Shonan International Marathon is the one memorial event you might want to consider to join during your stay in Kamakura.
Shonan International Marathon 2016 was held on December 4 and Village Principal Kyota joined a half marathon.
“Shonan” is most famous seaside area in Japan. Shonan area includes Kamakura and lies over 30 km seashore line starting from east of Hakone.
Shonan International Marathon is the one you can enjoy the seaside line of Shonan, traditional pine tree forest and great views of Mt. Fuji.
19,000 full marathon participants, 500 half marathon participants
Kyota joined a half elite marathon which cuts over 1 hr 30 min runners for half marathon.
It will be held on the first Sunday of December annually.
You may want to consider to join this race next year.