Charity

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.

Tokyo Marathon Charity “Run with Heart”

Tokyo Marathon 2020 Charity Overview

Charity Entry Schedule

(1) Non-Crowdfunding Charity
*Application for “Non-Crowdfunding Charity” is now closed
Field Size: 3,700 persons (first-come, first-served basis)
Entry Period:Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:00 am JST – Monday, July 8, 2019 5:00 pm JST
*Donation will be collected by one-time full payment of 100,000 JPY or more. The entry will close once it reaches the capacity.

(2) Crowdfunding Charity
Field Size: 300 persons (nominated from the highest donations collected by deadline, counting down to the 300th highest donation. *Minimum of 100,000 JPY.)
Entry Period:Monday, July 22, 2019 10:00 am JST – Friday, September 13, 2019 5:00 pm JST
  *The collected donation will not be deducted until the deadline date.
  *Starting from 2020 event edition, the “Non-Crowdfunding Charity” will have different entry sequence compared to previous year.
  *Please be aware that you are not confirmed as official Charity Runner yet by just completing the registration for crowdfunding.
  *The Charity Runner will be the top 300 who have raised the most donation by the specified closing date, and meet the criteria outlined below.
    1)Has collected more than 100,000 yen and is one of the crowdfunding participant who have raised the most donation and ranked within 300.
    2)If the collected amount overlaps with other participant, the participant who have gathered the most supporter will be selected.
      *The “supporter” must be registered with the crowdfunding system.
      *Donation made by you will also be counted as one (1) supporter.
      *The supporter may make multiple donation, but will not be counted as an additional supporter; using different credit card will not be counted as additional supporter.
    3)If 1) and 2) conditions are the same for the overlapping participants, then the participant who have registered to the crowdfunding system the earliest will be selected.
    4)We will not re-open the crowdfunding entry, even if 300 crowdfunding participant who meet the criteria outlined above is not gathered.
  *The entry result will be notified in late September via email.
    If we do not receive the entry fee by the deadline, the participation will be voided. In such case, the runner-up participant will not be moved up in the place.
  *The donation will not be deducted from the credit card for those who were not selected.

(3) Active Charity
Field Size: 1,000 persons (first-come, first-served basis) *Including Corporate donors and legal entities
Entry period: Monday, July 22, 2019 10:00 am JST – Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:00 pm JST

  • *Donate 200,000 JPY or more directly to the charity recipient.
  • *The entry will close once it reaches the capacity.
  • *The terms and conditions will vary by the charity recipient. Please directly contact the charity recipient 【Now accepting inquiry】.
  • *”Active Charity” is a program designed for various organizations to collect donation individually by organizing unique promotions or programs designed for runners.
  • *For those who have donated above the amount that is specified by the organization will have the option to choose to participate as Charity Runner at the Tokyo Marathon to promote the charitable movements.
  • *26 organization out of 29 organizations registered with the Tokyo Marathon Foundation will participate as Active Charity. Please refer below for the list of the participating organization.
  • *Starting from this event edition, the “Legal Entity Donation” will end but will be integrated into Active Charity. For this reason, the terms and condition, entry sequence, and entry period will be drastically different compared to previous year.
  • *Please note and acknowledge when applying that we manage all Individual, Corporate, and Legal Entity donors equally.

[Notes]
* 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.

Expansion of Tokyo Marathon 2020 Charity recipient programs

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. (Open for entry.)

☆Programs marked with a ☆ are part of Active Charity scope. (Entry closed.)

Recipient Programs

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
Katariba

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.
MadreBonita ★◆

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 ☆◆

Schedule for Donation Only (*This is not an entry to participate as charity runner.)

Accept donation from early October 2019 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020
* More information as to how to make donation will be announced through our official charity website as soon as it is decided.

  • Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.
  • STARTS CORPORATION INC.
  • Yamazaki Baking Co., Ltd.
  • ASICS Japan Corp.
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
  • 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.
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Seven-Eleven Japan Co.,Ltd.
  • ASAHI BREWERIES, LTD.
  • American Express International, Inc.
  • ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO., LTD
  • Photocreate Co.,Ltd
  • Kokumin Kyosai coop(National Federation of Workers and Consumers Kyosai Cooperatives)
  • KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co.,Inc.
  • Daiwa Securities Group
  • Shiseido Japan Co.,Ltd
  • BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
  • Westin Hotels & Resorts
  • NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
  • KOYOU RENTIA Co.,Ltd.
  • Shimizu Octo,Inc.
  • EMTG 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
  • 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
  • Kokumin Kyosai coop(National Federation of Workers and Consumers Kyosai Cooperatives)
  • KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co.,Inc.
  • Daiwa Securities Group
  • Shiseido Japan Co.,Ltd
  • BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
  • Westin Hotels & Resorts
  • Supporting Partners
  • NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
  • KOYOU RENTIA Co.,Ltd.
  • Shimizu Octo,Inc.
  • EMTG Co., Ltd.