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The 5km Imperial Palace running course circles the Emperor’s expansive crib.
There are no traffic lights along the way and the surrounding architecture ranges from the historical to the hyper-modern, so your run in the heart of Tokyo is sure to be special every time.
There are several ‘running stations’ with lockers and showers along the way, so you can change in and out of your exercise outfit right then and there.
FM Center Bldg B1F
TEL : 03-3221-6100
Open Mon-Fri 7am-10.30pm, Sat 7am-7pm, Sun & hols 7am-6pm
Use of facility costs ¥750 (including access to showers and lockers)
Towel rental ¥300, shoe rental ¥100, running wear from ¥200
You’ll be running on regular sidewalks, so make sure to look out for pedestrians. The preferred running direction is counter-clockwise, and the busiest times are early morning and late afternoon.
For a map of the area and more details, see this page
Omotenashi Runner Association
by Splash Film