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.