2014 Osaka Woman's Marathon
Date:Sunday, January 26, 2014
Site:Osaka Castle Marathon Course (42.195km)
International Association of Athletics Federations
Japan Association of Athletics Federations／Kansai Telecasting Corp. (KTV)／The Sankei Shimbun (Newspaper)／
The Sankei Sports (Sports Newspaper)／Osaka Broadcasting Corp. (OBC)
Osaka City Government
Osaka Association of All Athletes
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION.
Daihatsu Motor Co.,Ltd.／CITIZEN WATCH CO.,LTD
The following documents need to be forwarded to the Organizing Committee through the Athletic Federation of each athlete's country by December 1,2013.
1. Entry form (signed by athlete and certified by her Federation).
Please use the official entry form enclosed.
2. Athletic information sheet
3. Two color photographs (full face).
Organizing Committee, 2014 Osaka Women’s Marathon.
c/o Kansai Telecasting Corp. 2-1-7 Ogimachi Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
Phone:81-6-6314-8277 (KTV) Fax:81-6-6314-8549 (KTV)
SATORU TAKEDA/TOMOKO MIKI
EXPENSE ALLOWANCE FOR ATHLETES
The following expenses will be covered by the Organizer only for those athletes who are invited by the Organizer.
1. Round trip air fare (economy class) to and from Osaka, Japan
2. Accommodation for 7 days (6 nights).
3. Daily allowance specified by the IAAF Rules.
THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
The race starts and finishes at the Nagai Stadium located in the South of Osaka, and covers the most scenic and historic areas of Osaka City. After leaving the Stadium, runners will make their way northward to the Osaka Castle and then, the Osaka City Hall.
After the City Hall, runners will run under beautiful ginkgo trees along the Midosuji street, one of main streets of Osaka. Runners will once again pass the Osaka Castle before covering the last 12 kilometers back to the Nagai Stadium. The course is mostly flat with little change in elevation and protected from wind by buildings and trees along the streets.