The 23rd 2015 OKINAWA MARATHON

The 23rd 2015 OKINWA MARATHON

   The Okinawa Marathon runs through different cities,towns,and villages in central Okinawa.   The marathon aims to encourage people to enjoy running and increase their fitness level throughout Okinawa.   The Marathon Race Committee hopes that the marathon will help the international and inter-cultural exchange, too.   The committee also hopes it will add to your memorable experiences while on Okinawa.

Multilingual Information Center

  • Okinawa Convention Bureau offers a multilingual call service to foreign visitors who wants to get some information about Okinawa. If you need some advice while in Okinwa they will be able to help you.
  • Please note that the service in NOT for Okinawa Marathon related information. If you have any queries about the event, please ask the event staff.
  • Phone
    English 0570-077201if not connected call 098-851-7286
    Chinese 0570-077202if not connected call 098-851-9356
    Korean 0570-077203if not connected call 098-851-9554
  • Skype
    Englishcall-center-en01/call-center-en02
    Chinesecall-center-ch01/call-center-ch02
    Koreancall-center-kr01/call-center-kr02

Date & Time

Saturday
Feb.14th 2015
  • 10:00 - 20:00
  • Number Tags are given to runners at Okinawa Prefecture Comprehensive Athletic Park in Awase.
  • You can also pick up the number tag on the event day before the race starts.   Please check the time below.
      • Full Marathon 07:00-09:00
      • 10km Road Race 07:00-09:40
Sunday
Feb.15th 2015
  • 09:00  The Full Marathon Starts
  • 09:40  10km Road Race Starts
  • 11:00  10km Road Race Ends
  • 15:15  The Full Marathon Ends
*Notice
Okinawa Comprehensive Athletic Park is located in Awase, Okinawa city. Please be familiar with the area of the Park in Awase.

DESIGNATED PARKING LOTS

  • Parking within the Comprehensive Park is prohibited on the race day.
  • Please park your vehicle at the Designated Parking Lots:
    • AEON(JUSCO) Gushikawa
    • Awase Fishing Port
    • Okinawa Biotech Industry Center
    • Nakagusuku Port East Wharf
    • Okinawa City Hall
    • Okinawa Naritasan
    • Okinawa Health Biotechnology Research Centre
    • Okinawa Shinryo IT Park
    • Nakagusuku Port Atta Area
  • Parking Lots are available from 07:00 a.m. on the race day.
  • To take public transportation: Buses, Taxies, and Carpools are highly recommended. Tow trucks will remove any illegally parked car around Okinawa Comprehensive Park.
  • PARKING LOTS INFORMATION PAGE

Registration Fee

Full Marathon Adult 4,500 yen
High school student, the age of 16 to 18 3,500 yen
The age of 65 or older 3,500 yen
10km Road race Adult 2,700 yen
High school student, the age of 16 to 18 1,200 yen

Marathon Distance Options

  • 42.195 km (approx. 26.2 miles)   :    Full marathon
  • 10 km (approx. 6.2 miles)   :   Quarter marathon

Eligibility

Any healthy man or woman of any nationality, 16 years old and older as of February 15th, 2015.

Entry

*Application form is accepted between November 1st, 2014 and December 10th, 2014.
*Applications will close when the prescribed number of applicants is reached.
  1. Pick up and submit application form at any following locations. (Yen only);
  2. Fill out the application form and turn it in with the entry fee (YEN only) to any location listed above.   Our office is located on the Grand Street near Okinawa City (Moromizato) Athletic Park. (call us at 930-0088 to get the direction)
  3. Please keep the receipt for reference.

Internet Entry:

You can also register via Internet if you prefer.

*NOTE: Transferring charge will be automatically added to the entry fee.
[Transaction fee]
Up to 4000 yen :308 yen
4001 yen :333 yen
You must fill up your Card data (Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Diners Only) correctly.
  1. Please click the link below to register online.
  2. You will receive a confirmation E-mail when your registration procedure is completed.   Please print it out as a receipt and keep it for reference.

*Registration begins on November 01, 2014

link to Sports Entry site

http://www.sportsentry.ne.jp/entry/t/50097/ee


Internet Registrationis accepted between November 1st 2014 and December 10th, 2014 .

Awards

10km Road race

Top 6 finishers of males and females

Full Marathon

Top 6 finishers of males and females

Full  Marathon

Top 3 finishers of males and females in each age categories.
   1. Over 40 - under 50
   2. Over 50 - under 60
   3. Over 60 - under 70
   4. Over 70 - under 80

An Eldest finisher of male and female.

*Notice
   Okinawa comprehensive Athletic Park (Awase), where the Okinawa Marathon starts, is not the Stadium where The Okinawa Marathon Executive Office is located (Koza).    Please be familiar with the area of the Athletic Park in Awase. For the traffic regulations and parking information, please refer to the attachments.

Sponsors

  • Local Government Association of Central Okinawa
  • Field Athletic Society
  • Okinawa Parks and Sports Development Society
  • The Ryukyu Shimpo Press
  • Okinawa Television Broad-Casting co.(OTV)

Supporters

  • Kadena Air Base (KAB)
  • Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS)
  • Other 60 Organizations
The Okinawa Marathon Executive Office

Terms and Conditions

(Before filing the application form, be sure to read and understand the list of agreements below.)

  1. Applicants can't blame the organizer for loss of personal property and theft during the event.
  2. In case of accidents and illness, liability of the organizer is limited to emergency treatment. The organizer will deal with illness, the other accidents during the event within the terms of the insurance which organizer will take out.
  3. Once your application form is submitted, alternation to your registration detail, commemoration item and cancellation of the race is not permitted under any circumstances.   If the commemoration item is not selected, you will recieve a Large size T-shirt.
  4. The organizer does not permit illegal participation (participation other than the registered runner and proxy runner) as well as falsifying age or gender.   It will result in disqualification an d he/she will not be eligible for any of the commendations. The organizer will not be responsible for any accidents and injuries during the event.
  5. Entry fee will not be refunded if the race is cancelled due to natural disasters such as earthquakes, storms, snow, or accidents/incidents beyond the race organizers' control.
  6. In case of third and fourth terms mentioned above, the organizer will not refund any overpayment and/or double-payment.
  7. The copyright and the right of publicity of images, photographs, articles and records of participants appearing in various media covering the event, such as television, newspapers, magazines and the internet are reserved by the organizer.
    Okinawa prefecture and foundations such as Okinawa Convention&Visitors Bureau are eligible to use images of the Okinawa Marathon in the newspaper, TV, magazines, web site, web advertisement and other media for public relations for Okinawa Marathon and the sports scene of Okinawa.
  8. In addition to the aforementioned agreements, the event will adhere to all race regulations.
  9. The organizer recognizes the individual’s right to privacy and will take all appropriate steps to keep individual’s information confidential.   However, in order to provide better services to all applicants, the organizer will use the information to provide entry guidelines and uses the information on the official web site (name, sex, age, hometown, record), offer it to the publication related information recording medium (name, sex, age, hometown, record) and to offer next year’s race information and announcement of the records.
  10. If a runner does not pass through the measurement mat installed at the starting point, every 5km mark and the half point mark he/she might be disqualified from the race.
  11. The East Wharf designated car park is only available till 6 P.M.
    Any remaining cars after the designated hours will be towed to another parking lot.The cost of towing and the parking lot will be charged to the owner of the car, so please makes sure to remove your car before the gate closes.

2015 Okinawa Marathon Application Form

PDF 2015 Okinawa Marathon Application Form    (1.1MB / 2 pages)

  1. Download Application Form.
  2. Print the Application Form and fill it out.
  3. Send it with the entry fee via registered mail, or it can be submitted at Okinawa Marathon Executive Office.
  4. Applying by phone or fax is not accepted.
PDF To view and print this form, you will need Adobe(R) Acrobat Reader (free).

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