When: January 25th, 2015
Where: Ishikawa Exercise Square, Hitachinaka
Hitachinaka will be bustling with activity on the weekend of this massive event. The Katsuta marathon has a long history – it was first held in 1958. This year over 10,000 people are expected to run. Come along and cheer for the contestants in what is sure to be an exciting race! There will be plenty of stalls selling food, drink, and souvenirs in the Ishikawa Exercise Square.
Check out a map of the course here on the official website. At the bottom of the page you’ll find a map to Ishikawa Exercise Square, located conveniently near the station.
09:15 Opening Ceremony (Ishikawa Exercise Square)
10:30 Race Start (Omotemachi Commercial District)
13:00 10km Division Award Ceremony (Ishikawa Exercise Square)
14:00 Marathon Division Award Ceremony (Ishikawa Exercise Square)