You’ve done a 100km ultra marathon before, how hard could a 70km be? Said the voice in my head, as if stoking coals of Lucifer’s fire. Well, the September 2017 Hakusan Shirakawago Ultra 70km certainly sounded like a fun
Variables. A race, is a race, is a race. It couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s like saying marathons are all the same. Or that coffee is all the same. Or wine for that matter. Even year on year,
I’ve run this Chiba Marine event twice prior, once in 2014 and another time in 2015, which I recorded Half Marathon times of 1h 25m 01s and 1h 25m 12s respectively. Both times were ran in rather cold and very
Local running events bring back the pleasures of running. They usually have a small number of participants, located in rural and often obscure yet scenic places. As a bonus, they have fresh country air to clear the lungs and a
”You don’t have to worry about your speed, this is just for fun.” – Bob Poulson, pre-race email… Bob P, who kindly organised this fun charity event in Odaiba held on 1st October, described this event prior to race day
Yes, you read right. As the name suggests, it is a Racecourse meant for horses. This rather offbeat event takes place in Urawa, Saitama prefecture – home of the popular J-League football team Urawa Reds.