|Event Name||Kumamoto Castle Marathon 2019|
|Start Time||Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM (regardless of weather conditions)|
|Registration Times||Friday, February 15, 2019 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 16, 2019 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
|Registration Location||Karashima Park|
|Regarding Personal Information||
The marathon administration believes in the proper handling of personal information. All personal information will be appropriately handled in accordance with the marathon personal information policy and all related legal rules and regulations. To continue improving the quality of the event, participation data, records, surveys, and related information will be used.
※You may receive communications from the marathon administration or the Kumamoto Castle Marathon Executive Committee regarding the contents of your application.
This is for runners who have never participated in the Kumamoto Castle Marathon Historical Fun Run before. Runners who have participated in the Recovery Challenge Fun Run, Jokamachi 4 Kilo, or the Kumanichi 30 Kilo Road Race but who have never participated in the Historical Fun Run in the past can still qualify.
If the number of applications for the Kumamoto Castle Marathon First Challenge exceeds the number of slots (3000), participants will be selected by raffle. First Challenge qualified applicants will have priority. If an applicant is not selected for a First Challenge slot, they will be automatically entered into the general raffle for a second chance at participating in the run. Filing an additional application for this is not necessary.
For runners considering their first event, or for runners who have failed to be selected for the marathon, this may be your opportunity. Apply now!
|Event||Historical Full Marathon|
|Application Period||From Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Until Friday, August 31, 2018 at 5:00 PM
|Qualification||Runners who have never participated in the Kumamoto Castle Marathon (Historical Full Marathon) in the past. Runners who have been selected to participate in the marathon but did not run are excluded.|
|Notes||※Past participants are defined as those who have been selected by raffle and then paid participation fees in the past.
※Group applications are not allowed for the Kumamoto Castle Marathon First Challenge.
Participating runners in the Kumamoto Castle Marathon will have the opportunity to sponsor a charity. The goal of this program is to support the recovery of Kumamoto, maintain Kumamoto assets, and spread the spirit of charity one runner at a time.
All charitable donations will be donated to a chosen fund selected at the time of entry.
|Kumamoto Castle Disaster Recovery Fund||For Kumamoto Castle reconstruction and restoration costs||Kumamoto Castle Disaster Recovery Fund
Administrator：Kumamoto Castle General Office (096-359-6475)
|Sports Promotion Fund||For encouraging sports recovery and development in Kumamoto||Sports Promotion Fund
Administrator: Kumamoto City Sports Promotion Section (096-328-2724)
|Volunteer Activities Fund||For supporting the expansion of volunteer programs in Kumamoto||Kumamoto City Public Interest Activities Support Fund
Administrator: Kumamoto City Regional Activities Promotion Section (096-328-2036)
During the entry process, there will be sections to indicate your willingness to participate in the Support Kumamoto Fundraising Campaign and preferred charitable cause. Please specify how many donations you would like to make and the fund you would like to donate to. After runner selection takes place, please include the amount you would like to donate along with your participation fees and system fees to participate in the campaign.
※Each participant is allowed to select only one donation fund to give to. Thank you for your understanding.
|Support Kumamoto Special Charity Runners (limited to the first 500 participants)|
Runners that donate over ¥30,000 (60 donations) as part of the Support Kumamoto Charity Fundraising Campaign will be exempted from the raffle and allowed to participate in an event of their choice (Kumamoto Castle Marathon, Historical Fun Run, Recovery Challenge Fun Run).
※Participation fees are calculated separately.
※Group entries for this program are not allowed.
Runners who have completed the Kumamoto Castle Marathon with a sub three hour time during any one of the last five years will be given preferential treatment and placed in the starting block of this year’s marathon. Runners who have qualified for the Kumamoto Castle Marathon Sub Three Premium have their names, runner numbers, and records posted on the Kumamoto Castle Marathon homepage.
|Event||Historical Full Marathon
（JAAF Sponsored）（JAAF Certified）
|Kanakuri Memorial Kumanichi 30 Kilo Road Race
（KAA・JAAF Sponsored）（JAAF Certified）
|Recovery Challenge Fun Run
|Time Limit||7 hours||Pass the last checkpoint (28.3 km) by 10:58.||1 hour 15 minutes|
|Conditions||Must be 18 years or older by the day of the event (high school students not allowed) Ability to complete the marathon within 6 hours and 40 minutes.||Birthday before April 1, 2000. Registered member of the JAAF.||Middle school age or older|
|Fees (including system fees)||¥10,500||¥5,500||¥3,500|
|The ¥500 system fee is included in the numbers listed above.|
※Times are subject to change.
|Event||Application Method||Payment Method||Fees||System Fees|
|Historical Full Marathon||Internet only||Credit Card Convenience Store||¥10,000||¥500 per person）|
|Kumanichi 30 Kilo||¥5,000|
|Recovery Challenge Fun Run||¥3,000|
|【Payment Example】Applied for and selected for an individual slot in the full marathon and offered to make two donations at the time of entry.|
|※Payment for two charity donations （1 donation at ¥500 ×2 ＝ ¥1,000）|
|Total payment： Participation Fee （¥10,000）+ System Fee （¥500）＋ 2 Charity Donations （¥1,000） ＝ ¥11,500|
※The system fee for group entries is ¥500 per person.
|Support Kumamoto Charity Fundraising Campaign|
|For runners wanting to participate in the fundraising campaign, please include the number of donations you would like to make (¥500 per donation) and include them with your participation fee payment.|
[Please use this as a reference for indicating the correct shirt size]
※If shirt size is not specified at the time of entry, women will be given an S size shirt, and men will be given an M size shirt.
※There are only limited quantities of each size, so you may receive a different size shirt.
|Historical Full Marathon||Individual Group Internet only|
|Kumanichi 30 Kilo||Individual Internet only|
|Recovery Challenge Fun Run||Individual Group Internet only|
|Application Method|| Internet entry via the Kumamoto Castle Marathon homepage
|Application Period Begins||Monday, July 30th from 10:00 AM|
|Application Period Ends||Friday, September 14th at 5:00 PM|
|System Fees at Time of Application||None (¥500 for each selected participant)|
|Runner Selection||Raffle Drawing (if applicants exceed the participant limit)|
|Results Announcement||Results will be sent out at the beginning of October. For groups, only the group’s representative will be informed of the result.|
|Deposit||Runners selected to participate (or the representative for groups) must deposit the total payment for participation fees, system fees, and charity donations in the specified bank account by the given date. Non-payment will result in runners’ slots being given to another applicant.|
※Please also read the「 Notes regarding the application process 」
・Individuals and groups may not file multiple applications. Multiple applications will result in disqualification.
【Regarding group applications】