events & races

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More cross country running than hardcore trail running, runners will enjoy spectacular views of the vast Akagi forest throughout the course.

Runners can opt to complete one loop on the course to clock in roughly 13KM, or to run the same course in reverse for a total of about 26KM.

Are you up for a challenge? Don’t miss out on the Kujukuri 99T Triathlon! 
Choose between Olympic Distance 51.5km or Middle Distance 114.1km course includes a protected open water swim, closed highways for the bike, and a scenic beachside run.

The Osaka Yodo River Citizens Marathon takes place almost entirely along a riverbank. 

This is a great warm-up for Japan’s marathon season and is easily accessible by public transportation from downtown Osaka and Kyoto. 

The 5th Altra Shinshu Tenku Trail Race is back! Join other passionate runners for a challenging 35km trail run through the beautiful natural scenery of Nagano’s trail run haven.

Explore the rugged terrain and embrace the crisp autumn climate.

Runners at the Ise Half Marathon


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

Cyclists riding through Miyazaki


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

swimming course of triathlon

Triathlon & Swimming

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