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Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon: The Oldest Lake Marathon in Japan

Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon: The Oldest Lake Marathon in Japan

Having first fired its starting pistol in 1946 in Osaka, the Lake Biwa Marathon is considered to be the oldest marathon held in Japan. In 1962, this prestigious marathon has since been renamed the Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon and moved to Otsu city, home to Japan’s oldest and largest lake, Lake Biwa.