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Tokyo Night Skating in 2004

SNS on January 18, 2004
Route: <Imperial Palace outer moat - Shinagawa course>
Tokyo Station - Hanzamon - Kojimachi - Yotsuya-mistuke - Geihinkan - Shinanomachi -  Jingu Gaien - Aoyama 3-chome - Omotesandou - Hanezawa Garden - Tengenji - Furukawabashi - Shinagawa Station
Distance:  About 20 km
Note: Due to rain and snow, this skate was shortenend and went via Roppongi and Azabu Tunnel to Shinagawa.

SNS on February 21, 2004
Route: <Koukyonishi & Odaiba Course> Tokyo Station - Imperial Palace (front area) - Hibiya - Toranomon - Atago - Shiba Park - Hamamatsucho - Shiodome - Tsukiji - Kachidoki Bridge - Triton Square - Harumi Bridge -Toyosu - Shinonome - Big Site - Aomi - Odaiba
Distance:  About 18 km

SNS on March 20, 2004
Route: <WANGAN-HANEDA ROUTE> Tokyo Station - Sukiyabashi - Shiodome - Hamamatsucho - Shibaura futo - Shinagawa futo - Oi futo - Keihinjima - Showajima - Heiwajima - Oi Kaihinkoen - Tennozu  - Shinagawa
Distance:  About 26 km
Note: This skate was cancleled due to rain.

SNS on April 18, 2004
Route: <Imperial Palace Outer Moat - Shinagawa course> Tokyo Station - Koukyomae - Hanzamon - Yotsuya - Shinanomachi - Jingu Gaien - Aoyama san-chome - Omotesandou - Hanezawa Garden - Tengenji - Furukawabashi - Shinagawa Station
Distance:  about 20 km

SNS on May 1, 2004
Route: <Koukyonishi & Wangan Hwy. and Tokyo course> Tokyo Station - Imperial Palace (front area) - Hibiya - Toranomon - Atago - Shiba Park - Hamamatsucho - Shiodome - Tsukiji
- Kachidoki Bridge - Triton Square - Harumi Bridge -Toyosu - Tatsumi - Ecchuujima - Eitai Bridge - Tokyo - Ginza
Distance: about 22 km
This skate was done with skaters from South Korea who were in Japan for a in-line skate tour.  About 48 total skaters for this months SNS.  Later this month, skaters from Japan will go to South Korea and do the same.

SNS on June 19, 2004
Route: <Sumida River (North section) Course>
Tokyo Station - The Bank of Japan - Mitsukoshi - Higashi Nihonbashi - Ryogokubashi - Yanagibashi - Kuramaebashi - Umayabashi - Komagatabashi - Azumabashi - Kototoibashi - Sakurabashi - Higashi-shirashigekoen - Suijin-oohashi -  Shirashigebashi - Shioirikoen -  Shirashigebashi - Sakurabashi - Azumabashi (River Pia)
Distance: about 15km.

SNS on July 17, 2004
Route: <Imperial Palace outer moat - Shinagawa course>
Tokyo Station - Hanzamon - Kojimachi - Yotsuya-mistuke - Geihinkan - Shinanomachi -  Jingu Gaien - Aoyama 3-chome - Omotesandou - Hanezawa Garden - Tengenji - Furukawabashi - Shinagawa Station
Distance:  About 20 km

The 5th Hanabi Night Skate on August 14, 2004
Route: Tokyo Station, Tsukuda, Monzennakacho, Toyosu, Shinonome, Ariake, Odaiba
Distance: about 14 km
For pics from this skate go click here.

SNS on August 21, 2004
Route: <SHIODOME, HARUMI & ODAIBA COURSE> Tokyo Station - Yurakucho - Hibiya - Shiodome Tsukiji - Kachidoki Bridge - Harumi Pier - Triton Square - Harumi Bridge -Toyosu - Shinonome - Big Site - Aomi - Odaiba
Distance: About 20 km

SNS on September 18, 2004
Route: < Tokyo Tower, Takeshiba Wharf, and Sumida River(West Bank) Route> Tokyo Station - Imperial Palace(front area) - Ministry of Justice - Tokyo Tower - Takeshiba Wharf(break) - Tsukiji - Kachidoki Bridge - St. Luke's Tower(front) - Sumida Bridge - Shin Ohashi - Hamachou Park(break) - Sumida River west bank route - Asakusa(Azuma Bridge).
Distance: About 20 km
For pics from this skate go click here.

SNS on October 16, 2004
Route:<Imperial Palace outer moat - Shinjuku Fukutoshin - Shibuya course>
Tokyo Station - Hanzamon - Chidorigafuchi - Kojimachi - Yotsuyaekimae (rest) - Shinanomachi - Geihinkan - Sendagaya - Shinjuku Fukutoshin -  Keio Plaza (rest) - Yoyogi Park - Shibuya (in front of Tokyu Hands)
Distance: about 18 km

SNS on November 20, 2004
Route: <Odaiba course> Tokyo Station - Kachidoki Bridge - Triton Square - Harumi Bridge - Toyosu - Shinonome - Bigsite - Aomi - Odaiba. The route to Kachidoki Bridge is to be decided the day of the skate.
(The first break is planned at Triton Square)
Distance: about 18 km
For pics of this skate click here.

SNS on December 18, 2004
Route: <Asakusa Route and End of the Year Party> Tokyo Station - Sukiyabashi - Shinbashi - Shidome - Tsukiji - Kachidokibashi - The front of St. Luke's Hospital - Hazozaki - Shinohashi (rest) - Ryougokubashi - Asakusabashi - Komagatabashi - Azumabashi (End of Year Party)
Distance: about 12 km

Roppongi Clubbing Run on December 25, 2004
Route: Harajuku - Omotesando - Aoyama - Nogizaka - Roppongi Hills - finish at a club in Roppongi
Distance: about 8 km

Prenario Run on December 26, 2004
Route: Tokyo Station(Millenario) - Hibiya - Izumi Garden - Roppongi Hills(Illumination) - Aoyama - Gaien - Shinjuku Station(Takashimaya Southern Terrace) - End of Year Party
Distance: about 10 km