Monthly Archives: December 2015

Fujisan Marathon Trip Day 5

It was Disney Day! We had decided in advance we wanted to go to Tokyo’s Disney theme park for the day and after we heard from a couple people, decided on Disney Sea. Tokyo has two theme parks — Tokyo … Continue reading

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Fujisan Marathon Trip Day 4

The day afternoon the marathon was a relaxing day — as it should be. We grabbed an easy breakfast and a last dip in the hot springs and then packed up our things. My Japanese friend had already reserved a … Continue reading

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Fujisan Marathon Trip Day 3 — THE day!

*Update: A video I took on the bus from Lake Saiko to Lake Kawaguchiko from Day 2 — to give you an idea of the houses/scenery on the marathon route. Marathon day was upon us! We woke up early enough … Continue reading

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Fujisan Marathon Trip Day 2

Day 2 was the day before the marathon so the plan was for us to take it easy, explore the area and get an idea of what the race course was like. We were hoping to be able to get … Continue reading

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Fujisan Marathon Trip Day 1

Start from Day 0 here. After a nights sleep at the Akasaka Excel hotel in Tokyo, I woke up for a quick last run — really just to explore the area. I ran into one of my friends downstairs with … Continue reading

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Fujisan Marathon Trip Day 0

Here goes… a day by day recap of my week long trip to Japan for the Fujisan Marathon. There are WAY too many pictures but will post some of them to give you a flavor of the days. Overall, I … Continue reading

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