I joined Run and Walk event in Nagano, Becuse I was invited the organizer.
I ran along Besho line ( it is old small train ) and trail course about 18k with many runners.
( I was introduced as running carch of Nippon runnrers
at the ceremony)
A guy was running with his dog ! I asked him if he took his dog to the goal .
And we and his dog , Run chan went to the goal , Besho, hotspring,
I saw beautiful , ponds, pastral landscape and flowers.
It was fun !!