parkrun continues to grow throughout Japan with the 6th event ready to launch on 28th September in Matsuyama.
Horinouchi koen parkrun will launch with parkrun founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt and Tim Oberg in his new role as Asia Pacific Strategic Director participating.
Matsuyama is the capital city of Ehime Prefecture on Shikoku Island. and has a population of just over 500,000. The parkrun is easily accessed by public transport and is located by Matsuyama castle which is a flatland-mountain castle that was built in 1603 on Mount Katsuyama. It is one of Japan’s 100 cherry blossom spot.
The course is 4 laps of 1.25km on flat gravel road with a view of the castle. If you have family or friends in Japan, share the news and invite them along to Japan’s newest event.
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