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Entry for Half Marathon/5km/2km

至繁體中文申請 半程馬拉松(日本陸連登錄競技組/一般組/輪椅組)5km/2km

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 (JAAF Registered/Open 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.

Reservation for accommodation in Sendai

  • 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

Items Method Application Period
Half Marathon (JAAF Registered A Member/*Elite Runner) ①Online
(100 people: first come, first served)
January 10, 2017 (Tue.) 8:00pm – January 16, 2017 (Mon.)
Half Marathon (JAAF Registered B Member) ①Online
(1,200 people: first come, first served)
January 10, 2017 (Tue.) 8:00pm – January 16, 2017 (Mon.)
②Postal transfer
(100 people to be selected by lottery)
January 17, 2017 (Tue.) – January 23, 2017 (Mon.)
(postmark dated on and before January 23(Mon.) is valid)
Half Marathon (Open Div.) ①Online
(7,000 people: first come , first served)
January 10, 2017 (Tue.) 8:00pm – January 16, 2017 (Mon.)
②Postal transfer
(1,500 people to be selected by lottery)
January 17, 2017 (Tue.) – January 23, 2017 (Mon.)
(postmark dated on and before January 23(Mon.) is valid)
Half Marathon (Wheelchair Div.) Online or postal transfer
(100 people: first come, first served)
~On the internet~
February 21, 2017(Tue.) 8:00pm – March 16, 2017 (Thu.)
~By post~
February 21, 2017 (Tue.) – March 16, 2017 (Thu.)
(postmark dated on and before March 16 (Thu.) is valid)
Half Marathon Charity Runner (Open Div.) Online
(100 people: first cme, first served)
January 17, 2017 (Tue.) 8:00pm – March 9, 2017 (Thu.)
5km Online or postal transfer
(5km: 2,000 people/2km: 500 people)
first come, first served
~On the internet~
February 21, 2017 (Tue.) 8:00pm – March 9, 2017 (Thu.)
~By post~
February 21, 2017 (Tue.) – March 9, 2017 (Thu.)
(postmark dated on and before March 9, 2017 (Thu.) is valid)
2km
  • Please access the following site for internet applications in Japanese: http://runnet.jp
  • Please note that functions as ‘Onakama (Gokazoku) Entry’ and ‘Yuzureru’ on the site are not available for this race.
  • Please access the following site for internet applications in foreign languages: http://jtbsports.jp/
  • Please note that postal transfer will cost you 500 yen processing fee for applications.
  • 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). Postal transfers are only valid with a post mark dated from the first date of the application period onwards. 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. Please note that applications sent after the capacity has been reached 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.
  • Charity Runners will receive 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

How to Request an Application Book

Application books are now available for dispatch as of late December 2016. If you would like an application book, please send the following three items in a single envelope to the Secretariat Office:
 ① A note indicating how many books you would like
 ② Stamps of a value corresponding to the number of books you would like
  (1 book 82 yen; 2-3 books 92 yen; 4-6 books 140 yen; 7-9 books 205 yen;
  10-15 books 250 yen)
 ③ A self-addressed envelope
  (Long 3 type for 4-6 books; Square 2 type for 7+ books).

Notes for Applicants

  • An individual may not apply for more than one race including the race selected by lottery. 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, guardians (in the case of a minor) and team members (in case of application by a representative) must consent to the participant's participation in this event.
  • 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 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 competitions, 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 2018 (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 ④Records(Result).
    This information will be used for entry of ‘RUN as ONE – Tokyo Marathon 2018’ 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.

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