The Shouhashi Half Marathon in Nanjo is a half marathon known of many joggers, representing the city of Nanjo and the Okinawa prefecture. Shouhashi founded the Kingdom of Ryukyu and expanded it into the Age of Discovery. The purpose of this event is to contribute to revitalizing the region by propagating this city’s inside and outside the prefecture with the experience of “Shouhashi’s adventure” through the city’s nature, history and culture.