There is a pedestrian and cyclist only path between Sapporo Convention Center in Higashi Sapporo (Sapporo City Shiroishi-ku) and JR Kitahiroshima Station (Kitahiroshima City). This path was constructed along an abolished railway line, and consists of three parts: Shiroishi Koko Road, Hidamari Road and Elfin Road. It’s 19.8 kilometers in length, running through urban areas surrounded by high buildings, such as apartment houses, and forests. It’s popular for jogging and training for marathons. As it takes about five hours to walk it from end to end, some take the train from Kitahiroshima Station to return to Sapporo.