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.18th 2017
  • 10:00 - 20:00
  • Number Tag are given to runners at the gym at Okinawa Pref. Comprehensive Athletic Park in Awase.
Feb.19th 2017
  • 09:00  The Full Marathon Starts
    15:15  The Full Marathon Ends
  • 09:40  10km Road Race Starts
    11:00  10km Road Race Ends
  • 10:00  Half Marathon Starts*
    13:00  Half Marathon Starts

    *Half Marathon is held inside the park

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

Registration Fee

Full Marathon Adult 6,000 yen
High school student, the age of 16 to 18 5,000 yen
The age of 65 or older 5,500 yen
10km Road race Adult 3,700 yen
High school student, the age of 16 to 18 2,200 yen
Half Marathon Adult (The age of 16 and older) 4,000 yen

Marathon Distance Options

  • 42.195 km (approx. 26.2 miles)   :    Full marathon
  • 21.0975 km (approx. 13.1 miles)   :   Hall marathon
  • 10 km (approx. 6.2 miles)   :   Quarter marathon


Any healthy man and woman of any nationality,16 years and older as of February 19th,2017.


*Application form is accepted between August 25th 2016 Thursday and December 16th 2016 Friday.
*Applications will close when the prescribed number of applicants is reached.
  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
    • or download an application form
  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 August 25, 2016

link to Sports Entry site


Internet Registration is accepted between August 25th 2016 and December 16th, 2016 .


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.

   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.


  • 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

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 falsifying age or gender.   It will result on 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.
  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 either.
  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.

2017 Okinawa Marathon Application Form

PDF 2017 Okinawa Marathon Application Form

  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).

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
    English 0570-077201
    Chinese 0570-077202
    Korean 0570-077203

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