Tokyo Marathon 2015
(also serves as
Selection Race of Japan Men's Marathon Representatives for The 15th IAAF World Championships in Athletics
The World Marathon Majors Series)
||Tokyo Marathon Foundation
JAAF (Japan Association of Athletics Federations); Tokyo Metropolitan Government;
Fuji Television Network, Inc.; Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd.; The Yomiuri Shimbun;
Nippon Television Network Corporation; Tokyo Shimbun
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology;
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism; Metropolitan Tokyo Mayors' Council;
Japan Sports Association; Japanese Olympic Committee; Japan Sports Association for the Disabled;
Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation);
Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives);
Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Tokyo Medical Association;
Tokyo Disaster Prevention & Emergency Medical Service Association;
Tokyo Private Ambulance Call Center Registrants' Liaison Council; Tokyo Nursing Association;
Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau; Tokyo Federation of Neighborhood Associations;
Tokyo Federation of Shopping Center Promotion Associations & Tokyo Federation of Shopping Centers;
Tokyo Amateur Athletic Association; Community Sports Commissioners Tokyo; Sankei Sports;
Yukan Fuji; SANKEI LIVING SHIMBUN Inc.; Nippon Broadcasting System, Inc.; Fuji Sankei Business I;
SANKEI EXPRESS; FUSOSHA Publishing Inc.; Hochi Shimbun; Radio Nippon Co., Ltd.;
Tokyo Chunichi Sports
||Tokyo Athletics Foundation
||Tokyo Sports Association for the Disabled
||Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.
STARTS CORPORATION INC.; Yamazaki Baking Co., Ltd.;
ASICS Japan Corp.; Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.; BMW Japan Corp.;
McDonald's Company (Japan), Ltd.;
SEIKO HOLDINGS CORPORATION; Mizuho Bank, Ltd.; Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd.;
ASAHI BREWERIES, LTD.; American Express International, Inc.;
ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS Co., Ltd.; KAGOME CO.,LTD.; Photocreate Co., Ltd.;
Toray Industries, Inc.;
ZENROSAI (National Federation of Workers and Consumers Insurance Cooperatives);
KONICA MINOLTA, INC.; SECOM CO.,LTD.; KINTETSU INTERNATIONAL;
Tokyo Big Sight Inc.; NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION; Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.;
Koyou Holdings Co.,Ltd.; Shimizu Octo,Inc.; Dole Japan, Inc.
- 1) Marathon (Men, Women, Wheelchair Men, Wheelchair Women);
2) 10km Race (Men and Women for Junior & Youth, Visually Impaired, Intellectually Challenged,
Organ Transplant Recipients and Wheelchair categories)
|Date & Time
Sunday, February 22, 2015
9:05 a.m.Wheelchair Start
9:10 a.m.Marathon and 10 km Start
10:50 a.m.10km Finish
16:10 p.m.Marathon Finish
||Fuji Television Network, Inc.
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building — Iidabashi — Imperial Palace — Hibiya — Shinagawa — Ginza — Nihonbashi — Asakusa Kaminari-mon — Tsukiji — Toyosu — Tokyo Big Sight
(The course is certified by the JAAF and AIMS)
2. 10km Race:
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building — Iidabashi — Imperial Palace — Hibiya Park
(Results are considered unofficial. Finishing place is determined by net time.)
The races will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the IAAF,
the JAAF and the Race Organizer.
IAAF Road Race Label Regulations also apply to the Tokyo Marathon 2015,
which has been certified by the IAAF as a Gold Label road race.
Marathon : 7 hours;
10km Race: 1 hour and 40 minutes
- (i) The time limits are based on the gun time (not on the chip time).
- (ii) The cut-off time will be enforced at each checkpoint due to limited duration of traffic control,
security operation and event operation. The runners, who fail to pass through the checkpoint before
the cut-off time, will be disqualified from the race. Furthermore, trailing runners who lag excessively behind the cut-off time pace may be asked to leave the course at anytime.
|Maximum Number of Entrants
Marathon : 35,500 runners
10km Race: 500 runners
- 1) Marathon: Must be at least 19 years of age on the race day
1-1) General participants
Runners, including handicapped, domestic and international runners recommended
by the race organizer, capable of completing the race under 6 hours and 40 minutes
- Athletes registered with the JAAF
- Athletes not registered with the JAAF
- 1-2) Elite Athletes
- Athletes, registered with the JAAF in fiscal 2014,
who satisfy the special requirements set forth by the JAAF
- Invited Athletes: Domestic and international runners recommended by the JAAF
- 1-3) Semi-Elite Athletes
Athletes who are recommended by the races that are affiliated in the RUN as ONE – Tokyo Marathon program
- 1-4) Wheelchair
Total of 25 athletes, both men and women, capable of completing the race within 2 hours
and 10 minutes riding the racing wheelchair
- 2) 10km Race: Must be at least 16 years of age on the race day
- 2-1) Junior & Youth
Total of 275 male and/or female runners between 16 and 18 years of age on the race day,
who are capable of finishing the race in 1.5 hours or less
(Runners born between February 23, 1996 and February 22nd, 1999 are eligible)
*Including 100 runners are selected separately by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government under
the projects linked to the Great East Japan Earthquake recovery efforts.
2-2) Visually Impaired
Total of 50 male and/or female runners aged 16 and above on the race,
day capable of finishing the race within 1.5 hours
2-3) Intellectually Challenged
Total of 100 male and/or female runners aged 16 and above on the race day,
capable of finishing the race within 1.5 hours
2-4) Organ Transplant Recipients
Total of 50 male and/or female runners aged 16 and above on the race day,
capable of finishing the race within 1.5 hours
Total of 25 male and/or female athletes aged 16 and above on the race day,
capable of finishing the race in 35 minutes on the racing wheelchair
For the marathon race, prize money based on the results will be awarded in accordance with
1. Marathon: Domestic - 10,800 Yen (from overseas - 12,800 Yen)
2. 10km Race: Domestic - 5,600 Yen (from overseas - 6,700 Yen)
- 1) Procedure
- 2) Application Period
From Friday, August 1, 2014 to Sunday, August 31, 2014.
- 3) Screening
Entrants will be selected by the lottery if applications exceed the maximum number.
- 4) Payment
Accepted applicants must pay the entry fee by credit card before the deadline.
If the payment is not received by the due date, the application will be void.
- * Applications from elite runners will be accepted from December.
- * Applications from charity runners will be accepted from Tuesday, July 1, on a first-come,
first-served basis (up to 3,000 charity runners)
- * Priority applications may be submitted by the premium members of ONE TOKYO,
the official club of Tokyo Marathon Foundation, from Tuesday, July 1 to Thursday,
July 31 (3,000 places)
- * Applications from the semi-elite runners (*runners recommended by the races that are affiliated in the RUN as ONE program) will be accepted from Friday, August 1 to Sunday, August 31.
|Number Card Pick-Up
February 19, 20 and 21, 2015 (Thursday through Saturday)
Venue: Tokyo Marathon EXPO 2015 at Tokyo Big Sight
*Please note that no number card will be distributed on the race day.
- 1) Entry fee will not be refunded in the event of the cancellation of the race if such cancellation is not attributable to the organizer.
- 2) The event will be operated in compliance with all domestic laws and regulations.