The 74th Kagawa Marugame International Half Marathon

Summary of the event

Period of the event
01 Feb 2020〜02 Feb 2020
Event venue
Kagawa Pikara stadium(Kagawa Prefectual Marugame Stadium)
Event type
  • Running Running
The number of capacity
-

Event information


*Please note that double entry for two days (3km and Half) is not valid



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

The event information

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Date
Saturday 1st, Sunday 2nd February *No postponement for rain.
Course
■Half Marathon
Kagawa Prefectural Marugame Stadium Half Marathon Course (JAAF /IAAF certified course) 

■3 km
Pikara Stadium (Kagawa Prefectural Marugame Stadium) area course 
Check-in
At Pikara Stadium (Kagawa Prefectural Marugame Stadium)

1) February 1st, 2020 (Sat)  
3km      10:00~11:40 (Until 1 hour before start)(men~11:00)
Half Marathon 10:00~15:00

2) February 2nd, 2020 (Sun)
Half Marathon 8:00~ 10:00 (Until 1 hour before start each parts)
Entry Fee
Half marathon: JPY 6,000 (High school students: JPY 2,500)
3 km : General: JPY 4,500 (High school students: JPY 2,500 / Jr. high school students: JPY 1,500)
Competition Rules
The race will be conducted in accordance with the 2019 rules and regulations of the JAAF and this competition.
Besides, this race is IAAF certified silver label race and IAAF Road Race Label Regulations will be applied as well.
Awards
1.1st – 8th place for Half Marathon(JAAF registered),3km.
(*For Half Marathon, the results will be decided including all registered category A, B, C.)

2. 1st – 8th place for Half Marathon(overall)

*The certificate and a present will be given to each age category by 10 years for 1st – 8th place for both men and women separately at a later day.
*The award ceremony for (2) will not be held and a certificate will be sent at a later date.

3. Special awards(Yamada Kanematsu Award, Shiwaku Tamao Award, Oura Tomeichi Award) will also be prepared.

4. The oldest award will be prepared for domestic participants.
Start Time
◆Half marathon, registered men/women A---Feb. 2 (Sun.) 10: 35
◆Half marathon, registered men/women B ---Feb. 2 (Sun.) 10: 50
◆Half marathon, general men/women B----Feb. 2 (Sun.) 10: 50
◆Half marathon, registered men/women C----Feb. 2 (Sun.) 11: 00
◆Half marathon, general men/women C----Feb. 2 (Sun.) 11: 00
◆3 km (general, Jr.high and high school students)----Feb. 1 (Sat.) 12: 00 men, 12: 40 women
Checkpoint
During the race, if a contestant's progress is extremely delayed, race officials may disqualify him/her from the race in terms of the traffic control, security, and event operations.

Half marathon
5㎞ / 11:50
10㎞ / 12:30
15㎞ / 13:10
18㎞ / 13:34
20㎞ / 13:50
Finish / 14:00

3km
Finish
Male 12:20
Female 13:00

The time limit will be based on the starter gun
Eligibility / Time Limits
Half Marathon: 3 hours
【registered men/women A】
Entrants are 18 years of age and older on the event day and have official record of half marathon under 1 hr 10min for men, 1 hr 40min for females.
*For JAAF registerd runners.

【registered men/women B】
Entrants are 18 years of age and older on the event day and have official record of half marathon under 1 hr 50min for men, 2 hr 10min for females.
*For JAAF registerd runners.

【general men/women B】
Entrants are 18 years of age and older on the event day and have official record of half marathon under 1 hr 50min for men, 2 hr 10min for females.

【registered men/women C】
Entrants are 18 years of age and older on the event day. *For JAAF registerd runners.

【general men/women C】
Entrants are 18 years of age and older on the event day.

3km: 20minutes
Caution
1.Using public transportation is highly recommended.
2.Free shuttle bus will run from JR Marugame Station and temporary parking lot on the day.
3.Event applications are limited to one event per person. You cannot change event after registration.
4.Half marathon runners must carefully remain in their divisions. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
5.No event changes or cancellations due to personal circumstances are possible after your application is received. Accidental overpayments or double payments cannot be refunded.
6.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.
7.First-aid for injuries or illnesses occurring during the event will be handled by the event organizer, though we can take no responsibility, liability, etc. (please bring your health insurance card, etc. with you).
8.Please pay careful attention to your physical condition, receive your doctor's permission, and follow your doctor's advice before participation.
Please refrain from joining the event if you feel not better or seem to be infected to some disease on the race day.
9.Personal belongings can be stored in the designated area, though no responsibility is accepted for theft,loss, etc.
10.An official record card (costing JPY 1,000) will be issued to registered runners who wish to receive it. Apply on the day of the event (only those who are registered with JAAF).
The records of all participants will be published on the event’s website after the event.
11. If you have any kind of disability and need an accompanying person, we will prepare a dedicated number card for the accompanying person. Please contact the secretariat after registration. Participation with guide dogs is not available.
12. Participation by wheelchair is not available.
Privacy policy
The organizer recognizes the importance of personal information and treats them by complying with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and related laws and regulations as well as based on its personal information protection policy.
The personal information will, for the purpose of improving the service for the participants in the competition, be used for the guidance of the competition, notification of records and information related to the competition, provision of services from the sponsoing, partnering or related organizations of the competition, announcement of the record (including ranking etc.), questionnaire, etc.
* There are cases where participants are contacted by the organizer or Marugame international half secretariat with regards to the contents of their application.
Doping control
(1) Doping control will be carried out following the International Amateur Athletic Federation’s anti-doping rules and regulations, or Japan’s anti-doping regulations. Urine and/or blood tests will be carried out before and/or after the event. Please follow inspectors’ instructions when being tested. If you are selected for doping control at the event, a photo ID will be required. Please bring a photo ID such as a student ID card, employee ID card, driver’s license, clear copy of your passport, etc.
(2) TUE Application
Participants who, in order to treat conditions, must use substances or methods banned under the International Standards for Prohibition must apply for a “Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE).” For details, please see the Japan Association of Athletics Federation’s homepage or (http: //www.jaaf.or.jp/medical/) or the Japan Anti-Doping Agency home page (http: //www.playtruejapan.org/).

Event secretariat information

Event secretariat
Application address JTB Sports Station
Postal address 9F, MPR Honmachi Bldg., 3-1-8, Minami-Kyuhoji-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan
Phone number 06-6252-4009
E-mail jtbss@jtb.com
Business hours Office Hours: 9:30 - 17:30 Weekdays only, except National Holidays and 12/30-1/3

Event agreement

Before applying, please agree to the following terms and conditions for the entry.

1.Once an application has been accepted, the contents of the application cannot be cancelled or changed, and entry fees will not be refunded.
2.In the case where the competition is cancelled due to the cuase for which the organizer cannot be responsible such as an earthquake, storm, flood, bad weather, snow, incidents, accidents, or epidemics, participation fee as well as commission fee will not be refunded.
3.Please make sure to be in your best health condition upon participating the competition by, for example, executing an adequate amount of tranings and going through a medical examination.
4.Make sure to follow the instruction of the event organizer when they judge that the continue of the race is difficult. Also, please follow any other instruction regarding safe and smooth event procedure.
5.First-aid for injuries or illnesses occurring during the event will be handled by the event organizer, though we can take no responsibility, liability, etc.
6.Any sickness, injury and any accidents that occur during the race are personal responsibility.
7.During the accident in the race, the organizer will provide only first aid and is not responsible for any further procedure. Please make
sure to enter the race with valid insurance.
8.A runner under 20 years old must obtain the consent of the guardian.
9.Any false information such as age, gender, record are prohibited, a third person is not permitted for run instead of the applicant in any situation.If the false registration was caught, the registration will be disqualified and entry next following years will not be accepted. All fees are non-refundable in this case.
10.The video recordings, photographs, articles, record of individual achievement, etc. of the competition may be used as an advertisement material for the competition’s programs and posters, as well as for TVs, radios, news papers, magazines, websites, etc., for the purpose of, for example, the management and advertisement of the competition, by the organizer or a third party that is approved by the organizer.
11.The organizer recognizes the importance of personal information and treats them by complying with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and related laws and regulations as well as based on its personal information protection policy.
The personal information will, for the purpose of improving the service for the participants in the competition, be used for the guidance of the competition, notification of records and information related to the competition, provision of services from the sponsoing, partnering or related organizations of the competition, announcement of the record (including ranking etc.), questionnaire, etc.
* There are cases where participants are contacted by the organizer or Kagoshima Marathon Entry Center with regards to the contents of their application.
12.In addition to the above, participants are requested to follow the organizers’ instructions on any and all matters concerning the event.
(The event agreement is prior to all other rules)