Nagoya International Women’s Marathon sponsored by Nike Japan is an annual marathon race for women runners only which takes place in Nagoya, Japan and is an IAAF Silver Label road race. It began in 1980 as an annual 20-kilometre road race held in Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan. It was converted to a marathon race for the 1984 […]
Nagano Olympic Commemorative Marathon is an annual road race which takes place in mid-April in Nagano, Japan. It is an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race competition. The Nagano Marathon has races for both elite and amateur runners. It is named in honour of the 1998 Winter Olympics which were held in Nagano. The event aims […]
The Gifu Seiryu Half Marathon is an annual half marathon held in Gifu, Japan. First held in 2011, the race is also called the Naoko Takahashi Cup named after Naoko Takahashi, a retired runner who won the marathon at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Around 9000 runners took part in the inaugural event including elite Kenyan runners.