I know, it is a strange title for an event.
When: Oct 9, 2016
Where: Honbetsu Park 本別公園
Distances: 15.7km, 13km, 3.7km
Selling points: Fall colors. Good JumboYoshitsune Nabe soup.
Requirements: Bring your own drinks, must have a hat and gloves.
Race start time: 10:00am
Cost: 2000 yen for the 3.7k, 4000 yen for the others.
Last year 183 people ran.
The website has not been updated since last year but here it is:
Facebook page is being updated:
Last year's course map:
Here is an update from the event organizers.
This is an announcement from the organizer that the event is canceled.
"We were preparing for the event to be held on October 9 but the Yoshitsune Park and the forest course in Honbetsu, Hokkaido have sustained heavy damage from large mudslides caused by the landing in Hokkaido of Typhoons number 7, 11 and 9.
As a result of consultation the town of Honbetsu, the co-organizers, because there is not yet a date for when the course can be restored, we have decided to cancel the event.
To those who have already applied for the event or who were planning to apply for the event, we are sorry and thank you for your understanding.
If you had already applied for the event through RUNNET we will be contacting you."