National Outdoor 10,000m Championships for Japan

Men (96 runnings)
24 Jun 2016   Nagoya              28:07.44  Suguru Osako
27 Jun 2015   Niigata             28:18.53  Tetsuya Yoroizaka
07 Jun 2014   Fukushima           28:32.07  Yuki Sato-4
08 Jun 2013   Tokyo               28:24.94  Yuki Sato-3
09 Jun 2012   Osaka               28:18.15  Yuki Sato-2
10 Jun 2011   Kumagaya            28:10.87  Yuki Sato
04 Jun 2010   Marugame            28:43.08  Kensuke Takezawa
28 Jun 2009   Hiroshima           28:19.25  Yuki Iwai
26 Jun 2008   Kawasaki            27:51.27  Takayuki Matsumiya-3
30 Jun 2007   Osaka               28:47.37  Takayuki Matsumiya-2
01 Jul 2006   Kobe                28:54.64  Takayuki Matsumiya
05 Jun 2005   Tokyo               28:09.89  Yu Mitsuya
05 Jun 2004   Tottori             27:59.32  Ryuji Ono
07 Jun 2003   Yokohama            28:17.95  Toshihiro Iwasa
08 Jun 2002   Kanazawa            28:25.81  Tomoo Tsubota
09 Jun 2001   Tokyo               28:05.79  Daniel Njenga (KEN)
06 Oct 2000   Sendai              27:44.01  Zakayo Ngatho (KEN)
02 Oct 1999   Shizuoka            28:50.81  Toshinari Takaoka-2
03 Oct 1998   Kumamoto            28:15.94  Kenji Takao
04 Oct 1997   Tokyo               27:45.02  Julius Gitahi (KEN)
08 Jun 1996   Osaka               27:49.89  Toshinari Takaoka
10 Jun 1995   Tokyo               27:26.26  Aloÿs Nizigama-2
11 Jun 1994   Tokyo               27:51.85  Aloÿs Nizigama (BDI)
13 Jun 1993   Tokyo               28:25.24  Stephen Mayaka (KEN)
12 Jun 1992   Tokyo               27:52.51  Mathias Ntawulikura (RWA)
15 Jun 1991   Tokyo               27:44.52  Thomas Osano-2
10 Jun 1990   Chiba               28:28.49  Thomas Osano (KEN)
18 Jun 1989   Tokyo               28:17.78  Haruo Urata-2
19 Jun 1988   Tokyo               28:42.43  Haruo Urata
13 Jun 1987   Tokyo               28:23.12  Kozo Akutsu
01 Jun 1986   Tokyo               28:22.15  Hisatoshi Shintaku-3
02 Jun 1985   Tokyo               29:00.07  Takao Nakamura-3
21 Oct 1984   Tokyo               27:59.79  Hisatoshi Shintaku-2
02 Oct 1983   Tokyo               28:51.67  Takao Nakamura-2
12 Sep 1982   Tokyo               29:04.97  Takao Nakamura
25 Oct 1981   Tokyo               28:40.8   Hisatoshi Shintaku
26 Oct 1980   Tokyo               28:42.0   Kunimitsu Ito
27 Oct 1979   Tokyo               28:33.1   Yasunori Hamada-2
28 Oct 1978   Tokyo               28:29.2   Hideki Kita-2
29 Oct 1977   Tokyo               28:25.9   Hideki Kita
05 Jun 1976   Tokyo               28:33.4   Toshiaki Kamata
31 May 1975   Tokyo               28:48.2   Nobuaki Takao
02 Jun 1974   Tokyo               29:24.0   Katsuaki Isohata
03 Jun 1973   Chiba               28:48.4   Ichio Sato
04 Jun 1972   Tokyo               29:38.6   Toshio Miyashita
30 May 1971   Tokyo               29:01.4   Yasunori Hamada
31 May 1970   Tokyo               29:24.6   Kenichi Otsuki-2
21 Sep 1969   Ageo                29:46.0   Kenichi Otsuki
01 Sep 1968   Tokyo               28:58.0   Keisuke Sawaki-2
24 Sep 1967   Tokyo               29:23.2   Akio Usami
18 Sep 1966   Tokyo               29:54.4   Kazuo Tsuchiya-2
15 Oct 1965   Tokyo               29:19.4   Keisuke Sawaki
05 Jul 1964   Tokyo               30:05.2   Kazuo Tsuchiya
15 Oct 1963   Tokyo               29:44.6   William Baillie (NZL)
14 Oct 1962   Omiya               29:59.0   Kokichi Tsuburaya
02 Jul 1961   Tokyo               30:42.4   Sekinosuke Hayashida-4
01 Jul 1960   Tokyo               30:18.6   Sekinosuke Hayashida-3
02 Aug 1959   Tokyo               31:52.8   Hidekuni Hiroshima
12 Oct 1958   Tokyo               30:28.4   Takashi Baba
06 Oct 1957   Kobe                32:20.6   Sekinosuke Hayashida-2
07 Oct 1956   Sendai              31:26.8   Sekinosuke Hayashida
23 Oct 1955   Kobe                31:09.4   Osamu Inoue
24 Sep 1954   Tokyo               32:18.6   Kazumi Umezawa
10 Oct 1953   Tokyo               31:52.6   Masuo Onishi-2
04 Oct 1952   Gifu                32:18.0   Masuo Onishi
14 Oct 1951   Nagoya              31:57.2   Kenji Ishii
08 Oct 1950   Kagoshima           33:19.8   Ryosuke Takasugi-2
28 Oct 1949   Kashiwara           32:45.0   Soichi Tamoi
15 Aug 1948   Yamagata            34:39.0   Ryosuke Takasugi
05 Oct 1947   Tobata              33:37.0   Kanenori Suenaga-3
       1946                       33:35.6   Kanenori Suenaga-2
       ....   not held
       1942                       34:35.2   Kanenori Suenaga
       ....   not held
03 Nov 1940   Tokyo               31:36.2   Masaru Yamashita
03 Nov 1939   Tokyo               31:22.0   Kohei Murakoso-6
       1938                       31:38.0   Kohei Murakoso-5
03 Nov 1937   Tokyo               31:11.4   Kohei Murakoso-4
01 Nov 1936   Tokyo               31:19.6   Kohei Murakoso-3
03 Nov 1935   Tokyo               31:07.8   Kohei Murakoso-2
       1934                       33:18.2   Kohei Murakoso
02 Nov 1933   Tokyo               32:06.8   Hayami Koyanagi
28 May 1932   Tokyo               31:33.6   Masamichi Kitamoto
02 Nov 1931   Tokyo               32:00.4   Seiichiro Tsuda
       1930                       34:05.8   Yukimoto Nakajima
       1929                       33:08.2   Kazunori Morimoto
       1928                       32:50.8   Hisakazu Nagatani
       1927                       33:24.8   Shigesaku Michikawa
       1926                       33:48.2   Shoichi Kusanagi
       1925                       33:17.0   Hisakazu Nagatani
       ....   not held
       1923                       35:11.4   Taroshichi Hirano
       1922                       35:02.0   Koji Shimomura
       1921                       37:42.0   Kan Yamaguchi
       1920                       34:45.0   Toshio Miyata
       ....   not held
       1917                       36:18.0   Tozaburo Yanagida
       ....   not held
       1915                       36:02.0   Shizo Kanaguri
       1914                       37:21.0   Shotaro Kooriyama
       1913                       35:55.0   Suekichi Nakata
First-Japanese with non-Japanese champion
2001  28:11.85  Toshinari Takaoka 
2000  27:59.39  Naoki Mishiro
1997  28:03.33  Kenji Takao
1995  27:55.01  Toshiyuki Hayata
1994  28:14.62  Toshinari Takaoka 
1993  28:29.05  Jun Hiratsuka 
1992  28:16.18  Koichi Morishita-3 
1991  28:12.59  Koichi Morishita-2 
1990  28:40.78  Koichi Morishita 
1963  29:45.8   Kokichi Tsuburaya
Non-champion winners
2009  28:04.20  Yacob Jarso (ETH)
2005  27:41.64  Samuel Wanjiru (KEN) 
2004  27:41.09  Martin Irungu (KEN) 
2003  28:14.87  John Kanyi (KEN) 
2002  28:23.72  Daniel Njenga (KEN) 

Notes: 1913 was the inaugural year. The 1961 men's champion was known as Sekinosuke Aoki, having changed his name from Sekinosuke Hayashida. The 1981 men's champion was known as Masanari Shintaku but changed his name subsequent to the 1981 championships.

Women (36 runnings)
24 Jun 2016   Nagoya              31:18.73  Ayuko Suzuki 
26 Jun 2015   Niigata             32:06.48  Kasumi Nishihara-2
06 Jun 2014   Fukushima           32:37.23  Kasumi Nishihara
07 Jun 2013   Tokyo               31:06.67  Hitomi Niiya
08 Jun 2012   Osaka               31:28.71  Mika Yoshikawa
10 Jun 2011   Kumagaya            32:18.79  Kayo Sugihara
04 Jun 2010   Marugame            31:47.56  Kayoko Fukushi-7
25 Jun 2009   Hiroshima           31:57.44  Yukiko Akiba
27 Jun 2008   Kawasaki            31:15.07  Yoko Shibui
29 Jun 2007   Osaka               32:13.58  Kayoko Fukushi-6
30 Jun 2006   Kobe                32:06.92  Kayoko Fukushi-5
02 Jun 2005   Tokyo               31:30.82  Kayoko Fukushi-4
04 Jun 2004   Tottori             31:32.09  Kayoko Fukushi-3
06 Jun 2003   Yokohama            31:47.15  Kayoko Fukushi-2
07 Jun 2002   Kanazawa            32:30.51  Kayoko Fukushi
10 Jun 2001   Tokyo               31:50.39  Haruko Okamoto
08 Oct 2000   Sendai              32:06.42  Yukiko Okamoto
03 Oct 1999   Shizuoka            32:08.00  Harumi Hiroyama-2
02 Oct 1998   Kumamoto            32:39.64  Yuko Kawakami
05 Oct 1997   Tokyo               31:22.72  Harumi Hiroyama
09 Jun 1996   Osaka               31:19.40  Hiromi Suzuki-2
11 Jun 1995   Tokyo               31:43.41  Hiromi Suzuki
10 Jun 1994   Tokyo               31:59.45  Huan-di Zhong (CHN)
13 Jun 1993   Tokyo               33:26.36  Midori Shimizu
14 Jun 1992   Tokyo               32:03.95  Izumi Maki
16 Jun 1991   Tokyo               31:40.56  Delillah Asiago (KEN)
09 Jun 1990   Chiba               32:18.71  Akemi Matsuno-2
17 Jun 1989   Tokyo               32:14.65  Miyoko Asahina
18 Jun 1988   Tokyo               32:53.75  Akemi Matsuno
14 Jun 1987   Tokyo               34:44.92  Ikuko Takahashi
01 Jun 1986   Tokyo               34:53.89  Misako Miyahara
02 Jun 1985   Tokyo               34:05.19  Mami Fukao
21 Oct 1984   Tokyo               33:58.04  Hisano Yokosuka
02 Oct 1983   Tokyo               34:33.82  Yasuko Hashimoto
12 Sep 1982   Tokyo               34:22.34  Rumiko Kaneko
25 Oct 1981   Tokyo               33:01.5   Akemi Masuda
First-Japanese with non-Japanese champion
1994  32:01.57  Mariko Hara 
1991  32:13.74  Izumi Maki 

Notes: The 1993 champion was known as Midori Fumoto at this time.

Notes: Foreigners were permitted to win the Japanese national title in these championships through 1993; for 1994-2001, foreign runners living in Japan and registered with the JAAF were permitted to win the title; for 2002-date, only Japanese citizens have been permitted to win the title.

Most Titles

Men (1913-date)

6

Kohei Murakoso 1934-39

Women (1981-date)

7

Kayoko Fukushi 2002-07.2010


Last Updated on 25 Jun 2016

Contributors: Shigenobu Ota (50), Andy Milroy (10), Brett Larner (20), Juraj Gasparovic (2), Francois Lorange (10)