Charity

The Tokyo Marathon Charity is collectively called as “Run with Heart” and the Tokyo Marathon continues to pursue its unique style of the charity program.

Tokyo Marathon 2018 Charity

Sorry for the inconvenience.
Tokyo Marathon 2018 Charity official website (runwithheart.jp) is under maintenance.


Planned maintenance time: June 22, 5:00 p.m. - June 23, 5:00 p.m. (JST)

This year again, the Tokyo Marathon Charity program
will start up soon!

The application period for Tokyo Marathon 2018 Charity runner registration is one month only
(July 1st - 31st).

The Tokyo Marathon Charity program helps provide more chances for those who support the Tokyo Marathon to think about social activities which eventually “unites” the hearts of each and every person with the society.

  • 一般財団法人東京マラソン財団 スポーツレガシー事業
  • 公益財団法人ドナルド・マクドナルド・ハウス・チャリティーズ・ジャパン
  • 公益財団法人スペシャルオリンピックス日本
  • 特定非営利活動法人国連 UNHCR 協会
  • 公益財団法人日本障がい者スポーツ協会
  • 公益財団法人そらぷちキッズキャンプ
  • 認定特定非営利活動法人ファミリーハウス
  • 認定特定非営利活動法人育て上げネット
  • 公益財団法人東京防災救急協会
  • 認定特定非営利活動法人 Teach For Japan
  • 認定特定非営利活動法人カタリバ
  • 公益財団法人東京都農林水産振興財団
  • 益財団法人プラン・インターナショナル・ジャパン
  • 公益財団法人東京都スポーツ文化事業団
  • 東日本大震災復興支援事業
  • チャリティ

Application Period

Application Open Date Close Date
Charity runners July 1, 2017 July 31, 2017 *
Active Charity July 1, 2017 August 31, 2017 **
Donations July 1, 2017 March 31, 2018

* first-come, first-served basis.
** Depend on the recipient

The number of entry places for charity runners

4,000 places (up to 100 places in total for the Active Charity)

Charity Runners
Among individuals donating \100,000 or more, those who wish to participate in the marathon can do so as charity runners for a particular charitable activity (full marathon only; up to 4,000 runners).
The charity runners will represent all supporters by running the Tokyo Marathon, carrying and spreading the message of goodwill embedded in every donation along with the objectives of the charity programs.


[Eligibility]
* Those who have applied to donate 100,000 yen or more to the charity programs and wish to participate in Tokyo Marathon 2018. (You can also choose not to register as a runner.)
* Those who will be 19 years old or older on the race day of Tokyo Marathon 2018.
* Men and women who can finish the marathon in no longer than 6 hours and 40 minutes (As for runners with disabilities who have difficulty in running by themselves, they can run with a guide runner.)
* In addition, the Application Guidelines for general runners are applied mutatis mutandis to charity runners as well.

Recipient Programs

Tokyo Marathon 2017 Charity Official Website

Contact Us

Tokyo Marathon 2018 Charity Desk
E-mail: tm2018-charity@or.knt.co.jp
Tel: +81-3-6891-9417  Fax: +81-3-6891-9409
Office Hours: 1:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (JST) (Except Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays)


Active Charity (Trial program for official recipient programs)

- Out of 4,000 charity entry places, up to 100 places in total will be made available for recipient programs to secure in advance.
- Recipient programs will promote and raise funds through those secured places on their own.
(Application Period: July 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017 *Depend on the recipient)

Recipient programs participating in the Active Charity prograrm

Application Method

How to apply for a charity runner through the Active Charity program differs from each recipient program. Please contact each recipient program for more details.

  • Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.
  • STARTS CORPORATION INC.
  • Yamazaki Baking Co., Ltd.
  • ASICS Japan Corp.
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
  • BMW Japan Corp.
  • KINTETSU INTERNATIONAL
  • The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited
  • SEIKO HOLDINGS CORPORATION
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • McDonald's Company (Japan), Ltd.
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Seven-Eleven Japan Co.,Ltd.
  • ASAHI BREWERIES, LTD.
  • American Express International, Inc.
  • ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO., LTD
  • KAGOME Co., Ltd.
  • Photocreate Co.,Ltd
  • ZENROSAI(National Federation of Workers and Consumers Insurance Cooperatives)
  • KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
  • SECOM CO.,LTD.
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co.,Inc.
  • Daiwa Securities Group
  • Shiseido Japan Co.,Ltd
  • IBM Japan,Ltd.
  • Premier Partner
  • Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.
  • Major Partners
  • STARTS CORPORATION INC.
  • Yamazaki Baking Co., Ltd.
  • ASICS Japan Corp.
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
  • Main Partners
  • BMW Japan Corp.
  • KINTETSU INTERNATIONAL
  • The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited
  • SEIKO HOLDINGS CORPORATION
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • McDonald's Company (Japan), Ltd.
  • Active Partners
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Seven-Eleven Japan Co.,Ltd.
  • ASAHI BREWERIES, LTD.
  • American Express International, Inc.
  • ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO., LTD
  • KAGOME Co., Ltd.
  • Photocreate Co.,Ltd
  • ZENROSAI(National Federation of Workers and Consumers Insurance Cooperatives)
  • KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
  • SECOM CO.,LTD.
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co.,Inc.
  • Daiwa Securities Group
  • Shiseido Japan Co.,Ltd
  • IBM Japan,Ltd.