The 32nd Okanosato Meisui Marathon Tournament ( March 3, 2019 )

Overview :

A marathon run along the Kamihara Valley, originating from the spring water chosen as Japan’s 100 best water names and the Sobo mountain registered in the UNESCO Eco Park.

Three kinds of full marathon, half marathon, 10 km are done.

Start & finish is Takeda City general athletic park.
Run along the Uozumi dam lake and go to the prefectural highway No. 8 and run along the mountainous Ogata River.

There are two turnaround points and it is somewhat irregular, but it is a round-trip course that goes up along the river towards the source and returns.

There is a height difference of about 200 m, a long climb continues from the first half to the middle stage, the latter half is descending.

It is quite a tough course, but if you drink the famous water that springs from everywhere, including the Takeda Meishi group, also called Kyushu Ichi, you should get power.

For Aid, Kabosu juice specialized in Oita and tasty rice balls are also prepared, and hot cheers from local people boost runners.

After the goal there are hospitality such as broiled soup made with famous water, cooked rice, fresh fruits etc will be served.

The tiredness after completion is healed.

Date :

March 3, 2019 (Sun)
The plan will go on, rain or shine.

Application period :

October 1, 2018 – December 27, 2018

Venue :

Takeda-shi Oita prefecture Takeda-shi general athletic park (opening ceremony · start · finish)

Location :

Takeda-shi, Oita prefecture

Category and Capacity:

[Full] 1000 people
[Half] 600 people
[10K] 400 people
※ Deadline as it becomes capacity (first come first served basis)

Entry Fee

[Full] 5000 yen
[Half] 4000 yen
[10K] 4000 yen
※ Deadline as it becomes capacity (first come first served basis)

Organizer information · Inquiries


Takeda City Oita Prefecture Big Capital Association 1650 Takeda City Board of Education Lifelong Learning Section

Okanosato name water marathon contest secretariat





Booking site :

Official Site: http://www.okanosato-meisui.jp/

RUNNET: https://runnet.jp/entry/runtes/user/pc/competitionDetailAction.do?raceId=205853&div=1

Sports Entry : https://www.sportsentry.ne.jp/event/t/76477

The above official website is written in Japanese. 

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    1. Thank for your inquire.

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  1. I’m sorry.
    If you participate in this Oita prefecture event
    There are many cheap hotels around Oita station.

    I searched now and it seems that the hotel here is the cheapest.

    It is still possible for you to reserve on March 2, 2019.

    It seems cheap here.


    However, I think Oita station is a bit far from the venue so you need to leave early in the morning.

    The start of the full marathon starts at 10:00.

    If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to ask me.

    I wish you a wonderful event for you.

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