Events

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

ROAD TO TOKYO MARATHON 2021

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 Tokyo Marathon Foundation will hold ROAD TO TOKYO MARATHON 2021, pre-events for Tokyo Marathon 2021, to build momentum leading up to the scheduled Marathon day, Sunday, October 17, 2021.
For the first time, we will hold a series of virtual events, the “ROAD TO TOKYO MARATHON 2021”, in the interest of providing the opportunity for people to enjoy physical activity within the “new normal” by utilizing a running app.

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*Please note that “Finish At TOKYO TOWER 10K,” “Kids Run,” and “Charity Park Run” have all been regrettably canceled this year due to the current situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
 All participants who complete the event will have the chance to win one of one-thousand entries to the Tokyo Marathon 2021 by random drawing.

Virtual MARATHON 【Virtual】

Event Info

Complete a full marathon (42.195km) from anywhere in the world by using a running app.

Event Date

March 1 (Mon.) until March 7 (Sun.), 2021

Entry Period

Noon on Feb. 2 (Tue.) until 5 p.m. Feb. 15 (Mon.), 2021 (JST)

Eligibility

Age 19 or older

Distance

Full Marathon (42.195 km)

How to Join

Using ASICS Runkeeper™ (running app), full marathon can be completed in one go or over several runs/activities.

Entry Fee

1,500 yen(tax incl.)

Prize

Entry Ticket to the Tokyo Marathon*
600 runners who complete the event will have the chance to win a guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to the Tokyo Marathon 2021.
Special Gifts*
・ASICS 2WAY Pouch to 10 runners
・ASICS Face Towel to 10 runners
*Awarded to runners who complete the event by random drawing.

Virtual HALF【Virtual】

Event Info

Complete a half marathon (21.097km) from anywhere in the world by using a running app.

Event Date

March 1 (Mon.) until March 7 (Sun.), 2021

Entry Period

Noon on Feb. 2 (Tue.) until 5 p.m. Feb. 15 (Mon.), 2021 (JST)

Eligibility

Age 19 or older

Distance

Half Marathon (21.097 km)

How to Join

Using ASICS Runkeeper™ (running app), half marathon can be completed in one go or over several runs/activities.

Entry Fee

1,500 yen(tax incl.)

Prize

Entry Ticket to the Tokyo Marathon*
300 runners who complete the event will have the chance to win a guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to the Tokyo Marathon 2021.
Special Gifts*
・ASICS 2WAY Pouch to 10 runners
・ASICS Face Towel to 10 runners
*Awarded to runners who complete the event by random drawing.

Virtual 10K 【Virtual】

Event Info

Complete a 10km from anywhere in the world by using a running app.

Event Date

March 1 (Mon.) until March 7 (Sun.), 2021

Entry Period

Noon on Feb. 2 (Tue.) until 5 p.m. Feb. 15 (Mon.), 2021 (JST)

Eligibility

Age 19 or older

Distance

10km

How to Join

Using ASICS Runkeeper™ (running app), 10 km must be completed in one go.

Entry Fee

Free

Prize

Special Gifts*
・ASICS Face Towel to 10 runners
*Awarded to runners who complete the event by random drawing.

Virtual ONE TOKYO Premium【Virtual】

Event Info

Virtual half-marathon event designed for ONE TOKYO Premium Member

Event Date

February 22 (Mon.) until February 28 (Sun.), 2021

Entry Period

Noon on Feb. 2 (Tue.) until 5 p.m. Feb. 8 (Mon.), 2021 (JST)

Distance

Half Marathon (21.097km)

Eligibility

ONE TOKYO Premium Member

How to Join

Using ASICS Runkeeper™ (running app), half marathon can be completed in one go or over several runs/activities.

Entry Fee

Free

Prize

Entry Ticket to the Tokyo Marathon*
100 runners who complete the event will have the chance to win a guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to the Tokyo Marathon 2021.
Special Gifts*
・ASICS Running Shoes to 4 runners
・ASICS 2WAY Pouch to 32 runners
・ASICS Face Towel to 15 runners
・ASICS Running Gear (woven cap or running gloves) to 5 runners
・ASICS Back Pack to 5 runners
*Awarded to runners who complete the event by random drawing

More Details *Available only in Japanese

Virtual For 2020 Runners 【Virtual】

Event Info

Registered runners of the Tokyo Marathon 2020 will have the opportunity to join virtual half-marathon event by using a running app.

Event Date

March 8 (Mon.) until March 14 (Sun.), 2021

Entry Period

Noon on Feb. 2 (Tue.) until 5 p.m. Feb. 15 (Mon.), 2021 (JST)

Distance

Half Marathon (21.097km)

Eligibility

Limited to Tokyo Marathon 2020 runners

How to Join

Using ASICS Runkeeper™ (running app), half marathon must be completed in one go.

Entry Fee

Free

Prize

Entry Ticket to the Tokyo Marathon*
100 runners who complete the event will have the chance to win a guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to the Tokyo Marathon 2023.
Special Gifts*
・ASICS Face Towel to 10 runners
*Awarded to runners who complete the event by random drawing.

TMF VIRTUAL RUN page

The TMF VIRTUAL RUN page allows runners to enter Tokyo Marathon Foundation’s official event and manage running logs in one place. Running logs are updated via running apps such as ASICS Runkeeper™.

TMF VIRTUAL RUN website: https://tmf-virtualrun.jp/en

ASICS Runkeeper™

ASICS Runkeeper™ is a running app provided by ASICS, an official partner of Tokyo Marathon 2021.

App details: https://runkeeper.com/cms/

Countermeasure against the COVID-19

Following the guideline set forth by the Japan Sport Association, we will dedicate all effort to deliver a safe event while taking all measures to prevent the spread of the disease. Note, due to situation surrounding COVID-19, the outlined information is subject to change.
We would like to appreciate all understanding and cooperation from everyone involved.

Contact Us

Tokyo Marathon Virtual Run Desk

Email: tm-virtualrundesk@or.knt.co.jp

  • Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.
  • 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.
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Kokumin Kyosai coop(National Federation of Workers and Consumers Kyosai Cooperatives)
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co.,Inc.
  • Photocreate Co.,Ltd
  • NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
  • KOYOU RENTIA Co.,Ltd.
  • Fanplus, Inc.
  • FOD
  • Shimizu Octo,Inc.
  • 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.
  • Active Partners
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Kokumin Kyosai coop(National Federation of Workers and Consumers Kyosai Cooperatives)
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co.,Inc.
  • Supporting Partners
  • Photocreate Co.,Ltd
  • NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
  • KOYOU RENTIA Co.,Ltd.
  • Fanplus, Inc.
  • FOD
  • Shimizu Octo,Inc.