KYOTO MARATHON 2014

2014-02-01

KYOTO MARATHON 2014
http://www.kyoto-marathon.com/en/

Event Name Kyoto Marathon 2014
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Organizer City of Kyoto, Kyoto Athletic Association
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Co-Organizer Kyoto City Gymnastics Association, The Kyoto Shimbun Newspaper Co., Ltd., Kyoto Broadcasting System Company Ltd., FM-Kyoto Inc.
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Planning/
Management Kyoto Marathon Executive Committee
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Superintendents Kyoto Athletic Association
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Management Cooperation Kyoto Sports Association for the Disabled, Kyoto City Sports Instructors Board, Kyoto Medical Association, Hospital Association of Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto Private Hospital Association, Kyoto Nursing Association, The Kyoto City Liaison Council of Local Women’s Societies, The Kyoto Branch of Japan 3B Gymnastics Association, Kyoto Runners,
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Supporting Organization Association of International Marathon and Distance Races (AIMS), The Japan Tourism Agency, Kyoto Prefecture, The Kyoto Prefectural Board of Education, The Kyoto City Board of Education, The Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kyoto City Amateur Sports Association, Kyoto Convention Bureau, Kyoto City Tourism Association, The Kyoto Federation of Shopping Center Promotion Associations, NHK Kyoto (The Kyoto Branch of Japan Broadcasting Corporation), The Asahi Shimbun Kyoto Bureau, The Mainichi Newspapers Kyoto Branch, The Yomiuri Shimbun Kyoto Bureau, Sankei Shimbun Kyoto Bureau, The Kyoto Branch of Nikkei Inc., The Kyoto Bureau of K.K. Kyodo News, The Kyoto Bureau of Jiji Press (as a prospect)
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Special Co-sponsoring Organizations OMRON Corporation, Wacoal corp.
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Events
Marathon (42.195km)
Pair-Ekiden (1st Section: approx. 24km, 2nd Section: approx. 18km)
Wheelchair Race (approx. 6.1km)
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Date and Time Sunday, February 16, 2014
8 : 55 Wheelchair race start
9 : 00 Marathon and pair-Ekiden start
15 : 00 Marathon and pair-Ekiden finish
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Participant Limit
Marathon: up to15,900 runners
Pair-Ekiden: up to 100 pairs, 200 runners
Wheelchair race: up to 20 athletes
* including the participants recommended by organizers
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Time Limit Marathon and pair-Ekiden: 6 hours
* Time limits will be indicated with a signal gun
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Time Limit at Each Checkpoint (CP)
* PI: point of intersection
Race officials will strictly enforce cut-off times at each checkpoint. This is dictated by a limited time permitted for traffic control. Additionally, race officials will enforce disqualifications based upon security and event operations.
Time Limit at Each Checkpoint (CP)
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(The above time limits are given tentatively.)
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Race Course
Marathon and pair-Ekiden
Course starts at Nishikyogoku Athletic Park and finishes in front of Heian Shrine (Authorized by Japan Association of Athletics Federations, International Association of Athletics Federations and AIMS)
* There will be a relay point in front of Kyoto International Conference Center for Pair- Ekiden.
Wheelchair Race
Nishikyogoku Athletic Park to Arashiyama
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Race Rules Following the rules of The Japan Association of Athletic Federation for 2013 and the regulations of this competition.
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Awards
Marathon
Males and females : Awards to the first 20 runners
Males and females by age groups (every 5 years) : Awards to the first 3 runners
Prize-giving ceremony will be held only for the top 8 runners of . For the rest of award-winners, award certificates will be delivered at a later date.
* There are no awards for pair-Ekiden
Wheelchair race
Awards to the first 3 runners
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Qualification for Participation
Marathon and pair-Ekiden
Participants must have been born before April 1, 1995. (in Heisei 7).
Also, participants must be able to complete the race within 5 hours and 40 minutes.
* Participation by wheelchair is not permitted.
Wheelchair race
Participants have to be registered wheelchair users as of February 16th, 2014, with a physical disability certificate issued pursuant to the provision of Article 15 of Physically Disabled Persons Welfare Act (Act. No.283 of 1949). As participants, they receive a recommendation from Kyoto Sports Association for the Disabled, which is then accepted by organizer.
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Entry fee
Marathon
Domestic : ¥12,000 Overseas : ¥15,000
Pair-Ekiden : 2 people for one team :¥20,000
Wheelchair race : ¥2,000
Donations for the Great East Japan Earthquake reconstruction support program will be accepted (from a 500-yen donation unit)
Overseas : all applicants who enter from the English site
Pair-Ekiden, Wheelchair race are not available from in the English site
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Entry Application By internet or postal transfer.
* In the case of oversubscription, competitors will be chosen by lottery.
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Check-in Allocation of racing numbers.
Friday, February 14, 2014 : 10:30-19:00 (final entry)
Saturday, February 15, 2014 : 10:30-19:00 (final entry)
* The above schedule is subject to change.
* No check-in will be accepted on the day of the race (February 16, 2014).
* Personal ID will be required at reception. Substitution is not permitted.
Place: MIYAKO-MESSE (Kyoto International Exhibition Hall)
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Others
A charity for the Great East Japan Earthquake reconstruction support will be run.
In the case of event cancellation caused for any reason beyond the organizer’s control, the entry fee will not be refunded.
Only the registered applicant is eligible to compete in the race. Substitutions are not permitted.
The wearing of unusual attire (such as costumes) by race participants is prohibited. The carrying or exhibition of advertising, trademarks or company names is not permitted.
Application forms are scheduled to be available from end of July, 2013.




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