August 21, 2023

48th Fuji Tozan Ekiden – A 3.6 Seconds Story

Background: Vincent Towards the end of last year, in prime ekiden season (after Okutama ekiden and leading to Hakone ekiden), I was so fascinated by this part of the Japanese […]
December 12, 2021

A Great Day for Namban Rengo at the 83rd Okutama Ekiden

August 3, 2021

July Race Results

• Yasuo Hayakawa ran back-to-back Halfs, on the 4th and the 10th. The first one was at Korya Tama in 1:39:44 and the second was Toyosu in 1:45:56. Well, it […]
July 1, 2021

June 2021 Race Results

• Moeka Nakamura ran the Sainokuni 5K on the 5th in 23:49, placing 2nd overall in the female category. First race in a long time! • 2019 Namban Rengo Runner […]
November 30, 2020

November 2020 Race Results

• The Nov. 8th Atami Aquathlon starred a few Namban runners. It was a 1500m ocean swim and 10km run. 1st Phil English 56:193rd Gary Wilberforce 56:297th Mike Trees 59:4711th […]
November 1, 2020

October 2020 Race Results

Yes, there were a few, a very few, races in October. • On the 10th, Yuta Suda ran the Yokohama Beachside Marathon 30k, coming in 1st!! His time was 1:45:38, […]
February 12, 2020

Kanagawa Half and 10K

February 3, 2020

January 2020 Race Results

j• Ultramarathon super runners Harrisson Uk and Sarah Martin were impressive as usual at the Yakushima 100K, on Jan 12th, both winning the overall title! Despite cold rain the last […]
January 31, 2020

January 26, 2020 5,000m Time Trial

34 men, 12 women 12°C, no wind