Blogs – Events

Spartan Race comes to Japan (3/21/2017) -     In the countries they are held, is hard to find someone that has not heard about the iconic Spartan Races series that are currently held in 14 countries throughout the world and that number is soon to be 15 countries as the Spartan race is now coming to Japan with the first event to be held […]
Fuji-San Marathon (12/11/2016) - Fuji-san Marathon is held late in late Autumn (last Sunday in November) at the base of Mt.Fuji. The race loops two lakes, Lake Kawaguchi and Saiko Lake. The start and finishing point is in the town of Fuji-Kawaguchiko, where you will find incredible hospitality and a festival atmosphere on the weekend of the event. The […]
Tokyo Marathon Tokyo Marathon 2017 – Registration Information (7/8/2016) - This article is a summary of registration options for foreigners to Japan looking to enter the Tokyo Marathon 2017. **** We have a Tokyo visitors guide book available, you can download your free copy at  https://www.fitjapan.com/tokyo-marathon/ 1. General Entry is open from August 1st 2016 General Entry is drawn by lottery. There are 35,500 spaces and […]
Tokyo Marathon – Race Day Preparations (2/14/2016) - Tokyo Marathon 2016 is almost upon us and here at Fit Japan we have been busy preparing a guide book aimed to help first time runners of the Tokyo Marathon to plan and prepare for their Tokyo Marathon adventure. The blog post that follows is an extract of tips regarding food, hydration and clothing for the day. […]
The Osaka Marathon (10/28/2015) -   I write this post while bound for Tokyo sitting aboard the effortlessly swift ‘Nozomi Super Express’ Shinkansen at 320 kilometers per hour; I’m returning home from a magnificent weekend in Osaka after participating in the Osaka Marathon. Fortunately for me I gained a lottery placement into the event which took place this weekend on Sunday Oct 25th, 2015, this year celebrating it’s […]
Tokyo Marathon! [Infographic] (10/15/2015) - An infographic of numbers from the Tokyo Marathon.  
Tokyo Marathon Charity Runner (9/20/2015) -   During the day of  September 16th the Tokyo Marathon Foundation drip fed its lottery results out to the Marathon hopefuls via email. With 308,810 applications and only 36,500 spaces many folks had to expect to be disappointed (like myself) by receiving the following brutally worded email.    ====================================================== ◇◇  Tokyo Marathon 2016 Notification of the Lottery Result  ◇◇ ====================================================== Thank […]