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65th Beppu-Oita Mainichi Marathon: When Hot Spring Meets Marathon Running

65th Beppu-Oita Mainichi Marathon: When Hot Spring Meets Marathon Running

When one hears “Beppu” in Japan, images of onsens, or hot springs, spring to mind. Located in Oita Prefecture, Beppu boasts a wide variety of hot springs, each offering a unique experience. One could be buried in black sand, warmed by the heat of the hot springs, or lying on a bed of local herbs spread on a heated floor in a stone hut—the possibilities are mind-boggling!