NORTHERN Marianas Athletics is taking part in spreading the news about the ASICS World Ekiden 2021, a virtual marathon relay.

The event is a partnership between ASICS, a Japanese company known for its high quality running shoes, and World Athletics of which Northern Marianas Athletics or NMA is a member.

NMA secretary-general Robin Sapong, who is also president of the Oceania Athletics Council, is a member of the World Athletics Council.

Jee Isram of World Athletics informed NMA and other groups that World Athletics “is offering your members, by entering a team of up to six runners into the ASICS World Ekiden virtual marathon relay, the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 next year.”

Israma said “World Athletics and ASICS want to inspire as many people as possible to Get Moving to help contribute to UPLIFTING THE WORLD through sport. We would like our member federations to join this worthy campaign as well. We would really appreciate it if you could promote this competition to all your different members, as it provides you with an opportunity to offer your members a fantastic prize.”

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