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What to Expect From the 8-Day Trans Kansai

What to Expect From the 8-Day Trans Kansai

It is exciting to “announce the birth” of a new foot stage race slated for the Kansai region of Japan from 3 to 11 October 2015. This new event is co-organised by Kuai Sports Promotions and Venture Travel certainly going to present a one-of-a-kind challenge to anyone eager to take part, because the 8-day Trans Kansai requires competitors to finish a gruelling 200km route that passes some of that nation’s most beautiful attractions. But given the arduous distance runners face, will competitors focus on beauty and history or will the physical effects of a 200km ultra marathon take precedence? If you’re trying to decide whether to attempt this extreme event, here’s what you can expect.