The race starts and finishes at the Yanmar Field Nagai located in the South of Osaka, and covers the most scenic and historic areas of Osaka City. After leaving the Stadium, runners will make their way to northward to the Osaka Castle and then, Nagahori-dori where they can accelerate their pace in the last half with its up-and-down. After the halfway point, runners will run under beautiful ginkgo tress along Mido-suji, one of the main streets of Osaka, towards the City Hall. Runners will once again pass the Osaka Castle before covering the last 12 km back to the Yanmar Field Nagai. The course has renewed this year and it has difference in elevation on the original flat and fast course.
THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
COURSE ELEVATION GRAPH