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Opinion

29 August 2012, 1pm

Until recently most of the renowned marathons in Japan were single-sex elite races. Mass marathons like Lake Kawaguchi Marathon have been held for years, but only Nagano Marathon and Hokkaido Marathon invite a significant number of elite runners. But with the re-launch of the Tokyo Marathon in 2007 everything started to change.

Big in Japan

by Ken Nakamura

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