For this week’s episode, the members gather for the New Year. They do various missions, get their fortunes read, and go through a checkup to see their health conditions. As they continue, the members receive R Balls according to the results, and those balls will decide who will be the first runner of the Member’s Week.
This week, it’s Ji-hyo’s week. Her wish is for the Running Man members to go on a trip together so that they can bond more. Her wish is granted and the members go on a trip but they are physically linked to each other with a rope. They go through various missions to avoid the icy bath at the end of the day. Which two will receive the penalty?
This week, it’s Haha’s week. Haha is known to be very indecisive about anything and everything. He is so indecisive that he couldn’t even decide on his theme. Therefore, the staff has planned it all out for him. He needs to make decisions and depending on what he decides, the other members’ fates are in his hand.
This week, Hyo Lyn of Sistar visits Running Man and surprises the members. Among the members, Jong Kook is the happiest. They are divided into three groups, and a case of betrayal unfolds. Also, the members' travel story in Osaka and Taiwan gets continued.
This week, round two for the I Go Sticker begins. The members need to make choices that do not overlap with one another. If they succeed, the staff promises that they will be able to go home immediately.
Seol Hyun and Hye Jeong of AOA have come back as summer queens! Winner's Song Min Ho and Kang Seung Yoon, who have conquered both the music charts and variety shows, also greet the viewers. In addition, Joo E of Momoland and Da Young of WJSN have also tagged along. This week's race is called Zombie Couple Race. The members and the guests are divided into seven teams. Among the teams are two zombies. The humans need to gather hints in order to reveal who the zombies are. Who are the zombies, and who will be the survivors? Will the zombies win, or will the human race gain victory?
This week, the couple race continues. Little do they know, however, there is a huge secret hidden in today's race. The couples are shocked to find out that their seemingly meaningless actions have brought upon great consequences. Now, they are desperate more than ever to break free from the race. What is the secret behind this race?
Four actors from 'Haechi' appear at the Running Man. Il Woo, So Min, and Seok Jin claim that they are the real king. Other members and the guests need to find the real king to keep the peace. However, some of them commit treason in a chaotic state of affairs. Stay tuned to find out who the real king is!
Code Kunst Go Young-bae (Soran) Gummy Jung Eun-ji (Apink) Kim Nam-joo (Apink) Lee Tae-wook (Soran) Nucksal Oh Ha-young (Apink) Park Cho-rong (Apink) Pyeon Yoo-il (Soran) Seo Myun-ho (Soran) Son Na-eun (Apink) Yoon Bo-mi (Apink)
The temporary artist and member teams need to get finalized, and through a series of wild games, each team competes for the right to exchange a current member or stay as they are. All eyes point to Kwang Soo, but he has no intention of leaving Gummy's side. After each team has its members finalized, they meet up at their artist's studio and start their collaboration.
This week, guests Keum Sae Rok, Lee Ju Young, Park Cho Rong, and Kang Han Na couple up with Running Man members to race. Each couple will each get a card form a deck consisting of elements, punishments, and prizes. The combination of the two cards, held in possession by each team, gives a particular outcome. Each mission gives them a chance to switch cards with other couples.
This week, actors who have faced a dilemma visit the show. Sim Eun Woo is a rising actress who showed impressive acting skills in 'A World of Married Couple.' Kim Min Gue shows off his charms in both variety shows and drama. Kim Jae Kyung is a versatile entertainer who can act and sing. These stars join the members to participate in Coin Dilemma.