Monday, October 29, 2007

Mokotoyama Fukioroshi Half Marathon


October 28
Apply directly to organizers by 9/20
Organizers HP:

Half, 10k, 5k, 3k, 2k

Fee: 2000
Reception: Ozora Higashi MokotoB&G Kaiyo Center
Reception Time: 7:40 - 8:10
Access: Take Higashi Mokoto Bound bus from Abashiri Station (45 minutes), then walk 10 minutes
Parking: 100 spaces
Course: Half and 10k is a run down a mountain.
Water: 1 point for half and 10k
Mileage Markers: Every 5k, every 1k for last 3km
Opening Ceremony: 8:30
Start at: Mokoto Yama (Half), Furusato Center (10k), Midori to Cheezu no Sato Fureai Park (other)
Finish at: Higashi Mokoto Tamokuteki Ground
Record print out: yes, same day
Places: to 6th
Participation prize: yes (last year was a napsack)
Last year: 497 people, 134 half, 85 10k, 73 5k
Last year wining time: Men's Hal 1:09:55, Women's 1:25:26

Other: Pork Soup after the run, vendors
Local specialties: cheese, Chinese yams

Apply to: Mokotoyama Fukioroshi Marason Taikai Jimukyoku
北海道網走郡大空町東藻琴387-1 大空町東藻琴B&G海洋センター内 
TEL 0152-66-2741
FAX 0152-66-3615

Monday, October 22, 2007

Hokkaido Road Race

北海道ロードレース (札幌)

Hokkaido Road Race (Sapporo)

Apply by 10/1

  • Catch Phrase: "A hand-made event to close up the season with."
  • Held: Annually. 4th Sunday in October
  • Date: Sunday October 21, 2007

  • Place: Sapporo Minami-ku Makomanai Koen (park) and Toyohira Riverside

  • 北海道札幌市南区 真駒内公園および豊平川河川敷右岸コース


  • Men's Half Marathon Under 29/30's/40's/Over 50
  • Women's Half Marathon Under 34/Over 35
  • 10km Men's Under 29/30's/40's/Over 50
  • 10Km Women's Under 34/Over 35
  • 5km Men's and Women's JHS/High School/Open
  • Who can participate?
    • Can finish the half within 2:30. Junior and High School students who have guardian permission
    • Not accessible to wheel chair participants
  • Number of participants: No limit
  • Application period: From August to early October !! Apply by October 2, 2006!
  • Fee: Half/10km 3,000yen, 5km 2,500yen
  • Application: By mailed in Application Form
  • Last year's participants: 2,101
  • Awards: Trophy, medal and certificate to 1st - 3rd, certificate and plaque to 4th - 10th.
  • Participation Prize: Local products
  • Service Events: Drawing to win local products
  • Check in: October 22 (sun) 8:00 - 10:00
    Makomanai Open Stadium
  • Starting Place: Makomanai Open Stadium
  • Starting Time: Half = 10:00, 10km = 10:25, 5km = 10:35
  • Access: Subway Nanboku-sen, 15 minute walk from Makomanai Station, Pay parking available
  • Sponsor: The Hokkaido Marathon Club (北海道マラソンクラブ) (As of Sept. 2006)
  • Other: RC-chip, Finisher Certificate, Water points, kilometer markers, place to put your luggage
  • Contact: 060-0006 Sapporo-shi Chuo-ku Kita 6-jo, Nishi 20-chome 2-3, Aisamu: Hokkaido Roade Race Entry Center, Tel: 011-622-1100 FAX 011-622-2800, 10:30am - 16:00pm from August to early October only
  • 問い合わせ申込先:〒 060-0006 北海道札幌市中央区北6条西20丁目2-3 ㈱アイサム内 北海道ロードレースエントリーセンターTEL: 011-622-1100 FAX 011-622-2800, エントリーセンターは8月中旬~10下旬の平日10:30 - 16:00のみ開設

Monday, October 8, 2007

Asahikawa Marathon

Asahikawa Marathon

Date: 10/7/2007
Place: Asahikawa
Apply by: September 7
Runtes: 01044
Events: Full, half, 10k, 5k, 3k

Full is a 2 lap course over and under Asahikawa's many bridges along the riverside.

3500 yen for full.

Time limit for full: 6hours

Reception: Hanasaki Sports Koen Rikujo Kyogijo
13:00 to 16:30 (Sat), 7:00 - 8:45 (Sun)

Official Home Page

Bekkai Pilot Marathon

Bekkai Pilot Marathon

October 7th
(The first Sunday of October every year)

Full, 5k

Run down the Pilot Road lined with rolling hills and contented cows. Famous for dairy products, you get milk, ice cream and other complementary dairy products at the party the night before. You can also watch the two mascot cows take off at the start of the marathon.
There are only two distances, the full 42.195k and a 5k. At the end of the full, finishers get an extra large beach towel and a whole salmon as their reward. Not much to do in Bekkai but enjoy the views and the food.

Race Blog:
You can get all of the details, in detail from this blog.
They have a new HP:

Full Starts 10:00
5k Starts 11:00
Time limit for the full is 5 hours 20 minutes.

Oct. 6th
16:00-18:00 Wedding Plaza Bekkai
Oct. 7th
Bekkai Choei Rikujyo Kyogijo

Opening Ceremony and party:
Oct. 6th

Last call for the full: 9:30-9:45

Time limits:
10k: 11:10(70 min)
20k: 12:20 (70 min)
30k: 13:30 (70 min)
40k: 14:50 (80 min)
Goal: 15:20
Total: 5 hours 20 minutes

Full 3,500
5k 1,000

Participation prize:Dairy products from Bekkai, certificate of completion, 5k split times for those who completed at least 2okm.
Finisher's Prize: Original Extra Large Bath Towel, 1 Bekkai Salmon.

There are also several nice prizes for the top placers in each category (mens, womens, age).

Monday, October 1, 2007

Yoichi Mikaku Marathon

Yoichi Mikaku Marathon

half, 10k, 5k
Click here to apply at Runtes for this race.

Deadline: 8/31
Sponsors: Yoichi-cho board of education and Yoichi Physical Education League
Participation fee: Elementary school 1500 yen, Adults 3000 yen
Events: Half (mens, womens time limit 2:30, 10k mens, womens time limit 1:20, 5k time limit 0:40, 4k
Reception: Yoichi Sogo Taiikukan, 8:00am to 9:30am
Access: 15minutes on foot from JR Hakodate Yoichi Station
Course: Mostly flat course running through fields of apples, pairs, plums and grapes the “Fruit Road”. 4 Water Points, Kilometer markers ever 5k and every 1k from last 5k with digital timer display at finish.

Opening Ceremony: 9:30
Place: Undokoen Rikujo Kyogijo (Sports Park)
Race Start: Half 10:30, 10k 10:35, 5k 10:40, 4k 10:45
Finish: Undokoen Rikujyo Kyogijo
Certificate of your time available, places through 6th place
Participation prize: T-shirt, apple, pairs
Last Year: 1211 participants
Half: 369 people
10k: 540 people
5k: 276 people
4k: 26 people
Half: Wining time for men was 1:12:59, winning time for women was 1:25:36.

more info to come
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