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Fukuchiyama City, Kyoto Prefecture Junior Chihara will draw a T-shirt illustration for his hometown’s “Fukuchiyama Marathon”!

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Fukuchiyama City, Kyoto Prefecture
Junior Chihara will draw a T-shirt illustration for his hometown’s “Fukuchiyama Marathon”!
A “Finisher T-shirt” will be presented to marathon runners.
The Fukuchiyama Marathon Executive Committee, which is made up of Fukuchiyama City, Kyoto Prefecture, etc., will design the finisher T-shirt for the 32nd Fukuchiyama Marathon to be held on Saturday, November 23, 2024, with a drawing by Chihara Junior, a Fukuchiyama City native and Fukuchiyama Dokkoise Ambassador. It has been decided to produce it with a lowered design. The final design will be announced around November.
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Finisher T-shirts are available only to those who have completed the full marathon. Junior Chihara designs the main surface.
This is the first time that Chihara Junior has provided illustrations to Fukuchiyama City, and it is also the first time that a celebrity has designed the finisher T-shirts for the Fukuchiyama Marathon. (Produced by public design until 2023)
We will be enlivening the 32nd Fukuchiyama Marathon with special finisher T-shirts available only this time. Please look forward to the new illustrations drawn by Junior Chihara, who has shown his multi-talented talents in illustrations even on TV programs. Background of this project
When the Fukuchiyama Marathon Executive Committee Secretariat asked Mr. Chihara Jr. to draw a new design, he readily agreed, saying, “I hope it will add excitement to the local Fukuchiyama race.”He will be drawing a new finisher T-shirt design for his hometown for the first time. .
Chihara Junior’s career
Born on March 30, 1974. Born in Fukuchiyama City, Kyoto Prefecture. In 1989, he formed the comedy duo Chihara Brothers with his older brother Seiji Chihara. In addition to having many featured programs, he has established himself as a popular comedian by being active in a wide range of fields such as radio and YouTube.
In 2009, he was appointed as Fukuchiyama Dokkoise Ambassador. From 2022 to 2023, we will release a video exploring demon-related spots in the city, hold “Chihara Junior’s Oni Ogiri”, and send congratulatory messages as the Chihara Brothers to new adults with resident cards in Fukuchiyama City. We will also deepen our interaction with the local community. In addition, in February 2024, the Chihara Brothers will be a special guest at the new Setsubun culture proposal and new product presentation of “Don’t throw beans” at the “ONIversal city project”, a project implemented by Fukuchiyama City aiming to become an
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[Overview] “Fukuchiyama Marathon”
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The Fukuchiyama Marathon is a long-established marathon that has been running since 1991, and is the largest sporting event in Fukuchiyama City. It has also been selected as one of the top 100 national running competitions, which is selected based on the feedback of runners. In order to increase the number of participants, this year’s event incorporated the proposals of the expert panel, changed to a new course that allows you to run close to the castle, created a new short distance event, reduced the entry fee, extended the time limit, and introduced new features. Let’s get started. Entries are being accepted from June 15th.
In addition, various programs will be held to help people complete the Fukuchiyama Marathon, including a “Marathon Beginner Challenge Course” taught by former Olympian Yurika Nakamura and others, to enliven the event.
■Application method and application period
Regular entry Saturday, June 15, 2024 to Monday, September 30, 2024 Last-minute entry (*¹) November 1, 2024 (Friday) to November 17, 2024 (Sunday) ・Fukuchiyama shop entry (※²)
Regular entry Saturday, June 15, 2024 to Wednesday, July 31, 2024 ・Hometown Tax: June 15th (Sat) – August 31st, 2024 (Sat)
*¹Last-minute entries will only give you the right to run, and you will not receive a participation award or finisher T-shirt.
*²List of cooperating shops in the city (in alphabetical order) ・Takahashi Sports (Urano 42-3, Fukuchiyama City)
・Himalaya Fukuchiyama Store (504 Ekimaecho, Fukuchiyama City) ・Pro Shop Samurai (122 Higashihagocho, Fukuchiyama City)
・Marushige Sports (Fukuchiyama City Diary 71)
・Mitsuuma Sports (2-291 Ekiminamicho, Fukuchiyama City)
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