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Lake Biwa Marathon

Lake Biwa Marathon is a great city race in Japan. Explore all race facts below and sign up for a free runner analysis.

The Lake Biwa Marathon is held in Otsu. Otsu is capital of Shiga in Japan.

It is a marathon only for men, that was launched back in 1946. This means, that The Lake Biwa Marathon is the oldest annual marathon race in Japan.

All participants must meet some strict demands – last year the qualifying time standard was 2 hours and 30 minutes.

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Race name:

Lake Biwa Marathon - Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon

Where is the race held?

Lake Biwa Marathon is held in Ōtsu - Japan - Asia. Lattitude N35.01.59
Longitude E135.52.00. 89 meters above sea level. Read more about the place: Ōtsu Travelguide

How is the climate?

Ōtsu in March - Percipitation: 70mm spread out over 6 days. Humidity: 67%. Temperatures:
Temperatures min avg max
Celcius 3 13 8
Fahrenheit 37 55 46

What distances / races are available?


What is the time limit?

The marathon has a 02:30 time limit

Where can I register, contact the organizers or read more?

Where can I get help for my preparation?

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