Sunday, June 3, 2007

Mr. Nishi of Japan Comes to Missoula for the Marathon

Ever heard of Hajime Nishi? Over 500 other marathon communities have! Mr. Nishi is from Japan, and travels the world running marathons and promoting environmentalism, humanitarianism and peace.

Mr. Nishi asked us to support his running of the Missoula Marathon and we are delighted! He's the author of Ecomarathon, an international marathon guidebook. He is currently working on the next edition and the Missoula Marathon will be in it! He estimates the Missoula Marathon will be his 536th marathon. To learn more, log on to

You can hear Mr. Nishi speak at the Expo on Saturday, July 14th. Let's welcome him to Missoula and the Missoula Marathon!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

In the July 2007 issue of Runner's World, (p. 29, The Human Race) there is an article and picture of Mr. Nishi. Highly recommended read! What an honor for him to run this inagural marathon.