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29th Tanegashima Rocket Marathon: Whiz Through Japanese Countryside & Charming Towns

29th Tanegashima Rocket Marathon: Whiz Through Japanese Countryside & Charming Towns

Early spring is said to be the best time to visit Tanegashima, one of the Osumi Islands in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. The subtropical island is mostly flat, with the highest elevation only at 282 metres, making it an ideal first race for marathon novices, or for seasoned runners to improve their personal best timings.