Entry

Entry

Attention! Entry site in English

This is the entry information for overseas residents.
An entry by a Japanese nationality is not accepted.
False statements of nationality are prohibited.
Should any such acts be discovered, the entry fees and charges will not be refunded.

  • ※Entry for Half marathon (Elite Div./JAAF Registered/Open Div./Charity Runner Div./Wheel Chair Div.)/ 5K/ 2K is available.
  • ※The transaction fee for payment is different from Japanese Entry site, please confirm the details from the entry site.
  • ※The inquiry of overseas runners entry, please contact the following address.
    JTB Sports Station
    Email: jtbss@west.jtb.jp
  • *The inquiry of accommodation, please contact the following address.
    JTB Tohoku Inc.
    Email:hsendai2@th.jtb.jp

Entry Applications

Half Marathon
(Elite Div.)
Items Half Marathon
(Elite Div.)
Method Online
(100 people: first come, first served)
Application
Period
January 9, 2018 (Tue.) 8:00 p.m. -
January 15, 2018 (Mon.)
Half Marathon
(JAAF Registered)
Items Half Marathon
(JAAF Registered)
Method Online
(1,200 people: first come, first served)
Application
Period
January 9, 2018 (Tue.) 8:00 p.m. -
January 15, 2018 (Mon.)
Half Marathon
(Open Div.)
Items Half Marathon
(Open Div.)
Method Online
(7,000 people: first come, first served)
Application
Period
January 10, 2018 (Wed.) 8:00 p.m. -
January 15, 2018 (Mon.)
Half Marathon
(Charity Runner Div.)
Items Half Marathon
(Charity Runner Div.)
Method Online
(100 people: first come, first served)
Application
Period
January 9, 2018 (Tue.) 8:00 p.m. -
March 8, 2018 (Thu.)
Half Marathon
(Wheelchair Div.)
Items Half Marathon
(Wheelchair Div.)
Method Online
(100 people: first come, first served)
Application
Period
February 20, 2018 (Tue.) 8:00 p.m. -
March 15, 2018 (Thu.)
5km・2km
Items 5km・2km
Method Online
(5km: 2,000 people/2km: 500 people first come, first served)
Application
Period
February 20, 2018 (Tue.) 8:00 p.m. -
March 8, 2018 (Thu.)
  • ※Please access the following site for internet applications in foreign languages: http://jtbsports.jp/
  • ※Applications based on ‘first come, first served’ will be closed after the entrant capacity has been reached regardless of application period.
  • ※Applications will not be accepted outside of the application period (before or after it).
  • ※Applications outside of the application period incur a processing fee that will be deducted from your participation fee. The remainder of which will be refunded to you in cash by registered mail.
  • ※Application conditions will be updated frequently on the marathon website, so please be sure to check the website before applying.
  • ※Charity Runners will receive a charity commemorative gift.
  • ※For the welfare and support of ‘children,’ ‘culture,’ and ‘sports’ in Sendai to help recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake, following organizations are designated for donation in each purpose. Donors can choose one of the four recipient categories depending on their purposes.
    (1)‘Support Children in Sendai’ Donation for the Sendai City Orphanage Association Contributions are used to support the self-reliance such as employment of children in orphanages.
    (Donation deduction does not apply.)
    (2)‘Support Culture in Sendai’ Donation for the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra Contributions are used to promote music programs in Sendai such as regular and community concerts.
    (You can receive an income tax deduction for donations on your tax return.)
    (3)‘Support Para-Sports in Sendai’ Donation for the Sendai Disabled Sports Organization Contributions are used to promote para-sports programs such as organizing various sports tournaments for disabled people.
    (Donation deduction does not apply.)
    (4)‘Support Sports in Sendai’ Donation for the Sendai City Sports Promotion Foundation Contributions are used to promote sports programs such as organizing various sports tournaments and events for elementary students etc.
    (You can receive an income tax deduction for donations on your tax return.)
  • ※For more details about the income tax deduction for donations, please contact tax offices directly.
  • ※Depending on the municipality where you reside in, you may receive individual inhabitant tax deduction for donations. Please contact your municipality directly.
  • ※The Half Marathon (wheelchair division) secretariat office is as below. Please make any inquiries directly to the contact address below.

Sendai International Half Marathon Wheelchair Division Secretariat Office Disabled Planning Section, Public Health and Welfare Bureau, City of Sendai
Tel. 022-214-8163
3-7-1 Kokubuncho, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8671

Notes for Applicants

  • An individual may not apply for more than one race.
  • Individuals who are found to have applied for more than one race will be disqualified and will not be refunded their entry fees and processing fees after the application.
  • Misrepresent action of age, gender, records, or other information, or participation by a runner other than the applicant (false entry) are not allowed. If such an act is found, the individual participant or group participants will be disqualified and may be banned from future participation in this event.
  • A submitted application may not be altered, corrected, or cancelled. If there is a problem with the submitted information, the secretariat office will contact the applicant by the e-mail address or telephone number provided.
  • Please note that the secretariat office will not respond to telephone inquiries about the acceptance of applications.
  • Registration cannot be transferred, nor may another runner participate in the event in place of the applicant. If such an act is discovered it will result in disqualification. No compensation shall be made in such an event. Also, please be aware that entry fees will not be refunded.
  • The organizers claim no responsibility for delays in the receipt of applications due to the circumstances of the postal service or internet problems.
  • Please be aware that internet application may not be possible using some computers, operating systems or internet browsers.

Terms and Conditions for Application

Applicants must agree to the following terms and conditions and fill out the application form.

  • Submitted applications cannot be altered or cancelled due to personal circumstances.
  • If the event is cancelled or curtailed due to conditions beyond the organizer's control (earthquakes, storm or flood damage, incidents, accidents, etc.), personal circumstance, multiple applications, and overpayment or multiple payments, entry fees will not be refunded.
  • Participants must not falsify their age, gender, or other information, or employ a proxy runner. If such an act is discovered, the participant must abide by the decision of the organizer to revoke the participant’s entry and any awards, bar the participant from future participation in the event, etc. Participants understand that the organizer has no responsibility to provide aid or refund the entry fee in such cases.
  • Participants must not suffer from heart disease or other illnesses, must pay attention to their health and undergo adequate training before participation. The participant assumes responsibility for all illness, injury, accident, and loss. If the participant is not feeling well on the day of the event, they must withdraw from the race.
  • During the race, if the organizers (staff, doctors, medical staff, etc.) determine that there is an obstacle to a participant’s continued participation in the race, the participant must follow directions to discontinue the race immediately. In addition, participants must follow directions from the organizers concerning safety and/or the administration of the event.
  • A participant who becomes ill or injured during the event may not refuse emergency medical treatment, and shall not hold the organizer responsible for the methods used, their efficacy, etc.
  • Participants release the organizers from responsibility concerning accidents, losses, injuries or illnesses that may occur during the event, and agree not to claim damages.
  • Participants understand that compensation for accidents, illness or injuries that may occur during the event shall be within the scope of insurance coverage provided by the organizer.
  • Participants’ family members, relatives and guardians (in the case of a minor) must consent to the participant’s participation in this event.
  • Participants consent to the reporting, publication and use of videos, photographs, articles, and records relating to the event (including personal information such as name, age, gender, records, and portraits) in the newspaper, television, magazines, internet, and pamphlets. Participants grant the organizers the right to publish and use this information.
  • Participants must agree to the organizer’s rules regarding the handling of personal information, which are specified in a separate document.
  • In addition to the above terms and conditions, participants must agree to abide by the organizer’s rules for the race. (In the event of any inconsistency, the rules for the race shall prevail.)

Use of Personal Information

  • The organizer recognizes the importance of personal information and shall comply with all applicable laws and regulations and abide by its personal information protection policy.
  • Participants’ personal information will be used to enhance services provided to participants, to deliver invitations and guidance, record notification, related information, invitations for future competition events, services provided by cooperating and related organizations, and to announce rankings. Additionally, organizers and authorized representatives may use your personal information to contact you in order to verify details of your application.
  • Sendai International Half Marathon forms an alliance with ‘RUN as ONE - Tokyo Marathon 2019 (Semi-Elite). According the alliance, participants’ personal information in this event will be provided with Tokyo Marathon Foundation by electromagnetic means.
    The information to be provided is;
    ①Name ②Gender ③Date of Birth ④Contact details ⑤Records (Result).
    This information will be used for entry of ‘RUN as ONE - Tokyo Marathon 2019’ and to determine starting block for Tokyo Marathon based on the result in this event.
    Please contact the Secretariat Office for refusal to the provision.

DECLARATION

  • I agree to the ‘Terms and Conditions for Application’ to participate in the event.

Related Events (Draft)

An event will be held in connection with the Half Marathon the day before and the day of the race. At the event, our sponsors will offer useful information and goods related to the race. There will also be roadside support events and stage events that represent Tohoku festivals. Sendai and Miyagi specialty goods will be on sale and you can eat or drink at food and drink booths.

Schedule and Venue
  • May 12, 2018 (Sat.)
    Kotodai Park Citizens’ Square
  • May 13, 2018 (Sun.)
    Kotodai Park Citizens’ Square, Miyaginohara Park General Athletic Field, Jozenji-dori Avenue Green Area, and roadsides of the course
  • ※Further details will be announced on the official website when they become available.
Sendai International Half Marathon Executive Committee Secretariat
Sendai City Sports Promotion Foundation, Sports Project Department
2-11-6 Miyagino, Miyagino-ku, Sendai 983-0045
KOHSHIN RUBBER Athlete Park Sendai (Sendai City Athletic Field)
Tel/022-297-1322  Fax/022-297-1323
(Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; closed weekends and holidays)
[e-mail]sendai_half@spf-sendai.jp 
[Website] http//www.sendaihalf.com
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