ADDED ON: 03/05/2019

Runners support LGBT rights at Tokyo Rainbow Marathon

03/03/2019 | Asahi Shinmbun

Hundreds of people joined a charity run to promote awareness about diverse sexuality and to support sexual minorities under a bright blue sky in Tokyo on March 2. The first Tokyo Rainbow Marathon was held at Showa Kinen Park, which straddles the western Tokyo cities of Tachikawa and Akishima. A total of 479 runners, of different ages and including non-Japanese citizens, took part in such events as a half marathon, a 10-kilometer run and a 5-km run.

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