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.
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.
●The Tokyo Marathon 2019 is scheduled for March 3, 2019 (Sunday).
●Donation registration will continue until March 31,2019.
●Donors whose donations meet or exceed a certain value may participate as charity runners.
Number of charity runner positions: 5,000 , first-come-first-served basis [Applications Closed]
●The number of recipient programs will be increased to 22 programs, providing greater choice to donors.
●The English crowdfunding page will also be available.
●Donations may only be made by credit card (American Express, etc.). (Donations cannot be made by bank transfer.)
●The number of places for the "Active Charity" program, which was run as a trial program in Tokyo Marathon 2018, will be raised to 300. [Applications Closed]
Donation and Charity Runner application schedule
|July 2 (Mon)||Start of donation and charity runner reception period (first come,first served)|
|July 5 (Thu)||Charity Runner registration (Except for the Active Charity) has closed|
|August 31 (Fri)||Active Charity Runner registration has closed|
|March 3, 2019 (Sun)||Tokyo Marathon 2019|
|March 31, 2019 (Sun)||Deadline for donation applications|
Expansion of recipient programs (22 programs) details
Charity runners and supporters can select the recipient programs they wish to contribute to from the following list of 22 recipient programs. (Tokyo Marathon 2018 = 15 programs)
◆Programs marked with a ◆ are new programs.
☆Programs marked with a ☆ are included in the Active Charity scope.
Charitable activities ＜Recipient Program＞
1 Creating and passing on a society in which people can enjoy new lifestyles through sports
Tokyo Marathon Sports Legacy Program ☆
2 Organizing “Kid‘s Athletics x Tokyo Marathon Style” sports activities for children in the areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Tokyo Marathon Sports Legacy Program ◆
3 Education work for areas stricken by Great East Japan Earthquake.
(Donation for Earthquake and Tsunami Orphans (’Iwate Learning Hope Fund’ resources), Children Orphaned by Great East Japan Earthquake Fund, Fukushima Donation for Orphans affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake.)
Tokyo Marathon Sports Legacy Program
4 Management and the construction of Ronald McDonald House residential facilities for children with intractable diseases and their families
Ronald McDonald House Charities Japan
5 Providing and spreading sports activities for children and adults with intellectual disabillities
Special Olympics Nippon Foundation ☆
6 Installing shelters to save the lives of refugees forced to leave their homes due to conflicts
Japan for UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) ☆
7 Development and Promotion of Para-Sports
Japanese Para-Sports Association ☆
8 Inviting children with serious illnesses and their families to a dream campsite with on-site medical care, and providing invaluable time in great nature.
Solaputi Kids’ Camp ☆
9 Providing residential facilities and care for children fighting critical illness and their families during medical treatments
NPO Family House ☆
10 Protecting children in poverty, those subject to bullying, eating alone, those with developmental disorders, or a troubled lifestyle.
NPO Sodateage-Net ☆
11 Realizing a safe society by learning the knowledge and skills about disaster prevention and first aid required
Tokyo Disaster Prevention & Emergency Medical Service Association
12 To accomplish our goal to make society a place where every child can receive wonderful education, we send individuals with passion and leadership to public schools for 2 years.
Teach For Japan ☆
13 Providing opportunities for mental care and learning to Japanese children suffering from disasters and poverty
NPO Katariba ☆
14 We prevent the global warming and succeed healthy forests to the next generation by developing a low-pollen forests.
Tokyo Development Foundation for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ☆
15 To leave no one behind! Support better education for ethnic minority girls in Vietnam through construction of facilities and provision of gender trainings for teachers and girls.
Plan International Japan ☆
16 Promoting and popularizing sports for people living in Tokyo
Tokyo Sport Benefits Corporation
17 Providing daycare service for all the children with special needs in Tokyo
NPO Florence ☆◆
18 By changing social system and empowering survivors, Kamo aims to solve the problem of child sex trafficking and sexual exploitation in India.
Kamonohashi Project ☆◆
19 Specialised surgical project for people with severe injuries on their bodies in conflict zones
Doctors Without Borders Japan ☆◆
20 The Tokyo Toy Museum address Japanese craft techniques for children, and Friendship beyond generation.
Association for the Arts, Toy and Playing Activities / TOKYO TOY MUSEUM ☆◆
21 Development of protection and transfer activities to save dogs' lives, as well as training for disaster relief and therapy dogs
Peace Winds Japan ☆◆
22 Protecting children from hazardous child labour, providing education, and helping families raise themselves out of poverty.
Action against Child Exploitation ☆◆
How to participate in the "Run with Heart" Tokyo Marathon 2019 charity
Prospective applicants can apply in Japanese or English as indicated below.
（Donation registration will continue until March 31,2019.）
※Donations may only be made by credit card. (Donations cannot be made by bank transfer.)
Individuals can support the activities of recipient program organizations through support for charity runners (donations). Please search for a runner you wish to support through crowdfunding. Donations can be made in increments of 1,000 yen.
Accepted Credit Cards：American Express, VISA, MasterCard
２）Run with Heart Runner Details
Runners who have been have registered as Tokyo Marathon 2019 participants and that actively participate in charities are called "Run with Heart runners." They can also register for crowdfunding and raise donations.
Accepted Credit Cards： American Express, VISA, MasterCard
3）Legal entity Donation Details
Legal entities can make donations in increments of 1,000 yen. Please select one or more organizations to support.
Accepted Credit Cards：American Express, VISA, MasterCard, JCB, Diners
The Tokyo Marathon Charity, which began in 2011, is now in its ninth year, and with the 2019 Marathon the number of charity runners have reached 5,000 runners. Below is information regarding the number of donations and the amounts donated each year, as well as last year’s charity programs. If you would like to be a charity runner in 2020 or beyond, please have a look.
Registration for Tokyo Marathon 2019 Charity Runner entries has Closed.
Tokyo Marathon 2019 Charity Desk
Tel: +81-3-6891-9417 Fax: +81-3-6891-9409
Office Hours: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (JST) (Except Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays)