Charity Runners Application

*Details below for Tokyo Marathon 2018 Charity Runner Applications.

The donation application by the Tokyo Marathon 2018 charity was closed on March 31, 2018.
Thank you for many applications.

Application Period

July 1, 2017 10:00 a.m. JST - July 31, 2017 5:00 p.m. JST


4,000 runners (first-come, first-served)

  • *The application period may end earlier based on the organizer’s judgment.


  • Those who have applied to donate 100,000 yen or more to the charity programs and wish to participate in Tokyo Marathon 2018
  • Those who will be 19 years old or older on the race day of Tokyo Marathon 2018
  • Men and women who can finish the marathon in no longer than 6 hours and 40 minutes (For runners with disabilities who have difficulty in running by themselves, a guide runner can run with them.)
  • In addition, the Application Guidelines for general runners are applied mutatis mutandis to charity runners as well.

Participation Fee

12,800 yen

  • *The participation fee is the same as general overseas runners.

Application Method

Please apply from the online application from here.

Payment Method

Credit card only


  • If payment is not received by the due date, the charity runner application will be void.
  • The participation fee is nonrefundable. If charity programs and / or Tokyo Marathon 2018 are cancelled due to any reason for which the organizer is not responsible, the participation fee will not be refunded. If the certain projects/programs of the recipient programs specified herein, to which your donations are planned to be used, are aborted by force of circumstances, your donations will be used for other projects/programs.
  • Receipt for donations
    A receipt for your donation will be sent to your registered address. If you make a donation by Friday, December 15, 2017, the receipt will be dated for 2017 and will be issued around the end of January 2018. If your donation is made after the above date, your receipt will be dated for 2018 and will be issued around the end of June 2018.
  • Before participating in Tokyo Marathon 2018, make sure to pay attention to your health by training sufficiently and by undergoing certain medical checkups.
  • A Charity Runner T-shirt will be provided to all charity runners. Please wear this T-shirt on the race day to promote these charitable programs.
  • The abovementioned rules regarding tax deductions are authorized by the Japanese tax system.
    Regarding overseas donation applications, check with the respective tax authorities in the applicant’s country.
Tokyo Marathon 2018 Charity applications are now closed.
Thank you very much for your support.
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