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Event Name The 5th Tour de Sanriku – Cycling Challenge 2016 – in Rikuzentakata/Ofunato
Event Schedule September 24 (Saturday) and 25 (Sunday), 2016
24 (Saturday): Registration, Pre-opening Ceremony (held on the previous day), Stage Event, Sales of Specialties and souvenirs of Sanriku, a visit to the disaster-affected area to observe the present status of restoration (optional, separate applications required)
25 (Sunday): Opening Ceremony, Cycling (participants ride their bicycles on each course), Stage Event, Sales of Specialties and souvenirs of Sanriku, Bicycle Class for Children, a Visit to the disaster-affected area to observe the present status of restoration (optional, separate applications required)
Place Cities of Rikuzentakata and Ofunato (Iwate Prefecture)
Start & Goal: Tochigasawa Park (Adjacent to the Rikuzentakata City Community Hall)
Event Details Cycling * This is not a speed race.
* New course Goukyaku Mononoke Course (Approximately 64.5 km) Elevation Gain 1248 m Average Gradient 5%

Kenkyaku Mountain Course (Approximately 52 km)  Elevation Gain 885 m Average Gradient 4.6%
Kenkyaku A Course (Approximately 50 km) Elevation Gain 760 m Average Gradient 4.2%
The Kenkyaku B Course is the same course as the Kenkyaku A Course;
Family Course (Approximately 25 km) Elevation Gain 103 m Average Gradient 3.1%
Number of participants 1,500 people (scheduled)
(Goukyaku Mononoke Course: 100 people, Kenkyaku Mountain Course: 400 people. Kenkyaku A/B Courses: 750 people, Family Course: 250 people)
Participation Fee Goukyaku Mononoke Course 10,000 yen
Kenkyaku Mountain Course 10,000 yen Kenkyaku (A/B) Courses 9,300 yen
Family Course 5,000 yen
*Consumption taxes are included in the above fees. Handling fees will be separately charged.
Application Period August 1, 2016 to September 15, 2016
Hosted by ■Tour de Sanriku 2016 Steering Committee
Organizations composing the Committee:Rikuzentakata City Tourism and Product Association, Rikuzentakata City Society of Commercial and Industrial, Rikuzentakata City Youth Leagues of Society of Commerce and Industry, Junior Chamber International Rikuzentakata,
Rikuzentakata City Seinendan Council, Rikuzentakata City Construction Industry Association, Marugoto Rikuzentakata, Team Takata
Cohosted by Rikuzentakata City, Good Charism
Official Supporters Being prepared.
Cooperation from Being prepared.
Sponsored by 大船渡市, 大船渡体育協会
Specially cooperation from NPO法人グローバル・スポーツ・アライアンス
Cosponsored by Being prepared.
Rules and Regulations of the event This event is not a race but a cycling event for the citizens. Participants cycle as a group, and each group is accompanied by a cycle leader (staff) to ensure safe operation of the event. In addition, time limits are set for several locations along the course and those who exceed the time limits cannot continue cycling.
 

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