Para “Travel” Support Project 2022 Chiba City Triathlon

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Para Travel Support Project 2022 Chiba City Triathlon

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Today is Sports Day (October 10)

When you think of sports, what comes to mind?

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, “para-sports” have gradually begun to spread.

This time, we would like to announce an event about the Para “Travel” Support Project 2022 scheduled to be held on Sunday, October 16, 2022.

If you are interested, please join us!

What is the Para “Travel” Support Project?

The Para “Travel” Support Program is an This is an exchange program featuring para-sports spectating and tourism.

Click here for the poster of the Para “Travel” to be held in October 2022.

パラ「旅」応援事業2022 ポスター221016
Para “Travel” Support Project 2022 Poster 221016

Purpose of Para “travel”

This project aims to achieve the following three objectives through supporting people with disabilities to watch para-sports games.

  1. To motivate people with disabilities to go out
  2. To deepen interaction between people with disabilities and volunteers
  3. To foster volunteers’ understanding of disabilities and new perspectives on support

What is important in para “travel”

The organizer’s idea of the 5 attractions of the Para “travel”!!!!!

  • Just have fun!
  • Keep it simple! Lots of “choice” moments!
  • Significance only because we do it on the day of the paratriathlon!
  • You get to touch the paratriathlon site!
  • Each group gets to decide when they want to participate and when they want to take a break! You can go spectate!

Para “Travel” project organizers and sponsors

Organizer: Chiba Prefecture (Entrusted organization: NPO Origami)

Cooperation: Chiba Branch, Kinki Nippon Tourist Co.

General Incorporated Association Knockü

Best Support Co.

Chiba Prefecture Sports and Recreation Center for the Disabled

Chiba Prefecture Welfare Association for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities Human Resources Securing Committee

Para “Travel” 2022 Exhibition Outline

Date: Sunday, October 16, 2022 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Venue: Inage Seaside Park

Activity: [2022 Chiba City Triathlon] (Japanese only)

*With the assistance of volunteers and helpers, participants will watch para-sports events and sightsee in the surrounding area.

*This project is a joint project between people with disabilities and student volunteers.

This project is designed to deepen exchanges between people with disabilities and student volunteers through watching para-sports competitions, recreation, picnics, etc.

Number of applicants: Approximately 25 people with disabilities living in Chiba Prefecture will be selected through an open recruitment process.


Sunday, October 16 Timeline

For the general flow of the day, please click here.

Timeline of the day
  • 9:15
    Meet (in front of NTT Building, East Exit of JR Chiba Station)

    *Wheelchair users who are unable to transfer should arrive by 9:00 a.m.

  • 11:00
    Start watching the game

    Watch the 2022 Chiba City Triathlon

  • 12:00

    Lunch will be provided.

  • 14:30

    We’ll see what we do on the day of the event.

  • 17:00

*Schedule is current at this stage.

Daily Schedule

Click here for schedule details↓.

Daily Schedule
  • Watch the paratriathlon competition *If it rains on the way, go shopping at AEON MALL
  • Lunch at poolside in the park *Lunch box + beverages will be distributed
  • Poolside para-sports experience *Experience using the handcycles and other equipment used in the paratriathlon
  • Exchange with athletes by the pool *Exchange with athletes competing in the Games and Paralympian Yukako Hata, who will compete in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, etc.
  • Recreational exchange at the grass plaza *Recreational activities will include paraballoon, pegar ball, three-choice self-introduction game, and beast hunting.
  • Departure from Inage Seaside Park *Bus transportation
  • Dismissal at JR Chiba Station

Chiba City Triathlon Outline

On October 16 (Sunday) from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, participants will watch a paratriathlon.

Chiba City Triathlon Outline


A triathlon is a competition in which athletes compete in a combined swim, bike, and run time, making full use of equipment.

The following is a quote from the Parasapo website.

Competition Overview

The triathlon consists of a swim, bike, and run in succession, and was newly added as an official event at the 2016 Rio Games. The sprint distance (0.75 km swim, 20 km bike, and 5 km run) is half of the Olympic standard distance, and the total time is competed in the sprint distance. The competitors are classified according to the type and level of disability, and include seated, standing, and visually impaired athletes. The Tokyo event will feature four events each for men and women.

Points of Interest

The “transition” from swim to bike and from bike to run is also called the “fourth event” because the time is added to the time. In the Paralympic Triathlon, the equipment used in each disability class is different, and there are various aids to be put on and taken off, so it is easy for individual differences to emerge. In addition, depending on the class, teamwork is also essential, as the athletes are supported by “handlers” and “guides. The transition area, where you can watch the athletes in action and cheer them on up close, is also a recommended place to watch the races.


How to participate

Application Form

If you have a disability and are interested, please register using the form at the URL below!

You are also welcome to spread the word. We look forward to seeing you there!

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For inquiries, please contact

If you need a paper application form, please feel free to contact us by e-mail or phone.

Mail: Para “Travel” Support Project Secretariat)

Tel: 090-2834-3627 (Attn: Yamamoto, Para “Travel” Support Secretariat)


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