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
Tengu no Komichi, 6th November 2016
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
Special Olympics Charity Ekiden in Odaiba / 第６回エールラン, Saturday 1st October 2016
”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
Inaugral Urawa Horse Racecourse Relay Marathon / 第1回浦和競馬場リレーマラソン, 24th September 2016
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.