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Run BTS!
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Original title 달려라 방탄!
Genre Variety show
Starring RM
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 56 (10 (S1), 46 (S2))
Location(s) South Korea, United States
Running time 3–36 minutes per episode
Original network V LIVE
Original release August 1, 2015–January 5, 2016 (S1)
January 31, 2017–July 23, 2018 (S2)
External links
Website Official Playlist on V LIVE

Run BTS! (Hangul: 달려라 방탄!; RR: Dallyeora Bangtan!) is a South Korean show by the boy band BTS. The show is all about BTS doing activities, challenges and lots more.

The first episode was aired on August 1, 2015, and every Tuesday in the week, unless an episode of BTS Gayo was aired but this changed on May 23, 2017 (Episode 20) becoming a weekly show.

This show is currently in hiatus.


Season 1

# Thumbnail Title Synopsis Air Date
Run BTS Ep 1
Open Interview video announcing the start of Run BTS. (Watch here) August 1, 2015
Run BTS Ep 2
The Best Man They choose the best man based on doing different missions. (Watch here) August 2, 2015
Run BTS Ep 3
Amusement Park The members go on field trip to an amusement park to specifically try scary rides. (Watch here) August 18, 2015
Run BTS Ep 4
30 Seconds Gate The members have to clear missions in 30 seconds. The member who fails gets a penalty of having to drink a cup of garlic soup. (Watch here) September 15, 2015
Run BTS Ep 5
100 Seconds Sports Day The members go against the staff on relay and have to clear six missions in 100 seconds without failing. They are given five chances. If the members fail, they have to perform a penalty. But if they win, the staff has to perform the penalty instead. (Watch here) September 29, 2015
Run BTS Ep 6
Skit: Confession 2 The members improvise their own skit pretending they are in a confessional. (Watch here) October 13, 2015
Run BTS Ep 7
Survival The members are divided into two teams to play paintball within limit of 30 minutes. If no ones wins in 30 minutes then the team with the least respawns wins. (Watch here) November 17, 2015
Run BTS Ep 8
Treasure Hunt (Continuation of the previous episode) The members now split up and have to search for the ten flags that are hidden in the mountain. Some of those flags are blank which means that they will not get a meal. (Watch here) December 15, 2015
Run BTS Ep 9
Bungee Jumping (Continuation of the previous episode) The two teams have to guess a song title while bungee jumping that the other team explains through dance. (Watch here) December 22, 2015
Run BTS Ep 10
- (Continuation of the previous episode) While the members eat the meal they won from the last game, it is revealed that there was a spy and the members try to figure out who it is. (Watch here) January 5, 2016

Season 2

# Thumbnail Title Synopsis Air Date
Run BTS Ep 11
Back to School The members have to write their own script and act it. The theme is a high school skit with seven different roles. (Watch here) January 31, 2017
Run BTS Ep 12
Cops The members have to write their own script and act it. The theme is a cops and robbers in a police station. (Watch here) February 28, 2017
Run BTS Ep 13
The Return of the Spy Divided into teams of three, with Suga as the MC, the members take a trip to Illsan Aqua Planet's One Mount water park to play different games. After every game, the winning team picks two dishes while the losing team can only pick one. One of the members is given the title of the spy, and in order to get all the food, he has to try and make his team lose. If the rest of the members manage to find the spy, they eat the dishes they have earned, with the exception of the spy. (Watch here) March 7, 2017
Run BTS Ep 14
The Return of the Spy (Continuation of the previous episode) The members continue playing different games on the water park, while trying to figure out who the spy is. (Watch here) March 14, 2017
Run BTS Ep 15
The Return of the Spy (Continuation of the previous episode) The members are given their last attempt at finding the spy. (Watch here) March 21, 2017
Run BTS Ep 16
Snow Park - Winter Olympic Games The members go to Illsan Aqua Planet's One Mount snow park and take part in their own Winter Olympic Games. (Watch here) March 28, 2017
Run BTS Ep 17
Arcade Olympics The members will be ranked after playing 4 rounds of arcade games. The members ranked 6th and 7th place will get a penalty. (Watch here) April 11, 2017
Run BTS Ep 18
Arcade Olympics (Continuation of the previous episode) The members continue to play arcade games in order to not fall into the last ranks and get punished. (Watch here) April 18, 2017
Run BTS Ep 19
Strike! The members play two games of bowling. The first game is the whole group against Jungkook and the losing team gets a punishment. And in the second game, the group divide into teams of two and the losing team gets a punishment. (Watch here) May 2, 2017
Run BTS Ep 20
Taste of Korea With Jin as their MC, the members go to the CJ Cooking Studio to have a cook off. After one hour, the MC gets to decide which team wins. The losing team does the clean up. (Watch here) May 23, 2017
Run BTS Ep 21
Board Game Competition The members divide into two teams and play different board games. One member of the loser team gets a punishment. (Watch here) May 30, 2017
Run BTS Ep 22
Hangawi Festival The members making songpyeon will decide the three teams, the teams play traditional games of chuseok and the loser team have a punishment. (Watch here) October 3, 2017
Run BTS Ep 23
Pet Friends The members will learn how communicate with dogs in several stages like quiz, partner matching, playing, obedience and agility. (Watch here) October 17, 2017
Run BTS Ep 24
BTS vs Zombies Divided into teams the members will play three games zombie safari, secret mission and freeze tag to fight off zombies and get free passes to this amusement park. (Watch here) October 24, 2017
Run BTS Ep 25
Game King In two teams will play Crazy Arcade, Bubble Fighter and Kartrider, the losing team will be punished and the winning team will enjoy snacks. (Watch here) October 31, 2017
Run BTS Ep 26
Secret Agent Divided into three teams will go through two types of test, first need to pass the four missions stages with high scores and the second test is see driving ability. (Watch here) November 7, 2017
Run BTS Ep 27
Welcome to your first MT -1st Episode- Divided into three teams will clear missions on the board, if one team wins they get a BBQ item but the same item can't be obtained again. (Watch here) November 14, 2017
Run BTS Ep 28
Welcome to your first MT -2nd Episode- (Continuation of the previous episode) The members sing karaoke trying to beat the best score. (Watch here) November 21, 2017
Run BTS Ep 29
Promise for their Billboard Hot 100 Hit: Being stylists to each other Members will use their own outfits to style others. (Watch here) November 28, 2017
Run BTS Ep 30
Variety Shows of Memories Episode 1 With Suga as the MC, the rest of the members divide into teams. the members reproduce variety shows from early and middle of the 2000s. (Watch here) December 5, 2017
Run BTS Ep 31
Variety Shows of Memories Episode 2 (Continuation of the previous episode) The members continue reproduce variety shows. (Watch here) December 12, 2017
Run BTS Ep 32
Please Take Care of Santa The members have to find the ornaments with hidden numbers in 35 minutes, the member with most consecutives numbers wins. (Watch here) December 23, 2017
Run BTS Ep 33
BTS X Manito 1st Episode Before the game, the members randomly choose a Manito and a mission. If one member succeeds in the mission he will get the gift of his Manito. In the first game they have to jump inside the photo zone expressing the keyword given. (Watch here) December 26, 2017
Run BTS Ep 34
BTS X Manito 2nd Episode (Continuation of the previous episode) The second game is finding the differences in the pictures and the last game is a bingo with words, they have to act the word and the others members guess to have the point. (Watch here) January 2, 2018
Run BTS Ep 35
Kimchi Battle Divided into three teams the members will make distinctive kimchi from different regions. (Watch here) January 9, 2018
Run BTS Ep 36
Kimchi Battle (Continuation of the previous episode) The members have to do dish with the kimchi made the last time. (Watch here) January 16, 2018
Run BTS Ep 37
BTS Marble is back The members play Halli Galli to decide the order of the players, then they have to buy "properties" in the board and win coins the two players with less coins have a punishment. (Watch here) January 23, 2018
Run BTS Ep 38
Spin BTS Divided into three teams make the roulettes spin and decide the order of the games, each member of the losing team will receive a punishment. (Watch here) January 30, 2018
Run BTS Ep 39
Golden Bell 1st Episode With Jin as MC, the members divide into two teams and play to win the Jungkook's computer and save themselves from a punishment. (Watch here) February 06, 2018
Run Bts Ep 40
Lunar New Year Special - Only Good Things The members will play new year's games and do calligraphy, the winner will get rice-cake soup, tteokguk. (Watch here) February 13, 2018
Run BTS Ep 41
Golden Bell 2nd Episode (Continuation of the episode 39) The members continue playing games. (Watch here) February 20, 2018
Run BTS Ep 42
Sports Challenge The members will play sport games individuality and the member that come last will have a penalty. (Watch here) February 27, 2018
Run BTS Ep 43
Satisfaction of 5 Sense 1st Episode The members will be competing in games based around the 5 senses. (Watch here) March 6, 2018
Run BTS Ep 44
Satisfaction of 5 Sense 2nd Episode (Continuation of the previous episode) (Watch here) March 13, 2018
Run BTS Ep 45
BTS Cafe The members learn to make espressos and make their assigned espresso drinks with the help of a barista. The one that made the best drink gets a price. (Watch here) March 20, 2018
Run BTS Ep 46
BTS Workshop The members each make their own pottery and give it to each other as a gift with the help of a pottery teacher. (Watch here) March 27, 2018
Run BTS Ep 47
Protect the Town Part 1 Outsider from "Blue Village" secretly came into the "BTS Village" and steal the stone "ARMY" which protects the village, the members wich are residents in the "BTS Village" have to find the stone and protect. (Watch here) April 3, 2018
Run BTS Ep 48
Protect the Town Part 2 (Continuation of the previous episode) The members go through the last nights trying to find the outsider. The winning team gets a price. (Watch here) April 10, 2018
Run BTS Ep 49
The Eve of the 50th Episode's The members celebrate Run! BTS' 50th Episode Eve by making their own award ceremony and by talking about their most memorble moments and watching highlights made by the staff. (Watch here) April 17, 2018
The 50th episode part 1 (Continuation of the previous episode) After the award ceremony is finished, the members take a trip to Lotte World to play games and win a price worth of 500,000 Won. (Watch here) April 24, 2018
The 50th episode part 2 (Continuation of the previous episode) The members finish their trip to Lotte World by separating in three teams and taking quizzes while riding different rides to win a price worth of 500,000 Won. (Watch here) May 1, 2018
Run BTS Ep 52
BTS Escape The theme of this episode is "escape rooms". Jin and Jimin pick an escape room through a lucky draw and then the rest of the members spilt into teams: "Sleeping Girl" (Jin, Suga, V) and "Korean Dry Sauna" (Jimin, J-Hope, RM, Jungkook). The team to escape faster gets a prize. (Watch here) June 26, 2018
Run BTS Ep 53
BTS Short Trip -1- The members have a Short Trip with a listed schedule. They play games in the bus to get snacks until arrive to mini market and buy their dinner. (Watch here) July 3, 2018
Run BTS Ep 54
BTS Short Trip -2- (Continuation of the previous episode) They play badminton to win the snacks that couldn't get before. (Watch here) July 10, 2018
Run BTS Ep 55
BTS Short Trip -3- (Continuation of the previous episode) They play two board games, the losers will cook the dinner. Meanwhile the other members write a letter and hang out. (Watch here) July 17, 2018
Run BTS Ep 56
BTS Short Trip -4- (Continuation of the previous episode) After the dinner, divided into three teams they do karaoke, everyone except the winning team have to clean-up. As the end of the season and start of an hiatus of the show they read letters to the members to tell their feelings. (Watch here) July 23, 2018
Behind the Scenes

Also released was behind the scenes episodes, these episodes can only be seen if the person's subscribed to BTS Channel Plus.