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A Year After Devastating Tsunami, Japan Joins World Marathon Majors

The Tokyo Marathon has joined the World Marathon Majors, joining Boston, Chicago, New York, London and Berlin in the elite marathon series group. Each of the World Marathon Majors attracts an elite field of the top male and female distance runners in the world and boasts a $1 million prize pot to the winners. In accepting the honor, Tokyo race director Tad Hayano expressed sympathies for the victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York....