Event Notes: Japan Cup Karatedo Championship To Be Held In Yangon, Myanmar
The 4th Japan Cup Karatedo Championship will be held at Aung San Gymnasium in Yangon, Myanmar "at the end of this month." Jointly organized by Myanmar Karatedo Federation and the Japanese embassy in Myanmar, "the two-day championship is slated for March 28" (XINHUA, 3/13). ... Bethlehem is to host the West Bank's first-ever marathon next month "in a race starting at the Nativity Church and taking in several refugee camps," organizers said Wednesday. "The brainchild of two Danish women runners," the Palestine Marathon will take place on April 21 and offer runners the choice of three distances: a full 42-kilometer (26-mile) marathon, a half marathon or a 10-kilometer (six-mile) race (AFP, 3/13). ... Asia's Kia World Extreme Games is will be held in Shanghai from June 9-12. Upgraded from the former Kia X-Games Asia, the world games "will include two more categories - FMX Step-up and Speed Climbing" (SHANGHAI DAILY, 3/13).