The date for this grand scale event in Tsuchiura City, Ibaraki has been set for April 17, 2011. The course starts at Kawaguchi Athletic Park which is located a five minute walk from the east exit of JR Tsuchiura Station. Runners do a lap along the shore at the halfway point of the Kasumigaura Shiryokan, then return to the Kawaguchi Athletic Park. In addition to the full marathon there is also a ten mile, five km and wheelchair races. In 2010, 14,774 people competed. Registration is scheduled to open in late December.
|Event phone:||0463 35 6691 (Kasumigaura Marathon Entry Centre)|