Events

Information about the many exciting and energetic events related to the Tokyo Marathon is here.

Tokyo Marathon Friendship Run 2021

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The Tokyo Marathon Friendship Run began in 2012 as a fun run event to foster friendship through interaction between Japanese runners and overseas runners visiting Japan.

This year, we will launch the Tokyo Marathon Friendship Run 2021 virtually for the first time.

*Images from past events.

Virtual Get-Together on Zoom

The Tokyo Marathon Friendship Run 2021 will be hosting a virtual get-together event on Zoom for runners from around the world to connect with each other!
Anybody can join as long as they love running. Share with one another what you love about running(which we will ask you to post on Instagram before the event) and find things you have in common when we get together on Zoom. The event will be hosted by a Japanese-English bilingual, and conversations will be translated simultaneously.

Let’s make this event a fun opportunity together with people from all over the world!

Virtual Get-Together Event with Runners Around the World(Zoom)

The "Virtual Get-Together on Zoom" successfully ended.
We thank you all for your participation.

The Zoom event is for runners in Japan and those from all over the world to interact and talk with each other about “What I love about Running”!

There will be special message videos from marathon legends who play active roles both at home and abroad.
Let’s check out their love of running by participating in the event!! They will also share his/her commitment and passion for running a marathon.

【The details 】
■Dates  February 27 (Sun), 2022 (JST)
Group 1 11 a.m. ~ 12 p.m. (JST)
Group 2 8 p.m. ~ 9 p.m.  (JST)
※The Zoom meeting room is accessible from 30 minutes prior to the event.
■Contents
- Talking session between runners in Japan and around the world about “What I love about running”

- Special message videos from marathon legends who play active roles at home and abroad
about their love of running.
- Small talk between MC and guests
- Real-time update on the popularity vote for the favorite runners
- Special Award announcement for the Instagram posts     … And more!

■MC

RIBEKA
(DJ, English and Japanese MC)

Charity Ambassador for the Tokyo Marathon Sports Legacy Program
and Japanese athlete comedian
M Takashi

■Special Video Messages from marathon legends about “What I love about running”

Toshihiko Seko

Yuko Arimori

Yuki Kawauchi

■About the Zoom Link
Please click the URL link below at the specified date & time to participate in the virtual get-together event.
The Zoom meeting room is accessible only to the first 1,000 entries.

February 27 (Sun), 2022 (JST)

①11 a.m. ~ 12 p.m. (JST)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89740234165?pwd=dUJrcjFwZ1RlYmpXYUN6RDNiWEloQT09
Pass Code:399536
Webinar ID:897 4023 4165

②8 p.m. ~ 9 p.m. (JST)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89453409482?pwd=VC8zSkFKZVA0WDlLZGtpNVd3RFhFdz09
Pass Code:814006
Webinar ID:894 5340 9482

*Important Notice Regarding the Zoom Support

For those residing in the following countries or regions are unable to access Zoom for regulatory reasons.
(As of February 22, 2022)
【Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Ukraine (Crimea Region)】

For more information, refer to the Zoom Support website.

■Contact  Tokyo Marathon Friendship Run 2021 Event Desk
 E-mail:fsr2021@or.knt.co.jp
  Open Hours: 1 p.m. ~ 5 p.m. (JST) on weekdays
  (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and National holidays)
  ※Only e-mail is available for contacts.

Popularity Vote for Your Favorite Runner

Tokyo Marathon Friendship Run 2021 will be holding a popularity vote and we would also ask event participants to answer a survey related to running.
Vote your favorite male and female runners and the results will be shared on the Tokyo Marathon official social channels.
Express your love for the runners you voted for and make him/her in the spotlight during the Zoom event!!

■Voting Period: Open until 11:59 p.m. on March 4, 2022 (JST)

Please click the link below and send your answer to us.
https://forms.gle/oELyh5GTdWG6DDja9

To Avid Runners Worldwide: Let’s Post on Instagram!

We invite you to use hashtag #TokyoMarathonFriendshipRun and make as many posts you like on your Instagram to share what you love about running!
Snap a photo and post things you would want to share with other runners around the world! It can be anything, like, sharing your favorite running routes, food, gear, music, running buddies, and more.

Those who have entered the VIRTUAL RUN of the Tokyo Marathon Friendship Run have chosen one category from (1) Tokyo, (2) Boston, (3) London, (4) Berlin, (5) Chicago, and (6) New York. Share the reason why you chose that city, using a hashtag #TokyoMarathonFriendshipRun. Share with other runners what makes the six cities special. And these posts may be featured in the Zoom event!

(1) Topic for Instagram posts:
“What you love about running” or
“Which category and the reason why you chose?”
(2) Hashtag for Instagram posts: #TokyoMarathonFriendshipRun
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Virtual Run (Fun run 5 km)

We hope runners around the globe will join us virtually in this fun run event to make the most out of the (temporary) "new normal" and stay connected.
Join us in this exciting event with your families and friends to win special prizes, and meet fellow international runners!
Prizes include entry to one of 5K races of other six major events, AbbottWMM original goodies and more!

Event Date
7 a.m. on February 19 (Sat) until 5 p.m. on March 5 (Sat), 2022 (JST)

Organizer
Tokyo Marathon Foundation

Presenting Partners
KINTETSU INTERNATIONAL

Distance
Virtual 5km

Entry Fee
Free

Field Size
2,000 runners
(On a first-come-first-served basis)
*Field size has been increased.

How to Enter
Register through the official TMF VIRTUAL RUN website
(https://tmf-virtualrun.jp/en/).

Entry Period
12 p.m. on January 13 (Thu) until 5 p.m. on February 5 (Sat), 2022 (JST)

Entry has been closed.
Thank you for your entries.

Video Highlights (Tokyo Marathon Friendship Run 2019)

Contact Us

TMF Virtual Run Desk (https://tmf-virtualrun.jp/)

List the following three information and tell us by email.
・Event Name that you are entered
・Name
・Entry ID(For runners who have completed their entry)
E-mail:tmf_vr@tokyo42195.org

ASICS Runkeeper™ Support


E-mail:support@runkeeper.com
※Inquiries available only via email.
※Please allow 2 business days for a response.

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  • STARTS CORPORATION INC.
  • Yamazaki Baking Co., Ltd.
  • ASICS Japan Corp.
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
  • KINTETSU INTERNATIONAL
  • SEIKO HOLDINGS CORPORATION
  • The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • McDonald's Company (Japan), Ltd.
  • SUBARU CORPORATION
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Kokumin Kyosai coop(National Federation of Workers and Consumers Kyosai Cooperatives)
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co.,Inc.
  • Kao Corporation
  • BATHCLIN CORPORATION
  • TOPPAN INC.
  • Photocreate Co.,Ltd
  • NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
  • KOYOU RENTIA Co.,Ltd.
  • Fanplus, Inc.
  • Shimizu Octo,Inc.
  • TANAKA Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • SOHGO SECURITY SERVICES CO.,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
  • KINTETSU INTERNATIONAL
  • SEIKO HOLDINGS CORPORATION
  • The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • McDonald's Company (Japan), Ltd.
  • SUBARU CORPORATION
  • Active Partners
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Kokumin Kyosai coop(National Federation of Workers and Consumers Kyosai Cooperatives)
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co.,Inc.
  • Kao Corporation
  • BATHCLIN CORPORATION
  • TOPPAN INC.
  • Supporting Partners
  • Photocreate Co.,Ltd
  • NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
  • KOYOU RENTIA Co.,Ltd.
  • Fanplus, Inc.
  • Shimizu Octo,Inc.
  • TANAKA Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • SOHGO SECURITY SERVICES CO.,LTD.