- Published: Sunday, 06 March 2016 12:07
February in Tokyo is the season for running as thousands prepare for one of the major events in the global sport calendar: the Tokyo Marathon. At the recent race on Sun 28 Feb 2016, the Tokyo Marathon celebrates its 10th anniversary with a record of 37,000 runners.
Tadaaki Hayano, race director of the Marathon Foundation organizing team, said the Tokyo Marathon has always been popular with amateur runners. However, it took time before the it became recognized as a world-class event.