Dear friends of INWA,
We would like to announce that the INWA International Nordic Walking Half Marathon will be held on the 23rd of October in Nagano, Japan.
The event has been an official INWA recognised NW half marathon since 2013, and received an official title from INWA this year.
Nagano is well known for the Winter Olympic Games in 1998. Iizuna is where the JNFA approved official NW tracks is very beautiful rural area where you can enjoy many outdoor sports all year around.
In this event, there is not only a half marathon, but also; 5.5km, 8km, 12.5km courses time trails which you can choose.
◆ Date: 23rd of October, 2016
- Venue: JNFA approval official Nordic Walking tracks
Iizuna-cho, Nagano, JAPAN
- Special guest: Olympian Mr. Kenji Ogiwara
- Participant limit: ４００
- Entry Fee: ￥4,650 (+ Rental poles fee ￥500 if needed)
– Half marathon Men / Women
– 12.5km Men / Women
– 8km Men / Women
– 5.5km Men / Women
◆ Time table:
○Time in: 8:00-8:50
○Opening ceremony: 9:00-
○Start: Half marathon 9:30,
12.5km 9:35, 8km 9:40,
○Lunch time & Onsen (hot spring) after goal
○Prize giving ceremony & Drawing (present) : 14:30-
○Closing ceremony: 15:00
◆ Web site: http://nordicmarathon.info/nagano/
The report and photos of the event will be posted on the JNFA Facebook and website. We will also send reports and results to the INWA website.
If you are interested in the “INWA International Nordic Walking Half Marathon”, please don’t hesitate to ask us by e-mail.
(Japanese) Mr. Ishikawa firstname.lastname@example.org
(English) Maaya Ebina email@example.com