Japanese application of Tokyo Marathon 2011 is released now.
Date is Feb. 27 ,2011 , it's the same day with Cherry-bloom blvd marathon .
For the 2nd Kaohsiung marathon(Feb. 20, 2011), Tokyo Marathon 2011 is one week after Kaohsiung marathon..
ENGLISH (Guideline for applicants)
|Race Name||Tokyo Marathon 2011
doubles as The 95th National Men's Marathon Championship, doubles as Japanese Men's National Team Selection Race for The 13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics
|Organizers||Tokyo Marathon Foundation|
|Co-organizers||JAAF (Japan Association of Athletics Federations), Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Fuji Television Network, Inc., Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd., Yomiuri Shimbun Co., Ltd. , Nippon Television Network Co., Tokyo Shimbun.|
|Supporting Organizations||Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Japan, Metropolitan Tokyo Mayor's 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), The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Tokyo Medical Association, Tokyo Nursing Association, Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau, Tokyo Federation of Neighborhood Associations, Tokyo Federation of Shopping Center Promotion Associations, Tokyo Federation of Shopping Center, Tokyo Sports Association, Tokyo Sports Coaching Council, Sankei Sports, Yukan Fuji, Sankei Living Shimbun Inc., Nippon Broadcasting System, Inc., Fuji Sankei Business i., SANKEI EXPRESS, Fusosha, The Hochi Shimbun, Radio Nippon Co. LTD., Tokyo Chunichi Sports.|
|Managing Organization||Tokyo Amateur Athletic Association|
|Operation support||Tokyo Sports Association for the Disabled|
|Events||1) Marathon 2) 10km Race|
|Date & Time||Sunday, February 27, 2011
9:05 a.m. (Wheelchair Start)
9:10 a.m. (Elite and Mass Race Start)
10:50 a.m.10km Finish
16:10 p.m. Marathon Finish
|Broadcaster||Fuji Television Network, Inc.|
|Course||Marathon: Tokyo Metropolitan Government building -- Iidabashi -- Imperial Palace -- Hibiya -- Shinagawa -- Ginza -- Nihombashi -- Asakusa Kaminari-mon -- Tsukiji -- Ariake (Toyosu) -- Tokyo Big Sight
10km Race:Tokyo Metropolitan Government building-- Iidabashi -- Imperial Palace -- Hibiya Park
|Competition Rules||The races are conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the IAAF and Race Organizer.|
|Time Limit||Marathon : 7 hours
10km Race : 1 hour 40 minutes
(i) The enforced time limits are based on the gun time (not a 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 : 32,000 runners
10km Race 3,000 runners
|Qualifications||1)Marathon: Must be at least 19 years of age on the race day
1-1) Mass participants
Runners, both men and women (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 Runners
- Runners, both men and women, satisfy the special requirements set by JAAF.
- Invited runners: domestic and international runners recommended by the JAAF.
Total of twenty-five athletes, including both men and women, capable of completing the race within 2 hours 10 minutes riding the racing wheelchair.
2) 10km Race: Must be at least 16 years of age on the race day
2-1) Mass Race
Runners (both men and women) capable of finishing the race within one hour and thirty minutes.
2-2) Special Race
1) Wheelchair: Twenty-five athletes (both men and women) capable of finishing the race within 50 minutes on the racing wheelchair.
2) Fifty pairs of male and female visually impaired runners with companions.
3) One hundred male and female intellectually challenged runners.
4) Fifty male and female runners with the history of organ transplant.
|Prize Money||For the marathon race, prize money based on the results will be awarded.|
|Entry Fee||Marathon : Domestic 10000 Yen (from overseas:12000 Yen)
10km Race : Domestic 5000 Yen (from overseas:6000 Yen)
2) Application Period
From August 1, 2010 to August 31, 2010
In case the number of applicants exceeds the prescribed number, entrants will be decided by a lottery.
Selected applicants must pay the entry fee.
|Bib Number Pick Up||Bib Number must be picked up between February 24 (Thursday) and 26 (Saturday), 2011 during the Tokyo Marathon EXPO (Tokyo Big Sight)
(Note: The check-in desk will not be available on the day of the Race.)
|Miscellaneous issues||1) To conduct a charity event with the race.
2) If the event is cancelled due to the reason beyond the control of the organizer, the entry fee will NOT be refunded to the runner.
3) The event will abide by all domestic laws and regulations.