Yokohama Women’s Marathon is an annual marathon held in Yokohama, Japan, and hosted by Japan Association of Athletics Federations. It was first held on November 15, 2009. The competition replaced the Tokyo International Women’s Marathon which was held in Tokyo from 1979 until 2008.
The Kobe marathon takes place in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The reason for its inception is to help rebuild the city’s international image after the destruction of the “Great Hashin Earthquake.” Remembance and charity will be its main theme. Kobe is the capital city of beautiful Hyogo Prefecture. This event replaced Kobe Women’s Marathon and again demonstrated the pent-up demand […]
Mount Fuji Marathon takes place in Kawaguchiko, Yamanashi, Japan. Lake Kawaguchiko Marathon, previously held 36 times, is being reborn as the “Mount Fuji Marathon”. The events includes a marathon and a 17.8 km marathon. At Mount Fuji Marathon, the running course is renewed as well to go around Lake Kawaguchiko and Sai Lake. Every year, many foreign runners attend […]
Lake Kawaguchi Marathon is run around the Kawaguchi lake which lies just to the north of Mount Fuji in Japan. The beautiful course with Mt. Fuji as a backdrop impresses every runner. The course is sanctioned by the Japan Amateur Athletic Federation and AIMS. Another event A-Round-The-Lake Marathon with 27K long course is also organized […]
Fukuoka Marathon Championship, held in Fukuoka, Japan, is an international men’s marathon race established in 1947. Since then the race began to evolve and in 1954, foreign athletes were invited to participate, a first in the history of Japanese marathon running. It is usually held on the first Sunday in December. The event is organized […]
Nara Marathon began in Nara city, Japan as part of the celebrations for its 1300 year anniversary! Imagine running through the ancient Capital city, the same streets as the samurai once rode their horses. There are different levels, from 42.195 km course to 3 km course, so it seems many people enjoy it.
Osaka International Ladies Half Marathon is a women’s only half marathon which takes place in the city of Osaka in Japan. The event is hosted by Japan Association of Athletics Federations. The first edition of the race took place in 1982. The run takes place in January every year with about 500 of the top […]
Osaka International Ladies Marathon is a women’s only marathon which takes place in the city of Osaka in Japan, and is one of the leading women’s marathons in the world. The event is hosted by Japan Association of Athletics Federations. The first edition of the race took place in 1982. The run takes place in January […]
Beppu-Ōita Marathon is an annual men’s race that takes place every February between the cities of Beppu and Ōita on the island of Kyushu in Japan. It was first held in 1952 as a 35 km race. The race has IAAF Silver Label Road Race status. The event is sponsored by Mainichi and is formally […]