Monday, October 1, 2007

Yoichi Mikaku Marathon

Yoichi Mikaku Marathon

half, 10k, 5k
Click here to apply at Runtes for this race.

Deadline: 8/31
Sponsors: Yoichi-cho board of education and Yoichi Physical Education League
Participation fee: Elementary school 1500 yen, Adults 3000 yen
Events: Half (mens, womens time limit 2:30, 10k mens, womens time limit 1:20, 5k time limit 0:40, 4k
Reception: Yoichi Sogo Taiikukan, 8:00am to 9:30am
Access: 15minutes on foot from JR Hakodate Yoichi Station
Course: Mostly flat course running through fields of apples, pairs, plums and grapes the “Fruit Road”. 4 Water Points, Kilometer markers ever 5k and every 1k from last 5k with digital timer display at finish.

Opening Ceremony: 9:30
Place: Undokoen Rikujo Kyogijo (Sports Park)
Race Start: Half 10:30, 10k 10:35, 5k 10:40, 4k 10:45
Finish: Undokoen Rikujyo Kyogijo
Certificate of your time available, places through 6th place
Participation prize: T-shirt, apple, pairs
Last Year: 1211 participants
Half: 369 people
10k: 540 people
5k: 276 people
4k: 26 people
Half: Wining time for men was 1:12:59, winning time for women was 1:25:36.

more info to come

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