As the extremely large typhoon passed Japan, the organization committee of the Karuizawa Marathon Festival 2019 has decided to call off the race on 19th and 20th of October.

The large size typhoon with heavy rain and strong winds took serious damage in the race area and impact public transportation. Many train services around race area suspended and domestic flights are cancelled.

The committee has been working hard to prepare for the race for several months.

However, taking the situation and risks of runners, staff and other participants in the race into account, the committee has decided to cancel the race.

We would appreciate your understanding.

Organization Committee

Karuizawa Marathon Festival 2019