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Running in Japan is one of the best ways to explore more of this region. To help you discover the most beautiful places to run, we’ve reviewed our full collection of routes in Japan—and are proud to present the top 20 best running trails. Click on any of the routes for more details and browse real tips and photos uploaded by other runners.


The 19 best runs in Japan

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    Intermediate
    00:54
    5.41 mi
    6.0 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    2
    Intermediate
    00:39
    3.83 mi
    5.9 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    Intermediate
    00:57
    5.65 mi
    6.0 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    4
    Intermediate
    00:31
    3.12 mi
    6.0 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    5
    Intermediate
    01:14
    7.26 mi
    5.9 mph
    100 ft
    100 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    6
    Intermediate
    01:08
    6.61 mi
    5.9 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    7
    Intermediate
    01:24
    8.28 mi
    5.9 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    8
    Intermediate
    00:53
    5.22 mi
    5.9 mph
    75 ft
    75 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    9
    Intermediate
    01:08
    6.72 mi
    6.0 mph
    75 ft
    75 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    10
    Intermediate
    01:25
    8.37 mi
    5.9 mph
    375 ft
    375 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    11
    Intermediate
    00:55
    5.45 mi
    5.9 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    12
    Difficult
    01:44
    9.90 mi
    5.7 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    13
    Intermediate
    00:41
    4.07 mi
    6.0 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    14
    Intermediate
    01:07
    6.58 mi
    5.9 mph
    275 ft
    275 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    15
    Difficult
    02:16
    10.0 mi
    4.4 mph
    1,950 ft
    2,000 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    16
    Difficult
    01:33
    9.33 mi
    6.0 mph
    150 ft
    150 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    17
    Intermediate
    00:43
    4.25 mi
    6.0 mph
    150 ft
    150 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    18
    Intermediate
    01:30
    9.01 mi
    6.0 mph
    100 ft
    100 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    19
    Intermediate
    01:29
    8.84 mi
    6.0 mph
    300 ft
    300 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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