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Station Ride in Minami Boso | March 28, 2020

Get on your saddle and pedal the Chiba Peninsula!

The Station Ride is a fully supported cycling tours that takes you through the Boso Peninsula in Chiba Prefecture – just two hours from Tokyo. Ride along the coast to explore the natural beauty of Japan with friends and family – or solo! Whether you’re a city commuter cyclist or a weekend warrior, the Station Ride welcomes everyone to hop on a bike. Supported by numerous aid stations packed with a wide range of locally-produced foods, don’t miss this ride of a lifetime in Japan!

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Pink Ribbon Walk | April 5, 2020

Join the 19th annual Pink Ribbon Walk, the walk against breast cancer. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women worldwide and your participation demonstrates support to those whose lives are affected by breast cancer. Do your part and join the fight today at Toyosu Park this April! Participants are encouraged to wear their brightest, pinkest outfit. ¥500 from your entry fee will be donated to the Japan Society of Breast Health.

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Kyoto Tamba Triathlon | June 21, 2020

Celebrating its sixth edition in 2020, the Kyoto Tamba triathlon welcomes future and veteran triathletes to one of Japan’s most sought-after destinations. Boasting a river swim, a fast bike course through rice paddies, and a flat riverside run, it’s perfect for a PR. Taking place in June, athletes confident in the heat and humidity of summer in Japan will shine in this late summer race.

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Nagoya Smile Marathon

49th Edition | March 21, 2020
50th Edition | April 25, 2020
51st Edition | May 30, 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.

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Road and trail races from Hokkaido to Hiroshima. Distances include 5KM, 10KM, half marathon to full marathon and ultra.

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Cycling races and tours from Osaka to Nagano. Find the course for you with distances of 25KM to 150KM.

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Triathlon & Swim

Open water swims, sprint triathlons, Olympic Distance, and 70.3  - -dive into the world of multi-sport in Japan

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