The "JR Kyoto Station Building Grand Staircase Running Competition," in which participants climb 171 steps in one go, was held on February 23, 2024 at the Kyoto Station Building in Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City. Groups and individuals from temples and companies ran down the grand staircase and competed for the best time.

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