[Cancellation] The 46th TOYAKO MARATHON 2020

Summary of the event

Period of the event
17 May 2020〜17 May 2020
Event venue
Hokkaido Toyako Promenade Square
Event type
  • Running Running
The number of capacity

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Event information

【Cancellation of "The 46th TOYAKO MARATHON 2020"】
We were welcoming and preparing to the 46th TOYAKO MARATHON 2020 for the participants to enjoy a marathon, but we decided to cancel the event due to the influence of the new coronavirus, which is rampant worldwide.
We know that you entered the TOYAKO MARATHON 2020 from abroad, but we apologize for the inability to hold the event and hope that you can understand.

TOYAKO MARATHON 2020 executive committee secretariat

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

Full Marathon
Enhanced Aid Station
15km, 30km plus 20km aid station. Look forward to what is available at the 20km aid...
We will support with hospitality.

Full Marathon
"Completion certificate" will be included split time of every 5 km.
It can be also downloaded later on the web (with graphs), but split time will be included in the completion certificate issued on the day.

Full Marathon
10km / 5km
Established Female "Over 70s"
We set up a category of "Over 70s" like men, and we aim for a tournament friendly to elderly people and women.

For easier to run 2km, 10km, we separate twice time to start.
Avoid confusion at the start and consider safety.
Each start time is described on the schedule.

Popular participation prize
Tournament original T-shirt, Hot spring bathing ticket (receipt of participation prize)
○The day before 14:00~18:00
○On the day 7:00~16:00
*Please receive by presenting your number card.

Advance shipment (Number card, RS tag, Program)
We will ship after registration (scheduled at late April).
Please bring it with you on the day of the tournament.
*If you forget or lose on the day of the tournament, we will withdraw 1,500 JPY.

We hold "contact interchange open space" event!
Local specialty product booths are lined up in the main venue, and there is also a rice roasting lottery on the stage...
Please enjoy the "beauty" and "kindness" of Toyako.

Round-trip shuttle bus (charged)
Sapporo / New Chitose Airport *Advance application required
Both spend about 2 hours 30 minutes to the venue.
(Fee is round trip 【Adults】5,000 JPY 【Elementary school students】 2,500 JPY)

Accommodation and Bus application is available via URL below!!

The event information

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May 17, 2020 (Sun) Rain or shine
*Eve Festival (Opening Ceremony) Saturday, May 16, 17:30~
Approved by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations (JAAF), Toyako area marathon course: 42.195 km
Event schedule
Day before the marathon—May 16(Sat) *Welcoming fireworks show (Over the lake) from 8:45 p.m.
○Pre-marathon reception (Number card,The participation prize are distributed)
2:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Toyako Cultural Center (Lobby)

○Pre-event (opening ceremony)
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Toyako Cultural Center (Hall)

Day of the marathon—May 17 (Sun)
*Marathon reception(Runner help desk)
6:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
*Information desk
6:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
*Picking up the participation prize
6:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Main venue—Booth tent(Toyako Promenade Square)

6:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Toyako Cultural Center (Hall)

○Changing rooms
6:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Hokkaido Toyako Summit Memorial/Toyako Tourist Information Center (Conference room)

2km Elementary school students・・・8:25 a.m. In Toyako Promenade (Finish area)
2km Parent-child pair・・・8:30 a.m. In Toyako Promenade (Finish area)
Full Marathon・・・9:30 a.m. Wakasaimo-head shop(Town road)
10km Under 40s・・・9:50 a.m. Wakasaimo-head shop(Town road)
10km Over 50s・・・9:55 a.m. Wakasaimo-head shop(Town road)
5km・・・10:00 a.m. Wakasaimo-head shop(Town road)

○Award ceremony *At Main venue—Base(Toyako Promenade Square Stage)
2km・・・11:00 a.m.
5km・・・11:30 a.m.
10km・・・12:00 p.m.
Full marathon(overall)・・・1:30 p.m.
Full marathon(each category)・・・2:00 p.m.

○Fun event
1:00 p.m. Main venue stage(Toyako Promenade Square Stage)

○Finisher's Certificate
9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Finish area (Booth Tent)
1.【Full marathon(42.195km)】
[Elementary school student]
[A parent and a child(elementary school)]

※The age must be as of the day of the event.
Participation fee
/ Events // // Participation qualifications // Participation fee

◎Full Marathon // 18 years or older // 8,500 yen
(excluding high school students)

◎10km // High school student or older/ / 4,500 yen (high school students: 2,500 yen)

◎5km //Junior high school student or older// 4,500 yen (high school students: 2,500 yen, junior high school students: 2,000 yen)

◎2km//Elementary school student:2,000 yen//Parent-child pair (child is elementary school student):4,500 yen

※Insurance fee is included in the entry fee.
※Participation fees are non-refundable for any reason, including cancellation after application, or non-participation in the marathon due to personal reasons.
※Participation in a wheelchair is not allowed.
※An escort person for a blind runner is allowed up to 4 people for free.
※It is not allowed to participate with using baby carriage and so on.
Entry capacity
The first 5,500 participants
Start time
◎2 km Elementary school student: 8:25 a.m.
◎2 km Parent-child pair: 8:30 a.m.
◎Full marathon: 9:30 a.m.
◎10km Under 40s: 9:50 a.m.
◎10km Over 50s: 9:55 a.m.
◎5 km: 10:00 a.m.
Competition rules
In accordance with the 2020 JAAF rules and racing precautions for this event.
Race method
◆Full Marathon(42.195km)
◎It will be assigned number cards in order of application record by gender of JAAF-registered runners and general runners.
◎Alignment of the start block of JAAF-registered runners (men and women) will be A · B block in order of number cards.
Alignment of the start block of general runners (men and women) will be C・D・E・F・G block in order of each application record.
◎All runners Should make line by meeting time and start.
【Note】If you would be late to meeting time,it should be starting from the last line of G block.
◎After the each Cut off time (Check point closing time) below, the traffic regulation will be canceled.So that the runners who would not be able to pass the checkpoint by time limit can not continue the race.
◎Time limits Full marathon 5h30m(time from signal gun)  

Cut off Point /time limit/closing time       
14.5km 1h50m/11:20a.m.
Midpoint 2h50m/12:20p.m.
27.5km 3h40m/1:10p.m.
30km 4h00m/1:30p.m.
37.5km 5h00m/2:30p.m.
Finish 5h30m/3:00p.m.

◎After passing each checkpoint, runners predicted to exceed the next checkpoint time will be instructed by staff to discontinue the race.
◎Runners who exceed the checkpoint time or are instructed to discontinue the race should remove their runner’s chip, leave the course and board the pick-up bus at the pick-up location or the end of the race.
◎Runners might be temporarily stopped due to traffic conditions or an emergency vehicle passing by.
・Awards will be presented to male and female participants who finish in 1st through 10th place in the marathon overall.
・Awards will be presented to the male and female participants who finish in 1st through 3rd place in the marathon by age range.
・Awards will be presented to the male and female participants who finish in 1st through 6th place in all of the 10 km, 5 km and 2 km groups.

※The JAAF registered runners award ceremony is not held.
Race completion prize
◎For all Finishers, The Finisher's Certificate will be issued on the race day.
◎Finisher's Medal will be awarded.(To Completed runners of Full marathon only.)
Participation prize
◎Original T-shirt and Complimentary hot springs spa ticket will be awarded to all participants.
◎Please pick them up showing your Number card(Printed the T shirts size) at the following date and place.
・May 16, 2020 (Sat.) 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.   Toyako Cultural Center(Lobby)
・May 17, 2020 (Sun.) 7:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.  Toyako Promenade Square Main venue(Booth Tent)
Recording times
◎Gross time will be the official record time(time from signal gun to finish).
◎The records of all Finish runners suppose to be post on the Doshin Sports News Paper on Mondeay, May 25, 2020.
◎WEB Certificate will be available on the official website after the race finish.
◎A pre-event will be held for those who wish to participate on the day before the event. (Participation fee: 1,500 yen).
◎We will close as soon as the capacity reaches 300 people.(Advance application only)
◎If of an emergency during the marathon, follow the directions of the event staff.
◎First-aid stations will be prepared at 5 spots. These will comprise a First-aid Base (finish point), No. 1 First-aid Station (14.5 km point), No. 2 First-aid Station (23 km point), a No. 3 First-aid Station (30 km point) and a No. 4 First-aid Station (37.5 km).
◎There will be 8 rehydration sites and 6 sponge tables provided. Food aid stations will also be setup at the 15 km, 20km and 30 km points.
◎No special drinks will be accepted during the marathon.
◎Official Certificate will be issued until 2:30p.m. for JAAF-registerd runners who requires on the race day . (issue Fee: 100 yen, only on the day)
◎There is limited parking available on the day of the marathon. Please carpool or use public transportation.

Event secretariat information

Event secretariat
Application address JTB Sports Station
Postal address 9F, MPR Hommachi Bldg,3-1-8 Minami-Kyuhoji-cho,Chuo-ku, Osaka,Japan 
Phone number 06-6252-4009
E-mail jtbss@jtb.com
Business hours 9:30 - 17:30 (Office Closed: Weekends and National Holidays)

Contact details

【Event related inquiries】
TOYAKO MARATHON 2020 executive committee secretariat
Toyakonsen 142 Abutagun Toyakocho, Hokkaido 
049-5721 Japan
”Toyako tourist information center”
Office Hours: 9:00 - 17:00
Office Closed: Every Weekends and National Holidays
Japan Standard Time (GMT+9)

【Accommodation related inquiries】
TOYAKO MARATHON 2020 Operation center(JTB Corp.)
TEL: +81-11-221-4800
FAX: +81-11-222-5102
Email: jtb-mice@jtb.com
Office Hours: 9:30 - 17:00
Office Closed: Every Weekends and National Holidays
Japan Standard Time (GMT+9)

Event agreement

Participants may apply after consenting to the following application agreement.
1.No event changes or cancellations due to personal circumstances are possible after your application is received. Accidental overpayments or double payments cannot be refunded.
2.If the event is shortened or canceled due to an earthquake, wind and flood damage, snow, an accident, an incident or pandemic etc., the organizer will judge and determine whether and how much of participation fees will be returned, and what method will be used for such notification.
3.I do not have any cardiac diseases or other illnesses. I will engage in sufficient training while taking care of my health when preparing for the marathon. I will participate in the marathon while taking responsibility for any injuries, sickness, accidents or losses etc. that occur.
4.If it is judged by the organizer that I will impair the continuation of the event during the marathon, I will immediately follow the organizer’s instructions to drop out of the race. I will also follow any other instructions given by the organizer with regards to safety management or operation of the marathon.
5.If I suffer an injury or get sick during the marathon, I will not object to receiving first-aid treatment. The organizer will not have any responsibility over the methods or course over which such treatment is administered.
6.I absolve the organizer of any responsibility regarding accidents, loss, injuries or sickness during the marathon and will not request any damages.
7.I understand that compensation for accidents, injuries or sickness that occurs during the marathon is covered by the marathon’s insurance.
8.My family/relatives, guardians (if underage) and/or team members (for representative entries) have consented to my participation in this marathon.
9.I will not falsely report my age, sex etc. and nobody other than the person who applied themselves (proxy running) is allowed. If any of these are found to have occurred, my participation/award will be cancelled and I will adhere to the decision of the organizer such as not being qualified to participate in the next event. I also understand that the organizer will not hold any responsibility over aiding or returning fees to participants who make a false report or proxy runners.
10.I consent to footage, photographs, articles, records etc. (including personal information such as name, age, sex, record, portrait etc.) from the marathon being reported on or listed in newspapers, television, magazines, the Internet or pamphlets etc. I also understand that in this case, the recording/usage rights belong to the organizer.
11The handling of marathon applicants’ personal information will conform to the organizer’s agreement, which is recorded separately.
12.Race organizers are not responsible for lateness due to delays of public transportation or traffic conditions.
13.In addition to the above application agreement, the organizer must also follow the separately determined marathon agreement (in case of any discrepancies, the marathon agreement takes precedence).

[Handling of personal information]

The organizer is aware of the importance of personal information and will conform to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and related laws as well as the organizer’s personal information protection policy when handling personal information. In the aim of improving services for marathon participants, information will be used in providing participation guidance, notifying records, notifying related information, providing guidance on the next marathon, providing services from sponsors and organizations collaborating and related to the marathon, and for announcing records (rankings etc.).
Participants may be contacted by the organizer or a subcontractor to confirm application details.