On February 23, 2024, a ''mochiage power offering'' in which a giant red and white mochi was lifted up was held at Daigoji Temple in Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City. This time, for the first time in four years, the race was returned to a competitive format, with men and women proud of their strength taking on the challenge, hoping for good health and the safety of their families.

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