Hajime Nishi from Japan will visit Huntsville to run and report HUNTSVILLE UTAH
MARATHON 2017 on Saturday, Sep. 16 as his 697th marathon.
In 1997, he became the first person who run marathon on each of 7 continents in 7
months from Antarctica to Africa.
The WALL STREET JOURNAL had introduced him as "One of the World's Most
Accomplished Runners" through The WALL STREET JOURNAL RADIO NETWORK
and "Life Work Balance" column on the top page of their news paper as well.
In 1999, The Guinness Book had created an new world record for his accomplishment,
"The world's fastest time to run a marathon on each of seven continents"
Now he is on 60-years mission to run and report 1,000 marathons in 250 countries
and regions on 7 continents for Peace.
When cherry blossoms are in full bloom, he is organizing a non-competition
running and walking event called ECO SLOW MARATHON INBA near the
Tokyo-Narita International Airport to raise environmental, humanitarian and
peace awareness to create a harmonious peaceful planet, among the people
from 5 continents since 2011.