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Road races during a pandemic present a unique challenge when it comes to crowds, as organizers look to keep people away from the races in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The Paralympics' marathons will be held Sept. 5, passing Tokyo landmarks such as Kaminarimon, or "Thunder Gate," in Asakusa, the Imperial Palace, Ginza's upmarket Chuo Street and Zojoji temple.

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