SATOYAMA RUN in HIDA TAKAYAMA 2018
Be the 1st Runner!
“SATOYAMA RUN in HIDA TAKAYAMA 2018” is a local oriented marathon.
Why don’t you join us to create this very first event while enjoying beautiful scenery and having interaction with local people?
You can join this event with your family, friends and of course by yourself.
We are very much looking forward to see you at SATOYAMA RUN!
Hurry up and apply now!
Sign up deadline：10st of August (Fri) 12:00 p.m. (closed when reaches the capacity)
Length of run: (1) approx. 20 km / (2) approx. 10 km
Start at 8:00 a.m.
Time limit: (1) 4h / (2) 2h
8/9/2018 (Sat) Start at 18:00 (The Eve Party)
9/9/2018 (Sun) Start at 8:00 (Run)
- Business Hours
Spt.8 (Sat) Start at 18:00（The Eve Party）
Spt.9 (Sun) Start at 8:00 (Run)
Entry fee is 4,800yen.
Nyukawa-cho Area in Takayama-shi
SATOYAMA RUN in HIDA TAKAYAMA Event Secretariat（JTB Corp. Nagoya Department）
Garakuta Fair (Jumble market)
An antique fair started in 1982. Held on the first Sunday of the month from April to October. The streets are temporarily closed to vehicles (called "pedestrians' paradise") and over 20 art dealers have stalls on the street. You will enjoy looking at olden daily-life utensils while strolling down the street.
First Sunday of the month, from April to October each year
Opening of hiking season at Mt. Norikura to climbers - Norikura Skyline is open
This high area consisting of 23 ridges, 7 lakes, and 8 plains is collectively referred to as Mt. Norikura. The highest peak is Mt. Kengamine, 3,026 meters above sea level. You can travel up the mountain along the Norikura Skyline, Japan’s highest-altitude mountain road, to a height of 2,700 meters without stopping.
From May 15 to late October
Rice harvesting in kurumada, wheel-shaped rice fields
The method of planting rice plants concentrically around a rod standing at the center of the rice paddy is a very rare method in Japan and is a unique method developed in Hida.
Late September each year
Red autumn leaves from Mt. Norikura to the Hirayu Pass are at their most beautiful
Autumn leaves are at their best.
From early September to early October
Hida Takayama Kimono Walk
You can stroll through the old townscapes of Hida Takayama, clad in a kamishimo (a ceremonial dress) or kimono (everyday clothes) of the Edo period, about 200 years ago.
Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays from mid September to late October
Cosmos Park is opened
The skiing slope in the Honokidaira Ski Resort during the off-season offers a 4-hectare site teeming with about eight million cosmea flowers in full bloom.
August each year (may change depending on date of first bloom)