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Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 23 January 2012 in Sport & Recreation.

>Empress's Cup The 30th Inter-Prefectural Women's EKIDEN
Nine women from a junior high school student to 30's relay and run 42.195km in Kyoto city. In EKIDEN, the relayed marathon, a sash is used instead of a baton. Every runner pass her sash to her team mate. 48 teams from all prefectures in Japan compete in this race. This is the third relay point. Third runners are waiting for second runners.
January 15, 2012 @京都・烏丸鞍馬口
Women's EKIDEN official site (Japanese only)

Canon EOS 40D 1/500 second F/6.7 ISO 400 200 mm

Please leave your comments.

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wonderful and colorful documentary capture!

23 Jan 2012 5:35am

Z from Shanghai, China


23 Jan 2012 8:09am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

une image impressionnante de ces sportives au départ de ce relais..

23 Jan 2012 11:11am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful colours on these runner's warm up capes! Nicely captured Hiro! ;-)

23 Jan 2012 12:09pm

klausz from kufstein, Austria

great capture and fantastic how colorful this scenery is! superb!

23 Jan 2012 12:38pm

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Kawaii with lots of color.

23 Jan 2012 12:39pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Great composition and colors .

23 Jan 2012 12:40pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

An amazing marathon, the colors are extra. Good day.

23 Jan 2012 2:00pm

Kat from Lorraine, France

Great colorful scene !

23 Jan 2012 4:22pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Lovely youth group! magnificent Hiro!

23 Jan 2012 7:26pm