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Naha Marathon

[ Race Description ]
The NAHA Marathon is now one of the premier sports events of Japan. This "Festival of Sun, Ocean and Joggers" started in 1985 as a commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the sister city bond between Naha and Honolulu. Each Marathon has provided a forum to promote ties and friendship for domestic and international interaction. The course, with The Peace Prayer and Memorial Park at its mid-point, is a full 42.195 km long. Run on this tropical island, Okinawa!
(From Official Website)


[ Basic Info ]
Event Date/Time December 2, 2001 / 9:00 (17th)
Location Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Distance 42.195 km (26.2 mile)
Time Limit/Cutoff 6:00
Limit of runners 20,000 runners
Entry Fee 4,000 yen


[ Course Info ]
Course type Point to point MAP
Start Onoyama Park Asahi Bashi.Route58
Finish Onoyama Field & Track Stadiam
Surface Paved road
Description -
Elevations Flat coures
Aid Station 14 water aids
Course records -


[ Race History ]
Year Starters Finishers Percent Men's 1st Women's 1st
2001 17124 10482 61.2% Tatsuya Kanikubo
2:25:19
Yoshiko Ichikawa
2:35:52
2000 - 11285 - Fumio Yamane
2:31:29
Yoshimi Hoshino
2:53:55
1999 - - - Tatsuya Tanikubo
2:25:29
Keiko Daimon
2:56:27


[ Contact Info ]
Race Director Naha Marathon Association
1st Floor, Okinawa Times Bldg. 2-2-2 Kumoji,
Naha City, Okinawa, 900-8678, Japan
TEL 81(Country code)-98-862-9902
FAX -
E-mail info@naha-marathon.jp
Website English / Japanese


Data from the official race site

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