January 30, 2018

Beer Mile

On Saturday May 6, the world awoke to the news of Eliud Kipchoge narrowly missing an audacious attempt to break the 2 hour marathon barrier on the infamous Monza F1 […]
January 30, 2018

2017 Shinjuku City Half Marathon

January 29th marked the 15th running of the Shinjuku City Half Marathon (plus 10km and family/children’s events). The convenience and novelty of running in the center of the city and […]
June 10, 2017

Putting The Pieces of a Puzzle Together

It immediately hit me at around the 15-km mark; a sudden realization of the whole experience I was on. It was just after 07:00 am; we had been running for […]
May 31, 2017

Okukuji Trail Race 奥久慈トレイルレース 2017 May 28th

Okukuji Trail Race 奥久慈トレイルレース 2017 May 28th in Ibaraki prefecture. 59km 3900m of total elevation gain. Very good weather conditions, that is no rain and not too hot. Result: 27th/595 […]
February 18, 2017

TAMA Half-marathon at Futakobashi, 18th February 2017

Finished #25 out of 388 entrants in 1:27:38, my best time by 1’47”! <Adding more following Padraig’s advice> It’s a flat, straight, sandy (dirt) course, not hard on the feet, […]
February 17, 2017

Shinrinkoen Marathon, 11th February, 2017

Hello Nanbanners, On Saturday, 11th February, I completed the Shinrinkoen half-marathon, in Saitama, in a time of 1:33:56. This was the third race of my first competitive running season – […]
February 4, 2017

41st Chiba Marine Half Marathon – 22nd January 2017

Net Time 1:35:37 This was the 5th time that I had run the Chiba Marine Half Marathon since my first time in 2012. I was supposed to run last year, […]
June 25, 2016

Norikura 30km Tenku, 19th June 2016

This road race is an offbeat challenge, and one of the few races where I carry my phone to take photographs because the scenery is so beautiful. Mt. Norikura of […]
June 9, 2016

Nishitanzawa Adventure run

A laid back low key event, you can enter via Runnet, but I managed to get us in a month before the event. There is a marathon(ish) length run and […]