Smile Hotel Sendai Kokubuncho
Starting from 2014 as a promotion to the post-earthquake economy after 3.11 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, Tohoku Food Marathon has became a fantastic ""run for food"" marathon in recent years amomg runners.
As one of the official travel partner, KNT offers you an unforgettable journey by deepen your knowledge around Tohoku area. You will join a 1-day local tour of Sendai Beef and Japanese Sake conducted by the organizer. After that, a night festival with music performance and local food and wine is awaiting for your coming. Enjoy the chit-chat with other runners!
Why it is called a ""Food"" Marathon? Because ""Food"" is pronunced almots the same as ""culture"" in Japanese language. The local government hopes to promote both delicious domestic foods and wonderful culture of Tohoku area. One of the main feature of the race, is how surprising the mid-race snacks are! Fruits like apple, strawberry. After that you will get your main dish, like miso soup, dumplings, scallops, sausages, even though ramen! Finally for the dessert, cakes, yogurts, chocolate tarts are not far away. What a fruitful eating party and meaningful marathon!APPLY NOW MORE DETAILS
Day 1（APR 24）
Hong Kong → Tokyo → (approx. 3 hrs by railway) → Sendai
Hotel: Smile Hotel Sendai Kokubuncho
Day 2（APR 25）
Hotel → Sendai(1-day tour) → Tome(Night festival) → Hotel
Enjoy the breakfast at the hotel
10:00 Join the official 1-day tour (w/ lunch) (Pick-up at East exit, JR Sendai Stn.)
17:30 Join the night festival (w/ dinner) (w/ bus transfer)
A 5-min walk to hotel after finish
Hotel: Route Inn Tome or similar
Day 3（APR 26）
Tome(Hotel→Marathon) → Sendai(Hotel)
06:30 Proceed to the starting point (w/ bus transfer)
07:00 Exchange for the runners' pack
09:30 - 15:30 Run at the Tohoku Food Marathon
15:30 Transfer to the hotel in Sendai City (w/ bus transfer)
17:15 Arrive at the hotel and check-in
Hotel: Hotel Monte Hermana Sendai or similar
Day 4（APR 27）
Hotel → Continue your trip / Back to HK
Enjoy the breakfast at the hotel. Check-out by yourself and continue your trip.
※The itinerary above is for your reference only. All time is subject to change due to actual situation.
Full Marathon Runner (42.195km)
Single room: HK$5,980
Non-runner (Suitable for those who applied for an entry by themselves or accompanying)
Single room: HK$5,350
Please apply through the Google Form link below: