Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2018

Summary of the event

Period of the event
21 Oct 2018〜21 Oct 2018
Event venue
ChibaKisarazu 
Event type
  • Running Running
The number of capacity
-

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Event information


*Application has been closed as the number of the participants
has reached to the capacity.



Entry Qualifications:
*Non-Japanese living outside and inside of Japan
*Japanese living outside of Japan
*first-come, first-served entries


You can run over the bridge and it is felt like you are running on the ocean!!
When runners are on the bridge, you can feel as if ocean surrounds you, and also you can see Tokyo Skytree or skyscraper of Yokohama and Tokyo.
If you are lucky, you also can see Mt. Fuji!!
Of course, you can experience Japanese hospitality such as local speciality and cheering while you are running!

~Let's run through Blue SKY and OCEAN with breeze from Aqualine~

Entry from this site is Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2018.
This site accepts individual entry for International Division ONLY.



Please click entry procedure below;
https://jtbsports.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/aqua.pdf



The event information

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Date & Time
Sunday, October 21, 2018
9:55 Start ( Half Marathon)
*in case of shortened race, will start at 10:25
10:00 Start (Marathon & Half Marathon together)
*in case of shortened race, will start at 10:30
13:10 End of Half Marathon race
16:00 End of Marathon race

*In case the Executive Committee decides that the bridge section of the Aqualine cannot be used due to strong wind, etc., shortened race using only ordinary roads will be implemented.
Events/Capacity/Time Limit
Marathon(42.195 km)/ 12,000 people(included overseas entry)/6 hours(from start signal)

Half Marathon(21.0975 km)/3 hours 10 minutes(from start signal)/Wheelchair Half Marathon(21.0975 km)1 hours 05 minutes(from start signal)
*In total for both events 5,000 people
*We expect to accommodate around 10 people for Wheelchair Half Marathon
Course
(1). Marathon
Start: Shiohama Park (Kisarazu City)
[Passing points: Kisarazu Kaneda IC, Umi Hotaru, Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu, Sodegaura City Hall, Sodegaura Park, Hotaruno, Kiyomidai]
Finish: Former Kisarazu City Hall

(2). Half Marathon and Wheelchair Half Marathon
Start: Shiohama park (Kisarazu City)
[Passing points: Kisarazu Kaneda IC, Umi Hotaru, Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu]
Finish: Ushigome Coast

*For all events, in case the Executive Committee decides that the bridge section of Aqualine cannot be used due to strong wind, etc., shortened races using only ordinary roads will be implemented so that the Marathon event will be changed to a Three-quarter Marathon (31.646 km), and Half Marathon will be changed to Challenge Run (10.2 km).
Eligibility for Entry
(1) For those who were born before April 1, 2000, able to finish marathon in 6 hours orhalf marathon in 3 hours and 10 minutes.
(2) Participants who cannot viably run alone may be accompanied by one co-runner (accompanying person). However, the participant is responsible for the arrangement of the co-runner. Guide dogs are not allowed.
Fees
(1) Marathon 12,500 JPY
(2) Half Marathon 9,500 JPY
Charity Program
Charity programs will be implemented for social contribution.
(1) How to Participate
1. Runner Charity
Choose a charity preference when applying. A 500-JPY charity fee will be charged separately from the participation fee.
2. Special Charity Frame (limited to 20, first-come-first-served basis)
Those who donate 100,000 JPY will be able to participate free of charge (including an optional special charity frame at the time of application).
(2) Donation Destination
The donations, excluding required expenses, will be distributed equally to the following organizations:
1. Japanese Red Cross Society Chiba Prefecture Branch
2. Japanese Para-Sports Association
3. All Japan High School Athletic Federation (Special Donation for 2020 Inter High)
・ Donators will be given an “Original Race Silicon Band” along with a number card.
・ Runners who register as a pair or a group and wish to donate, will be considered to participate as a whole.
・ Runners who participate in the special charity event can receive tax incentives based on the proof
of the donation to the above recipients.
・ Please apply after agreeing to the above conditions.
Awards
(1) Marathon
1. Top 8 finishers overall (male and female respectively) will be awarded.
2. Top male and female runners for each age will be awarded.
3. Top 3 groups will be awarded.
(2) Half Marathon
1. Top 3 finishers overall (male and female respectively) will be awarded.
2. Top male and female runners for each age will be awarded.

・ The award ceremony for Half Marathon and Wheelchair Half Marathon will be carried out in the
Former Kisarazu City Hall.。
Rules
(1) Based on the 2018 Competition Rules of Japan Association of Athletics Federations and the
regulations of this event.
(2) Organizer may cancel the event or change the course due to strong wind, unexpected accidents,
natural disaster, or other cause.
(3) For the safety of participants, the organizer will set up checkpoint closure times, first aid stations, and
water supply stations.
(4) During the race, participants shall obey the instructions from the referees and other relevant
conference operators.
Checkpoint Closures
The organizer will set checkpoint closures and security measures during the event.
The race will be stopped if checkpoint closures are delayed significantly.

Checkpoint/Location/Distance/Marathon and half marathon/In case of shortened race
Start Line (in front of Shiohama Park) /0.0km/10:15/10:45(10:25)
1.Aqualine Entrance Intersection /8.2km/11:20
2. Umi Hotaru /13.9km/12:05
3. Aqualine Bridge Section /16.5km/12:27
4. Aqualine exit intersection/19.3km/12:50/11:53(10:52)
Half Marathon Finish Line (Ushigome Coast)/21.0975km/13:10/12:10(11:00)
5. Sodegaura Underpass Exit/23.8km/13:28/12:30
6. Sodegaura High School /25.6km/13:42/12:44
7. Tokaichiba Intersection/32.0km/14:34/13:36
8. Intersection after Kimitsugakuen/36.6km/15:11/14:14
9. JA Kisarazu City/39.2km/15:32/14:35
Marathon finish line(Former Kisarazu City Hall)/42.195km//16:00/15:00

Checkpoint locations may be changed.
First-aid Stations
The following first-aid stations will be available to provide medical assistance in case of injuries or accidents.

First aid station/ Location /Distance
Start line/ Kisarazu Chamber of Commerce Hall /0.0km
1. Iwane Elementary School Intersection/4.1km
2. Aqualine Entrance/8.2km
3. Umi Hotaru/13.8km
4. Aqualine Exit/19.3km
5. Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu Parking Lot No. 11/21.0km
6. Sodegaura City Hall/23.8km
7. Sodegaura High School/25.6km
8. Sodegaura City Social Welfare Center/27.8km
9. Nakago Post Office/30.9km
10. Tokaichiba Intersection/32.0km
11. In front of Hotaruno Meeting Place/34.7km
12. Kimitsugakuen/36.5km
13. JA Kisarazu City/39.2km

※Half Marathon Finish Line/First aid station, trainer’sbooth/Ushigome Coast 21.0975km
※Marathon Finish Line/First aid center, trainer’sbooth
・ There are AED mobile team, basic life support team, and doctor runners on the course.
・ Locations of first-aid stations may be changed.
Health Management
Participants should manage their health at their own responsibility, and it is recommended to take a medical examination beforehand.
・ The organizer is not responsible for any injuries or accidents during the race, except for emergency measures.
・ The course is quite challenging, and it is recommended that participants engage in sufficient training
prior to the race. In particular, please pay attention on the upward slope after passing 33-km distance.
Please check “Course Slope Map” located below the Course Map.
Recruitment, Application, Classification, etc. for General Runners
(1) Recruitment Period
From April 13 (Fri.) to May 8, 2018 (Tue) 5 pm.
1. Marathon and Half Marathon
(I) Individual Entry
(2) Application Method
[Notes: About pair and group entries]
You can apply for your friends if you add your friend or family at the list at "My page"in JTB Sports Station site.
https://jtbsports.jp/en/guide/entry_guide.php
・Group representative should obtain approval from all group members.
・ Group representative should confirm registration information of all group members before applying.
・ All group members must apply for the same event.
(4) Payment Method
Only Credit card is accepted.
International Exchange
A small number of runners who finish this race may be dispatched to overseas marathon races (Taipei Marathon, Kaohsiung International Marathon).
From application to race participation
23. From application to race participation
(1) Start of application
April 13, 2018 (Fri.) noon
(2) Application deadline
May 8, 2018 (Tue.) 5 pm
・ Please confirm your Entry Status located at "My Page" after you applied for.
(3) Reception of Participants
*Reception will only be accepted for overseas participants.
October 21, 2018 (Sun.) 7:30-8:30
Venue TBA
(4) Race date
October 21, 2018 (Sun.)
Participation Awards
Coaster and Towel
Handling of Personal Information
1) We understand the importance of personal information, observe the law on the protection of personal
information and related regulations, and handle personal information based on the organizer's
personal information protection policy. For the purpose of improving the service to applicants, we will
use the personal information for participation guidance, record notification, notice of related
information, and to provide services from our sponsors, collaborators, and affiliated organizations.
In addition, the organizer or service providers may contact the applicant to confirm the details of
application.
(2) Placement and portrait rights on videos, images, reports, the names, ages, addresses (country,
prefecture, city, municipality names), etc. of the participants for TV, newspapers, magazines, internet,
etc. belong to the organizer.
Rules and important notes on application to Chiba Aqualine Marathon [Please read thoroughly]
【Rules and important notes on application to Chiba Aqualine Marathon 】
[Please read thoroughly]By applying, participants agree to the following terms.
(1) Entry fee will not be returned if the registration is cancelled by the applicant.
(2) Participation will be cancelled in case of falsified information on age, gender, record, etc., or if another person runs in place of the applicant.
(3) Entry fee will not be refunded if the race was cancelled due to natural disaster such as earthquake,storm, flood, snow, accidents, contagious disease, or other incidents beyond the control of the event organizer.
(4) No refund will be made for overpayment and/or duplicated payments.
(5) The organizer shall comply with laws and regulations for the protection of personal information and carefully handle participants’ personal information.
(6) Please be aware that duplicated application to the marathon and half marathon by the same person and duplicated application in individual entry will be disqualified.
(7) No entries or changes to existing entries can be performed after the entry period. Participants may be contacted or e-mailed if there are any problems with the application.
(8) Please be advised that the organizer is unable to respond on questions about entry status by phone.
Please be advised that we will not reconfirm about the non-arrival of emails to the registered email address due to incomplete address.
(9) The use of substitute runner and transfer of running right are not allowed. If discovered, participant will
be disqualified. Regardless of reason, no compensation or refunds will be given.
(10) The organizer is not responsible for any delay in the application due to a malfunction of the internet line.
(11) Applications may not be accepted depending on the device, operating system, or browser software used by the applicant.
(12) The following information is required: name, gender, date of birth, nationality, address (for sending materials), phone number (contact information during the day), email address, past running experience based on the application type (race name, record, etc.), target time to finish the race, presence/absence of co-runner (explain the reason if present), emergency contact person (phone, name, relationship)
【Note for application】
(1) No refunds will be made for any cancellations due to reasons not attributable to the organizer's responsibility.
(2) The organizer will set up a luggage service. Luggage from half-marathon participants will be transported to the finish venue and returned to the participants afterwards.
(3) The organizer is not responsible for participant’s late arrival due to public transportation, road conditions,etc.
(4) Runners cannot display or wear any design, trademark, etc., that display company name, product name etc., for advertisement purposes at the race venue (including inside the course).
(5) The organizer may consign sales of photos etc. for organizations approved by the organizer.
(6) Runners cannot participate if wearing a costume that will endanger their health or considered so by the organizer.
(7) The organizer will not issue receipts for entry fee, etc. Transfer slip shall be the substitute for receipt.
(8) Participants can go to Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu after the surrounding traffic restrictions are canceled
(scheduled around 13:30).
(9) In addition to the above, please follow the instructions of the organizer for any matters concerning the race.

Event secretariat information

Event secretariat Chiba Aqualine Marathon Executive Committee
Application address JTB Sports Station
Postal address 9F, Hommachi MPR Bldg,3-1-8 Minami-Kyuhoji-cho, Chuo-ku, Osaka,Japan 
Phone number 06-6252-4009
E-mail jtbss@jtb.jp
Business hours Office Closed: Every Weekends, National Holidays and Dec. 28th to Jan. 3th) JST(GMT+9)

Contact details

Chiba Aqualine Marathon Executive Committee
(Official HP)http://chiba-aqualine-marathon.com/2018/en/

(Entry Desk)
JTB Sports Station
Office Hours: 09:30-17:30
(Closed : Sat, Sun and Public Holiday <30Dec-03Jan>)
Address: 7th Fl, Hommachi MPR Bldg,3-1-8 Minami-Kyuhoji-cho, Chuo-ku,
      Osaka,541-0058,Japan
Mail: jtbss@jtb.jp
TEL: +81-6-6252-4009
FAX: +81-6-6252-4015

Event agreement

【Rules and important notes on application to Chiba Aqualine Marathon 】
[Please read thoroughly]By applying, participants agree to the following terms.
(1) Entry fee will not be returned if the registration is cancelled by the applicant.
(2) Participation will be cancelled in case of falsified information on age, gender, record, etc., or if another person runs in place of the applicant.
(3) Entry fee will not be refunded if the race was cancelled due to natural disaster such as earthquake,storm, flood, snow, accidents, contagious disease, or other incidents beyond the control of the event organizer.
(4) No refund will be made for overpayment and/or duplicated payments.
(5) The organizer shall comply with laws and regulations for the protection of personal information and carefully handle participants’ personal information.
(6) Please be aware that duplicated application to the marathon and half marathon by the same person and duplicated application in individual entry will be disqualified.
(7) No entries or changes to existing entries can be performed after the entry period. Participants may be contacted or e-mailed if there are any problems with the application.
(8) Please be advised that the organizer is unable to respond on questions about entry status by phone.
Please be advised that we will not reconfirm about the non-arrival of emails to the registered email address due to incomplete address.
(9) The use of substitute runner and transfer of running right are not allowed. If discovered, participant will
be disqualified. Regardless of reason, no compensation or refunds will be given.
(10) The organizer is not responsible for any delay in the application due to a malfunction of the internet line.
(11) Applications may not be accepted depending on the device, operating system, or browser software used by the applicant.
(12) The following information is required: name, gender, date of birth, nationality, address (for sending materials), phone number (contact information during the day), email address, past running experience based on the application type (race name, record, etc.), target time to finish the race, presence/absence of co-runner (explain the reason if present), emergency contact person (phone, name, relationship)


【Others】
(1) No refunds will be made for any cancellations due to reasons not attributable to the organizer's responsibility.
(2) The organizer will set up a luggage service. Luggage from half-marathon participants will be transported to the finish venue and returned to the participants afterwards.
(3) The organizer is not responsible for participant’s late arrival due to public transportation, road conditions,etc.
(4) Runners cannot display or wear any design, trademark, etc., that display company name, product name etc., for advertisement purposes at the race venue (including inside the course).
(5) The organizer may consign sales of photos etc. for organizations approved by the organizer.
(6) Runners cannot participate if wearing a costume that will endanger their health or considered so by the organizer.
(7) The organizer will not issue receipts for entry fee, etc. Transfer slip shall be the substitute for receipt.
(8) Participants can go to Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu after the surrounding traffic restrictions are canceled
(scheduled around 13:30).
(9) In addition to the above, please follow the instructions of the organizer for any matters concerning the race.