The weekend before The Respect-for-the-Aged Day (The Third Monday of September)
Tateyama’s “epic” festival, pride and joy of a festival-crazy town — see description at: Detailes
June 16-17 2018. TO PARTICIPATE, REGISTER BY June 11.
Ocean and beach sports event for kids and adults, at Hojo Beach. Swimming races, stand-up paddle-board races, beach tug-of-wars, relay races, canoe races, beach sumo, lifesaving classes, run-swim-run courses, kids’ sumo, etc. Group and individual registration.
Last Sunday in January. REGISTRATION from SEPTEMBER to OCTOBER .
Full marathon course, a 10-k course, and a 2-k family course. Participants come from all across Japan, as well as from Tateyama’s sister cities in the US and Australia, to enjoy the variety and beauty of the Wakashio course: the 6-km flower-lined coastal road, the inalnd hills and valleys, the views of Mt. Fuji floating above Tateyama Bay. Local residents turn out to cheer the runners on.
For more information, see http://www.tateyama-wakasio.jp/outline/, or contact Tourist Information.
For photos and results of last year’s Marathon, http://www.tateyama-wakasio.jp/record/
Last Sunday in June. REGISTRATION from April.
Get into the summer spirit with Standard- and Sprint-courses and relays for men and women, aqua-thlons for elementary aged kids, and a challenge course for middle schoolers on up. Coastal running and inland biking routes, swimming off of Okinoshima. Related events an lots of food and entertainment.
For information in Japanese, see http://tate-tra.com/index.html. For inquiries, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out the map and you’ll see that Tateyama isn’t only ALL BEACH but EVERY KIND OF BEACH — gentle and wild, sandy and rocky, Continue reading
July 15-16, 2018. REGISTRATION, April - May.
Welcoming swim-race participants from 1st graders through the over-75 crowd. 5-k on the 20th, and 3-k, 1-k, relays, and kids’ OWS clinics on the 21st. Rankings by age. At Kagamiura (Mirror Bay).
For information in Japanese,