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Sendai Mindful Running Retreat (Onsen and Veggie Lunch included)
Run in nature to refresh your spirit, then nourish the body with a dip in a hot spring and vegetarian lunch!
3rd Saturday of every month, 10:00-14:00
About 4 hours.
Number of Participants
4,000 JPY– (tax included)
Get away from the urban traffic jam and indulge yourself in rural scenery area. Akiu area is close to Sendai downtown, only one hour from Sendai Station. We run along Natori River with almost no traffic. We will run in some scenic areas, such as Akiu Great Falls, Rairaikyo Gorge (scenic area), and many scenic back streets. We can also visit some souvenir shops where you can purchase local craft products incl. kokeshi (a wooden doll with a spherical head). Besides that, we can join some local events including salsa dance, music venue, etc. at night in Sendai area if you wish. The program can be customized depending on what the participants are interested in.
You are advised to be able to run at least 10 km without any break. Be prepared to wear running shoes and wear, and bring sufficient drinks and food. We meet in the Akiu area in the morning and run around in the heart of nature for 10 kms. After 10km of running, we enjoy a hot spring session in Akiu Canada for about an hour then have a healthy vegetarian lunch. There is an acupuncture/moxibustion/massage session available afterwards for an additional charge.
Just outside the city center are mountains, farmland, and forests!
|Experience Program Name||Sendai Mindful Running Retreat (Onsen and Veggie Lunch included)|
|Activity Location||Akiu area (Start at "Akiu Canada" traditional inn)|
|Operator Name||Sendai TCM Lounge|
|Time Required||About 4 hours.|
|Operation Period||3rd Saturday of every month, 10:00-14:00|
|Minimum number of participants||2people|
|Maximum number of participants||5people|
|Reservation Deadline||1 days before by 17:00|
|About suspension of the activity||We wiil contact you via E-mail in case of cancellation.|
|Important notes regarding participation||Up to 5 participants 18 years or older may participate.|
Participants should be able to run 10km or more without a break.
|What is included in the price||Experience fee, guide, lunch fee, hot spring admission fee.|
|What is not included in the price||Drinks, towel rental, change of clothes, insurance.|
|Remarks regarding price||Early reservation discount 20% (contact for details).|
Group discount (depending on number of partipants).
|Method of Payment||Pay cash on the day (payment by credit card is not accepted).|
|About cancellations and changes||If you want to cancel or change your reservation, please contact us immediately.|
|Cancellation Policy||No cancellation fee.|
|Special Gift||To be announced after booking.|
|Meeting Spot||136-3, Aza- Nakahara, Akiu-cho, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0242|
5 minutes by car from Hotel Crescent in Akiu Onsen area, near Sasaki Art Museum & Puppet Hall.
|Access||＜By Public Transportation＞|
From JR Ayashi Station (Senzan Line), take a 30-minute bus ride heading towards “Futakuchi・Uenohara・Nojirichokita.” Get off at Konosu Onsen Bus Stop, then walk 5 minutes.
20-minute drive from “Sendai-Minami IC” on the Tohoku Expressway.
You are able to use the "Akiu Canada" parking lot (please consult in advance) .
|Facility Information||Restroom, changing room (at "Akiu Canada").|
|About Guides and Tours||Staff will guide you.|
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese／English／Other|
The program is intended to be guided in English. However, since the guide is Japanese, guidance in Japanese is also possible. The guide can speak some German and Spanish too.