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About Tokyo Marathon OFFICAL INFORMATION
Race Information
1 Race Name Tokyo Marathon 2007
2 Organizers JAAF (Japan Association of Athletics Federations), Tokyo Metropolitan Government
3 Co-organizers Fuji Television Network, Inc., Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd., Yomiuri Shimbun Co., Ltd. (Tentative), Nippon Television Network Co., Tokyo Shimbun.
4 Supervision Tokyo Amateur Athletic Association
5 Date & Time
Sunday, February 18, 2007 Wheelchair Start at 9:05 a.m.
  Mass Race Start at 9:10 a.m.
6 Broadcaster Fuji Television Network (Tentative)
7 Event
1)  Marathon
Men’s , Women’s, Men’s Wheelchair, Women’s Wheelchair
2)  10km Race
Men’s, Women’s, Men’s Wheelchair, Women’s Wheelchair
(Note: Records will not be approved by the IAAF for not complying with the IAAF rules. )
8 Course
Marathon: Tokyo Metropolitan Government -- Iidabashi -- Imperial Palace -- Hibiya -- Shinagawa -- Ginza -- Nihombashi -- Asakusa Kaminari-mon Gate -- Tsukiji -- Ariake (Toyosu) -- Tokyo Big Sight
10km Race: Tokyo Metropolitan Government -- Iidabashi -- Imperial Palace -- Hibiya Park
9 Competition Rules In accordance with the JAAF and Race rules and regulations
10 Time Limit Marathon : 7 hrs
10km Race : 1hr 40mins
(i)  The time limit will be set up according to the signal gun.
(ii)  The close-gate time will be set up at each checkpoint due to traffic regulations and secure operation of the competition. Those runners, who fail to pass through the checkpoint within the given time, will be disqualified from the race.
11 Qualification
1)  Marathon: Over 18 years old as of the day of the Race (except high school students)
1-1) Mass Race Male and female athletes capable of finishing the race within 6hrs 40mins.
1-2) Wheelchair Division About 25 male and female athletes capable of finishing the race within 2hrs using wheelchairs designed for racing.
1-3) Invited Athletes (i) Non-Japanese male athletes recommended by JAAF.
(ii) Japanese male athletes recommended by JAAF.
2)  10km Race: Over 16 years old as of the day of the Race
2-1) Mass Race Male and female athletes capable of finishing the race within 1hr 30mins.
2-2) Special Race
Male and female athletes with disabilities capable of finishing the race within 1hr 30mins.
i) 25 male and female athletes using wheelchairs designed for racing.
ii) 50 pairs of male and female visually impaired athletes with companions.
iii) 100 male and female mentally impaired athletes.
iv) 50 male and female "transplant" athletes.
12 Entrants Marathon : 25,000 athletes
10km Race : 5,000 athletes
13 Entry Fee Marathon : US$100 (provisional)
10km Race : US$50 (provisional)
14 Application
1) Procedure Through Internet or regular post
(Note: In the case of regular post, an extra 500 yen will be charged.)
2) Application Period Beginning on June 18, 2006.
3) Screening In case of the number of applicants exceeds the prescribed number, entrants will be decided by lottery. Notification will be sent by early October.
4) Payment deadlines Selected applicants should pay the application fee by the end of October.
15 Reception February 16, 2007
10:00 - 20:00 at the Marathon EXPO site
February 17, 2007
10:00 - 20:00 at the Marathon EXPO site
(Note: The reception desk will not be available on the day of the Race.)
Tokyo Marathon Organizing Committee