The Nagano Marathon vies to bring back the inspiration experienced during the Olympic Winter Games (Nagano 1998), providing an annual event to keep the excitement forever alive! It also aims to contribute to the development of regional sports, culture and the Olympic movement and to provide an unique opportunity for amateurs and world-class athletes to run together, expanding the horizons of running.
"Nagano Marathon" aims to uphold the ideals of the Nagano Olympics and fulfill the dreams of future generations while in coexistence with an environment rich in nature.
JOC (Japanese Olympic Committee) / JAAF (Japan Association of Athletics Federation)
Nagano Prefecture / Nagano City / The Shinano Mainichi Shinbun Inc.
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Hellenic Amateur Athletic Federation (SEGAS) / SBC
Nagano Amateur Athletic Association
Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Japan Sports Agency / Nagano Prefecture Board of Education
Nagano Prefecture Amateur Sports Association / Kyodo News Agency / Nagano City Board of Education
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport / Nagano Prefectural Police Department
Nagano Highway Public Corporation / Nagano Prefecture Medical Association
Nagano Prefecture Traffic Safety Confederation and others
Sunday, April 16, 2017 Start Time: 8:30
Nagano Marathon Course
Starting Point: Nagano Sports Park
Finishing Point: Nagano Olympic Stadium
*Accredited by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations and AIMS.
Pursuant to the rules of the IAAF for the year 2017 and those of current event.
Gates are set up every 5km with closing times scheduled as stated below. Athletes who arrive at a gate after the closing time will not beallowed to participate in the race thereafter.
Furthermore, those who are still running between the gates in question after the closing time have to stop.
|＜Gate Closing Times＞|
|5.1km||48mins (after the start)|
*Gate points and the closing times are subject to change.
Japanese and non-Japanese athletes with the recommendation of the JAAF and hosting committee.
Men and women 18 years of age or older as of April 16, 2017.
※High School students are not allowed to participate in this race.
※There is no wheel-chair category for the full marathon.
500 entrants for overseas runners selected in order of application.
*Entire entry quota is 10,000 entrants
10,800 Japanese Yen (including tax, a souvenir kit and finisher's certificate)
Entries for foreigners (non-Japanese) living in Japan or abroad will be accepted from 10:00 a.m., October 22, 2016.
Original T-shirt, and others. *A finisher will receive a "Finisher's towel and medal" upon finishing.
|Size||Chest (cm)||Height (cm)|
1st place to 8th place will be awarded prizes for both men and women.
1st place to 6th place in respective age groups below will be awarded prizes for both men and women in accordance with chip time.
However, an awards ceremony will not be held. Certificates and other awards will be mailed at a later date.
JTB Nagano Marathon Desk
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