Even with the best of intentions it is difficult to master the way under unfavorable conditions; living in a quiet place in the bosom of nature is the most conducive for practice. It is better to rely, at first, on the place rather than the mind. Saichō Kyoto. Mt. Hiei, home to the marathon monks. Running with Shogo Aoyagi, Yuki Nakatsuji, Susshi, Sho, Kentaro, Tetsuro, Koichi, Kawata. Kyoto: Fushimi-Inari Shrine, Sumire Matsuda's Cacao Magic, Neighbor.
Tokyo. Hakone group run Odakyu Romance-Car express trail to Hakone-Yumoto Station with Dai Matsumoto, Aoki-san, Satoru Asano, Kei Kuwabara (Run boys! Run girls!), Toshiyuki Komatsu (OnEdrop Cafe), Masaomi Matsuda (onyourmark.jp), Shinya Yamada, Minoru Inaba, Kenji Yoneyama, Tetsuro, Koichi.