Preventive safety measures against the coronavirus, the Tokyo Marathon 2020 will implement the following for the participating runners and volunteers.
・Alcohol-based hand sanitizers available at the EXPO, Packet Pick-up, Volunteer Check-in, and at venues in the finish area on the race-day.
・Distribution of surgical masks upon request at the Packet Pick-up and at venues in the finish area on the race-day.
・Distribution of antibacterial wet-wipes in the finish area.
・Operational revision of the aid-stations.
To our runners, volunteers and all other related parties, we request all to obtain the most up-to-date information from certified medical organizations and/or public authorities and continue to adopt stringent hygiene practices. Also, to runners residing outside of Japan, please access respective website such as, Japan National Tourism Organization (https://www.japan.travel/en/news/JapanSafeTravel/), to obtain the latest information.
Please pay careful attention to your own health, and the decision whether to participate in the event is a personal choice and one each individual must consider carefully. We would like to request the cooperation from all participants to monitor the body temperature, and if you have fever or experiencing symptoms of respiratory illness, we advise you to refrain from participating in the event.
We will continue to provide further information through our Tokyo Marathon official website and social channels as we monitor the situation.
February 14 Tokyo Marathon 2020 Registered Runners Residing in People's Republic of China (update on news released on Feb. 6, 2020)
February 6 Registered Runners Residing in the People's Republic of China
January 31 Regarding the respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus.