I love the way she illustrates.
Like this map of Kamakura below.
Tokyo Marathon was added to the
World Marathon Major Series starting this year.
How exciting is that?
(I'm excited and I don't even run...except to the station sometimes.)
The others are Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago, and New York.
Apparently Tokyo is the first one to join in Asia.
Masako Kubo illustrated the Tokyo Marathon course
This marathon course is pretty much a tourists paradise.
It starts in Shinjuku,
in front of the Tokyo Metropolis Government building,
and goes by famous spots around Tokyo,
like the Imperial Palace and Tokyo Tower,
and ends the race in Odaiba.
I've always wanted to go cheer everyone on.
And also see Jesus Christ.
I'm not even kidding.
and runs the marathon with a cross on his back.
A styrofoam cross.
Maybe I'll spot him this year.
Tokyo Marathon starts at 9:10am
on Sunday, February 24, 2013.
Live on Fuji TV.