Running Hakodate Marathon (函館マラソン)

After last year Kobe city Marathon as a first running experience I did set my 2019 running challenge to participate to the “Hakodate City Marathon” in Hokkaido (北海道).

The race being held in the coolest part of Japan, it felt wise to run it in summer despite the heat and humidity that hit the other Japanese islands at this period of the year.

The modest size of Hakodate city makes it easy to get to and around the city by walk or by tramway, and to the race start included.

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