EXPOCITY presents ABC Expo Takoyaki Marathon 2018
- 11 Mar 2018(Sun)
- Application period:
- 21 Oct 2017(Sat) - 31 Jan 2018(Wed)
- Osaka Prefecture, Suita City, Osaka Expo '70 Stadium (Start/Finish)
- World first! After reaching the goal, you can enjoy takoyaki from over 20 different stalls for 1.5 hours. There's also the chance to win the "Best Picture Award"and a prize of 100,0JPY. Run with a fun costume for your chance to win a prize!
|Category||Start time||Registration Fee
|Category 1) 10km: Men (15 years or older) [Time limit: 1hr 20min]||10:30||5,800JPY||Open|
|Category 1) 10km: Women (15 years or older) [Time limit: 1hr 20min]||10:30||5,800JPY||Open|
|Category 2) 10km: Men (15 years or older) [Time limit: 1hr 30min]||13:00||5,800JPY||Open|
|Category 2) 10km: Women (15 years or older) [Time limit: 1hr 30min]||13:00||5,800JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: Pairs (adult pair)||9:15||8,000JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: Pairs (1 adult + 1 child)||9:15||6,500JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: Pairs (Child pair)||9:15||5,000JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: 3 people (3 adult)||9:15||12,000JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: 3 people (2 adult + 1 child)||9:15||10,500JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: 3 people (1 adult + 2 child)||9:15||9,000JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: 3 people (3 child)||9:15||7,500JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: 4 people (4 adult)||9:15||16,000JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: 4 people (3 adult + 1 child)||9:15||14,500JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: 4 people (2 adult + 2 child)||9:15||13,000JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: 4 people (1 adult + 3 child)||9:15||11,500JPY||Open|
|Category 1: 2km Fun Run: 4 people (4 child)||9:15||10,000JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: Pairs (adult pair)||15:40||8,000JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: Pairs (1 adult + 1 child)||15:40||6,500JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: Pairs (Child pair)||15:40||5,000JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: 3 people (3 adult)||15:40||12,000JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: 3 people (2 adult + 1 child)||15:40||10,500JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: 3 people (1 adult + 2 child)||15:40||9,000JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: 3 people (3 child)||15:40||7,500JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: 4 people (4 adult)||15:40||16,000JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: 4 people (3 adult + 1 child)||15:40||14,500JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: 4 people (2 adult + 2 child)||15:40||13,000JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: 4 people (1 adult + 3 child)||15:40||11,500JPY||Open|
|Category 2: 2km Fun Run: 4 people (4 child)||15:40||10,000JPY||Open|
Points to note at the time of entering:ｐ>
Points to note when entering:
Participants who wish to enter the 2km fun run, only one representative need apply.
There is no need for all the team members to register.
Team members do not need to be a SportsEntry member to register.
Entry fee amount is per team.
Elementary school aged students or under must be accompanied by a guardian.
Infants aged three or less are free entry.
For infants aged three or under, registration is not needed.
For any queries regarding the above, please contact the race organisers at the number below:
ABC Expo Takoyaki Marathon Organising Committee
Tel - 080-9599-9837 (Weekdays 10am to 5pm) . Closed weekends, public holidays and year end holiday period)
Regarding double entries:
Double entries are possible (provided the two event categories do not take place at the same time). Entrants who would like to enter in two race category events, please enter each one separately.
Disabled/Special needs and accompanying runner aides:
If you are handicapped or need the assistance of an accompanying runner aide, please enter in this information on the registration form in the field that says ""Remarks""/ 「備考」 and please note this information.
|Capacity||10km Category 1: 1500 people|
10km Category 2: 1500 people
2km Fun Run Category 1: 1500 people
2km Fun Run Category 2: 1500 people
Once capacity is reached the entry deadline will close.
|Course features||The course starts at the Osaka Expo Memorial Stadium and goes through the Expo Memorial Park.|
|Services||After you reach the goal, you can enjoy approx. 20 different takoyaki food stalls for 1.5 hours.|
|Prizes||Yes - for places 1st to 6th in the 10km race (no prizes for Fun Run placings)|
|Time recording||Yes (for the 10km race only)|
|Participant Notice/Confirmation card||Participants will receive their number card from the Race Organiser in the mail during late February (there is no registration on the day)|
|Carparking||Expo Memorial Park - East carparking lot|
Capacity: 1002 vehicles (1500yen / 4 hours)
|Public transport access||Train: Osaka Monorail, alight at Koen Higashi Guchi station - 3 min walk from the station|
We encourage you to please use public transport to reach the event venue.
|Time limit/cut-off||10km Category 1: 1 hr 20min|
10km Category 2: 1hr 30min
2km Fun Run: 1 hour
|Cut-off checkpoints||10km Category 1: 1hr 20min / 9.2km mark|
10km Category 2: 1hr 30min / 9.2km mark
|Water stations||2 water stations|
|Distance markers||Every 1km|
|Schedule||8:50am Opening Ceremony|
9:15am 2km Fun Run Category 1 (Time limit 1 hr)
10:30am 10km Category 1 (Time limit 1hr 20min)
1:00pm 10km Category 2 (Time limit: 1hr 30min)
3:40pm 2km Fun Run Category 2 (Time limit 1hr)
5:40pm End of race
Takoyaki Corner entry time limits
10km Category 1: 11:30am - 1:10pm
10km Category 2: 2pm - 3:40pm
2km Fun Run Category 1: 9:30am - 11:10am
2km Fun Run Category 2: 4:40pm - 5:40pm
Entry into the Takoyaki Corner is limited to the above time sessions. You will be restricted to your allocated time entry session
Entry into the Takoyaki Corner is limited to participants only. Accompanying friends, supporters and non-participants are not allowed to eat takoyaki.
|Previous participant statistics||Total: 5020 participants (Breakdown: 10km - 2142 participants, 5km - 1328 participants, Fun Run - 1550 participants|
|Terms and conditions||1)No cancellations or changes to personal information or race categoriesis permitted after registration. Furthermore, no refund will be given in any circumstances including any over payment or excess of fees.|
2)No refund of the entry fees will be given if the event is cancelled or modified in any way for reasons beyond the control of the race organiser including due to storm, bad weather, earthquakes, wind, flood, snowfall, natural disaster, disease outbreak or other incident.
3)Participants should be in good health condition, and seek medical consultation and follow the advice of a doctor.
Entrants should be willing participants and participate at their own risk. If during the race/event you feel unwell, please prompt;ly see assistance from the event staff. If the Race Organiser or related organisations deem that the race cannot progress and/or cancel the event, please follow the instructions and judgment of the race organisers.
4)If during the race you become injured or ill, the Organisers will provide first aid.
5)The Race Organisers are not liable or responsible for any accident, loss or injury suffered during the event
6)Subsitute/Replacement participant is not permitted. Only the named registered is eligible to participate. No changes to name, gender, etc will be permitted. In the event that fraud is discovered, the participant may be disqualfied from any awards/prizes and may be disqualified from participating in future events. The Race Organiser will not be held responsible for any damage, claims, refunds for false declaration or surrogate/proxy entry.
7)The Race Organiser may take and use vidoes, photos, articles, records for various media purposes and may be published or broadcas on TV, video, newspapers, magazines, internet, pamphlets etc. All image rights belong to the Race Organiser.
8)We do not accept any acts of wearing or displaying of company names and product brands for the purpose of advertising.
9)The Race Organiser shall strictly observe the laws concerining the protection of personal information and related laws and regulations. Personal information will be used for the purposes of notifying participants about race information, recording purposes, and related information, and for the purposes of improving participant services for future events.
|Any queries should be directed to the race committee||ABC Expo Takoyaki Marathon 2018|
Website :https://www.asahi.co.jp/marathon/ ※Japanese
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