Everyone individually earned Running Balls throughout the missions and the balls selected during the lottery machine segment represented the individuals who were the winners for the night.The format of missions was also changed: Beginning with the twenty-sixth episode, the race mission, Bells Hide and Seek, was replaced with a Find the Guests mission.The format of the show has veered away from the "race mission others" to "one continuous race missions" 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.As of episode 38 and onwards, there were some episodes which included spy/spies.These spies could either be part of the cast, guest, or both.The format for the missions was as follows: In these episodes, the members would arrive at the starting venue separately.
Additionally, if the members succeeded in the One Chance mission, they were all relieved of the punishment regardless of how many Running Balls each of them possessed.
) is a South Korean variety show, forming part of SBS's Good Sunday lineup. Running Man was 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.
Missions form the basis of Running Man as members try to avoid punishment in earlier episodes or to win prizes.
Multiple missions are presented in each episode, with the highlight of Running Man being race missions.