Lottery Application Plan【Overseas General】 Fukuoka Marathon 2019

Summary of the event

Period of the event
10 Nov 2019〜10 Nov 2019
Event venue
Event type
  • Running Running
The number of capacity

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Event information

①Entrants will be selected by the lottery if applications exceed the maximum number and lottery results will be announced on 28th JUNE 2019.

②If you have an entry from the site of this place,because it is treated the same and apply outside the country(Inbound entry), full marathon entry fee will be 15,000 yen.

③Overseas Entry is accept only an individual entry. It is not accept group entry including family or friends.
Each applicants need a JSS ID to apply Fukuoka Marathon.

Entry Qualifications:
*Non-Japanese living outside and inside of Japan
*Japanese living outside of Japan

*Please click following URL for Entry and Application Procedures.

The event information

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November 10, 2019 (Sun) ※Races will take place rain or shine.

08:10 – Wheelchair Race starts
08:20 – Marathon/Fun Run starts
Competition rules
All races are administered in accordance with the 2019 Rules of the Japan Association of Athletics Federations (JAAF) and the regulations for this competition.
Event/Capacity/Time Limited
【Full Marathon】
Entrants: 12,000
Time Limit: 7 hours

【Wheelchair Race】
Entrants: 20
Time Limit: 30 minute

【Fun run】
Entrants: 2,000
Time limit: 65minute

*The above number of people includes local advance applications for residents of Fukuoka City or Itoshima City.
Entry Fee
Full Marathon : JPY 15,000
Wheelchair / Fun Run : JPY 3,300(Junior high school JPY 2,200)
Entrants was born on or before April 1, 2001 (excluding high school students)
i) Registered athletes: Athletes registered with JAAF as of fiscal 2019
ii) General: Those not registered with JAAF
Categories i) and ii) are both open to men and women capable of completing the race within 6 hours 45 minutes including athletes from Japan and overseas who have been recommended by Fukuoka Marathon.

(2)Wheelchair race:
Open to men and women of junior high school age and above (excluding non-handicapped persons) capable of completing a race within 30 minutes in a racing wheelchair (in accordance with the Rules of the Japan Association of Athletics Federations for the Japan Para Athletics).

(3)Fun run:
Open to men and women of junior high school age and above capable of completing a race within 65 minutes.
※Entrants in the marathon and fun run who have disabilities (those in possession of a physical disability certificate, a rehabilitation certificate or a similar document certifying their disability status) and who find it difficult to run unaided can be accompanied by an escort (blind dogs not permitted).
※Entrants are not allowed to participate in the marathon or fun run in a wheelchair.
Start: Tenjin area (Tenjin Intersection, Watanabe-dori), Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
Finish: Itoshima City Koryu Plaza Shima-kan (Former Shima Public Building, Itoshima City Hall)
(2)Wheelchair race/fun run
Start: Tenjin area (Tenjin Intersection, Watanabe-dori), Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
Finish: near Fukuoka City Museum
Planned Checkpoints
*Multiple checkpoints are set throughout the course due to limitations in traffic control, security concerns and event operation. Entrants who fail to pass a checkpoint before the cut-off time will be disqualified. Entrants will be directed to board a rescue vehicle by a member of staff in the event of disqualification.
*The organizers may disqualify entrants even before the cut-off time if the organizers deem that the entrants cannot pass a checkpoint before the cut-off time, or that they cannot continue the race.


Checkpoint/Distance/Cut-off Time
①Momochi Central Park/5.3km/9:25
②Before Odo Nishi intersection/9.9km/10:09
③After Imajuku Station intersection/14.3km/10:52
④Ito Campus, Kyushu University/19.8km/11:44
⑤Imazu Sports Park/25.0km/12:33
⑥Kitazaki Elementary School/29.8km/13:20
⑦Showa Bus Nishinoura Depot/32.9km/13:50
⑧Before Imuta intersection/36.9km/14:28
⑨Before Yoshida junction/40.1km/14:59
Starting blocks
(1)In order to ensure a safe and smooth start to the marathon, standby blocks will be set according to the times athletes declare when registering irrespective of whether they are registered with JAAF. Those who do not declare a time will start from the blocks at the rear of the line.

(2)You are required to answer "Past Record","The name of the event" and "Year" which you have received,if your Estimate time is less than 3 hours.
*Please declare certain your record,please also note the organizer may refer the records.

(3)The start line for the fun run will be set behind the last blocks for the marathon.
(1)Marathon (overall): 1st – 8th place for both men and women separately
(2)Marathon (by age group): 1st – 3rd place for both men and women separately(24 years and under, 25 – 29 years (divided into 5-year age groups up until 74 years), 75 years and above)
(3)Wheelchair race (overall): 1st – 3rd place for men and women separately
(4)Wheelchair race (Junior): 1st – 3rd place
※There is no award ceremony for (2). Certificates will be sent to winners at a later date
※There are no awards for the fun run.
Participation prize
T-shirt(size chart)

Height (approx.)/160cm/165cm/170cm/175cm/180cm/185cm
Chest size (approx.)/84cm/88cm/92cm/96cm/100cm/104cm

(JASPO standards) ※Entrants who fail to specify a T-shirt size in their application will be assigned an S size if female and M size if male. It will not be possible to change size after application.
Runner's check -In
November 8th, Fri 12:00 p.m.-08:00 p.m.
November 9th, Sat 10:00 a.m.-08:00 p.m.

*It will not be possible to register on the day of the event(November 10th).

Fukuoka city hall west side Fureai park
【Note for application 】Rules concerning fancy dress
(1)Entrants competing in the registered athletes category are not permitted to run in fancy dress.
(2)Those competing in events other than those in the registered category are not permitted to wear fancy dress costumes of a kind that are unsuitable for sporting events, such as those that contravene laws or go against public order and standards of decency, or those that compromise the safety or comfort of other runners and spectators.
(3)Entrants are prohibited from inviting non-entrants onto the course to run with them. Entrants are also not allowed to run with baby strollers or pets.
Please be aware that entrants may be disqualified prior to or during events at the discretion of the organizers if they are deemed to have violated any of the above-mentioned points (1) – (3).
Application Notes(Health& Medical Information)
■All participants are expected to be trained and prepared for the race and will be held responsible for their own health and ability to run the race.
■The organizer will hold first aid when runners get injured or get sick, and will only give compensation to runners under the compensation insurance coverage by the organizer.
■Please be well prepared for marathons. We recommend you to follow 「10 Recommendations for the Safety of Citizen Marathon Runners」and get yourself well prepared for marathons. Let’s run safely!

【10 Recommendations for the Safety of Citizen Marathon Runners】
Prepared by the Guidelines Examination Committee of the Japanese Society of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine, and the Medical Committee of the Japan Association of Athletics Federations.

1.Get plenty of nourishment and sleep as a matter of routine.
2.Stop smoking.
3.Get a medical check-up every year.
4.If you have a lifestyle disease, consult your physician.

5.Train in a well-planned manner.
6.Wear running apparel suitable for the temperature and humidity, and replenish your body's fluids at appropriate intervals.
7.Immediately stop running in the event of discomfort in the chest area, chest pains, cold sweat, dizziness, etc.
8.Promptly attend to any pain or cramp in the feet, legs, knees, back, etc.

●Strong Mind
9.Have the courage to quit if you are worried about your ability to finish the race or about your physical condition.
10.Learn how to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).).
Application Notes(Runner's stop)
In the event of an emergency during the marathon, such as an accident or fire, emergency vehicles may be given access to anywhere along the course. In such cases, races will be temporarily halted on the instructions of staff.
Privacy Policy
The organizers are aware of the importance of personal information, and will handle all personal information based on policies on protecting personal information drawn up by the organizers in adherence to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and other related laws.
Personal information is used for the purpose of improving services for marathon entrants, such as the provision of race guides, notifications of records, notification of related information, provision of services from marathon sponsors, supporters and related organizations, the publication of records (rankings etc.), and surveys.
※In some cases, the organizers or Fukuoka Marathon Overseas Entry Help Desk will contact applicants to confirm their application details.
Shuttle Bus
Shuttle buses are available to transport marathon entrants from the finish location to JR Chikuzen-Maebaru Station (free of charge), or to Tenjin/Hakata Stations (charged). Also, shuttle buses to transport supporters from around JR Chikuzen-Maebaru Station to the finish location are available (free of charge).
Parking is not available at the venue. Please refrain from coming to the venue in a private vehicle or chartered bus.
Further details will be provided on the Marathon website at a later date.
(1)The organizers will provide only first-aid treatment for accidents or injuries during the race and will compensate for them, if any, within the coverage of the insurance for which they have contracted. The organizers are not held liable for any further medical care or compensation.

(2)Parking is not available at the venue, so please use public transportation. The organizers will not be responsible for entrants arriving late due to public transport or road traffic conditions on the day of the marathon.

(3)The event will be conducted in compliance with all related laws and regulations of Japan.

(4)For event-related matters not covered above, please follow the instructions of the organizers.

(5)Guidelines are subject to change. Announcements will be posted on the Fukuoka Marathon website.

Event secretariat information

Event secretariat Fukuoka Marathon 2019 Overseas Entry Help Desk
Application address JTB SPORTS STATION
Postal address
Phone number 06-6252-4009
Business hours 09:30-17:30 (GMT +9) weekdays ONLY

Contact details

Fukuoka Marathon 2019 Overseas Entry Help Desk

9F, MPR Hommachi Bldg,3-1-8 Minami-Kyuhoji-cho,
Chuo-ku, Osaka,541-0058,Japan   
TEL: +81-6-6252-4009

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

【Notes on application】
*Please read the below and apply only after having consented to the terms therein.

1.Where earthquakes, flooding, snow, an accident, an incident or pandemic etc, or any reasons not imputable to the race organizer and the organizer decides to suspend the race, admission fees are not returned.

2.The provision of false information (age, gender, address, etc.), or participation in the marathon by a different person to the registered entrant is not permitted. Any applications found to contain false or misleading information after submission will be canceled and no refunds will be made.

3.No event changes or cancellations due to personal circumstances are possible after your application is received.

4.Accidental overpayments, double payments or cancelation cannot be refunded.

5.In cases of application after application period no refund will be offered.

6.The event organizers take no responsibility for any late applications and payment caused by Internet connectivity/device malfunctions etc.

7.Fukuoka marathon organizer will not accept inquiries about lottery and status of applications.

8.Notification for result will be sent to registered email address at 29th of June.

9.Entrants who is under 20 years old must obtain the permission of their parents or guardians before applying.

10.The organizer will not issue receipts. Please check statement of your credit card or invoice.