Donation / Charity Runners (Application Closed)

Applications for Tokyo Marathon 2020 Charity Runners have been closed.

What is a Charity Runner?

A Charity Runner is anyone who offers an inspiring example of charity by running the Tokyo Marathon after contributing a minimum specified amount of money to a recipient program of their choice. It doesn’t matter whether the person directly donates to themselves or use the crowdfunding system.

Non-Crowdfunding Charity (3,700 persons, first-come, first-served basis)
*Application for Non-Crowdfunding Charity is now closed

Entry Period:Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:00 am JST – Monday, July 8, 2019 5:00 pm JST
*Donation will be collected by one-time full payment of 100,000 JPY or more. The entry will close once it reaches the capacity.

Crowdfunding Charity (300 persons, the gross amount order)
*Application for Crowdfunding Charity is now closed

Entry Period:Monday, July 22, 2019 10:00 am JST – Friday, September 13, 2019 5:00 pm JST
*The collected donation will not be deducted until the deadline date.

Active Charity (1,000 persons, first-come, first-served basis *Including Corporate donors and legal entities)
*Application for Active Charity is now closed

Entry period: Monday, July 22, 2019 10:00 am JST – Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:00 pm JST
*Donate 200,000 JPY or more directly to the charity recipient.
*The entry will close once it reaches the capacity.
*The terms and conditions will vary by the charity recipient.
About Active Charity



  1. Charity runner registration (participation) is voluntary for donators.
  2. Eligibility for participants as a Charity runner include fulfilling all other requirements and regulations applicable to general marathon participants.
  3. Entry through a travel agencies not approved by the event organizer are not allowed. If discovered, the entry will be voided and the entry fee (including donation) will not be refunded.