Skip to content
Home » Ageo City Half Marathon Executive Committee Let’s run with the top runners! “37th 2024 Ageo City Half Marathon” recruitment of runners begins

Ageo City Half Marathon Executive Committee Let’s run with the top runners! “37th 2024 Ageo City Half Marathon” recruitment of runners begins

[Ageo City Half Marathon Executive Committee] Let’s run with the top runners! “37th 2024 Ageo City Half Marathon” recruitment of runners begins

*View in browser* *Ageo City Half Marathon Executive Committee*
Press release: July 1, 2024
**
Let’s run with the top runners! “37th 2024 Ageo City Half Marathon” recruitment of runners begins
*~Professional runner Yuki Kawauchi and Japan’s fastest running announcer Tomoka Hasegawa will also be guests~*
*
The Ageo City Half Marathon Executive Committee (Tournament Chairman: Minoru Hatakeyama, Tournament Executive Committee Chairman: Yoshihiro Yanase) will run the “37th 2024 Ageo City Half Marathon” from July 1st (Monday) [November 16th, 2024] We are now recruiting runners to participate in the event held on Saturday) and 17th (Sunday). On the 16th (Saturday) there will be a fun run section, 1km section, and 1.5km section as part of the “Chibikko Time Trial”.
km section was carried out. On the 17th (Sunday), distance events will be held: half, 5km, and 3km. Application deadline is Saturday, August 31st
. Registration will close as soon as the capacity for each distance is reached. *Elementary and junior high school students must be approved by their parents*

Just like last year, Yuki Kawauchi (Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance), a former Saitama prefectural employee and professional runner, and Japanese record holder in 20km race walks, will compete at the Paris Olympics.
Kumiko Okada (Fujitsu), a Kirari☆Ageo PR Ambassador who has been selected to participate in women’s racewalking and is from Ageo City, has a track record of running more than 400 km per month and is known as “Japan’s best running announcer.”
The event will be held with Tomoka Hasegawa as a guest.

The “Ageo City Half Marathon” is a flat course with few ups and downs that runs from the city center of Ageo City through the lush suburbs of Ageo City.The event was held two years ago for the first time in three years due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the event attracted more than 6,000 participants, and last year it attracted 7,000 participants. More than one person participated. It is also known as a tournament where many top runners from university students and corporate teams participate, making it a popular event for Ekiden fans. The half is also an official course recognized by the World Athletics Federation and the Japan Athletics Federation, and records achieved here are official records.

* – Message from guest participant Tomoka Hasegawa – *
The course is easy to run with few ups and downs, so this event is recommended for a wide range of people, from beginners to serious runners who want to set a record! We are looking forward to seeing you all at the venue this year! !

* ■Event overview*
* Tournament name: 37th 2024 Ageo City Half Marathon *
Events: [Saturday, November 16th] 1.5km division, 1km division, fun run division [Sunday, November 17th] Half, 5km, 3km
* ※Rain or shine*

* Number of applicants: [Half] 5,500 people, [5km] 1,500 people, [3km] 1,200 people *

Tournament official website: https://ageocity-marathon.com/
Sponsored by: Ageo City, Ageo City Board of Education, Ageo City Sports Association, Saitama Athletics Association

* ■Recruiting runners to participate*
Eligibility for participation: Healthy people, elementary and junior high school students approved by their parents, and people who can complete the race within the time limit.
Participation fee:
[Half] 15 years old or older (excluding junior high school students): 7,000 yen [5km] 15 years old or older (excluding junior high school students): 4,000 yen, junior high school boys: 1,000 yen
[3km] Junior high school girls: 1,000 yen, elementary school students: 500 yen [1km/1.5km] 500 yen
[Fun Run] Preschool children and guardians over 18 years old: 1,000 yen

Application period: * Monday, July 1, 2024 – Saturday, August 31, 2024 * (Deadline will be as soon as capacity is reached for each distance) How to apply: Apply online (https://www.sportsentry.ne.jp/event/t/96288




Copyright © PR TIMES Corporation All Rights Reserved.