BYOB: Runners must carry own bottles for trash-free Shonan Marathon

August 4, 2020

For the first time ever, marathon runners will cover the entire 42.195-km course while carrying something in their hands: their own bottles. In order to reduce waste, participants will run with their own bottles or cups, periodically refilling them from drink stations, with runners required to start the race with a bottle filled with 400 ml of water or sports drink. Read more on Japan Times.