The ''Kyoto Marathon 2024'' was held in Kyoto City on February 18, 2024, with approximately 16,000 people running. Citizens and volunteers along the route cheered the runners on. In addition to the ''High Touch Zone,'' which was revived for the first time in five years, where people join hands to cheer, monks, geishas, and maikos also cheered on the participants, providing passionate support.

Articles are excerpts from reports and news in the Kyoto Shimbun. Due to automatic translation, some expressions may not be accurate.