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Naha Marathon registration now open

Date Posted: 2007-07-31

Applications for the 23rd annual Naha Marathon are now being accepted.

Organizers anticipate more than 20,000 runners will sign up for the premier marathon on Okinawa, which takes place December 2nd. This year’s theme is ‘You are the Hero’, and the marathon organizing committee is making it easy for entrants.

Applications are being taken through September 28th, with the ¥4,500 entry fee including the number card, tee shirts and insurance. Registration forms are available at all Naha City offices, including branch offices.

Outlying islands Kunigami, Ogimi, Higashi, Miyakojima City, Ishigaki Jima will also accept applications. Runners may also pick up applications at the Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Broadcasting Company, and at Ryukyu Bank head offices and at all branches.

Although the registration deadline is late September, marathon officials are asking for forms to be returned to offices not later than August 11th. City offices are open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Entry fees for those under 18, and those 65 and older, are ¥3,500.

Entry forms may be submitted to the Naha Marathon Association Committee office, Ryukyu Bank or post offices, together with the ¥4,500 or ¥3,500 fee. Registration may also be accomplished online at http://www.naha-marathon.jp, or via cellular telephone http://www.sportsentry.ne.jp. Payments may be made by credit card, or at any Lawson or Family Mart convenience store.

Marathon officials say entrants will be notified, and their number card provided, in mid-November. Race registrations will be December 1st, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Onoyama Athletic Park, inside the Prefecture Budoukan. The race begins at 9 a.m. December 2nd, from the Highway 58 Asahibashi Intersection. Further information is available from the Naha Marathon office, at 862-9902, or by email: support@naha-marathon.jp.

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