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The 5th Imperial Palace marathon

Date:
22 Jul 2017(Sat)
Application period:
10 May 2017(Wed) - 7 Jul 2017(Fri)
Venue:
Imperial palace (Chidorigafuchi Park) Chiyoda-ku Tokyo
  • RUN
  • Half
  • 10km
  • 5km
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-An event where you can enjoy the lush green surrounds of the Imperial Palace
- As a timing chip will be used, you may decide your own start time

This is an early summer running event around the Imperial Palace, surrounded by the rich greenery of the palace grounds. The course starts and finishes at the Takebashi Station(Exit 1a) on the north side of the Imperial Palace and is a 5 km circuit. The distances include, half marathon (4 laps), 10 km (2 laps), 5 km (1 lap) for individuals. As there are no dressing and luggage storage facilities, please use the local running stations in the area.

This event will use a timer chip. Runners may start at any time they like after 9am. Time results will be posted on the website several days after the event. Participants who complete the race will receive a souvenir Imperial Palace Marathon original cup.

The Tokyo Imperial Palace loop is one of the city's most popular and central jogging course. The sidewalk is used by many runners and walkers day and night. The course in itself is a popular tourist attraction taking in sights such as government offices, art museums, European architecture, and, of course, the Imperial Palace and gardens.

COURSE MAP

Category Start time Registration Fee
(and period)
Status
half marathon: 18 years and older9:004,500JPYOpen
half marathon (without participants race cup souvenir): 18 years and older9:004,500JPYOpen
10km (without participants race cup souvenir)
※ the race will start from Chidorigafuchi Park on the same side as the Chidorigafuchi Security Police Station
10:002,000JPYOpen
5km (without participants race cup souvenir)
※ the race will start from Chidorigafuchi Park on the same side as the Chidorigafuchi Security Police Station
10:001,500JPYOpen
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Start and finish pointImperial palace (Chidorigafuchi Park) Chiyoda-ku Tokyo
Registration check-in (on race day)Please check in with race staff near Exit 1A of Takebashi station.
※Individual start
Aid station close time3 hours (12:00 noon) timing measurement is finished.
Water supply supportAvailable
Race capacity[10k]30ppl
[5k]30ppl
Race entry deadline may close earlier if race capacity is reached
Transportation(train & bus)
2 minutes walk from 1a exit of Takebashi station Tozai line
Included in price・Participant race goods: Imperial Palace marathon original mug (only for finishers)
 ※excludes 10km, 5km
 ※Race mug will be sent out from the organizer 1 -2 weeks after the event.
・Timing and result announcement (available only on the website)
・Time data will only be recorded by the race timer chip. In the case of the timer chip malfunction or is outside the reception range, there will be no recovery process by video or manual timing.
・Water supply support
・Insurance (Coverage: Death / Disability up to 5 million yen, Hospitalization: 5000 yen per day in hospital, hospital outpatient 3000 yen per day)
Procedure for race start■half marathon
[start point]
Please inform race staff near Exit 1A of Takebashi station (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo).
There is no specified start time. Runners may start when they like as time will be based on the race timer chip.
The organiser will announce contact details on the race day.

[goal point]
Around Chidorigafuchi Park near the Chidorigafuchi Security Police Station

■10km/5km
[start point]
Around Chidorigafuchi Park near the Chidorigafuchi Security Police Station
5 minutes walk from exit 5 of Hanzomon-station Tokyo metro Hanzomon line.
There is no specified start time. Racers may start when they like as time will be based on the race timer chip.
The organiser will announce contact details on the race day.

[goal point]
Around Chidorigafuchi Park near the Chidorigafuchi Security Police Station
Race terms and conditionsRegistration rules: At the time of application for the event, participants agree to the following terms and conditions:
1. No changes or cancellations are permitted after registration. Also please note that once fee entry has been paid, there will be no refunds under any circumstances.
2. In the event of the race being cancelled or course shortened due to earthquake, snow, flooding, heavy rain, infectious disease, or other incident, the race organiser will determine if a refund will be given and if so, the amount of the refund.
3. I understand that to participate in this event I should be in good physical health and have trained sufficiently. I accept all risk and responsibility that participating in this event may entail including injury, accident, and loss.
4. I accept that the organizer has the right to withdraw my participation from the event if they deem that I have hindered or adversely affected the event. I accept that I will follow the organiser's instructions and follow directions from Organizer's Safety Management race organising team.
5. I consent to receiving medical treatment in the case of injury or illness suffered during the event. I acknowledge that the event organizer is not responsible for any adverse outcomes as a result.
6. By participating in this event, I accept all risks including accident, loss, injuries, illness, and damage sustained during the event. Accordingly, I release the organizer from any claims, demands, and proceedings arising from my participation in this event.
7. I acknowledge that compensation for any accident or injury is limited to within the scope of insurance that the race organisers have subscribed to.
8. My family, relatives, guardian (for participants who are minors), team members (in the case of representative) have accepted my participation in this event.
9. I will not make false declarations with regard to name, age, gender, telephone number, other personal details, etc on the application. Only the named applicant may participate in the event. (Substitution is not allowed, and if discovered the organizer may disqualify the participant and/or revoke recognition of place, time, and awards.)
10.The Race Organiser reserves the right and ownership of race and event film, pictures, photos, articles, records, race participant details (including name, age, sex, record, portrait right) etc for the purposes of publishing and advertising on TV, newspapers, magazines, internet, brochures etc.
11.The handling of of applicant personal information shall be handled in accordance with the conditions set out separately by the organiser.
12.Time recording will be based on the race timer chip only. Please note that there may be instances where time may not be recorded such as when travelling outside the reception range or if the chip has been disconnected. In the event that the timer chip malfunctions, no requests for backup time recording by video or manual timing will be arranged.
13.In addition to the above terms and conditions, the organiser will adhere to race conventions set out separately (in the case of any discrepancies, the race conventions will apply).
Participant notification formParticipant notification/race number will be sent out around 12th July.
Any queries should be directed to the race committeeImperial Palace marathon Organizing Executive Committee
Daylight KK, Island Marathon Organizing Committee
Resona Kudan Building 5F, Kudanminami 1-5-6, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tel 050-5578-3802(The phone might often be unattended)
Website https://kokyo-marathon.com/collections/kokyo-marathon ※Japanese
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