Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Kawauchi Counter

Yuki Kawauchi's 2016 race results. Click any result for report, photos and video.

Jan. 10: Ibusuki Nanohana Marathon, Kagoshima: 2:15:14 - 1st - CR
Jan. 17: Okukuma Road Race half marathon, Kumamoto: 1:04:00 - 2nd
Jan. 31: Okumusashi Ekiden Second Stage (5.1 km), Saitama: 16:45 - 2nd
Feb. 7: Saitama Ekiden Third Stage (12.1 km), Saitama: 37:36 - 3rd
Feb. 14: Karatsu 10-Miler, Saga: 48:09 - 13th
Feb. 21: Ome 30 km, Tokyo: 1:32:40 - 3rd
Mar. 6: Biwako Mainichi Marathon, Shiga: 2:11:53 - 7th
Mar. 13: Kuki Half Marathon, Saitama: 1:06:42 - 3rd (wearing a full suit)
Mar. 20: New Taipei City Wanjinshi Marathon, Taiwan: 2:14:12 - 2nd
Mar. 27: Nerima Kobushi Half Marathon, Tokyo: 1:05:32 - 1st
Apr. 2: Kanaguri Memorial Meet 1500 m Heat 1, Kumamoto: 3:54.60 - 6th
Apr. 10: Yaizu Minato Half Marathon, Shizuoka: 1:03:47 - 1st
Apr. 17: Challenge Meet in Kumagaya 1500 m Heat 11, Kumagaya: 3:59.70 - 6th
Apr. 24: Zurich Marathon, Switzerland: 2:12:04 - 1st
Apr. 30: Kawauchi no Sato Kaeru Half Marathon, Fukushima: 1:05:42 - 1st
May 4: Kasukabe Odako 10 km, Saitama - ~33 minutes - official results unavailable
May 8: Sendai International Half Marathon, Miyagi: 1:04:35 - 5th
May 15: Gifu Seiryu Half Marathon, Gifu: 1:03:39 - 11th
May 29: Kahoku Shinpo Kinshuko Road Race, Iwate: 1:35:20 - 1st
June 19: Okinoshima Ultramarathon 50 km, Shimane: 2:44:07 - 1st - NR
June 26: Hakodate Half Marathon, Hokkaido: 1:04:24 - 5th
July 3: Gold Coast Airport Marathon, Australia: 2:09:01 - 2nd
July 24: Shibetsu Half Marathon, Hokkaido: 1:06:10 - 16th
July 31: Kushiro Shitsugen 30 km Road Race, Hokkaido: 1:34:55 - 1st
Aug. 21: Hoppo Ryodo Nosappu Misaki Half Marathon, Hokkaido: 1:05:34 - 1st
Sept. 25: Berlin Marathon, Germany: 2:11:03 - 13th


Upcoming races:
Oct. 2: Imabari Half Marathon, Ehime
Oct. 23: Chiba Aqualine Half Marathon, Chiba
Nov. 6: Porto Marathon, Portugal
Dec. 4: Fukuoka International Marathon, Fukuoka
Dec. 31: Bitburger Silvesterlauf 8 km, Germany

2017
Feb. 12: Ehime Marathon, Ehime

Past years' results:
2015 ・ 2014 ・ 2013 ・ 2012

text and photo © 2015-16 Brett Larner, all rights reserved

11 comments:

Jean-Benoit Jaouen said...

The Kawauchi Fan Club thanks you for this info !

Metts said...

I'll be at the Incheon half marathon this Sunday. Signed up to run but not sure if I'm ready to race or participate. Its about 3 kilometers from my home.

patrick voo said...

just seeing this rundown all in one spot is mind-boggling. and wait ... there's a Kawauchi Fan Club?? how did i not know about this? and where do i sign up?!?

Metts said...

International runners at Incheon Half Marathon: Kimosop Kiprono, Isaac Kimutai Kiplagat, Kiprop Mutai, Erastus Mumo Mutua, Paul Kipkemoi Kiporir;Kenyan runners. Yuki Kawauchi, and a few others from other countries.

Ian Eckersley said...

Great to see that Yuki is coming back Down Under to the Gold Coast Airport Marathon in July. We love him in Australia. Can he regain the title he won in 2013? And can he break the course record (set just last year) of 2:09.14?

wil said...

have you got Kawauchi's complete result list? great if you have!

Brett Larner said...

Yes, it will feature in my forthcoming authorized biography of Kawauchi.

Jean-Benoît Jaouen said...

Hello Brett, will you write an english version for this biography ?
Kawauchi once said he thinks his physical submit would be when he is 30 (2017). Do you think he will really slow down his competition rythm after 2017/2018 ?

Brett Larner said...

Yes, it will be in English. He has said that he will shift focus away from running on the Japanese national team at World Championships and Olympics after the 2017 World Championships in London. I would not expect him to otherwise slow down his racing schedule, just a change in goals and focus.

Jean-Benoît Jaouen said...

I think many (including myself) would love to see him trying the 100 Kilometers and maybe fighting the world record ?... WR is 6h13'33'' (1998) by another Japonese athlete, Takahiro Sunada who became a 2h10' marathoner (2010) AFTER running 100-K world record.

Both Ingrid Kristiansen and Paula Radcliffe ran their PB for 10000 meters after they became marathoners, maybe the same rule could work for marathon/100-K ?

Chasing the unknown ! said...

Yuki Kawauchi is amazing, he races so often and consistently clocked fast time! He is really an inspiration to all amateur runners! I love seeing him beat the professional runners ! Great blog, Brett !