Asian engagement in mass participation running has increased by 169 per cent in the last five years. Kelvin Tan looks at how some of these events are now seeking differentiation through technology-led innovations, such as virtual and augmented-reality urban runs.
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This year's Tokyo marathon is being confined to 200 elite runners due to the coronavirus outbreak, wiping out the mass participation element that would have involved 38,000 amateur runners