33rd Naha Marathon entry applications accepted from Jun. 5th

Entry applications for the 33rd Naha Marathon on Dec. 3 will be accepted starting Jun. 5th.

Naha Mayor Mikiko Shiroma, the chairman of Naha Marathon Association, had a press conference at the city office Wednesday and called for participant to apply. 30,000 applicants will be accepted. If more runners apply, participants will be decided by a lottery.

Applications are accepted at Naha Marathon Association Office, on the Internet and at Ryukyu Bank offices.

For this year’s event, organizers promise to strengthen safety measures by increasing the number of doctors and nurses at stations along the route, as well as introducing equipment to detect heat stroke symptoms.

For details, call to the Association Office at 098-862-9902 or visit the Naha Marathon website (Japanese, English and Chinese).