Wish to go for run-cation this Fall and wish to try something new? Eco-marathons in Japan are definitely for you and it is definitely wallet-friendly!

What is an ecomarathon?

A marathon usually involves a large group of people, might even include thousands of people, and because of that, pollutions might occur and damage the earth. However, a lot of marathon events now are implementing environmentally conscious protocols for their event, which makes it possible to have a reduced or zero environmental impact marathons. Thus, leading to a more sustainable and clean environment for our future.

Japan is already known to be an eco-friendly country, and you can definitely catch several eco marathons happening in different parts of Japan this Fall. Here’s a list of what you can expect when you participate in Japan’s Eco-marathons this Fall:

  • All timekeeping chip-based (except fun-runs).
  • All road courses measured with a digital measuring wheel.
  • All equipments are solar-powered.
  • Reusable plastic cups to reduce garbage.
  • Reusable bibs

Aso Cross Country Ecomarathon 2019

Date: 6 Oct 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Where: Aso Cross Country Course, Aso, Kumamoto
Race Category/Price: 10 km (S$35.00) / 3 km Fun Run (S$25.00)
Entitlements: Running backpack (10km) / Buff (3km)

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5th Yodogawa Ecomarathon 2019

Date: 14 Oct 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Yodogawa River Cycling Course, Osaka
Race Category/Price: 15 km (S$42.00) / 5 km (S$32.00)
Entitlements: Running backpack

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Saiko Ecomarathon Fall 2019

Date: 27 Oct 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Where: Lake Saiko near Toda, Saitama, Tokyo
Race Category/Price: 21 km (S$45.00) / 10 km (S$32.00)
Entitlements: Running backpack

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3rd Tondabayashi Ecomarathon 2019

Date: 3 Nov 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Ishikawa Riverbed, Tondabayashi, Osaka Prefecture
Race Category/Price: 10 miles (S$45.00) / 5 miles (S$35.00)
Entitlements: Running backpack

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The 17th Kamogawa Ecomarathon 2019

Date: 4 Nov 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Kamogawa River Cycling Course, Kyoto
Race Category/Price: 10 km (S$32.00)
Entitlements: Running backpack

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8th Sagishima Ecomarathon 2019

Date: 24 Nov 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Where: Sagi Island, Mihara, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
Race Category/Price: 32.5 km ($45.00) / 11 km ($35.00) / 3×11 km Relay Team ($80.00)
Entitlements: Running backpack

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For more information, you can find at their official website at http://runningintokyo.com/.

Your small contribution today can make a big change to the world in the future. What are you waiting for? Join any of the Japan Eco-marathons today!

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