The 28th 2020 OKINAWA MARATHON : Feb.16th 2020 (scheduled date)


   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 exchanges and it will add to your memorable experiences while you’re in Okinawa.

Date & Time

Feb.15th 2020
  • 10:00 - 20:00
  • Number Tag are given to runners at the gym at Okinawa Pref. Comprehensive Athletic Park in Awase.
Feb.16th 2020
  • 09:00  The Full Marathon Starts*
    15:15  The Full Marathon Ends
  • 09:40  10km Road Race Starts*
    11:00  10km Road Race Ends
Okinawa Comprehensive Athletic Park is located in Awase, Okinawa city. Please be familiar with the area of the Park in Awase.

Location (Google Map) : Okinawa Comprehensive Athletic Park


  • Parking within the Comprehensive Park is prohibited on the race day.
  • Please park your vehicle at the Designated Parking Lots:
    • AEON MALL Okinawa Rycom
    • AEON Gushikawa
    • Awase Fishing Port
    • Okinawa City Hall
    • Okinawa Biotech Industy Promotion center
    • Okinawa Life science Reseach center
    • Nakagusuku Port Area
  • Parking Lots are available from 06:30 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.

Registration Fee

Full Marathon Adult 7,000 yen
High school student, the age of 16 to 18 6,000 yen
The age of 65 or older 6,000 yen
10km Road race Adult 4,700 yen
High school student, the age of 16 to 18 3,200 yen

Marathon Distance Options

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


Any healthy man and woman of any nationality,16 years and older as of February 16th,2020.


  1. Pick up and submit application form at any following locations. (Yen only);
    • Okinawa Marathon Executive Office
    • Risner Fitness Center on Kadena Air Force Base
  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 near Okinawa City Hall in Nakasone-cho. (call us at 938-0088 to get the direction)
  3. Please keep the receipt for reference.

Internet Entry (Full Marathon):

You can also register via Internet if you prefer.

*NOTE: Transferring charge will be automatically added to the entry fee.
[Transaction fee]
Full Marathon
  • 7000 yen :458 yen
  • 6000 yen :408 yen
10km Road Race
  • 4700 yen :343 yen
  • 3200 yen :308 yen
You must fill up your Card data (VISA, Mastercard, JCB, DINERS and AMEX 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 September 1st, 2019

link to Sports Entry site


Registration period: Sep 1, 2019 - Dec 9, 2019
Registration period: Sep 1, 2019 - Dec 16, 2019

However, even during the extension period,
it will be closed as soon as the capacity is reached.


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.


  • 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)


  • Kadena Air Base (KAB)
  • Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS)
  • Other 60 Organizations
The Okinawa Marathon Executive Office
  • Address: 25-6 Nakasone-cho, Okinawa city,Okinawa 904-0014, Japan
  • Phone: (098)938-0088
  • Office Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 - 17:00

Terms and Conditions

( Before filling the application form out,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 receive 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 falsified age or gender.It will result in disqualification and 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. ( not covered by insurance )
  5. Entry fee will not be refunded if the race is cancelled due to natural disasters such as earthquakes,bad weather,or accidents/incidents beyond the race organizer's control.In case of third and fourth terms mentioned above,the organizer will not refund any overpayment and/or double-payment.
  6. Participants agree that their name,age,address ( country,prefecture and/or municipality ) as well as recordings ( video and still ) and other race records ( etc. ) may be used online,in printed materials including newspapers,and on television ( etc. ) . participants grant the event organizers the right to use their information and thier portrait rights.They agree to commercial use of this information,such as in photographs,printed materials,DVDs,and use in the media.
  7. The orgenizer will adhere to this Terms and Conditions as well as the event outlines and Okinawa Marathon guidelines.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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 make sure to remove your car before the gate closes. ( The gate closes at 6:00PM )

Multilingual Contact Center / Okinawa Travelers' information

  • Tourist hotline for foreign visitors provided by Okinawa Prefecture. It provides travel information, interpretation services and support at times of disaster by telephone, email and Skype.
    (Service is free but call will be charged.)

  • Please note that the service is NOT for Okinawa Marathon related information.   If you have any inquiry about the event, please ask the event staff.

  • Phone

    • 0570-077201   For call in Japan only
    • +81-98-851-7286   For international call


    • 0570-077202   For call in Japan only
    • +81-98-851-9356   For international call


    • 0570-077203   For call in Japan only
    • +81-98-851-9554   For international call

  • Skype
    Englishcall-center-en01 / call-center-en02
    Chinesecall-center-ch01 / call-center-ch02
    Koreancall-center-kr01 / call-center-kr02

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