Running

Oise-san Marathon

Ise (Half) Marathon

  • Date and Start TimeDecember 8, 2019
  • Category5KM
    Half Marathon
  • Start LocationMie Prefectural Sun Arena
    4383-4 Asamacho, Ise, Mie 516-0021
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  • IncludedEnglish Registration, English Event Guide, English Email/Phone Support, Race Towel, Finisher Entitlements, Event Insurance, and Post-Race Follow-up (links to results, photos)

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About the Event

The Oise-san Marathon (or the Ise Half Marathon) is an unique experience that takes you around the sacred Ise Jingu Naiku (Inner Shrine) and old landscapes from the Edo Period. Known for its seafood, Matsuzaka beef, akafuku snacks, and Mikimoto pearls, Mie prefecture is a hidden gem located less than three hours from Tokyo. Come to Ise, home to one of Japan's most revered Shinto shrines (Ise Jingu) and learn about the deeply spiritual roots of both the region and the nation. Eat, race, and explore - it's the perfect weekend getaway!

Highlights
・From the gently rolling curves of the highway to the 800-meter run through Oharai-machi, enjoy a course almost completely closed to traffic.
・While not a flat and fast course to bang out a PR, the Ise Half has just enough runners for the "big race vibe" without the "big race anxiety". With about 5,500 half marathon participants, it's the right number of people to provide for a competitive course without frustrating congestion.
・Before and after the race, enjoy the traditional shops and restaurants, as well as popular seafood and mountain vegetables dishes! This year's special guest is Mizuki Noguchi, a gold medalist in the 2004 Athens Olympics. Feel the energy and support from the city of Ise!
・Finisher entitlements include beach towel, akafuku red bean mochi snacks, Oise-san ticket, and a sports drink. The Oise-san ticket is worth 500 yen and can be used at the official Oise-san Marathon merchandise store or at designated stores in Oharai-machi.

Read the 2018 Ise Half Marathon race review here

サムライスポーツは日本国籍以外を対象とした外国人向け専用受付サイトです。日本国籍の方は日本語サイトからお申込みください。日本国籍以外の方がエントリーした場合、無効となる場合があります 。無効となった場合には、返金手数料を差し引き、参加費をご返金させていただきます。

History of the Town

Ise City
Oharaimachi
Ise Jingu Naiku (Inner shrine)

Registration Period

July 8, 2019 - September 5, 2019

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