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A report on enjoying the best of autumn in Nagano Prefecture as we cycle approximately 170km and 3,300m of climbing over two days.

A report on the inaugural Ise Shima Camp, a small-scale multi-sports training experience geared for beginner triathletes at the home of the Ise Shima Satoumi Triathlon in Mie Prefecture.

Register for Races in Japan: What Are Your Options?

Not sure where or how to register for races in Japan? Learn about your options, plus the pros and cons with each platform. From Sports Entry to Runnet, Lawson Do! Sports to Samurai Sports and more, check out our (kind of biased) assessment of Japan’s race registration websites! 

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New Normal: Tips for a Smooth Return to Racing

It’s the return of racing! Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, what does the new normal look like? Read our tips for a smooth return to racing in Japan.

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It’s all here. We’ve compiled a broad variety of articles across three categories: event news, good to know information, and experiencing sports around Japan. Our race reports are written by athletes, for athletes. 

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Around Japan

Learn about experiencing the best of Japan and Japanese culture through sports and fitness

Runners at the Ise Half Marathon

event news

News about the latest sports activities, workout facilities, and fitness events throughout Japan

Cyclists riding through Miyazaki

good to know

Informative reads about general sports and fitness events in Japan, plus athlete-relevant topics

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Race Reports

The useful information you need about races and sports events written by athletes, for athletes