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Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2016 Slated for Oct. 23

2016-10-21 13:00
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-- Both Runners and Supporters Can Enjoy Events Filled with Chiba Attractions -

CHIBA, Japan, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2016" will be held in Kisarazu and Sodegaura cities, Chiba Prefecture, on October 23, 2016.

Approximately 17,000 runners from Japan and overseas will run on the Tokyo Bay Aqua-line Expressway, which crosses the Tokyo Bay and commands a panoramic view of the sea and sky, amid a sea breeze.

Photos of the previous marathon:

(Photo1: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M102229/201610205478/_prw_OI1fl_AoBNR216.jpg)
(Photo2: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M102229/201610205478/_prw_OI2fl_zZv16Rf5.JPG)
(Photo3: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M102229/201610205478/_prw_OI3fl_4rL9r6rG.JPG)
(Photo4: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M102229/201610205478/_prw_OI4fl_3hTP4PEx.JPG)

A Wheelchair Half-marathon will be held during the upcoming third event in addition to full and half marathon runs. Visitors can enjoy local specialties and cuisine in an area where stalls will be set up as well as various events on a special stage at the scene.

1. Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016 (9:55-16:00)
Start time:
 - Wheelchair Half-marathon: 9:55
 - Marathon & Half-marathon: 10:00

2. Courses

(1) Marathon course
     Starting point: in front of Shiohama Park in Kisarazu
     Goal: Former Kisarazu City Hall

(2) Half-marathon & wheelchair marathon
     Starting point: in front of Shiohama Park in Kisarazu
     Goal: Ushigome Fishing Port in Kisarazu

3. Website on "Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2016"
http://chiba-aqualine-marathon.com/2016/en (English)
http://chiba-aqualine-marathon.com/2016/tcn (traditional Chinese)
http://chiba-aqualine-marathon.com/2016/scn (simplified Chinese)

Source: Physical Education and Sports Division, Chiba Prefectural Government

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