Plan ID
: 23651

【Ibaraki】 International Entry for the 2020 Kasumigaura Marathon is Now Open!

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Recommended for foreigners
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Solo participant
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    15Age ~ 100 Age
  • Duration
    Over 6 hours on the day

Entry for the 2020 Kasumigaura and International Blind Marathon has started!
(Full marathon: 9,000 yen, 10 mile race: 7,500 yen, 5km race: 5,500 yen)

● Organizers: Kasumigaura Marathon Organizing Committee, Tsuchiura City, Kasumigaura City, Japan Blind Marathon Association, Japan Sports Association for the Disabled, Japan Paralympic Committee, Ibaraki Athletic Sports Association, Tsuchiura Council of Social Welfare, Kasumigaura Council of Social Welfare, The Mainichi Newspapers
● Managed by: Ibaraki Athletic Sport Association
● Event date: Sunday, April 19, 2020
● Event venue: Kawaguchi Athletic Park in Tsuchiura city of Ibaraki Prefecture (A 5-minute walk from JR Tsuchiura Station East Exit)
● Start time
9:20am 10 mile race
9:50am Full marathon
10:30am 5km race
● Official recognition: Approved by Japan Association of Athletics Federations, International Association of Athletics Federations approved course and World Para Athletics (WPA) approved event. Runners participating in the IPC Registration Division, need to have
a registered IPC Athletics License and to hold an international class
prior to this race for his/her results to be officially
recognized for rankings and records of WPA.

Held on Sunday, April 19, 2020 * Rainy weather

The maximum number of applicants for the full marathon is 15,000 (first-come-first-served basis) 10 miles: 6,000 (first-come-first-served basis) 5km: 2,000 (first-come-first-served basis). * Entry acceptance period: December 4, 1st year (Wednesday) 10:00 to February 23, 2nd year (Sunday) 24:00

Round course along the shores of Kasumigaura Lake​ ​

The marathon starts from Kawaguchi Athletic Park area and goes along the shores of lake through a midpoint at Kasumigaura City History Museum and finishes at Kawaguchi Athletic Park J:COM Field Tsuchiura.

Time limit. Check beforehand.

● Full marathon: 17km checkpoint 12:15 (2 hours and 25 minutes), 28.5km checkpoint 14:10 (4 hours and 20 minutes), Finish line 16:00 (6 hours and 10 minutes)
● 10 mile race: Finish 11:20 (2 hours)
● 5km race: Finish 11:10 (40 minutes)
* A starting pistol will be used. Depending on the block, it may take more than 10 minutes to pass through the starting line after the pistol sound.


About fees

Basic fee

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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 1 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 1~1
    About duration
    Over 6 hours on the day
    Full marathon: 6 hours and 10 minutes (checkpoint 16:00); 10 mile race: 2 hours (checkpoint 11:00); 5 km race: 40 minutes (checkpoint 11:40)
    Operating period 2020/4/19
    Assembly time 9:20 AM 10 Mile Division
    9:50 AM Full Marathon Division
    10:30 AM 5 km Division
    Number cards will be sent to all participants in advance, so no registrations accepted on the event day. Please stand in line before the start.​ ​
    ※ Overseas participants will receive number cards the day before or on the day of marathon. More information will be given at a later date.
    Booking deadline until 11:59 44 days before

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items Clothes suitable for a marathon.
    About rental items No special requirements.

    Matters require attention ● All participants will receive either a Marathon original arm pouch or a local treat as a participation prize. Choose one upon submitting your entry.
    ※The prize will be distributed on the event day at the main venue. Details will be posted on the website.
    ● Record certificates: A record certificate will be issued to everyone who finish within the time limit. The record downloading service will start the day after the event.
    ★ 30th Anniversary Bonus ★
    Full marathon finishers will receive a record certificate with photo.
    All finishers will receive eco-bags.
    Other notifications Event terms
    ・ Participants shall be responsible for taking full control of your own
    health care. Please try to be in the best physical conditions possible
    and get a medical checkup prior to the event. If you are not feeling well on the event day, please refrain from participating.
    ・ Participants who are determined unfit to continue the race by a competition officer may be disqualified.
    ・ Entry fees will not be refunded in the case of event cancellation due to conditions beyond the control of the organizers.
    ・ The organizers will not be responsible for delayed arrival of
    participants on the day of the race due to public transport or road
    traffic conditions.
    ・ Wearing or displaying any designs and trademarks representing
    company/brand names and such for advertising purposes within the event
    venue or on the courses is prohibited.
    ・ Participants must adhere to all instructions by the organizers regarding any event-related matters not covered above.

    Required documents and application forms

    Please check the attached document before making a reservation.

    Plan attractions

    プランの魅力 Let's start! の画像

    Let's start! Start at once for each course!

    プランの魅力 Run along the lake! の画像

    Run along the lake! Enjoy fresh air while running!

    プランの魅力 Cheerful support from roadsides の画像

    Cheerful support from roadsides Get powerful cheering from students and children along the race!

    プランの魅力 Pass through the relaxing scenery of a countryside の画像

    Pass through the relaxing scenery of a countryside Enjoy springtime country scenery with refreshing winds.

    プランの魅力 Water supply points の画像

    Water supply points The event gives you an opportunity to interact with locals♪

    プランの魅力 Kasumigaura History Museum is a midpoint の画像

    Kasumigaura History Museum is a midpoint Let's break through the midpoint within the time limit!

    プランの魅力 To the goal! の画像

    To the goal! No matter achieved the goal or not, everyone is a hero!

    プランの魅力 Commemorative photo shoot の画像

    Commemorative photo shoot Congratulations to those who completed the race! Enjoy unforgettable memories and a sense of accomplishment♪

    Access - Map

    Kawaguchi Sports Park, Tsuchiura City, Ibaraki Prefecture J: COM Field Tsuchiura
    Assembly point

    Kawaguchi Athletic Park J:COM Field Tsuchiura (a 5-minute walk from JR Tsuchiura Station East Exit)

    If you arrive by car

    15-minute ride from Joban Expressway Sakura Tsuchiura IC · Tsuchiura-kita IC

    Please use free temporary parking lots (2 zones).

    ① Sakuragawa Riverside temporary parking area with 1,000 car space

    ② Municipal Sports Square temporary parking area with 1,000 car space.

    If you arrive by train

    From Ueno Station 45 minutes on Joban Line Limited Express Train · On regular train 55~70 minutes. 5-minute walk from the east exit of JR Tsuchiura Station.

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