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Tokyo Marathon 2019

Marathon 5k
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Event Information

RACE DATE: March 3, 2019
START TIME: 9:10 AM

COURSE: The course starts at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. It drops about 100 feet in elevation during the beginning 5K. The course provides a tour of downtown Tokyo with the finish near Tokyo Station.

ENTRY FEE : The entry fee is not included in your package price and is an additional US$500.  Marathon Tours & Travel will coordinate all race entries with the Tokyo Marathon.

ELIGIBILITY: Marathon Tours & Travel, an authorized tour operator, is required to offer travel arrangements in conjunction with guaranteed race entry. All runners must be residents of the USA, Canada, and/or a Seven Continents Club (SCC) member; and must be 19 years or older on race day to be eligible for our guaranteed entries. The race is limited to 38,000 runners (Marathon: 37,500 runners; 10km Race: 500 runners).  For additional details, please visit the official Tokyo Marathon website.

TIME LIMIT: The course is open for seven hours.  The time limit is based on the gun time, not net time.  A cut-off time is strictly enforced at each checkpoint due to limited duration of traffic control, security operation and even operation.  The runners who fail to pass through the checkpoint before the cut-off time will be pulled from the race and disqualified. 

NUMBER PICKUP: You must pick up your race bib and packet at the Registration & Expo prior to race day.  Marathon Tours & Travel has scheduled a stop at the Expo on Friday, March 1.

TEMPERATURE: Average temperatures on race day are between 35 and 50 degrees Fahrenheit. 

DIFFICULTY: Moderate