Japan: Osaka Marathon 2015 (25 October 2015)

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Japan: Osaka Marathon 2015 (25 October 2015)

Postby trailblazer » Mon Apr 06, 2015 4:11 pm

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The 5th edition of Osaka Marathon is confirmed to be on 25 October 2015 (Sunday).

https://www.osaka-marathon.com/index_en.html (available in Chinese and Japanese language too)

A full marathon 42.2km and a challenge run of 8.8km are available.

Number of participants limited to 32000 (30,000 full marathon Including City Athletes: 1,000, Wheelchairs: 30, Charity Runners: 350 and 2000 challenge run)

Full marathon Details
1) Start time (9am, Japan time) and end time by 4pm (7 hours cut off timing)

2) Start point at Osaka Castle Park and end point at INTEX Osaka (near Hyatt Regency Osaka Hotel)

Full marathon race fee is 13000 yen for international runners (excludes compulsory donation of at least 1000 yen to primary or secondary charity causes from the 7 charities causes done)

Challenge Run Details
1) Start time (9am, Japan time) and end time by 10:50am
2) Start point at Osaka Castle Park and end point at Osaka City Hall

Race fee for challenge run is 6500 yen for international runners (excludes compulsory donation of at least 1000 yen)

Registration starts today on 6 April 2015 (Monday) and ends at 8 May 2015 (Friday).

All the best who are interested and trying to ballot for a slot to Osaka Marathon 2015! :D
My comment from previous year participation: Slight increase in the race fee from last year's edition.
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Re: Japan: Osaka Marathon 2015 (25 October 2015)

Postby AutumnRunner » Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:43 am

The race is this weekend...... hope all runners will enjoy the race.....
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Re: Japan: Osaka Marathon 2015 (25 October 2015)

Postby trailblazer » Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:15 am

Just a few more days and quite a number of runners from Singapore are doing this event :)

Here is the weather update in Osaka: http://www.jnto.go.jp/weather/eng/area_ ... id=5&day=1
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