RACE INFORMATION

Outline of Osaka Marathon 2017

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Race Name Osaka Marathon 2017
Organizers Osaka Prefectural Government, City of Osaka
Osaka Association of All Athletics (OAAA)
Co-organizer The Yomiuri Shimbun
Managing Organization Osaka Association of All Athletics(OAAA)
Operational Support OSAKA PARA ATHLETICS
Supporting Organizations Japan Association of Athletics Federations, Osaka City Community Promotion Association, Osaka Prefectural Federation of Shopping Center, Osaka Prefectural Federation of Shopping Center Promotion Associations, Osaka City Shopping Streets Association, Kansai Economic Federation, Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kansai Association of Corporate Executives, Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau, Osaka Amateur Sports Association, Osaka Athletic Association, Osaka Sport Promotion Council, Osaka City Amateur Sports Association, Osaka City Sports and Welfare Association, Osaka City Sport Promotion Council, Osaka City Sports and Greenery Association, Osaka Para-Sports Association, Osaka City Welfare and Sports Association for Persons with Disabilities, Osaka Medical Association, Osaka Hospital Association, OSAKA NURSING ASSOCIATION, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Kinki Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Kinki District Transport Bureau, HANSHIN EXPRESSWAY COMPANY LIMITED, YOMIURI LIGHT AND HUMANITY ASSOCIATION, Osaka Life Support Association, Osaka Prefectural Board of Education, Osaka City Board of Education, The Hochi Shimbun, Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc., Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation (in random order)
Main Sponsor K-Opticom Corporation
Official Sponsors MIZUNO Corporation, Duskin Co., Ltd., Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd., Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., Coca-Cola West Co., Ltd., SEIKO HOLDINGS CORPORATION, KANSAI UNIVERSITY, Ltd., Advance Create Co., Ltd. , The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, ASAHI BREWERIES, LTD., KNT Co., Ltd, Photo Create, NIPPON EXPRESS CO., LTD., Toyota Motor Corporation, Sumitomo Electric, Industries, Ltd., Iwatani Corporation, KOSMO SECURITY SERVICES CO., LTD., Nisshin Seifun Group Inc.
Cooperation FM802, imuraya group co., ltd., KOBEYA BAKING CO., LTD., SWAC Co., Ltd., Aoki shofuan Corporation, Hyogetsudo Co., Ltd.
Events
〈1〉Marathon
(1)JAAF members
(2)Non-JAAF members
(3)Wheelchair Race
〈2〉Challenge Run(8.8km)
Entry fee
  • 〈1〉Marathon: JPY 13,000(Individual / Overseas)
  • 〈2〉Challenge Run: JPY 6,500(Individual / Overseas)

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Date & Time
Sunday, November 26, 2017
8:55 a.m./Wheelchair Race Starts
9:00 a.m./Marathon and Challenge Run Start
10:50 a.m./Challenge Run Finishes
11:15 a.m./Wheelchair Race Finishes
4:00 p.m./Marathon Finishes
Course
〈1〉Marathon:
Start: Osaka Castle Park Finish: INTEX Osaka
Course certified by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations (JAAF) and by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS)
〈2〉Challenge Run:
Start: Osaka Castle Park Finish: Osaka City Hall.
(Course does not meet official specifications, thus times will not be recognized for records)
Entrants’ runner registration
(Osaka Marathon EXPO2017)
  • Date
  • Fri., Nov. 24, 2017 and Sat., Nov. 25, 2017 for two days
  • Venue
  • INTEX OSAKA
  • Time
  • 11:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (last admission)
  • ※Registration on race day (Sun., Nov. 26, 2017) is not acceptable.
  • ※Registration by proxy is not acceptable. Please ensure that a runner him/herself comes to the registration.
Commendation
  • 〈1〉Marathon
  • ◎The top eight male and female finishers overall will receive commendations respectively.
  • ◎Civic Runner Award: Male and female who are JAAF members and general participants finished in first place will be respectively commended.(excluding invited and guest runners)
  • ◎The Chicago Marathon Award: Male and female runners living in Osaka and who are JAAF members and general participants finished in first place will be respectively commended.(excluding invited and guest runners, representative runners for affiliate marathons, runners who were sent to the last two Osaka Marathon races)
  • ◎The top eight male and female wheelchair athletes will be respectively commended.
  • ◎The top three male and female runners per five-year age bracket will be respectively commended.
  •  ※Award certificates will be sent at a later date.
  • 〈2〉Challenge Run
  • There will be no commendation..
  • 〈3〉Best Charity Runner Award
  • The charity runner having raised the most donations will be commended.