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Important information for Tokyo Marathon 2021 runners and volunteers can be found here.

Published: March 19, 2021
Last updated: June 24, 2021

Tokyo Marathon 2021 Entry Requirements

Race Name

Tokyo Marathon 2021
also serves as:
・Abbott World Marathon Majors Series XIII

Organizer

Tokyo Marathon Foundation

Co-organizers

JAAF (Japan Association of Athletics Federations); Tokyo Metropolitan Government; Fuji Television Network, Inc.;
Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd.; The Yomiuri Shimbun; Nippon Television Network Corporation; The Tokyo Shimbun.

Supporting
Organizations
(provisional)

JAPAN SPORTS AGENCY; Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism;
Japan Tourism Agency; Metropolitan Tokyo Mayors' Council; Japan Sports Association;
Japanese Olympic Committee; Japanese Para-Sports Association; Japan Para Athletics;
Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation); KEIZAI DOYUKAI (Japan Association of Corporate Executives);
The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Tokyo Medical Association;
Tokyo Disaster Prevention & Emergency Medical Service Association;
Tokyo Private Ambulance Call Center Registered Companies Liaison Council; TOKYO NURSING ASSOCIATION;
Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau; Tokyo Federation of Neighborhood Associations;
Tokyo Federation of Shopping Center Promotion Associations & Tokyo Federation of Shopping Centers;
Tokyo Sports Association; Community Sport Leaders Tokyo;
Sankei Sports; Yukan Fuji; Nippon Broadcasting System, Inc.; Fuji Sankei Business I; The Hochi Shimbun;
Radio Nippon Co., Ltd.; The Tokyo Chunichi Sports.

Managing
Organization

Tokyo Athletics Association

Operation Supporter

Tokyo Sports Association for the Disabled; Kanto Para Athletics.

Presenting Partner

Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.

Official Partners

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 co-op(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.

Events

1) Marathon (Men, Women, Wheelchair Men, Wheelchair Women).
2) 10km (10.7km) Race* (Men and Women for Junior & Youth, Visually Impaired, Intellectually Challenged, Organ Transplant Recipients and Wheelchair).
*Due to course structure, the actual distance is 10.7km.

Date & Time

Sunday, October 17, 2021
  9:05 a.m. ― Wheelchair Marathon and Wheelchair 10km (10.7km) Start
  9:10 a.m. ― Marathon and 10km (10.7km) Start
11:10 a.m. ― 10km (10.7km) Finish
  4:10 p.m. ― Marathon Finish

Broadcaster

Fuji Television Network, Inc.

Course

1) Marathon:
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building -- Suidobashi -- Ueno-hirokoji -- Kanda -- Nihombashi --
Asakusa Kaminarimon Gate -- Ryogoku -- Monzen-nakacho -- Ginza -- Tamachi -- Hibiya --
Tokyo Station/Gyoko-dori Ave.
(This course is certified by the JAAF, AIMS and World Athletics.)
2) 10km (10.7km) Race*
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building -- Iidabashi -- Kanda -- Nihombashi
*Due to course structure, the actual distance is 10.7km.
(Results are considered unofficial. Finishing place is determined by net time.)

Competition Rules

The races will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the World Athletics, JAAF and the Race Organizer.
World Athletics Road Race Label Regulations also applies to the Tokyo Marathon, which has been certified by the World Athletics as a Elite Platinum Label.
Doping control will be conducted abiding to World Athletics Anti-Doping Regulations.
World Para Athletics Rules and Regulations and the competition rules of the Tokyo Marathon applies to the wheelchair marathon; doping control is conducted under World Para Athletics Anti-Doping Regulations.

Time Limits
  • 1) Marathon: 7 hours
  • 2) Wheelchair Marathon: 2 hours and 10 minutes
  • 3) 10km (10.7km) Race: 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • 4) Wheelchair 10km (10.7km) Race: race: 40 minutes

* The cut-off times of (1), (2), and (4) are all based on gun (gross) time.
* The cut-off time of (3) is based on net time.
* The cut-off time will be enforced at each checkpoint due to reasons of traffic control, security, and event operation.
* The runners who fail to pass through the checkpoint before the cut-off time will be removed from the race.
* Furthermore, trailing runners who lag excessively behind the cut-off time pace may be stopped to leave the course at anytime.

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Maximum number of Entrants / Eligibility

Those who fulfill the following conditions, and whose participation is approved by the organizer.
※This includes Tokyo Marathon 2020 Deferred Entry and those nominated within an event held by the organizer.

  1. 1) Marathon: Over 19 years of age on the day of the event (Field size: 24,700)
    *The following field size excludes deferred entry.
    1. 1-1) General participants
      - Runners who can complete the course within 6 hours and 30 minutes.
      * Runners with disabilities who find it difficult to run without support should run with a guide runner (guide/support animals are not allowed).
      * Includes 50 runners from "RUN as ONE-Tokyo Marathon 2021 (general)".
    2. 1-2) Semi-Elite (Japan) (Field size: 650)
      *Includes Semi-Elite from Tokyo Marathon 2020 who chose to defer to 2021 event.
      - Athletes who meet the criteria set forth in "RUN as ONE - Tokyo Marathon 2021".
      * Runners with disabilities who find it difficult to run without support should run with a guide runner (guide/support animals are not allowed).
      • 1-3) Elite (Field size: 100) ※Applications will commence in July.
        - Athletes, registered with the JAAF in fiscal 2021 who satisfy the special requirements set forth by the JAAF.
        - Invited Athletes: domestic and international runners nominated by the organizer and/or the JAAF.
      • 1-4) Wheelchair (General participants) (Field size: 10)
        - Participants capable of completing the race within 2 hours and 10 minutes using a racing wheelchair.
        - Participant who has proof of disabilities.
      • 1-5) Wheelchair Elite (Applications will commence in July) (Field size: 30)
        - Athletes who have the following record in the tournament of the World Para Athletics certified races while registered with the JPA in 2021, and anticipated registration with IPC in 2021 who have T53 or T54 class of World Para Athletics Classification and has Class Status R or C with time record of:
        1 hour and 50 minutes or under (Male).
        2 hours or under (Female).
        - Invited Athletes:National and international athletes nominated by the organizer and/or JPA.
  1. 2) 10 km (10.7km) (Field size: 300)
    ※The following field size excluded deferred entry.
    1. 2-1) Junior & Youth (Field size: 170)
      - Runners between 16 to 18 years of age on the race day, who are capable of finishing the race in 1 hour 45 minutes (runners born between October 18, 2002 and October 17, 2005 are eligible).
      * Including those runners who are selected separately by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government under the project related to the Great East Japan Earthquake Recovery Support.
    2. 2-2) Visually-impaired: runners 16 years of age or older on the day of the event (Field size: 10) (*Guide/support animals are not allowed.)
      - Runner who can complete the course within 1 hour and 45 minutes.
      - Runner who has proof of disabilities.
      * Runner who find it difficult to run without support is allowed to run with a guide runner.
    3. 2-3) Intellectually-impaired: runners 16 year of age or older on the day of the event (Field size: 15) (*Guide/support animals are not allowed.)
      - Runner who can complete the race within 1 hour and 45 minutes.
      - Runner who has proof of disabilities.
      * Runner who find it difficult to run without support is allowed to run with a guide runner.
    4. 2-4) Transplant Recipients: runners 16 years of age or older on the day of the event (Field size: 5)
      - Runner who can complete the race within 1 hour and 45 minutes
      - Runner who has proof of disabilities or medical certificate, etc. to prove to be a transplant recipients.
      * Limited to those who have received an organ transplant or bone marrow transplant.
    5. 2-5) Wheelchair users: participants 16 years of age or older on the day of the event (Field size: 3)
      - Participant who can complete the race within 40 minutes using a racing wheelchair.
      - Participant who has proof of disabilities.
      * Racing wheelchair requirements are specified in the latest "Rules and Regulations" set forth by the World Para Athletics.

Entry Fee

  1. 1) Marathon: Japan residents - 16,500 Yen (from overseas - 18,500 Yen)
  2. 2) 10km (10.7km) Race: Japan residents - 5,600 Yen (from overseas - 6,700 Yen)
* Tax and handling fee included.
* Payment only available by credit card or by a specified online financial service.
Entry Procedure

  1. 1) How to Apply:
    Apply through our official website either by a computer or a smartphone:
    https://www.marathon.tokyo/en/
  2. 2) Application period:
    • 2-1) ONE TOKYO Premium Member Entry
      - From 10:00 a.m. on March 22 until 5 p.m. on March 31, 2021 (JST).
      - Eligible only for ONE TOKYO Premium Member, and will be chosen by random drawing once the entry exceeds the field size.
    • 2-2) General Entry
      - From 10:00 a.m. March 22 until 5 p.m. on March 31, 2021 (JST).
      - Selection will be based on random drawing once the entry exceeds the field size.
  3. 3) Selection of applicants:
    - Once the entry exceeds the field size, the entry will be chosen by random drawing (ONE TOKYO Premium Member Entry and the General Entry).
    - The selection result will be announced through "My Entry"*.
    * For more information regarding "My Entry", please refer to https://myentry.onetokyo.org/login
  4. 4) Payment:
    All entrants, including the Tokyo Marathon 2020 deferred entry, must pay the entry fee and other required amount before the deadline.
    If the payment is not received by the due date, the entry will be void.
    - Payment by credit card only and/or by a specified online financial service.
     Receipt will not be issued; should you require a receipt of the payment, please refer to the belonging credit card company.
  5. 5) Other:
    - Please refer to our official website for more information regarding the "RUN as ONE- Tokyo Marathon 2021".
    - Elite runners and elite wheelchair entry will commence in July.

Record

  1. 1) Marathon
    1. 1-1) Elite, Wheelchair Elite, Semi-elite will start at the gun time and the record will be based on gun (gross) time.
    2. 1-2) Records of the other entrants will be based on net time; the time recorded from the start of the starting line.
  2. 2) 10km (10.7km)
    1. 2-1) 10km (10.7km) and Wheelchair 10km (10.7km) will all be based on net time.

Award
Presentations

  1. 1) Marathon
    1. 1-1) Overall: the top three male and female
    2. 1-2) RUN as ONE - Tokyo Marathon 2021 "Wild Card Award": Top three men and female finishers in the semi-elite division.
    3. 1-3) Wheelchair race: Top three male and female finishers.
    4. 1-4) Next Generation Athlete Award 2021: Top male and female runner belonging to The Inter-University Athletics Union of Japan.  
    5. * All awards for the above category are based on gun (gross) time.
  2. 2) 10km (10.7km)
    1. Junior & Youth, Wheelchair, Visually-impaired runners, Intellectually-impaired runners, Transplant recipients:
      top three male and female from each category.
    2. * Placings will be determined by the net time (a time from when each participant crosses the start line).
    3. * For each category, the award ceremony will be based on net time.
    4. * Participant starting from a unassigned starting groups will not be subject to receive award.

Prize

For both the marathon and wheelchair marathon, prize money accordingly to the results will be awarded in accordance with separate rules.

Packet Pick-up

  1. 1) Date :
    • Over the three days of Oct. 14 (Thu), Oct. 15 (Fri), and Oct. 16 (Sat), 2021.
  2. 2) Venue : Tokyo Marathon Packet Pick-up
    • NS Event Hall, Shinjuku NS Building
    • 2-4-1, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  3. * Packet Pick-up for wheelchair participant will be different; we will provide further information separately.
  4. * Pick-up time will be preassigned, and the number of entry will be regulated per time.
  5. * There will be no registration or packet pick-up on the race day (Sunday, October 17).
  6. * There will be photo-ID check at Packet Pick-up (must be in person; proxy is not allowed).
  7. * Packet Pick-up will not be allowed without valid photo-ID check. No exceptions.
EXPO

  1. 1) Date
    • Oct. 14 (Thu) - Oct. 15 (Fri), 2021       Open from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. (JST)
    • Oct. 16 (Sat), 2021               Open from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. (JST)
  2. 2) Venue: Tokyo Marathon EXPO 2021
    • Sumitomo Building (Sankaku Hiroba & Shinjuku Sumitomo Hall)
    • 2-6-1, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
    • *Entry reservation is required for all entry (free of charge).
Event Cancelation Guideline

  1. 1) Event Cancellation Guideline
    • 1-1. Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19 and the state of emergency declaration is announced by the government and/or event cancellation is ordered by the municipality within a month prior to the event date, the event will be cancelled.
    • 1-2. Aside from the reason outlined above, the event is subject to cancel due to natural disaster or in a situation in which delivering a safe event is difficult.
For Inquiries

Tokyo Marathon 2021 Entry Desk
E-mail: tm-entrydesk@or.knt.co.jp
Office hours: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. JST (Excluding Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays)

Others

  1. 1) Condition of refund of the entry fee shall be outlined in the regulations.
  2. 2) Mandatory regulations and precautions for the communicable disease will be outlined within the regulations describing countermeasures against communicable disease.
  3. 3) The event will be held complying to all national laws and regulations.
  4. 4) Upon entry, consent to all of regulations set forth will be required.
  5. 5) Please make every effort to enter the race in the best possible health by training sufficiently prior to the event and consulting with healthcare professional.
  6. 6) Secondary lottery may be held for ONE TOKYO Premium Members if any entry vacancy is available.
  7. 7) These outlined information is set forth for the Tokyo Marathon 2021.


Event Regulations

The regulations with which the Tokyo Marathon applicants and participating runners must comply are established in the Event Regulations.

  • 1. This event will be carried out while abiding to all domestic laws and regulations.
  • 2. In addition to the Event Regulations, the event will adhere to the all other rules and regulations set forth by the event organizer.
  • 3. The event organizer will not be liable to any detriments caused by the followings:
    • (1) Illness, communicalbe disease (including COVID-19) and/or accidents (excluding emergency treatment).
    • (2) Loss and/or damage of personal property.
    • (3) Late arrival to the race due to trouble with public transportation and/or poor road conditions.
  • 4. In order to execute safe event, the event organizer will enforce traffic control in the vicinity of the event.
  • 5. Runners are required to follow the instructions of the event organizer. Otherwise, will be disqualified from the participation in the event.
  • 6. The course is JAAF, World Athletics and AIMS certified. We will not accept any claims against the course measurement or the distance based on personal devices, such as, GPS tracking device. Also, you may be disqualified for missing timing mat record and/or if short-cut is discovered.
  • 7. Copyright of images, photographs, articles, race records, location information, coverage of the event, and the usage right for TV broadcasting, newspapers, magazines and the Internet, belongs to the event organizer. Aforementioned copyright includes but not limited to names and other personal information such as age and address (country, prefecture and city only) of entrants mentioned in the article covering the event.
  • 8. The event organizer, in recognition of the importance of protecting personal data, abides to all laws and ordinances concerning the protection of personal data, and adheres to the event organizer's privacy policy when handling personal data.
  • 9. The event organizer will provide adequate first aid to injury and illness during the race event. In certain cases, the event organizer will provide medical expenses following the event.
  • 10. The event organizer will provide professional medical attention to any injury, illness or accidents and in necessary cases will transfer the patient to the nearest hospital. Medical examination will be done by medical personnel and the information will be shared to the event organizer. Please note, in case of emergency, life rescue is prioritized and the opposite sex may execute the operation (usage of AED, chest compression, etc.).

Handling of Personal Information

Please refer to our Privacy Policy regarding the handling of personal data: https://www.marathon.tokyo/en/privacy/


Race Regulations

The event organizer will not permit the participation in the event who is in violation of the event regulations, laws/regulations, or public order and morals, as well as the prohibitions specified in the following examples 1 through 12.
If any of these are applicable to the participant, the event organizer will not allow the participant to join the race or prevent the participant from continuing the race, even after the start of the event. Any objection against its judgement will not be accepted.

  • 1. Dressed in clothing or wearing a gear that may be dangerous, hurtful or cause other runners to fall; and/or running with the whole part of the face covered.
  • 2. Dressed inappropriately for a sports event or in clothing that is unpleasant to other participants or spectators.
  • 3. Clothing for the purpose of political or religious assertions or propaganda, as well as advertising.
  • 4. Clothing for the purpose of promoting or advertising an individual name, a specific region or an organization that the event organizer does not acknowledge.
  • 5. Use of articles that could cause other participants to mistakenly recognize as a starting signal and cause confusion to the race management, or use of a devices with strong sound volume that may disturb others.
  • 6. Acts that causes a delay to the start of the event, such as, dancing, performance, playing instruments, standing near the start or finish lines, or in the streets along the course.
  • 7. Soliciting monetary contributions, signatures, etc.
  • 8. Preventing pedestrians from crossing the course or obstructing the passage of emergency vehicles at certain points, when and where they are allowed to do so.
  • 9. Obstructing the race by failing to follow the instructions by the race officials and referees.
  • 10. Bringing a guide runner not approved by the event organizer. Also, guide/support animal is not allowed.
  • 11. Changing clothes in undesignated locations and/or urinating or defecating at places other than toilet facilities.
  • 12. Occurrence of affair other than those listed in numbers 1 through 11 that the event organizer determine inappropriate for the event.

COVID-19 Prevention Regulations

This regulation is created in the interest to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in participating the Tokyo Marathon 2021. Please make sure to read and agree to all terms before making an entry. Note, the COVID-19 Prevention Regulations is subject to change due to the situation surrounding COVID-19. In case of modification(s), separate agreement with the modified terms shall take place.

  • 1. Preventive Measure Against COVID-19 and Precautionary Changes
    • 1-1. Please participate by understanding the risk factors of COVID-19, such as, risk of getting severely ill increases with age and for those who have underlying health condition. Also note that possibility of transmission from asymptomatic person has been reported.
    • 1-2. In order to participate in the event, all participants are required to monitor their health.
    • 1-3. The organizer will initiate all possible measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to deliver a safe and secure event, but if a case of infection is reported, the organizer will not be held accountable.
      Note, the organizer will have a insurance cover for accident and illness for the race day only, and the insurance does not cover communicable disease (COVID-19, etc.).
    • 1-4. All participants are required to download a health-management app specified by the event organizer on personal smartphone, and participate in the daily health assessment utilizing the application. Therefore, smartphone will be necessary in order to participate in the event. Note, depending on the health assessment, an individual may be requested to withdraw from the event.
      Also, participants will be recommended to download and install the Contact Confirming App "COCOA" created by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (Japan).
    • 1-5. To detect the possibility of COVID-19 infection, the event organizer may require specific testing. Further details will be announced as soon as decided.
      Updated: June 24, 2021
      PCR testing will be carried out.
      For details, please refer to below "3. Mandatory Conduct From Sep.26, 2021 until the End of the Event".
    • 1-6. Baggage check will not be available within the event. All items left behind in the start and the finish areas will be discarded.
    • 1-7. Food at the aid stations on the course will be individually packaged, and variation and quantity will be limited. Participants are requested to be prepared by bringing their own nourishments.
    • 1-8. Open-air changing space will only be provided in the Finish Area.
    • 1-9. Regardless of nationality, border control will be based on guidelines set forth by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and/or the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (Japan). For details, please refer to the links below.
      https://www.mofa.go.jp/p_pd/ipr/page7e_900126.html https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/kenkou_iryou/covid19_qa_kanrenkigyou_00003.html
      Note, any cost incurred in entering Japan (quarantine, transportation, etc.) shall be the responsibility of the participant.
    • 1-10. Separate from the entry fee, the COVID-19 safety fee paid by the participant may be required. Further details on the fees will be announced as soon as it is decided.
      Updated: June 24, 2021.
      PCR testing will be carried out.
      Testing fee is 6,800 yen (incl. handling, shipping and tax).
      PCR testing kit is scheduled to be shipped in early September. If the event is cancelled before shipping, handling fee deducted from the total amount will be refunded. Please refer to our official website for more details.
    • 1-11. Failure to comply the regulations and/or preventive measure against the COVID-19 set forth by the event organizer will result in termination of the entry. For further details, please refer to the "2. Entry Terms, Refund and Deferral Policy".
  • 2. Entry Terms, Refund and Deferral
    • Participation in the event will not be allowed or may be requested to withdraw from the event if any of the following applies to the participant.
    • 2-1. For participants whom the below conditions apply, following Sep.17, 2021 with the condition that the event took place, will not be allowed to attend the event, but full refund of the entry fee* shall be made and the entry shall be deferred to the 2023 event (*excluding service fee and hereinafter the same applies).
      • 2-1.1. Resides in country/area that is denied of entering or landing in Japan set forth by the Ministry of Justice (Japan).
      • 2-1.2. Resides in prefecture/area where residents are ordered to refrain from traveling to Tokyo.
      • 2-1.3. Resides outside of Tokyo, but the Tokyo Metropolitan Gov. is ordering the residents of Tokyo to refrain from traveling outside of the Tokyo prefecture.
    • 2-2. If the participant is tested positive for COVID-19 following Sep. 26, 2021, that participant will not be allowed to attend the event. However, by submitting the proof of infection (dated after Sep. 26, 2021), a full refund of the entry fee shall be made and the entry shall be deferred to the 2023 event.
      Conjointly, if the participant has had close contact with a person who has COVID-19 and has been ordered into quarantine or isolation following Sep. 26, 2021, that participant will be obliged to immediately inform the event organizer. The participant will not be allowed to attend the event but by submitting the proof of quarantine order, a full refund of the entry fee shall be made and the entry shall be deferred to the 2023 event (*exceptions may apply by submitting a negative test result taken after the required quarantine/isolation).
    • 2-3. If the participant fails to perform/register daily health-assessment utilizing the specified app, and/or refuse to show the app when asked to do so, the entry right will be revoked. In this case, the entry fee shall not be refunded, and deferral of the entry will not be granted.
    • 2-4. If body temperature above the number specified* by the event organizer is detected at the Packet Pick-up and/or on the race day, the participant will not be allowed to attend the event, but full refund of the entry fee shall be made and the entry shall be deferred to the 2023 event (*the specified body temperature is 37.5℃ and hereinafter, the same applies.).
    • 2-5. If the participant fails to comply with mask requirement, and/or hand hygiene compliance, the entry right will be revoked. In this case, the entry fee shall not be refunded, and deferral of the entry will not be granted.
    • 2-6. If false information in any means and/or invalid consent is discovered, the entry right will be revoked, and the entry fee shall not be refunded, and deferral of the entry will not be granted. Also, legal actions will be taken if damage/loss occurs to the event organizer due to the provided false information.
    • 2-7. Entry fee is the only fee subject for refund, and any other fee (safety fee, travel fair, accommodation, etc.) shall not be the responsibility of the event organizer.
    • 【Reference: Terms, Refund and Deferral】
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  • 3. Mandatory Conduct From Sep. 26, 2021 until the End of the Event.
    • 3-1. Pre-Event: from Sep. 26, 2021 to the event day.
      • 3-1.1. If the participant has tested positive COVID-19 within Sep. 26, 2021 to the event date, the participant is obliged to report to the event organizer. .
      • 3-1.2. If the participant has had close contact with a person who has COVID-19 and has been ordered into quarantine or isolation following Sep. 26, 2021, the participant will be obliged to immediately inform the event organizer.
      • 3-1.3. Daily health assessment from Oct. 7, 2021 will be required utilizing a specified health-management app.
      • 3-1.4. The specified health-management app will also be used to identify the individual.
      • 3-1.5. In order to utilize the app, smartphone will be necessary.
      • 3-1.6. Body temperature check and data registry into the app will be required daily.
      • 3-1-7. If missing required fields are detected, the participant will receive a reminder email. Participants must not forget to register the data daily.
    • 3-2. From Packet Pick-up (including EXPO) until the Race Day
      • 3-2.1. Packet Pick-up will be held for 3 days between October 14 (Thu.) - 16 (Sat.), 2021.
      • 3-2.2. Assigned pick-up time will be prearranged for the Packet Pick-up based on requested times, but due to capacity constraints, the requested time may not be granted. (Further information will be announced separately.)
      • 3-2.3. Body temperature check will be conducted at the entry to the Packet Pick-up. If the temperature is above the number specified by the event organizer, the entry will be denied.
      • 3-2.4. At the Packet Pick-up, compliance to the staff instruction will be mandated, along with cooperation of the wearing of the mask, maintaining social distance and such initiated as countermeasure to prevent the spread of the disease.
      • 3-2.5. At the Packet Pick-up, specified health-management app will be examined.
      • 3-2.6. Participant will be required to present the phone with the installed app.
      • Updated: June 24, 2021
      • 3-2.7. PCR testing specified by the event organizer will be required. The testing kit will be shipped to participants prior to the Packet Pick-up. Following the guidelines, please take the PCR test, and make sure to bring the sample to the Packet Pick-up.
      • 3-2.8. Failure to bring the test sample to the Packet Pick-up will result in denial of entry. Also, neither entry deferral nor refund will be available.
    • 3-3. Race Day
      ◆Start Area (Entrance Gate until the Start Line)
      • 3-3.1. At the Entrance Gate, the health-management app and registered photo will be examined.
      • 3-3.2. All participant will be required to bring their phone with the installed app to the Start Area/Entrance Gate.
      • 3-3.3. In the Start Area, body temperature check will be conducted and along, the participant will be required to show the health-assessment app. If the body temperature is above the specified number, the participant will be required to follow further instruction of the event staff.
      • 3-3.4. Changing space/tent will not be provided; participants are expected to arrive to the start area readily prepared.
      • 3-3.5. Clothing cannot be discarded/donated; participants are expected to carry their clothing if they wish to take it off.
      • 3-3.6. Wearing of the mask will be required until the start line, and conversation with other participants shall be kept at minimal.
      • 3-3.7. Wearing of the mask is not mandated on the course, but masks cannot be discarded on the course and participants are expected to carry the mask at all times.
      • Updated: June 24, 2021
      • 3-3.8. If positive test result is detected in the PCR testing specified by the event organizer, the participant will not be allowed to attend the event, and will be required to follow the orders of local officials and health center. But note, full refund of the entry fee shall be made and the entry shall be deferred to the 2023 event.
      ◆Course
      • 3-3.9. Wearing of the mask at the medical tents and toilet stop is required.
      • 3-3.10. Disposal of waste other than the trash bin provided by the event organizer is prohibited.
      • 3-3.11. Provided items at the aid stations are limited in variation and quantity. Participants are encouraged to bring their own nourishments.
      • 3-3.12. Fluid aid stations will be pre-assigned by the bib number; participants are required to take fluid from the designated table.
      • 3-3.13. Sweep bus will not be provided. Participants are required to be prepared in case of drop-out and have means to use public transportation.
      ◆Finish Area (After the Finish Line)
      • 3-3.14. Wearing of the mask will be required after crossing the finish line; participants are required to wear the mask that they carry.
      • 3-3.15. Amenity will not be hand-handed; participant will be required to pick up the amenity on their own.
      • 3-3.16. Details on distribution of the Six Star Finisher medals will be announced separately.
      • 3-3.17. Indoor changing space/area will not be provided.
      • 3-3.18. To change, participants will be required to use designated open-air changing space.
      • 3-3.19. The designated changing space is limited in space, and participants will be requested to limit the time to change, and leave the venue as quickly as possible.
      • 3-3.20. Changing outside of the designated changing space/area by the event organizer is prohibited (including changing within building, train stations, and/or any facilities near the finish area).
    • 3-4. 2 Weeks Following the Race Day (until Oct. 31, 2021)
      • 3-4.1. Daily health assessment following 2 weeks after the event day will be required utilizing the health-management app.
      • 3-4.2. Participants are obliged to report to the event organizer if positive COVID-19 has been detected.
      • 3-4.3. Participant who withdrew from the event prior to the event day and has tested positive for COVID-19 within the 2 weeks following the event date, the participant will receive full refund and the entry right shall be deferred to 2023 event by submitting a medical proof of infection.
  • 4. Handling of Personal Information
    •  If and only national administrative organization has requested to provide personal information (including data in the health-management app)
      with the interest of preventing the spread of COVID-19, the information shall be shared while abiding to appliable laws and ordinance.
    •  Updated: June 24, 2021
      Testing result of the PCR testing specified by the event organizer shall be treated as personal information.

Entry Regulations

Applicants who cannot observe the below regulations and all other regulations/rules set forth by the event organizer will be rejected in the entrant selection (or disqualified even after the entry fee payment/race participation), and no refund will be made. Moreover, applicants will never be allowed to participate in our future races.

  • 1. Upon the completion of the entry, the "My Entry" page will be created automatically. Entry status, entry result, entry fee payment, and issuance of Runner Handbook and Finisher Certificate will be available on the "My Entry". Note, the "My Entry" page created for this event is scheduled to be deleted in late March 2022.
  • 2. A duplicate application for the race entry by the same applicant is prohibited. Also duplicate entry for the ONE TOKYO Premium Member Entry and the General Entry is not allowed. If duplicate entry is discovered, the entry will be voided and the paid entry fee will not be refunded.
  • 3. False name, date of birth, sex, nationality, residing address, and race records are strictly prohibited. Please carefully check your registered information for they are not allowed to be changed or canceled after submission, excluding the items that can be modified on the "My Entry".
  • 4. Entry Gate, and Starting Corral cannot be requested for change for any reasons, and no exceptions accepted.
  • 5. The organizer will not be held responsible for any late entry due to error caused by certain PCs, browsers, operating systems and/or poor Internet connectivity.
  • 6. Email delivery check for the registered email address will not be conducted. Note, the organizer will not be responsible for any inconvenience or loss due to trouble with the device (malfunction), system/email setting, failure to receive email and/or change in email address.
  • 7. Entry desk and administration office will not accept any contact regarding entry status and/or entry result. Please refer to the "My Entry" page for your entry result status.
  • 8. Applicants who fail to pay the entry fee and other owned/required fee by the designated date will have their entries cancelled automatically, and will not be allowed to participate in the race. Putting the right of entry or the Packet for sale or auction is strictly prohibited. Any participant guilty of breaching this rule will be disqualified, and the entry fee (including donation) will not be refunded.
  • 9. Entry through a travel agencies not approved by the event organizer are not allowed. If discovered, the entry will be voided and the entry fee (including donation) will not be refunded.
  • 10. Participation by an individual other than the applicant (proxy entrants, transferred rights, etc.) is not permitted. The applicant must complete the Packet Pick-up during the period of the Tokyo Marathon EXPO in person with valid photo ID. Failing to perform Packet Pick-up will result in disqualification from participating in the race (we will not accept registration or Packet Pick-up on the race day). To ensure security and prevent false-entry, please cooperate in photo-registration, ID check and such, if requested by the organizer.
  • 11. Entry fee refund in case of event cancellation will be based on the graph below.
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  • 12. Entry-fee will not be refunded and deferred entry is not allowed for overpayment or duplicate entry payment, participant disqualification due to violation of rules and regulations, and for withdrawal from an event participation for any reasons and no exceptions accepted.
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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.
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Kokumin Kyosai coop(National Federation of Workers and Consumers Kyosai Cooperatives)
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co.,Inc.
  • Kao Corporation
  • Photocreate Co.,Ltd
  • NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
  • KOYOU RENTIA Co.,Ltd.
  • Fanplus, Inc.
  • FOD
  • Shimizu Octo,Inc.
  • 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.
  • Active Partners
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Kokumin Kyosai coop(National Federation of Workers and Consumers Kyosai Cooperatives)
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co.,Inc.
  • Kao Corporation
  • Supporting Partners
  • Photocreate Co.,Ltd
  • NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
  • KOYOU RENTIA Co.,Ltd.
  • Fanplus, Inc.
  • FOD
  • Shimizu Octo,Inc.
  • SOHGO SECURITY SERVICES CO.,LTD.

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