This summer the Fukuoka Triathlon will be held in Higashi-ku on July 2nd. This will be the first time it will be held in Fukuoka City. The course will start around Uminonakamichi Seaside Park and end near Shika Island. The race will be the “Standard Distance” of 51.5km (swimming 1.5km, bike 40km, running 10km) which is the same as Olympic triathlons. They are planning to have around 870 participants. Applications to join will be accepted from the public. Entry starts today at 20:00. The link will appear on the official page at that time. Source: Yomiuri Online, 2/16
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