Runners wanted for Sho Hashi Half Marathon

Applications for the 13th Sho Hashi Half Marathon in Nanjo City on Nov. 2nd are accepted now through Aug. 7th.

The start and finish line of the marathon is at the Nanjo Culture Center Sugar Hall in Sashiki. Runners must be junior high school students or older to participate.

In addition to half-marathon, there is also a three-kilometer family course for those who want to run but are not ready for the half-marathon course.

The organizers have set a limit at 650 runners for the half-marathon and 1,500 for the three-kilometer course. There’s a ¥4,000 fee or adults and ¥2,000 fee for runners 18 and under to participate.

For more information, visit the Sho Hashi Half Marathon homepage at http://shouhashi.jp/ (in Japanese) or call 098-947-6866.