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2016 Okinawa Eco Spirit Ride & Walk in Nanjo City


Okinawa Eco Spirit Ride & Walk is a sporting event for everyone to enjoy. The event features a variety of non-competitive cycling and walking races, all of which are designed for participants to enjoy riding or walking through Okinawa’s amazing southern landscapes dotted with some of the most important historic sites on the island as well as a variety of sacred sites and UNESCO World Heritage sites, such as Seifa Utaki and the Tamagusuku Castle Ruins. There will be three different routes for riders and five for walkers to choose from.

Date: Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016
Place: Southern Okinawa
Category: Riding (50 km, 30 km, 15 km), walking and nordic walking (20 km, 12 km, 7 km)
Entry requirements: Riding events: 9 years old and up; walking events: none
Registration: Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 through Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Official website: (Japanese only)
*Registration may close early if the races reach capacity.
*Participants in the walking events ages 5 and under must be accompanied by a guardian/adult; parental consent is required for minors under 18 years of age.