Cancellation in May
GENERAL PRODUCER TRAILRUNNERS PRESIDENT HIROAKI MATSUNAGA
KUSHIGATA WIND TRAIL 2020
We sincerely would like to express deep sympathy to everyone around the world who died from this novel coronavirus.
We also sincerely pray for the recovery of all those who affected, and of all those currently in a difficult situation.
By the way, we has been preparing for the event while closely monitoring the status of the novel coronavirus and national situation. In this meantime, yesterday, the national government made a emergency declaration. It's very difficult to provide an environment where runners , families, volunteers, and local people can enjoy with peace of mind. Hence, "KUSHIGATA WIND TRAIL 2020", which was scheduled on 05/24, is canceled.
We have been discussing how to held it. We have been working hard every day to find the necessary solutions, making area limit of runners, transportation limit for runners, organization procedure. However, no matter what measures are taken, it is truth that new risk of infection occur in TAINAI where race venue has still no infection of the novel coronavirus.
Runners who training hard for this and their families who have been preparing for this, such as schedule adjustments, everyone who plan to volunteer on the day, and local people who have made an effort to work on "hospitality" will be greatly appreciated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your understanding of this severe situation.
The schedule of the race includes postpone date will be announced as soon as it's decided after discussion with related organizations. It will be made until end of May.
In the future, we will prepare the best stage where runners can feel wind and be one with nature here at MT.KUSHIGATA. We will share the excitement and provide an forgettable opportunity to change the lives of everyone involved. Thank you for your continued support of KUSHIGATA WIND TRAIL. SEE YOU SOON on the trail.
Be stronger and be tougher, all my friends!