This week's episode starts with Running Man having to complete different challenges before reaching Gwangmyeong Station, where they are split into a mission and chasing team.
The race starts almost right away with the Running Men having to find the right key to their assigned car, find the guest, and be the first to arrive at the location where the best Running Man is decided through nametag elimination. The first to arrive receives a special advantage.
Running Man must race against each other by driving and completing various missions at checkpoints before being asked to find the guests. Once the guests are found, they are asked to get the best 5 food items in Daegu.
A multilingual and talented MC announces the Running Man team and Idols team. They first compete against each other in a relay race, trampoline volleyball match, water high jump match, and a back-and-forth nametag elimination match.
Bang Min-ah (Girl's Day) Hwang Chan-sung (2PM) Hyolyn (Sistar) Jang Wooyoung (2PM) Jung Eun-ji (Apink) Kim Da-som (Sistar) Kim Sung-kyu (Infinite) L (Infinite) Lee Gi-kwang (Beast) Lee Joon (MBLAQ) Son Na-eun (Apink) Yang Seung-ho (MBLAQ) Yoon Doo-joon (Beast) Yura (Girl's Day)
Each Running Man is teamed up with an idol music group and introduce themselves in hilarious dance performance. A pool platform match, blop jump, dodgeball match, and a timed escape challenge are held.
Running Man go through a day in the life of a salary worker, including the commute, satisfying the director, negotiations, and luck.
This week, the eight members go on a retreat. Little do they know, two of them are ghosts. They need to find out who among them are ghosts. Who will win today's race?
This week, the Running Man members are trapped in the Roulette Underworld. Until they finish their mission, they are not allowed to leave. To make matters worse, they are not allowed to go to the bathroom either. Will the members be able to escape successfully?
The Running Man members come together for a special Christmas party. Each member brings an object that holds a special Christmas memory and share it with one another. However, there's a secret behind this special party. All the gifts they acquired through sharing their stories disappear. Who will obtain all the gifts and have a happy Christmas?
The race for this episode is Honeybee's Counterattack Race. A mysterious honeybee appears on screen with a warning. As they follow the honeybee's missions, the members start to disappear one by one. The honeybee even appears in front of them and makes them terrified. Stay tuned to find out the identity of the mysterious honeybee!
The members continue to plan the fan-meet to celebrate the nine years of Running Man. This week, they have to choose two members who will put on a couple performance at the fan-meet. Through multiple rounds of games and races, the two members are chosen. And special guests join the members this week.