guests were locked in a landmark during closed hours and were required to leave before opening hours.
In the first episode, they were divided into two teams and raced to find the codes hidden within the landmark that were required to unlock the main doors.
The correct team was allowed to leave the landmark while the losing team was required to complete a punishment inside the landmark.
From the second episode to the fifth episode, both teams competed to find golden pigs filled with money that were hidden within the landmark, and participated in games in attempt to win more money.
At the end of each episode, the team with the most money was declared the winner and was allowed to leave the landmark while the losing team received a punishment.
) is a South Korean variety show; forming part of SBS's Good Sunday lineup.
It first aired on July 11, 2010, and as of 2016, it is one of the longest-running variety programs in South Korean history, currently at six years, surpassing the channel's previous variety show, X-Man (at three and a half years), and behind MBC's Infinite Challenge (11 years), and KBS2's 1 Night 2 Days (9 years).
Running Man was originally classified as an "urban action variety"; a genre of variety shows in an urban environment.The show has since shifted to a more familiar reality-variety show concept focused on games.It has garnered attention as being the comeback program for Yoo Jae-suk, the main MC of the program, after leaving Good Sunday's Family Outing in February 2010.The show has become popular in other parts of Asia, even reaching its popularity outside Asia, has gained massive online popularity among Hallyu fans, and having been fansubbed into a number of languages by international audiences, such as English, Spanish, French, Thai, Malay, Vietnamese, Chinese, Indonesian, Burmese (Myanmar), Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian and Turkish.Running Man currently airing at pm KST on Sundays, as the second part of Good Sunday, airing after Fantastic Duo, and competing against KBS2's 1 Night 2 Days, and MBC's Real Men As of episode 48, the members take part in a series of missions (see Missions below for details) to become the winner(s) at the end of the race.The format of the show moves away from the "race mission + other missions" format into strictly one long race with continuous missions during the race.