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Come out and play outdoors, run the trails, and relax in the crisp autumn climate! Run along the Hijiriyama Trail of beautiful Nagano while enjoying superb views of the mountains, vineyards, and fall foliage.
Kujukuri Triathlon | October 11, 2020
One of Japan’s largest triathlons and known to be the “perfect triathlon for beginners”, the flat and fast course is ripe for veterans seeking PRs! With a protected estuary swim and a straight shot on toll roads for both the bike and run, the Kujukuri Triathlon is a great opportunity to close out the 2020 triathlon season!
Nagoya Smile Marathon
53rd edition | October 10, 2020
Looking for a casual park run event without too much competition? Need a little bit of a push but don’t want to run with thousands of runners? The Nagoya Smile Marathon is a monthly casual park run taking place at Shonai Ryokuchi Park in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture. Beginners will enjoy a flat and scenic course around the park while more seasoned runners have a great opportunity to obtain a PR.
Tour De Utsukushigahara | June 27-28, 2020
[NOTE: Registration for this event is paused until further notice.] The Tour de Utsukushigahara Bicycle Race is one Japan’s most popular bicycle races, taking place in the Utsukushigahara Highlands. Considered one of Japan’s biggest hill climb races, the Tour is held in the early summer each year. Covering just under 22KM (about 13.5 miles) with an elevation gain of about 1,270 meters, the Tour de Utsukushigahara offers a brutally challenging course for cyclists of all levels.