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Tokyo Marathon

March 3, 2019

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Tokyo is an exciting and fascinating city with great nightlife. The Tokyo Marathon 2019 is generally a flat course and extremely popular with runners from all corners of the globe, especially since they became a member of the Abbott World Marathon Majors. It is the largest marathon in Asia and one of the largest in the world with approx. 37,500 participants. The course is a sightseeing tour of Tokyo. With big crowd support, taiko drums, kimono dancers, and brass bands it has a festival atmosphere. The Marathon time limit is 7 hours with checkpoints and cut off times en-route. The land arrangements are operated by KNT in Japan and guidance is given locally. Invitation included to the After Run Party which is a special event for approx. 500 overseas runners and companions. The party venue is authentic Japanese place where there will be awards to any runners who have completed 6 Marathon Majors, a Japanese Cultural performance such as Wadaiko (Japanese traditional drum) and Sumo, Japanese Cuisine such as Sushi bar and Sake tasting.

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March 3, 2019
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