May 30, 2019

Yokohama North Dock Ekiden

May 1, 2019

April 2019 Race Results

The first parkrun in Japan took place on the 6th, at Futakotamagawa. 343 people enjoyed the nice weather and friendly atmosphere for a 5K run. About […]
April 17, 2019

Two Teams Race the Tamako Ekiden

On Thursday March 21st, a holiday, eight Namban Rengo men took part in the Tamako Ekiden (35 mins. west of Shinjuku).
April 3, 2019

March 2019 Race Results

The big event for March, in fact the big event for the year, was the Tokyo Marathon on the 3rd. We had a good group running […]
March 4, 2019

February 2019 Race Results

February began with strong Namban showings at the Kanagawa Half Marathon on the 3rd. Chris Winter’s friend Ben Kelly came up from Melbourne and WON the […]
December 28, 2018

December 2018 Results Roundup

The month began as usual with the Okutama Ekiden. This year Namban Rengo fielded 7 teams, 4 men’s and 3 women’s. The A team finished 7th […]
December 9, 2018

Running the Nakasendo — Kyoto to Tokyo

The Nakasendo is the ancient highway between Kyoto and Tokyo and has become a popular route for tourists, particularly from Australia and the UK. Many walk […]
December 6, 2018

Namban Rengo A Team Takes 7th Place in Okutama Ekiden!

Namban Rengo has been participating in the Okutama Ekiden (road relay) since 1989. The first three years we had very fast teams and finished in the […]
December 1, 2018

November 2018 Results Roundup

At the New York Marathon, Ryudo Tsukizaki ran his second fastest marathon: 2:42:16, Satoshi Hashimoto enjoyed the NYC atmosphere with a 3:15:07 and Yumi Kato enjoyed […]