Thursday, December 8, 2011

World Championships 10th-Placer Nakazato to Run Kakogawa 10 km

http://www.kobe-np.co.jp/news/touban/0004668166.shtml

translated and edited by Brett Larner

Organizers of the 23rd Kakogawa Marathon, scheduled for Dec. 23 in Hyogo prefecture, have announced that Daegu World Championshiops marathon 10th-place finisher Remi Nakazato (Team Daihatsu) will run this year's race.  Nakazato finished 2nd in February's Yokohama International Women's Marathon to qualify for the World Championships team.  In Daegu she was the second Japanese finisher.  Nakazato will race in Kakogawa's 10 km division.  The event features full marathon, 10 km, 5 km and 2 km distances, with 5000 people total entered.

2 comments:

kevin said...

Who will make the olympic marathon team? I think it would be Yukiko Akaba, Kayoko Fukushi, Ryoko Kizaki, and Yurika Nakamura cause she made the team in 2008.

Brett Larner said...

Kevin--

We won't know that until March.

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