Jason Lawrence: Training for the Hakone Ekiden With Josai University

As the results of last Saturday’s Hakone Ekiden Qualifier 20 km road race continue to reverberate, the inevitable questions about how Japanese runners train have resurfaced. In the summer of 2006 Kiwi runner Jason Lawrence had a rare opportunity to attend 2007 and 2008 Hakone Qualifier winner Josai University’s summer gasshuku, an intensive training camp… Read More Jason Lawrence: Training for the Hakone Ekiden With Josai University

Tokai University, Japan Time Trial 2011 – 5000m NR Race Report

Yesterday’s meet was my best race experience so far in my running career. Each race gives me a different experience and satisfaction and I just enjoy it. Before I continue further, let me tell you that one will never know what distance running is all about until you have visited Japan and experienced the running… Read More Tokai University, Japan Time Trial 2011 – 5000m NR Race Report