Recruitment of participating teams for the "Kochi Ryoma Relay Marathon with Yosakoi" to be held in Kochi City next year began on the 7th of this month, but many applications were gathered from all over the country, and the capacity of 150 groups was reached in just half a day from the start of recruitment. Reached.
The "Kochi Ryoma Relay Marathon with Yosakoi" will be held on February 21st next year at the Haruno Sports Park in Kochi City as an event to replace the "Kochi Ryoma Marathon" which was canceled due to the influence of the new Corona.
The relay marathon will be a 1.3-kilometer course with 20 laps and 30 laps. A team of 3 to 7 people will be formed from junior high school students and above living in Japan, and a total of 150 groups will participate.
When we recruited teams to participate on our website from 8:00 pm on the 7th of this month, many applications were gathered from all over the country, and around 7:00 am the next day, all 150 teams with a capacity were filled.
The Kochi Ryoma Marathon Executive Committee said, "I am surprised by the response beyond expectations from all over the country. I want to take thorough infection prevention measures and make the event safe for both runners and spectators."