Nagoya Smile Marathon Special Edition: Toyota Stadium

January 12, 2020

Toyota, Aichi

Athlete Entitlements

Samurai Sports Advantage

  • Easy registration

    Register in English without creating an account

  • Translated English athlete guide

    The information you need to prepare for and complete your race safely

  • English email support

    Ask questions - and get answers!

  • Race day packet collection

    Pick up your race packet on race day

Race Standard

  • Event insurance

  • Free running clinic (Japanese)

  • Various entitlements (TBA)

  • Bag check

  • On-course aid stations

about the race

In celebration of its 45th edition, the organizers of the Nagoya Smile Marathon will host a special edition of the Nagoya Smile Marathon series at Toyota Stadium in Aichi Prefecture. Beginners to advanced runners are invited to learn about running from professionals and receive advice from specialty staff! Want to take your running to the next level? Just want a few tips on improving your training? Don’t miss this great opportunity to maximize your running potential and learn from the experts!

Whether you run for health, fitness or as a hobby, running is becoming increasingly popular among people of all ages and levels of athleticism. More than just a great way to relieve stress, running is a simple exercise you can complete just about anywhere. People enjoy running for a variety of reasons but as with any sports and strenuous physical activity, running is best completed with proper technique, training methods, and general knowledge.

Please note that all staff are Japanese speakers; while they will do their best to advise in English, there will be no special accommodations made for non-Japanese speakers.

Before registering, it is important to know the following about the Toyota Smile Marathon:
・Course involves several loops around Toyota Stadium
・Water stations will be available after each loop
・Finishing time will be recorded with individual timing chips
・Samurai Sports staff will not be at the Toyota Smile Marathon on the day of the event

サムライスポーツは日本国籍以外を対象とした外国人向け専用受付サイトです。日本国籍の方は日本語サイトからお申込みください。日本国籍以外の方がエントリーした場合、無効となる場合があります 。無効となった場合には、返金手数料を差し引き、参加費をご返金させていただきます。

  • 00Days Until Race Day

Registration Period

Until December 22, 2020

January 12, 2020 (Sunday)
at Toyota Stadium
0830-0915…Race packet collection
0915-0945…Opening ceremony, lucky draw, run clinic
1000…All distances start
1100…10KM awards
1130…Half Marathon awards
1200…30KM awards
1500…End of event

10KM
¥4,000 (incl. Samurai Sports service charge)

Half Marathon
¥4,500 (incl. Samurai Sports service charge)

30KM
¥5,000 (incl. Samurai Sports service charge)

Additional Surcharges
・If total cost is ¥10,000 or less, you will incur a flat fee service charge of ¥1,000.
・If total cost is more than ¥10,001, you will incur a service charge amounting to 10% of total cost.
Why does Samurai Sports implement a service charge? They help us cover the cost of operating the registration platform, translation of athlete guides/event information, labor hours required to answer your event inquiries, etc. Depending on the event, the surcharges help to cover the cost of our physical presence at the event.

Age Eligibility
・10KM…Middle school or above (12+)
・HM…
High school or older (15+)
・30KM…High school or older

Cut Off Times
・10KM…1 hour 30 minutes
Half Marathon…3 hours
・30KM…TBA

Important
・Demonstrate good manners. All participants must be respectful of the natural course environment and do his/her best to preserve it. Be mindful of other runners on course.
・Be a responsible athlete. Please make sure you have the physical ability to complete the course.

Recommended
・Garmin, or similar fitness tracker device
・nutrition/hydration (if necessary)
・proof of health insurance
・photo ID
・mobile phone with service in Japan

All distances…View course map here

Elevation profile is not provided by race organizers.

Toyota Stadium (start/finish)
7-2 Sengokucho, Toyota, Aichi 471-0016
Google Maps

By Train
From Nagoya Station, about 1 hour 15 minutes
From Chubu Centrair Airport, about 1 hour 40 minutes
From Kyoto, about 2 hours 30 minutes

By Car
From Nagoya Station, about 45 minutes (39KM / 24 miles)
From Chubu Centrair Airport, about 1 hour (66KM / 41 miles)
From Kyoto, about 2 hours 30 minutes (160KM / 99 miles)

Parking
Free; limited spots per category. Parking must be reserved during registration.
30KM…160 available spots
Half Marathon…120 available spots
10KM…100 available spots
The parking lot has no specific address; please refer to “Start and Finish” for map guidance. 

All distances
・Top 1-3 overall men/women

・Free bag check will be available at the start.
・Registrants 18 or younger on the day of registration must be accompanied by a guardian.

General
・ No refunds, deferrals, or credits will be issued. This applies to incidents in which the event is cancelled for any reason including personal participant circumstances of the participant (including illness and injury) and incidents in which the event is cancelled due to unforeseen weather conditions or natural disasters.
・Depending on the event, transfers and certain modifications to your entry may be permitted. Generally, entries may be transferable and/or permit modifications until 3-5 days before the last day of registration. After this period, all transfers are considered illegal and modifications will not be accommodated.
・You will not sue the event organizers nor its affiliates (including Samurai Sports) for any injury or death caused during the event.
・ You consent to and will give all authorities and copyright to the event organizer and affiliates for the use of photography, motion pictures, articles, recordings or any other record of this event (including personal information such as name, age, gender, personal record, portrait, and etc.) for legitimate purposes and use in newspapers, TV, magazines, internet and any media publishing such as Facebook posts, Instagram posts, and pamphlets.

Participants determined to be violating the policies below may be disqualified without a refund:
・Any person found to be bib-swapping (illegal transfer of bib); the person will be held responsible in case of an accident arising from or provoked by the other person during the event.
・Any person found to be registering with inaccurate information, i.e. false declarations of the participants name, age, or gender.

Insurance
・ Those participating and coming from abroad must be enrolled in medical and/or travel insurance in case of accident, injury, and medical emergencies.
・ Before signing up, please carefully read all rules and regulations of the event. If the rules and regulations cannot be followed, participation may be denied by the event organizers. If anything is unclear, please do not hesitate to contact us – it is your responsibility to be prepared.

Privacy
・The organizer is aware of the importance of your personal information. The use of personal information conforms to the organizer’s privacy protection law.
・Your personal information is used to provide you valuable services, such as race information, results, service from race affiliates, result ranking, and etc.
・The organizer may release your personal information when your life or body is in a life-threatening situation.
・The race organizer and its affiliates may contact you regarding your registration information.

Athlete Guides
・In most cases, athlete guides in English will be sent via email approximately 7-21 days before the event. However, the delivery of athlete guides is entirely dependent on the timeliness of the event organizers. Samurai Sports takes approximately one to two days from receipt of the Japanese athlete guide to translate into English.

Additional Surcharges
・If total cost is ¥10,000 or less, you will incur a flat fee service charge of ¥1,000.
・If total cost is more than ¥10,001, you will incur a service charge amounting to 10% of total cost.
Why the additional charges? They help us cover the cost of operating the registration platform, translation of athlete guides/event information, labor hours required to answer your event inquiries, etc. Depending on the event, the surcharges help to cover the cost of our physical presence at the event.

Ryuko Hasshin Group / Nagoya Smile Marathon Executive Committee

English​
info@samuraisports.co.jp

Japanes
052-685-0044
jigyo-info@web.co.jp

Official Website (Japanese)
http://ryuko-marathon.web.co.jp/index.html

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