General Information

Information about the Tokyo Marathon 2019 for anyone involved.

Elite Race

Race Overview

1) Category Marathon (Elite)
2) Sanctioned by: International Association of Athletics Federations(IAAF)
3) Course: Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building -- Iidabashi -- Kanda -- Nihombashi -- Asakusa Kaminari-Mon -- Ryogoku -- Monzen-nakacho -- Ginza -- Takanawa -- Hibiya --Tokyo Station/Gyoko-dori Ave.(This course is certified by the JAAF and AIMS/IAAF.)
4) Time limits: 7 hours
5) Capacity: 100 athletes

Biography of the Race Director, Tadaaki HAYANO

School of Health and Physical Education at University of Tsukuba
Teacher at Nagasaki Prefectural School
Master’s program at University of Colorado Boulder Kinesiology Dept.
Manager, ASICS Corporation (Boulder Office),
Senior Board of Directors, NISHI Athletic Goods Co., Ltd.
Tokyo Marathon Office Public Relations Manager (2006-2010)
Tokyo Marathon Foundation Race Director and COO (2010-2012)
Tokyo Marathon Foundation Race Director, CSO, Sports Legacy Program Committee Chairman (2013-present)

Road Running Commission Member, International Association of Athletics Federations
(2017- present)
Sports for Health Committee Member, Council for Sport Policy, Japan Sports Agency,
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (2017- present)
Committee Member, National Academy of Science, Public, Environmental Health and Disaster Medicine, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan (2017- present)
Member,General Affairs Committee, Member,Road Running Commission, Japan Association of Athletics Federations (2018 - present)
Japan Association of Athletics Federations JAAF RunLink Chief Officer (2018 - present)

Athletic Career:
Champion in 800 meters at the 1976 All-Japan Inter-Highschool Athletic Meet In Nagano

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  • 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
  • SECOM CO.,LTD.
  • 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
  • Photocreate Co.,Ltd
  • ZENROSAI(National Federation of Workers and Consumers Insurance Cooperatives)
  • KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co.,Inc.
  • Daiwa Securities Group
  • Shiseido Japan Co.,Ltd
  • BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
  • HJ Holdings, Inc.
  • Supporting Partners
  • NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
  • KOYOU RENTIA Co.,Ltd.
  • Shimizu Octo,Inc.
  • EMTG Co., Ltd.
  • Dole Japan, Inc.