Entry Applications for Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2016 to Be Accepted from April 5

02 Mar, 2016, 00:00 ET from Chiba Aqualine Marathon Planning Committee (Physical Education and Sports Division, Educational Promotion Department, Chiba Prefectural Board of Education)

CHIBA, Japan, March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications for the "Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2016" to be held on Oct. 23 will be accepted from Tuesday, April 5. The event will take place on the Tokyo Bay Aqualine Expressway connecting the eastern and western sides of the Tokyo Bay.

The highlight of the marathon is the panoramic view of the sea and sky from the bridge as well as a large number of spectators expected to line up along the course, while local gourmet items and souvenirs of Chiba Prefecture will be also enjoyed at event areas.

The international division, in which non-Japanese nationals can participate on a first-come first-served basis, is also available. Applications will be accepted online from April 5 to 26, 2016.

(Documentation -http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M102229/201603018429/_prw_OA1fl_nkNu63Rq.pdf)
* English only

1. Outline of the event


  1. Name of the event: Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2016
  2. Organizers: Chiba Prefectural Government, Chiba Prefectural Board of Education
  3. Date and starting time: 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016
    *Wheelchair Half-marathon: 9:55 a.m.
  4. Number of participants, fees, time limit

Type of event

Number of participants

Fee

Time limit

Marathon (42.195 km)

12,000

JPY12,500 

6 hours

Half-marathon (21.0975 km)

5,000 total     

JPY9,500        

3 hours 10 minutes

Wheelchair Half-marathon (21.0975 km)  

about 10 people 

JPY9,500  

1 hour

*The time limit is counted from the staring pistol.

2. Entry Applications

  1. How to apply: See "Application Guidelines" on the official website and access the entry site.
  2. Application period: Tuesday, April 5, at 12:00 p.m. - Tuesday, April 26, at 5:00 p.m. (Japan time)
  3. International division (150 participants): Applicants of non-Japanese nationality are accepted on a first-come, first-served bases.
  4. Accommodation plan (1,000 participants): Includes a hotel and guaranteed entry to the marathon/half-marathon.

*Details will be released when confirmed.

Official website: http://chiba-aqualine-marathon.com/2016/en (English page available)

SOURCE Chiba Aqualine Marathon Planning Committee (Physical Education and Sports Division, Educational Promotion Department, Chiba Prefectural Board of Education)