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Running in Japan

Show on the map There are 51 areas in Japan. See them all below. Tokyo, Kanagawa Prefecture, Hokkaido Prefecture, Aomori Prefecture and Chiba Prefecture has the most runnable places.

Highly rated places to run in Japan

Yoyogi Park / Shibuya / Tokyo Asphalt/Concrete running spot with some hills

Climate in Japan

The climate differs a lot in different parts of Japan. The yearly average temperature in Oketo, Hokkaido Prefecture is 6°C42°F compared to Okinawa, Kyushu Region where it is 23°C74°F.

More detailed information about the weather in Japan can be found on the page for each city.

Blog posts mentioning Japan

Local Phenomena in Running in RTR-blog.
...Ekiden Relay Races – Japan Ekiden relays are long-distance relay races that originated in Japan ....
...While relay races exist all over the world, the Ekiden races in Japan are unique and very popular in the country....
...Many different events are held throughout the year for different participant groups, making it a uniquely Japanese phenomenon....
Spectacular Tracks Around the World in RTR-blog.
...Health Aid Air Track – Osaka , Japan If you’re ever in Osaka , head over to the Morinomiya Qs Mall if you’re looking for an impressive track to try out....
...If you’re out that way, be sure to visit Osaka Castle, one of the most important historical sites in Japan....

Comments on places around Japan

Anonymous user - on Tokyo
Namban Rengo ( is a good tip if you are new in Tokyo and don't know the langua..

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