Tokyo Marathon 2020

Pre-Race Festa

friendship run participants
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Learn more about Tokyo Marathon's pre-race events

It’s that time of year again! On Saturday, February 29, 2020, the Tokyo Marathon Foundation will kick off a variety of events to jump-start the Tokyo Marathon 2020.

Runners of all levels are invited to register for the Friendship Run and Family Run taking place near the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery in Shinjuku. More details about these popular events are available below. 

Closer to the finish area, the Tokyo Marathon Week 2020 Official Event at Marunouchi, will feature a parade and ekiden relay. Festivities start at 1100 and are expected to finish at 1700. 

For more information, click here to visit the Tokyo Marathon homepage.

Friendship Run

friendship run runners
©Tokyo Marathon Foundation
©Tokyo Marathon Foundation

The Friendship Run is an untimed 4KM (2.5 miles) fun run meant to welcome runners from all over the world and introduce them to Japanese culture. It’s a great opportunity to warm up for the main event and meet other runners! Limited to 3,000 participants, don’t miss this opportunity to check out the competition!

Click here to view course map.

friendship run participants
©Tokyo Marathon Foundation

Date

February 29, 2020 (Sunday)

Eligibility

・Must be 7 or older
・Must be capable of completing 2.5KM course within 50 minutes

Entry Fee

¥4,000

Registration

December 5, 2019 – January 17, 2020
first-come, first-served

Schedule

Saturday (Feb 20, 2020)
0800…Bib number pick-up

0900…Opening ceremony
0930…Fun Run start
1030…Fun Run finish

Video courtesy of the Tokyo Marathon Foundation (© TOKYO MARATHON FOUNDATION)

Family Run

kid during family run
©Tokyo Marathon Foundation
©Tokyo Marathon Foundation

The Family Run is an opportunity for parents to pair up with their kids and experience the joy of running! This is not a timed events and the wheelchair-accessible course is about 2KM (1.2 miles). All participants must participate as a pair of two and all types of wheelchairs are welcome. The total capacity is 2,100 people or 1,050 pairs (wheelchair pairs: 100 people, general pairs: 2,000 people).

Click here to view course map.

Schedule

Saturday (Feb 20, 2020)
0900…Changing area/bag deposit open

1010…Opening ceremony
1040…Fun Run start
1130…Fun Run finish

Date

February 29, 2020 (Saturday)

Eligibility

・Must be a pair (guardian & child)
・Child must be elementary school age
・Must be capable of completing the course within 30 minutes

Entry Fee

¥4,000

Registration

December 5, 2019 – January 17, 2020
first-come, first-served

Video courtesy of the Tokyo Marathon Foundation (© TOKYO MARATHON FOUNDATION)

Take a look at Tokyo Marathon Week 2019

Video courtesy of the Tokyo Marathon Foundation (© TOKYO MARATHON FOUNDATION)

For more information, please visit the Tokyo Marathon 2020 website or email Samurai Sports at info@samuraisports.co.jp

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