The race is a relatively young one. It was created in October 2011. Since it’s inception it has always been a huge success with more than 20 000 participants. The Osaka marathon is one of the largest in the world.
The races starts at Osaka Castle Park and finishes at INTEX Osaka (Japan’s biggest international exhibition hall), where is expo is held.
The runners will run by several of Osaka’s main tourist spots such as : Osaka Castle, Mido-suji Blvd, Osaka City Central Public Hall, Osaka City Hall, Kyocera Dome Osaka, or Tsutenkaku Tower.