Hakone Mountains Outer Rim Trail Run / One day activity from Kamakura

On March 19

We, three people, did “Hakone mountains outer rim trail run”

I actually could not complete  it for last challenge due to bad health or bad preparation.

Left Kamakura 4:30 am

We parked at free public parking lot close to Hakone Yumoto

Started running at 5:45 am

★Myojogatake /Mt. Myojo

★Myojingatake / Mt. Myojin

★Mt. Kintoki

★Marudake / Mt. Maru

We took Ashino Lake lakeside path instead of climing another mountain/Mt. Mikuni for about 10km to Hakone Sightseeing Cruise Port where goal & start points of super popular Hakone Long Distance relay among Japanese. This relay is very sybolic event for Japanese people to watch on TV during new years holidays.

★Climb-up-hill Run to the highest point of “Route 1″ /  road run instead  of trail run

★Down-hill trail run for last 8 km to Hakone Yumoto

Finished at 4 pm

Total Distance & Time : About 50 KM and 10 hours

<After fun events>

★Went to Onsen/Hotspering in Hakone for recovery

★Ate Tonkatsu/ Japanese Pork Cutlet at one of most popular Tonkatsu specilty restaurants among locals on the way back from Hakone to Kamakura

Came home around 8 pm

Whar a great way to spend a day at the beggining of Spring is!