Yokohama will host the 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series on 11(Sat) − 12(Sun) May. The 2013 races, which will be the fourth event, will take place at Yamashita Park, just like the hugely successful events in 2009, 2011 and 2012. Particularly, the 2012 event obtained a certificate of “ISO20121” for the event sustainability management system for the first time ever for an event organized in Japan.
This is a city-based international racing event, featuring an exotic view of townscape of Yokohama and a warm hospitality of Yokohama citizens. Thanks to its amazing spectacle and friendly atmosphere, the World Triathlon Series Yokohama has earned a good reputation amongst triathletes. “I cannot wait for the race in Yokohama” – this is a word from one of the Elite athletes from abroad.
Yokohama stands within easy access of two major international airports –30min from Haneda Airport (Tokyo International Airport), 90min from Narita International Airport by rail or by limousine bus. Yokohama, especially in the Yamashita Park area, also has many attractive sightseeing spots, including China Town and Red Brick Warehouse. Participation in the World Triathlon Series Yokohama will be enjoyable and memorable!
Visit http://yokohama.triathlon.org/ for further details.