|By PR Newswire||
|March 25, 2014 01:00 AM EDT||
CHIBA, Japan, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications for the "Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2014" to take place on Oct. 19 will be accepted from Friday, April 4. Under the theme of "Let's run the sea, feeling the breeze on the Aqualine," the event will take place on the "Tokyo Bay Aqualine Expressway," a bridge connecting the eastern and western sides of the bay. A large number of spectators are expected to line up along the route, while gourmet items and souvenirs from Chiba Prefecture will be on sale.
We look forward to having many non-Japanese runners at the event take advantage of the "International Division" of 150 participants.
1. Outline of the marathon event
(1) Name of the event: Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2014
(2) Organizers: Chiba Prefectural Government, Chiba Prefectural Board of Education
(3) Date and starting time: 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
(4) Number of participants, fees, time limit:
Type of event
Full length marathon (42.195km)
Half-length marathon (21.0975 km)
3 hours and 10 minutes
2. Entry applications (See "Application Guidelines" on the official website: http://chiba-aqualine-marathon.com/entry/englishguideline2014 for details)
(1) How to apply:
- Internet (via SPORTS ENTRY) http://www.sportsentry.ne.jp/ (Japanese only)
- Mobile phones (via mobile site) http://www.sportsentry.ne.jp/mobile/ (Japanese only)
(2) Application period: Friday, April 4 at 12:00 PM - Saturday, April 19
(3) International Division (150 participants): Up to 150 participants of non-Japanese nationality*
Applicants of non-Japanese nationality are automatically entered into the International Division drawing if there are a large number of applications.
Secretariat, Chiba Aqua-Line Marathon Planning Committee
E-mail: [email protected]
Official website: http://chiba-aqualine-marathon.com/ (Japanese only)
Application Guidelines: http://chiba-aqualine-marathon.com/entry/englishguideline2014 (English)
SOURCE Chiba Aqua-Line Marathon Planning Committee
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