2022 Japan Road Race Calendar

(as of January 19, 2022)

JANUARY 2022

Showa Kinen Park (Tachikawa), Tokyo
https://shining-foundation.wixsite.com/new-year-marathon
Registration: September 18 – December 12, 2021

・Half Marathon
・10KM
・5KM

Showa Kinnen Park (Tachikawa), Tokyo
https://runners.30k-series.com/nishi-tokyo/
General Entry: September 1 – December 10, 2021
Late Entry: December 11, 2021 – January 4, 2022

・30KM

Yokohama, Kanagawa
https://sakaeku-online.jp/
Registration:
October 20-November 15, 2021

・Online – run as much as you can

Registration limited to those who live, work, or study in Sakae District of Yokohama. Exceptions are made for employees of specific organizations and businesses.

Arakawa, Tokyo
https://hitech-half-marathon.net/
Registration: July 1 – November 30, 2021

・Half Marathon
・10KM

Sakai, Osaka
https://www.njsf.net/entry/220109mukogawa/
Registration: September 1 – October 31, 2021

・Half Marathon
・10KM

Sakai, Osaka
https://www.njsf.net/entry/220109osaka/
Registration: September 23 – December 10, 2021

・Half Marathon
・10KM
・5KM

Yodogawa Stadium, Osaka
http://hirakata-taikyo.org/hhm/
Registration:
September 10 – November 14, 2021

・Half Marathon
・10KM
・5KM

Kansai Cycle Sports Center in Nagano, Osaka
http://www.e-marathon.jp/kawachi/
Registration:
September 10 – November 14, 2021

・Half Marathon
・10KM
・5KM

Saitama Stadium, Saitama
https://saitamarun.jp/
Registration: August 4 – October 18, 2021

・Half Marathon
・10KM
・5KM
・Relay options

Tachikawa, Tokyo
https://www.shining-foundation.org/park-run
Registration: September 25 – December 19, 2021

・30km
・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km

Yodogawa, Osaka
https://runners.30k-series.com/osaka-winter/
General Entry: November 12 – December 15, 2021 

・30km

Konan, Kochi
https://runners.30k-series.com/kochi/
Registration: October 1 – December 17, 2021 | Late Entry: December 10, 2021 – January 4, 2022

・30km
・20km

Entry limited to residents of Shikoku (Tokushima, Kochi, Kagawa, Ehime Prefectures)

Kiso, Gifu
http://gtukaizu.web.fc2.com/
Registration: October 10 – November 30, 2021

・Marathon
・Half marathon
・Quarter marathon (about 10km)

Akabane, Tokyo
http://akabane-marathon.jp/outline/
Registration: September 27 – December 3, 2021

・10km
・5km
・10km+10km
・10km+5km

Kumamoto City, Kumamoto
https://runners.30k-series.com/kumamoto/
Registration: November 4 – December 5, 2021

・30km

Fujisawa, Kanagawa
https://shonan-fujisawacity-marathon.jp/
Registration: August 20 – September 20, 2021

・10 miler (about 16km)

Cancelled on January 13

Ishigaki, Okinawa
http://www.ishigakijima-marathon.jp/
Registration: October 1-31, 2021

・Marathon
・Half Marathon
・10KM

Postponed to March 20 on January 7 (link)

Komatsushima, Tokushima
https://komatsushima-marathon.jp/
Registration: September 6 – October 31, 2021

・Half Marathon

Virtual option available. Cancelled on January 18 – virtual only.

Shodo Island, Kagawa Prefecture
https://setonaikai-turtle-m.com/
Registration: until December 12, 2021

・Full Marathon
・Half Marathon
・10km

Arakawa area, Tokyo
https://runners.30k-series.com/tokyo-winter-30k/
Registration: December 1 – December 31, 2021

・30km

Osaka
https://www.osaka-marathon.jp/index.html
Registration: November 10-December 15

・Marathon

For semi-elite to elite female runners only; about 500 runners. Must be able to show proof of finishing a marathon in 3:07; 30km in 2:08, and/or half marathon in 1:25. 

Amakusa, Kumamoto
http://hp.amakusa-web.jp/a0455/Oshirase/Pub/Default.aspx?AUNo=3532
Registration: September 30 – November 15, 2021

・Half Marathon

Must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (both shots)

Cancelled on January 13 (link)

Matsuyama, Ehime
https://ehimemarathon.jp/
Registration: August 2-15, 2021

・Marathon

Cancelled on January 11

Osaka
https://half.osaka-marathon.jp/
Registration: from November 2, 2021

・Marathon

Earphones/headphones are considered aids and are banned.

Kakegawa, Shizuoka
https://runners.30k-series.com/shizuoka-kakegawa/
Registration: November 1 – December 31, 2021

・30km

Tateyama, Chiba
https://www.tateyama-wakasio.jp/
Registration: September 25 – November 30, 2021

・Marathon
・10KM

Takanezawa, Tochigi
https://www.town.takanezawa.tochigi.jp/life/learning/sports/marathon.html
Registration: TBA

・Half marathon
・10km
・5km

2022 edition cancelled (see here)

Ibusuki, Kagoshima
http://ibusuki-nanohana.com/home/
Registration: TBA

・Marathon

January 9, 2022 edition cancelled in September 2021

Hitachinaka, Ibaraki
https://katsutamarathon.jp/
Registration: TBA

・Marathon
・10km

January 30, 2022 cancelled (as of September 17, 2021)

Shinjuku, Tokyo
https://www.shinjukucity-halfmarathon.jp/
Registration: TBA

・10km

January 16, 2022 cancelled – postponed to 2023 (as of October 20, 2021)

JANUARY HIGHLIGHT RACES

credit: Osaka Half Marathon

Osaka Half Marathon

Flat and fast. Unique route that runs at the same time as the Osaka Women’s Marathon on opposing lanes on the course. Both races finish at the Yanmar Stadium. 

FEBRUARY 2022

Kagoshima City, Kagoshima
https://30k-series.com/kagoshima/
Registration: November 15 – December 31, 2021

・30km

Tachikawa, Tokyo
https://www.shining-foundation.org/kisaragi
Registration: October 16, 2021 – January 10, 2022

・30km
・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km

Toda, Saitama
https://runnet.jp/entry/runtes/user/pc/competitionDetailAction.do?raceId=288953&div=1
Registration: October 12, 2021 – January 16, 2022

・Full Marathon
・30km
・Half Marathon
・10km
・Wheelchair 5km

Sakai, Osaka
https://mozufuru-kofun-marathon.jimdofree.com/
Registration: September 2, 2021 – January 16, 2022

・20km
・10km
・5km

Beppu, Oita
https://www.betsudai.com/
Registration: October 1-14, 2021

・Marathon

Elite/semi-elite race. Requires qualification times of 3:30 (general), sub-3 (semi-elite).

Marugame, Kagawa
https://www.km-half.com/
Registration: October 12 – November 19, 2021

・Half Marathon

Cancelled on January 17, 2022. Rescheduled for February 4-5, 2023.

Tachikawa, Tokyo
https://runnet.jp/entry/runtes/user/pc/competitionDetailAction.do?raceId=288774&div=1
Registration: September 28, 2021 – January 23, 2022

・30km
・20km
・10km
・5km

Ikaruga, Nara
http://ikaruga-horyuji.com/
Registration: November 1 – December 17, 2021

・21.1km 

Cancelled on January 14, 2022

Tachikawa, Tokyo
https://www.shining-foundation.org/marathon-festival-tachikawa
Registration: October 23, 2021 – January 16, 2022

・30km
・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km

Nishio, Aichi
https://30k-series.com/aichi-nishio/
Registration: December 7, 2021 – January 23, 2022

・30km

Tatebayashi, Gunma
https://runners.30k-series.com/gunma/
Registration: December 1, 2021 – January 14, 2022

・30km

Oshima, Tokyo
https://entry.mspo.jp/entry/common/event.php?evcode=ZC22
Registration: until January 17, 2022

・10km

Registration is free, but lottery based. Oshima is part of Tokyo, but a far flung island – make sure you consult a map before registering!

Hachioh, Osaka
https://moshicom.com/52784/
Registration: March 20, 2021 – January 30, 2022

・30km
・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km

Kobe, Hyogo
https://www.sanspo-marathon.com/entry.php?itemid=57136
Registration: October 10, 2021 – January 6, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km

Yokohama (Kodomo no Kuni), Kanagawa
http://challenge-relay.com/
Registration: September 10, 2021 – January 25, 2022

・Relay Marathon

Minami Izu, Shizuoka
http://michikusa-ultra.com/event/yozakura06.html
Registration: September 10, 2021 – January 25, 2022

・20km
・10km
・5km

Oiso, Kanagawa
https://www.shonan-kokusai.jp/16th/
Registration: October 2, 2021 until full

・Marathon

Cancelled on January 19, 2021

Kita-kyushu, Fukuoka
https://kitakyushu-marathon.jp/
Registration: September 1 – November 12, 2021 (varies by category)

・Marathon

Cancelled on January 17, 2022

Honmachi, Kochi
https://ryoma-marathon.jp/
Registration: September 17 – October 31, 2021

・Marathon
・Fun Run

Goto, Nagasaki
https://goto-tsubaki-marathon.jp/
Registration: December 1, 2021 – January 14, 2022

・Marathon
・Half marathon
・Relay marathon

Registration limited to residents of Nagasaki

Iwaki, Fukushima
https://iwaki-marathon.jp/
Registration: October 20 – November 19, 2021

・Marathon

Osaka
https://www.osaka-marathon.com/
Registration: September 2-16, 2021

・Marathon

One of the more expensive marathons at 23,000 JPY

Himeji, Hyogo
http://www.himeji-marathon.jp/
Registration: September 24 – October 22, 2021 (only for 2020 registrants)

・Marathon
・5KM

Hitachi, Ibaraki
https://www.hasa.or.jp/sports_event/6th_hitachi_kizuna_relay_marathon/
Registration: December 13, 2021 – January 24, 2022

・Relay half marathon

Sakai, Osaka
https://fureai-marathon.jimdofree.com/%E6%B5%9C%E5%AF%BA%E5%85%AC%E5%9C%92/
Registration: September 29, 2021 – February 13, 2022

・30km
・Half marathon
・10km
・5km

Ome, Tokyo
https://www.ohme-marathon.jp/
Registration: October 25, 2021 – January 10, 2022

・30km
・10km
・5km pair

Sakai, Osaka
http://www.senshu-marathon.jp/
Registration: TBA

・Marathon

2022 edition cancelled on September 13, 2021 (see HERE)

Sakae, Chiba
http://www.town.sakae.chiba.jp/page/dir004712.html
Registration: TBA

・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km

2021, 2022 cancelled

Niigata City, Niigata
https://n-halfmarathon.jp/
Registration: TBA

・Half Marathon

2022 edition cancelled on December 6, 2021 (see HERE)

Naha, Okinawa
http://www.okinawa-marathon.com/index.html
Registration: TBA

・Marathon

February 20, 2022 edition cancelled on August 2021 – online only

Shizuoka City, Shizuoka
http://www.shizuoka-marathon.com/
Registration: TBA

・Marathon

2020, 2021, 2022 cancelled

FEBRUARY HIGHLIGHT RACES

Beppu-Oita Mainichi Marathon

credit: Discover Oita

A largely male-dominated marathon, the race gathers roughly 500 entrants each year – all of whom must run at least sub 3:30. Cut-off times are severe at 0:52 for 10km, 1:40 for 20km, 2:30 for 30km, and 3:20 for 40km.

Osaka Marathon

Osaka Marathon entitlements
credit: Rich D.

A relative newcomer on the Japanese marathon circuit, the first edition of the Osaka Marathon took place in 2011 and is typically held in late October. In 2019, the Osaka Marathon course changed to start near to and finish at the Osaka Castle Park. 

MARCH 2022

Tachikawa, Tokyo (Showa Kinen Park)
https://www.shining-foundation.org/spring
Registration: November 20, 2021 – February 13, 2022

・30km
・21.1km
・10km
・5km

Tachikawa, Tokyo
https://www.shining-foundation.org/flower-marathon
Registration: November 20, 2021 – February 13, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km

Yokohama, Kanagawa
https://www.fmyokohama.co.jp/sp/
Registration: November 12, 2021 – January 11, 2022

・Half Marathon Relay
・10km
・5km

Yodogawa, Osaka
https://kanpei-marathon.jp/
Registration: October 23, 2021 – January 19, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km
・Kids Run

Uwajima, Aichi
https://www.uwaumi-marathon.jp/
Registration: November 30, 2021 – January 23, 2022

・Half Marathon
・6km Walk

Fujieda, Shizuoka 
https://fujieda-marathon.jp/
Registration: December 1, 2021 – January 14, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km
・3km

Entry limited to residents of Shizuoka Prefecture

Kobayashi, Miyazaki
http://kobayashi-marathon.com/
Registration: December 9, 2021 – January 24, 2022

・Marathon
・3km
・1.5km Kids

Entry limited to residents of Miyazaki Prefecture

Kagoshima
https://www.kagoshima-marathon.jp/
Registration: October 1 – 15, 2021 (only for 2020 registrants)

・Marathon
・Fun Run

Sakai Minato, Tottori
http://www.chukai.ne.jp/~kanikani-sakai/
Registration:
December 11, 2021 – January 14, 2022

・10km
・3km
・Kids Run

Entry limited to residents of Tottori Prefecture

Yanmar Field, Osaka
https://njsf-osaka.com/race_fullhalf/
Registration: December 17, 2021 – February 7, 2022

・Full Marathon
・Half Marathon

This is not the “official” Osaka Marathon.

Shinjuku, Tokyo
https://www.marathon.tokyo/en/
Registration: TBA

・Marathon
・10km

Tokyo Marathon 2021 will take place on March 6, 2022 – only for those registered for the Tokyo Marathon 2021 originally scheduled for October 17, 2021. There will be no Tokyo Marathon 2022 taking place; the next Tokyo Marathon is tentatively scheduled for March 5, 2023. Details

Nishio, Aichi
https://nishio-marathon.jp/
Registration: September 1 – October 31, 2021

・Marathon

Toyonaka, Osaka
toyonakarelay.jp
Registration:
December 8, 2021 – February 18, 2022

・Relay Marathon
・Relay Half Marathon

Miura, Kanagawa
https://miura-marathon.com/
Registration: November 1-December 15, 2021

・Half Marathon
・5km

Yokota AB, Tokyo
https://yokota-frostbite.com/
Registration: December 15, 2021 – January 26, 2022

・Half Marathon
・5KM

Tachikawa, Tokyo
https://tachikawa-half.jp/
Registration: from early December 2021

・Half Marathon

Okayama City, Okayama
webtsc.com/event/relay/4h_marathon/
Registration: December 3, 2020 – January 31, 2022 

・4 hour relay

Course is 1.1km around stadium

Nagoya, Aichi
https://city-marathon.nagoya/outline/
Registration: November 25 – December 1, 2021 (general)

・Half Marathon
・10km

Asuka, Nara
http://asuka-marathon.jp/
Registration: October 11 – November 30, 2021

・Half Marathon

Nagoya, Aichi
https://womens-marathon.nagoya/
Registration: November 2-7, 2021 (general)

・Marathon
・10km wheelchair 

Katsushika, Tokyo
https://www.katsushika-fureai-runfesta.jp/
Registration: November 24 – December 28, 2021

・Half Marathon
・10km

Kobe, Hyogo
https://info663681.wixsite.com/white-marathon
Registration: December 22, 2021 – February 28, 2022

・Full Marathon
・30km
・20km
・10km
・5km

Yodogawa, Osaka
https://www.sanspo-marathon.com/entry.php?itemid=57144
Registration: October 26, 2021 – February 7, 2022

・10km
・30km
・Half marathon
・Full marathon

Shibuya, Tokyo
https://womensrun.jp/
Registration: mid to late December

・10km

Magura, Yamaguchi
https://kusunoki-country-marathon.com/
Registration: December 1, 2021 – January 14, 2022

・10km
・Full marathon

Entry limited to residents of Yamaguchi Prefecture.
Cancelled on January 14, 2022

Saiko, Saitama
http://running-ss.sakura.ne.jp/saiko/
Registration: November 1, 2021 – January 31, 2022

・25km relay marathon

 

Fukuyama, Hiroshima
https://fukuyama-marathon.jp/
Registration: December 1, 2021 – January 15, 2022

・10km
・5km
・3km

Entry limited to residents of Hiroshima Prefecture

Arashiyama, Kyoto
https://kyotorunners.wixsite.com/kyotorunners/roadrace
Registration: December 3, 2021 – January 19, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km
・3km

Yokosuka, Kanagawa
kitashitaura.com/marason/taikaiyoukou.html
Registration: January 5-24, 2022

・10km
・5km
・SUP

Yufuin, Oita
http://www.i-sam.co.jp/yufuin-bonchi/index.html
Registration: November 18, 2021 – January 31, 2022

・30km relay
・9km
・6km

Numazu, Shizuoka
https://kanpeiamema-nightmarathon.com/#guide
Registration: December 6, 2021 – March 6, 2022

・25km
・10km
・5km

Yodogawa, Osaka
https://sportsone.jp/naniwa/2022sp/
Registration: October 30, 2021 – March 3, 2022

・Marathon
・30km
・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km
・2km Family Run

Shimanto, Kochi
https://shimantoriver-sakuramarathon.jp/
Registration: November 20, 2021 – January 20, 2022

・Marathon

Gifu City, Gifu
https://gnhk.org/tournament_ukai.html
Registration: December 15, 2021 – February 20, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km

Kihoku, Aichi
http://buzaemon-marathon.com/
Registration: November 20, 2021 – February 24, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km

Entry limited to residents of Aichi Prefecture

Tokushima City, Tokushima
https://www.tokushima-marathon.jp/
Registration: from November 26, 2021

・Marathon

Itabashi, Tokyo
https://xn--i-c-m-8q4doi8c5dq590ebpg.jp/
Registration: December 1, 2021 to February 2, 2022

・Marathon

Futtsu, Chiba
https://www.chibanippo.co.jp/news/national/857422
Registration: TBA

・Half Marathon
・10km

2020, 2021, 2022 editions cancelled

Koga, Ibaraki
https://kogahanamomo.jp/
Registration: TBA

・Half Marathon
・10km

March 13, 2022 edition cancelled in September 2021

Higashi Yamato, Tokyo
https://www.tamako-ekiden.com/
Registration: TBA

・20km Ekiden (5km x4)
・10km Ekiden (2.5km x4)

March 21, 2022 edition cancelled on September 30, 2021

Yugawara, Kanagawa
No website as of October 20, 2021
Registration: TBA

・10km
・5km

MARCH HIGHLIGHT RACES

Shibuya Omotesando Womens Run

credit: Shibuya Omotesando Womens Run

10km race for women in the heart of Tokyo. The main streets of Shibuya and Omotesando are closed for the race – and it’s the only day of the year that Meiji Shrine is open to runners. 

Frostbite

credit: Yokota AB

With over 40 editions, the Frostbite Run is a popular January race for runners in and around Tokyo. Taking place on Yokota Air Base, the race is meant to promote physical fitness and friendship with the local community.

Miura International Marathon

credit: Miura International Marathon

Sister marathon to the Honolulu Marathon, the Miura International Marathon starts and finishes alongside the Miura coast of southern Kanagawa Prefecture. In past years, all finishers received a Miura daikon radish, a local agricultural specialty.

Nagoya Women's Marathon

credit: Nagoya Women's Marathon

The world’s largest women’s marathon as certified by the Guinness Book of World Records. The race is famous for its finisher entitlement – a Tiffany & Co. pendant bestowed by tuxedoed men at the finish line.

APRIL 2022

HIGHLIGHT RACES

Wakasaji Rainbow Marathon

Located in Mihama, Fukui Prefecture, the Wakasaji Rainbow Marathon is labeled one of Japan’s most challenging half marathons with approximately 1,020 meters (about 3,350 feet) of climbing on the roads.

Challenge Fuji Lakes Ultramarathon

credit: Challenge Fuji Lakes Ultramarathon

An ultramarathon with three distances to choose from. The course takes athletes around Mt Fuji and the five lakes – Lake Sai, Yamanaka, Motosu, Kawaguchi, and Shoji.

Fuefuki, Yamanashi
https://fuefuki-marathon.jp/
Registration: from January 1, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km

Hitachi, Ibaraki
https://hitachi-sakura.jp/
Registration: January 24 – February 7, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km

Minami Alps, Yamanashi
http://www.minami-alps-sports.or.jp/marathon/index.html
Registration: January 12 – February 18, 2022

・10km
・5km

Adachi, Tokyo
https://shining-foundation.wixsite.com/5shikisakura
Registration: November 20, 2021 – March 21, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km

Nishikan, Niigata
http://nishikan-sports.com/kakudahm/
Registration: December 16, 2021 – February 16, 2022

・Half Marathon

Kanra, Gunma
https://www.town.kanra.lg.jp/kyouiku/taiiku/news/20211025195403.html
Registration: December 25, 2021 – February 18, 2022

・20km
・10km
・5km
・Kids 1, 2, 3km

Mihama, Fukui
https://wakasaji-rm.com/home/
Registration: December 8, 2021 – March 10, 2022

・21km
・14km

One of Japan’s most challenging half marathons with 1,020 meters or about 3,350 feet of climbing. 

Yaizu, Shizuoka
https://yaizuminato-marathon.jp/
Registration: December 20, 2021 – February 4, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km
・Kids 3km

Registration limited to residents of Shizuoka Prefecture

Tsubame, Niigata
https://www.tsubame-sakura-marathon.com/
Registration: December 8, 2021 – February 15, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km
・Kids 3km, 2km

Tsuyama, Okayama
https://kamogo.jp/
Registration: December 1, 2021 – January 31, 2022

・Marathon

Kasumigaura, Ibaraki
http://kasumigaura-marathon.jp/
Registration: from December 15, 2021

・Marathon
・10 miler
・5km

Kaga, Ishikawa
https://kagaonsenkyoumarathon.com/
Registration: November 1, 2021 – January 31, 2022

・Marathon
・10km
・2km Fun Run

Nagano City, Nagano
https://www.naganomarathon.gr.jp/
Registration: December 11-19, 2021

・Marathon

Fuji Yoshida, Yamanashi
https://www.r-wellness.com/fuji5/2020/en/
Registration: December 10, 2021-January 31, 2022

・62km
・100km
・118km

Mitsuke, Niigata
https://mitsuke-marathon.com/
Registration: December 21, 2021 -February 28, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km
・3km

Fuji Yoshida, Yamanashi
https://earthrunclub.net/event/cgi_sys/item_details.cgi?item=406
Registration: December 9, 2021 – March 31, 2022

・Full Marathon
・Half Marathon
・30km
・10km
・5km
・3km

Gifu City, Gifu
http://www.gifu-marathon.jp/
Registration: November 29 – December 6, 2021

・Half Marathon

Tendo, Yamagata
https://jogtrail.wixsite.com/yamadera-zao2021
Registration: January 1 – 31, 2022

・60K
・100K

Saiki, Oita
https://banzyo.wixsite.com/marason
Registration: December 15, 2021 – March 2, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km
・5km

Tokyo (around the Tama River)
https://earthrunclub.net/competition/20220424_2022tokyo_ulutra-marathon/
Registration: December 9, 2021 – April 7, 2022 (general)
April 8 – 22, 2022 (late)

・50km
・60km
・80km
・100km

Gyoda, Saitama
https://tekken-marathon.jp/
Registration: TBA

2020, 2021, and 2022 cancelled

Ota, Tokyo
No website as of October 20, 2021
Registration:
December 23, 2019 – March 4, 2020

・10km

Small race hosted by local running club. 5 laps of 2km with a lot of climbing. Cancelled in 2020, no announcement in 2021.

MAY 2022

Sapporo, Hokkaido
http://www.toyomara.com/
Registration:
January 15 – March 6, 2022

・Half Marathon
・10km

Sendai, Miyagi
http://www.sendaihalf.com/
Registration:
February 9 – 22, 2022

・Half Marathon

Karuizawa, Nagano
https://karuizawa-marathon.com/
Registration:
from January 2022 (priority entry for 2020 entries)

・Half Marathon

May 17, 2020 and 2021 editions cancelled

Ishigaki Island, Okinawa
https://info4991562.wixsite.com/ishigakiultra
Registration:
January 10 – April 19, 2022

・60km
・43km
・32km

Kurobe, Toyama
http://www.kurobe-taikyo.jp/
Registration: January 6 – February 28, 2022

・Full Marathon
・10km
・5km (May 21)

Edabashi, Tokyo (near the Arakawa)
https://hi-tech-ekiden.net/
Registration: December 13, 2021 – April 17, 2022

・Ekiden (4.23km x4) 
・Relay (4.23km x1-5)

Minami-maki, Nagano
https://www.r-wellness.com/nobeyama/
Registration: December 10 2021 – January 31, 2022

・100km
・67km
・42km

May 17, 2020, 2021 editions cancelled

Kasukabe, Saitama
https://odako-marathon.jp/
Registration:
until mid February

・Half Marathon

2020 and May 4, 2021 editions cancelled

Oshu, Iwate
https://oshukirameki.jp/
Registration: typically starts mid November, ends mid February

・Half Marathon
・10km

May 16, 2021 edition cancelled

Shiobara, Tochigi
http://www.siobara.or.jp/marathon.htm
Registration:
typically end of January to mid- March

・10km
・5km

May 16, 2021 edition cancelled

Yamanakako, Yamanashi
http://www.yamanakako-roadrace.com/
Registration: typically from Jan 1 to late Feb

・Half Marathon
・13.6km (one lap around Lake Yamanaka)

2020 and May 30, 2021 edition cancelled

Yokohama, Kanagawa
https://fundorfulrun.jp/northdock/
Registration: TBA

・Marathon Relay (2-10 athletes)
・Half Marathon Relay (3-15 athletes)

Takes place on a US Army installation and requires ID checks in advance.
May 16, 2020 edition cancelled.

HIGHLIGHT RACES

Sendai International Half Marathon

credit: Shibuya Omotesando Womens Run

10km race for women in the heart of Tokyo. 

Challenge Fuji Lakes Ultramarathon

credit: Challenge Fuji Lakes Ultramarathon

An ultramarathon with three distances to choose from. The course takes athletes around Mt Fuji and the five lakes – Lake Sai, Yamanaka, Motosu, Kawaguchi, and Shoji.

the rest of 2022

Azumino, Nagano
https://azumino-marathon.com/
Registration:
February 26 – March 21, 202

・Half Marathon
・Family Run

Obuse, Nagano
https://www.obusemarathon.jp/
Registration:
from February 13, 2022

・Half Marathon

Kushiro, Hokkaido
https://www.kushiroshitsugen-marathon.jp/
Registration:
TBA

・30km
・10km
・3km
・30km walk
・15km walk

Distance categories are tentative and based on 2020 edition

Sapporo, Hokkaido
https://www.hokkaido-marathon.com/
Registration:
TBA

・Full Marathon

Mito, Ibaraki
https://mitokomon-manyu-marathon.com/
Registration:
May 18 – June 30, 2022 (general), May 10 – May 16, 2022 (Mito residents)

・Full Marathon

Chiba
https://chiba-aqualine-marathon.com/2022/
Registration:
March 25 – May 9, 2022

・Full Marathon
・Half Marathon
・Wheelchair Half Marathon

Fukuoka City, Fukuoka
https://www.f-marathon.jp/
Registration:
TBA

・Full Marathon

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