Ibigawa Marathon 2017

Summary of the event

Period of the event
12 Nov 2017〜12 Nov 2017
Event venue
GifuIbigawa Ibigawa police station
Event type
  • Running Running
The number of capacity
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Ibigawa Marathon 2017
Ibigawa Marathon 2017
Ibigawa Marathon 2017
Ibigawa Marathon 2017
Ibigawa Marathon 2017
Ibigawa Marathon 2017

Event information


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Attention
*The residents of Japan cannot be entry from this site.(It is not accepting the residents of Japan, irrespective of nationality.)
*Overseas Residents are able to participate without lottery,
however the application is accepted by first come, first served who have completed the application. Please be advised that it is not able to complete the application if it is fully booked.


Application Period
8:00 p.m. of Monday, May 29 2017 to 11:59 p.m. of Sunday, July 30 2017

*Please click following URL for Entry and Application Procedures.
https://jtbsports.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/ie.pdf

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Event Date
November 12, 2017 (Sunday)
Anshin card reception
November 11, 2017 (Satyrday) 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
November 12, 2017 (Sunday) 6:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Start
In front of Ibi Police Station

【Marathon】
9:45 a.m.

【Half Marathon】
10:30 a.m.
Goal
Ibigawa town office
Course
■Ibigawa marathon course (Japan Association of Athletics Federations certified course) 42.195km

In front of Ibi Police Station → Ibikyou → Fujihashi → Ibikyou → Ibigawa town office

■Ibigawa half marathon course (Japan Association of Athletics Federations certified course) 21.0975km

In front of Ibi Police Station → Ibikyou → Totsukumi <turn-around> → Ibikyou → Ibigawa town office
Capacity
【Marathon】
6,500 participants

【Half Marathon】
3,500 participants
Competition method
For the competition, we have imposed the following type of time-limit points.
For participants who are unable to pass or who are at a pace that will surely exceed the time limit, please discontinue immediately and board the sweep bus when so instructed by the race officials.

【Marathon】
8.6km point - 1 hour and 10 minutes
20.0km point - 2 hours and 40 minutes
33.9km point - 4 hours and 30 minutes
Goal point - 5 hours and 30 minutes

【Half Marathon】
8.4km point - 1 hour and 10 minutes
Goal point - 3 hours
Entry fees
【Marathon】
7,000 yen (tax included)
【Half Marathon】
5,000 yen (tax included)
Eligibility
【Marathon】
18 years of age or older (excluding high school students).
Must be able to complete the race within 5 hours and 30 minutes.
【Half Marathon】
15 years of age or older (excluding junior high school students).
Must be able to complete the race within 3 hours.
Rewards for participation
• T-shirt, specialty products, cap (choose one from the list).
• Certificate of completion with photograph.
• Finisher's towel (only for participants who have completed the race within the time limit).
• 30th Anniversary Memorial Medal for Finishers (only for participants who have completed the race within the time limit).
Award
• Men and women who finished from the first to tenth place.
• Category by age up to the 3rd place (under 29 years of age, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+)
Others
• At the start point, please line up according to the order assigned to you.
• For the record, the gross time (time from the starting signal gun) will be officially recorded.
• Runners who failed to appear will not receive any rewards.
The New "S Block"(※ Applicable to Full Marathon Only)
From the tournament, a special block (S block) has been recently established in the front row!
Participants who meet the following requirements and have carried out the prescribed procedures will be given the preferential treatment of starting from the front row block.
• Requirements: Participants who have finished the full marathon after January 1, 2014, with a record (gross time) that meet the following criteria.


・Male:Within 3 hours and 30 minutes
・Female:Within 4 hours and 00 minutes

• Prescribed Procedures
・Submit a copy of the evidence (record certificate, etc.) that proves that you have met the above requirements to the Executive Committee Office by mail or email.
※If it is a record from the previous Ibigawa Marathon, please go to the executive office and tell them about the year in which you have participated.
※Any copies of the evidence (record certificate, etc.) sent to us will not be returned.
Registration terms and conditions -1
■* Participants must consent to the following terms and conditions before signing up.

1. Accident, loss, injury, or illness during the marathon

(1) I confirm that I am free of heart disease and other illnesses. I am careful about my health and have trained sufficiently to take on the event. I understand that by participating in the event, I accept full responsibility for any injury, illness, accident, loss of belongings or other such incident that I may experience.
(2) If I suffer an injury or an illness during the event, I will not object to receiving first-aid. I will also not question the right of the organizers to determine how the treatment will be conducted.
(3) My family, relatives, guardians (if the participant is a minor) or team members (in the case of a team entry) have consented to my participation in the event.
(4) I will bring my health insurance card (copy) when I participate.
(5) I understand that the liability of the organizer with regard to compensation for any accidents, injuries, or illnesses that occur during the race is limited to the terms of the insurance that the organizer has taken out.
(6) I hereby exempt the organizer from responsibility with regard to any accident, injury, illness, loss of belongings or other such incident that I may experience during the race and agree that I will not file any claims for compensation.

2. Cancellation or shortening of the event due to circumstances beyond the organizer's control (earthquake, storm or flood damage, etc.)

(1) The marathon course is within a flood zone area. The event may be canceled in the event of flood restrictions, a rockslide, an earthquake, storm or flood damage, snowfall, criminal activity, an accident, a strike, terrorism or other circumstances beyond the organizer's control. Even after the event has started, the organizer or facility manager reserve the right to shorten or cancel the marathon if they determine that it would be difficult to maintain the safety of the runners and the volunteers.
(2) Entry fees will not be refunded under any circumstances, even if the event is shortened or cancelled in situations such as those listed above.
(3) I understand that if the organizer determines that there is a hindrance to the event and consequently decides to stop the race, I will stop immediately and do as instructed.
I also understand that should an accident, fire, or other emergency occur during the event, emergency vehicles will be given priority on the course. In such cases, I will follow the instructions of the police, firefighters, and event officials.
Registration terms and conditions -2
3. Prohibition of false applications, fraudulent participation, and changes/cancellation after application

(1) I will not make any false declarations regarding matters such as my age or gender, and I will not participate using another participant's bib number. If I am found to have violated these conditions, I will abide by the decision of the organizer with regard to matters such as whether I will be disqualified, stripped of any awards that I may have received, and banned from participating in future events. In addition, I acknowledge that the organizer is under no obligation to refund or provide aid to any applicant who makes a false declaration or participates using a bib number registered under another person's name.
(2) Once your application has been submitted, you cannot change categories or cancel your entry due to personal reasons. In addition, any overpayment or duplicate payment of entry fees will not be refunded.

4. Handling of personal information and image rights

(1) I hereby give my consent for event footage, photographs, articles, course times, and other materials (including those containing personal information such as my name, age, gender, course time, and image) to be used in media such as newspapers, TV programs, magazines, the Internet, and pamphlets. I also grant the organizer the rights to publish and otherwise use the above.
(2) The applicant's personal information will be handled in accordance with the organizer's personal information protection policy, which is described separately.

5. Other

(1) The organizer bears no responsibility for any delays caused by matters such as the road conditions or public transportation issues on the day of the event.
(2) In addition to the above terms, the organizer will also conform to a separate set of event rules. (In the event of a discrepancy, the event rules will take precedence.)
Handling of personal information
Recognizing the importance of personal information, the organizer strictly adheres to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and all related laws and regulations and abides by its own personal information protection policy. To provide a better service to all event participants, the organizer will use this information for the following purposes: to notify participants of event details, course times, and other related information; to inform participants of future events and offer services from cooperating, partner, or related organizations; and to announce course times (rankings, etc.). The organizer or an authorized representative may also use such information to contact you to verify the content of your application.
Notes concerning applications
1. The organizer shall not be responsible for any delay to your application caused by problems with postal or Internet services.
2. The online application form may not be compatible with all devices, operating systems, web browsers, etc.
Access
By train
From JR Ogaki Station, change to Yoro Railway Ibi Station and get off at Ibi Station (free shuttle bus available)

By car
45 minutes drive from Ogaki Interchange, Sekigahara Interchange, and Hashima Interchange (free shuttle bus available from the tournament designated parking lot)

Marathon bus
The "Marathon Bus GoGo" is a direct bus that connects the five stations of Nagoya, Okazaki, Toyoda, Tsu, Gifu-Hashima, Maibara Station and Ibi Marathon venue on the race day!

As all the seats are reserved, after your arrival at the marathon venue, you can use it to store your baggage or as a resting place. You are free to use it even when you are participating in the race.
(You are responsible for your own valuables)
In the Nagoya Station and Gifu-Hashima Station, there is a plan to spend the night before the race; the "Nagoya Go." also runs the "women-only bus". (Depending on the number of passengers, it might not be able to run if there are too many people.)
Please use it by all means.
※For all courses, when there are less than 20 passengers, the bus will stop running.
For more information, please read the following leaflet or visit the official home page.

Event secretariat information

Event secretariat Ibigawa Marathon Executive Committee
Application address JTB Sports Station
Postal address 7F, MPR Hommachi Bldg,3-1-8 Minami-Kyuhoji-cho, Chuo-ku, Osaka,541-0058,Japan 
Phone number 06-6252-4009
E-mail jtbss@west.jtb.jp
Business hours 9:30 - 17:30 (Every Weekends, National Holidays and Dec. 30th to Jan. 3rd) 

Contact details

Ibigawa Marathon Executive Committee

JTB Sports Station

7F, MPR Hommachi Bldg,3-1-8 Minami-Kyuhoji-cho, Chuo-ku, Osaka,541-0058,Japan 

Email: jtbss@west.jtb.jp
TEL: +81-6-6252-4009
FAX: +81-6-6252-4015
Office Hours: 9:30 - 17:30
Office Closed: Every Weekends, National Holidays and Dec. 30th to Jan. 3rd
Japan Standard Time (GMT+9)

Event agreement

■Registration terms and conditions
* Participants must consent to the following terms and conditions before signing up.

1. Accident, loss, injury, or illness during the marathon
(1) I confirm that I am free of heart disease and other illnesses. I am careful about my health and have trained sufficiently to take on the event. I understand that by participating in the event, I accept full responsibility for any injury, illness, accident, loss of belongings or other such incident that I may experience.
(2) If I suffer an injury or an illness during the event, I will not object to receiving first-aid. I will also not question the right of the organizers to determine how the treatment will be conducted.
(3) My family, relatives, guardians (if the participant is a minor) or team members (in the case of a team entry) have consented to my participation in the event.
(4) I will bring my health insurance card (copy) when I participate.
(5) I understand that the liability of the organizer with regard to compensation for any accidents, injuries, or illnesses that occur during the race is limited to the terms of the insurance that the organizer has taken out.
(6) I hereby exempt the organizer from responsibility with regard to any accident, injury, illness, loss of belongings or other such incident that I may experience during the race and agree that I will not file any claims for compensation.

2. Cancellation or shortening of the event due to circumstances beyond the organizer's control (earthquake, storm or flood damage, etc.)
(1) The marathon course is within a flood zone area. The event may be canceled in the event of flood restrictions, a rockslide, an earthquake, storm or flood damage, snowfall, criminal activity, an accident, a strike, terrorism or other circumstances beyond the organizer's control. Even after the event has started, the organizer or facility manager reserve the right to shorten or cancel the marathon if they determine that it would be difficult to maintain the safety of the runners and the volunteers.
(2) Entry fees will not be refunded under any circumstances, even if the event is shortened or cancelled in situations such as those listed above.
(3) I understand that if the organizer determines that there is a hindrance to the event and consequently decides to stop the race, I will stop immediately and do as instructed.
I also understand that should an accident, fire, or other emergency occur during the event, emergency vehicles will be given priority on the course. In such cases, I will follow the instructions of the police, firefighters, and event officials.

3. Prohibition of false applications, fraudulent participation, and changes/cancellation after application
(1) I will not make any false declarations regarding matters such as my age or gender, and I will not participate using another participant's bib number. If I am found to have violated these conditions, I will abide by the decision of the organizer with regard to matters such as whether I will be disqualified, stripped of any awards that I may have received, and banned from participating in future events. In addition, I acknowledge that the organizer is under no obligation to refund or provide aid to any applicant who makes a false declaration or participates using a bib number registered under another person's name.
(2) Once your application has been submitted, you cannot change categories or cancel your entry due to personal reasons. In addition, any overpayment or duplicate payment of entry fees will not be refunded.

4. Handling of personal information and image rights
(1) I hereby give my consent for event footage, photographs, articles, course times, and other materials (including those containing personal information such as my name, age, gender, course time, and image) to be used in media such as newspapers, TV programs, magazines, the Internet, and pamphlets. I also grant the organizer the rights to publish and otherwise use the above.
(2) The applicant's personal information will be handled in accordance with the organizer's personal information protection policy, which is described separately.

5. Other
(1) The organizer bears no responsibility for any delays caused by matters such as the road conditions or public transportation issues on the day of the event.
(2) In addition to the above terms, the organizer will also conform to a separate set of event rules. (In the event of a discrepancy, the event rules will take precedence.)