Shizuoka Marathon 2018

Summary of the event

Period of the event
04 Mar 2018〜04 Mar 2018
Event venue
Event type
  • Running Running
The number of capacity

Event information

The number of participants shall be full due to the application deadline by the arrival of the entry fee payment first come first served, so please settle the payment as soon as possible.

Entries in the Shizuoka Marathon in English and Chinese should use the website JTB Sports Station, owned and operated by JTB Western Japan Corp.

Registration for "Shizuoka Marathon 2018" in English /Traditional Chinese/ Simplified Chinese are restricted to both Foreigners and Japanese living out side of Japan. (Residents in Japan cannot apply from this site)

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The event information

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Event Date&Time
March 4 (Sun), 2018 8:20~ *Rain or shine

8:20 Marathon Start
8:40 Fun Run Start
10:10 Fun Run Finish
10:20 4th Grade Elementary School Student Race Start
10:40 5th Grade Elementary School Student Race Start
11:00 6th Grade Elementary School Student Race Start
11:15 Elementary School Student Race Finish
13:50 Marathon Finish
Race item
full marathon (42.195km)
full marathon (42.195km)

※*Course officially certified by the JAAF

[Starting Venue] In front of the Shizuoka Prefectural Office ,Shizuoka City~~
[Finish] JR Shimizu Station East Exit
Race Regulations
The races will be conducted in accordance with the 2017 rules and regulations of Japan Association of Athletics Federations, and this race's regulations
Entry eligibility
1.full marathon (42.195km)

[Registered Runners]
Born before April 1, 1999
2017 registrants with the JAAF
Time limit: 5 hours and 15 minutes

[Male college student Runners]
2017 registrants with the Inter-University Athletics Union of Japan

[General Runners]
Born before April 1, 1999
Entry fees
Marathon (42.195km)
Entry fees:\10,000
Bib number
After the middle of February,2018,you can check your[My Page] to download your bib number exchange voucher.
About the handling of personal information
The organizer understands the importance of personal information, observes the laws and related regulations on the protection of personal information, and handles the personal information based on the organizer’s policy on the protection of personal information.

■About the use of personal information

The organizer will use the personal information with relevant organizations for the purpose of improving service for participants in the event, notice of participation, notice of record, notice of related information, information on the next event, event sponsorship, cooperation, provision of services from related organizations, record announcement (ranking, etc.), first aid and medication. Also, the organizer will publish the participant's number, name, and affiliation on its website.

■Provision to third parties

The personal information may be provided to a third party in the following events: when it is necessary to provide the information to related business operators and contractors within the range related to the management of this event, when an insurance company asks to provide the personal information for insurance application, when a clinical information is required for academic purposes, when it is necessary to post the information for broadcasting on television, newspapers, magazines, internet, etc.
*The organizer or the Shizuoka Marathon Executive Committee Secretariat may contact the participant to confirm the details of the application.

※Other than the above, please follow the instructions from the organizer on event-related matters.
About Costume
in order to prevent the accident and safety measures, wearing costume is not allowed in the Marathon Event.

If the organizer decides that a participant performs any of the following actions, the organizer may expel the participant from the competition, or even stop the participant from an ongoing race

1.Possession of clothing or carry-on items that may hurt other people (running while wearing or bringing clothing with protrusions, stick-like items, or flag poles)

2.Clothing materials that may fall or touch other people (wearing character costumes, cloaks, skirts, running with multiple runners being tied together with a string, etc.)

3.Shoes that may hurt other people or damage the road, such as clogs or shoes with spikes.
4.Clothing that covers the entire face or having a full-face painting

5.Clothing with advertisements and/or religious/political statement

6.Causing spectators and other runners to feel uncomfortable, or wearing clothes that are against public order and moral
Baggage checking
The organizer will bring the checked baggage belonging to marathon runners from the start line to the finish line. Only the things that can fit into the baggage bag and have been sent in advance will be accepted. Baggage arrival may be delayed due to road conditions. In addition, the checked baggage may become wet during rainy weather. Valuable items are not allowed to be checked in, and need to be managed by the runner him/herself. In addition, the organizer will not be held responsible if valuable items that are put in a checked baggage are lost.

*Baggage checking time at the start line: 6:30 - 7:45 (planned)
Other prohibited matters
1.Using any instrument that produces loud sound or intense light, which will cause inconvenience to the surrounding people
2.Changing clothes in places other than those prescribed by the organizer
3.Throwing clothes on the street
4.Running while pushing a stroller, a cart, etc.
5.Urinate or defecate at any place other than a toilet
6.Other actions that the organizer may judge to be unsuitable for the event

Event secretariat information

Event secretariat Shizuoka Marathon Organizing Committee
Application address JTB Sports Station
Postal address 7F, MPR Hommachi Bldg,3-1-8 Minami-Kyuhoji-cho, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan
Phone number 06-6252-4009
Business hours 9:30 - 17:30, Office Closed: Every Weekends, National Holidays and Dec. 28th to Jan. 3rd

Event agreement

1.The registered information (such as type of the event) cannot be modified or cancelled for any personal reasons after the registration. And if excessive payment or redundant payment happened, the registration fee will not be refunded.

2.In case of cancellation of the event due to reasons unrelated to the runner (such as earthquake, storm/flood, snow, incident, disease, or any other reasons), the registration fee will not be refunded.

3.If the organizer decides that it is difficult to continue the competition, please always follow the instructions such as the cancellation of the competition, etc. In addition, please follow safety management and other instructions from the organizer on safety management and event operation.

4.Being late for the event on the day due to delays of public transportation or traffic conditions is not accepted.

5.Upon participating in the event, always care for your usual health and carry out adequate training, take a medical examination beforehand and confirm that you are free from any health problems such as heart problem, consider your physical condition on the event day, and participate at your own risk. The organizer will only perform emergency measures for injuries during the competition. The organizer is not responsible for the method and progress of first aid measures.

6.The organizers will not compensate for any accident, loss, illness happened during the race.

7.The compensation for any accident or injury will be executed within the scope of the marathon insurance (agreement fulfillment cost insurance)

8.For under-aged participants the approval from guardians is required to register for the race. Also, the approval of all group members is required for group registration.

9.Lying about your age or gender, or making others run instead of yourself is not allowed. As soon as the lie is revealed, the runner will face instant disqualification with cancelation of all awards and banned from participation in next events. Also, no aid and no refund will be provided.

10.The participants’ personal information (name, age, gender, records etc.), photos, videos, reports will be likely published or shown in newspapers, magazines , Internet, TV or other publishing with the purpose of advertizing the event. The organizers have rights of use all of the above. Also, participants’full name, number, affiliation information will be published on the website.

11.The handling of personal information concerning applicants for the event is regulated by the guidelines separately stipulated by the organizer.

12.During the race, runners may be stopped to let emergency vehicles go. In this case, the time will not be adjusted.

13.As a rule, runners should run on their own. However, any disabled runner who finds it difficult to run alone may have an escort runner (only one person for free) depending on the degree of handicap. If that is the case, please be sure to make your request at the time of registration for entry. No requests will be accepted after that. The ID cards for escort runners will be issued following the designated procedures.
*The categories where guide runners are allowed are Marathon and Fun Run only.
*Participants accompanied by escort runners without the ID cards issued by the organizer will be disqualified from the race.

14.For the safety, the wheelchair applicants are not allowed to participate in the event.

15.The race is conducted abiding the laws of the country.

16.For all matters not listed above, follow the instructions given by the organizer of the event.