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
to 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.
(1) Non-Crowdfunding Charity
(2) Crowdfunding Charity
(3) Active Charity
* Charity runner registration (participation) is voluntary for donators.
* Eligibility for participants as a Charity runner include fulfilling all other requirements and regulations applicable to general marathon participants.
* 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.
* A duplicate application for the race entry by the same applicant is prohibited. Also duplicate entry for ONE TOKYO Premium Member Entry, Tokyo Resident Entry, and General Entry is not allowed. If duplicate entry is discovered, the entry will be voided and the paid entry fee will not be refunded.
* Upon entry to Individual Charity, Crowdfunding and/or Active Charity has confirmed, all other entry made will become void.
The following 29 recipient programs will be the Tokyo Marathon 2020 recipient programs.
(Tokyo Marathon 2019 had 22 recipient programs.)
◆Programs marked with a ◆ are new programs.
☆Programs marked with a ☆ are part of Active Charity scope. (Entry closed.)
1 Creating and passing on a society in which people can enjoy new lifestyles through sports
Tokyo Marathon Sports Legacy Program 1 ☆
2 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 2
3 Management of Ronald McDonald House residential facilities for children with intractable diseases and their families
Ronald McDonald House Charities Japan ☆
4 Providing and spreading sports activities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities
Special Olympics Nippon Foundation ☆
5 providing shelters to protect the lives of refugees forced to leave their homes due to conflicts
Japan for UNHCR ☆
6 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 ☆
7 Providing residential facilities and care for children fighting critical illness and their families during medical treatments
Family House ☆
8 Development and Promotion of Para-Sports
Japanese Para-Sports Association ☆
9 Providing opportunities for mental care and learning to Japanese children suffering from disasters and poverty
10 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 ☆
11 Development of protection and transfer activities to save dogs’ lives, as well as training for disaster relief and therapy dogs
Peace Winds Japan ☆
12 Providing daycare service for all the children with special needs in Tokyo
NPO Florence ☆
13 Protecting children from hazardous child labour, providing education, and helping families raise themselves out of poverty.
Action against Child Exploitation ☆
14 Specialised surgical project for people with severe injuries on their bodies in conflict zones
Médecins Sans Frontières Japan ☆
15 Run for girls! We support girls in developing countries access to education and say “NO” to early forced marriage.
Plan International Japan ☆
16 Protecting children in poverty, those subject to bullying, eating alone, those with developmental disorders, or a troubled lifestyle.
Sodateage Net ☆
17 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 ☆
18 Realizing a safe society by learning the knowledge and skills about disaster prevention and first aid required
Tokyo Disaster Prevention & Emergency Medical Service Association
19 By changing social system and empowering survivors, Kamo aims to solve the problem of child sex trafficking and sexual exploitation in India.
Kamonohashi Project ☆
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 Promoting sports for people living in Tokyo
Tokyo Sport Benefits Corporation
22 Delivering clean water to save lives of African children.
World Vision Japan ☆◆
23 To support and provide emergency assistance to refugees arriving to Japan.
Japan Association for Refugees ☆◆
24 To support working new-mothers and their family by providing the care they need in order to return to work.
25 Enlarging bone-marrow bank and gathering greater number of donors. Providing counseling and financial consultation services for leukemia patients.
NPO Japan Marrow Donor Registry Promotion Conference ☆◆
26 Providing a free and positive facility for high school children and drop-outs in poverty to safely study and receive a meal.
NPO Kidsdoor ☆◆
27 Providing an educational opportunity for children who are unable to go to school for financial reasons in Cambodia and Philippines.
Kokkyo naki Kodomotachi (Children without Borders) ☆◆
28 Providing a support in enhancing the Quality Of Life (QOL) for children battling with cancer now and in the past.
Gold Ribbon Network ☆◆
29 Delivering scholarship funds to children in orphanage and foster-cared children.
The Nippon Foundation Dream Scholarship ☆◆
Accept donation from early October 2019 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020
After picking up their packets, charity runners should collect their Charity Runner Commemoration T-shirts at the EXPO site.
* Please see the "Runner Handbook" for details.
Indivisual lounges that were planned to be set up by recipient programs will NOT be available