Event Information


MINATO City Half Marathon 2022


Sunday, 20th November 2022. * Rain or shine


Minato City Marathon Secretariat, Tokyo Athletics Association

Managing Organization

Minato Ward Athletics Association

Supporting Organization

Sports Nippon Newspapers, The Yomiuri Shimbun

Event Collaborators

Zojoji, Tokyo TOWER Co.,Ltd., Tokyo Prince Hotel, Shiba Toshogu

Competition Rules

The event will be conducted in accordance with the 2022 JAAF rules and regulations and the Event Regulations.

Start Venue

In the vicinity of Minato City Shiba Park

Finish Venue

Half marathon
Tokyo Tower
Fun run
Tokyo Metropolitan Shiba Park (north side of Minato City Library)


  1. The half marathon starts near Minato City Shiba Park, passes through major roads such as Hibiya-dori Avenue, Daiichi-Keihin, Sakurada-dori Avenue and Sotobori-dori Avenue, and finishes Tokyo Tower.
  2. The fun run starts near Minato City Shiba Park, goes north along Hibiya-dori Avenue, turns left at the Minato City Shiba Koen 3-chome intersection, and finishes inside Tokyo Metropolitan Shiba Park (on the north side of Minato City Library).
  • JAAF Approved course.
  • The planned course may be subject to change.

Checkpoints and Water Supply stations

①9:18am : about 5.1km ②9:34am : about7.4km ③10:15am : about13.1km ④10:45am : about17.4km ⑤11:04am : about20.0km
Water supply stations
A total of nine water supply stations will be set up on, two before the start and six along the course. one after finish.
*Details will be announced in the official event program, to be sent out in early November.

Race category, maximum number of participants, participation qualification, participation fees, etc.

Half Marathon (JAAF certified course)

JAAF-registered athletes
General Division
  • Under 30
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+
Max. no. of participants

5,000 runners

General: 4,800,Disabled registration: 100,Charity registration: 100

Start method

Runners are assigned to 4 corrals and start at different times (wave start).

Time limit

2 hours 30 minutes.

Start time 8:30 am
Participation fee 10,000 yen (Charity registration: 40,000 yen)
Qualification requirement

Persons who are 18 years or older and can finish within the time limit on the day of the event.
(Participation in wheelchairs is not allowed.)

JAAF-registered Division
Men and Women: 1st-8th place (Gross time)
General Division
Men and Women: 1st-8th place (Gross time)
Men and Women by age division: 1st-8th place (Net time)
  • Gross time refers to the time from the starter’s pistol until the runner crosses the finish line.
  • Net time refers to the time from when the runner crosses the starting line to when the runners crosses the finish line.

Runners who complete the race within the time limit can download an official certificate containing split times for each 5 km.

Participation prize

(Those who complete the race will also receive a finisher’s towel.)

Course detail

Elevation Map (planned)

Access to areas around the Start

JR Line / Tokyo Monorail
10-minutes walk from Hamamatsucho Station North Exit
Toei Subway Mita Line
3-minutes walk from Onarimon Station Exit A1
3-minutes walk from Shibakoen Station Exit A4
Toei Subway Asakusa Line / Oedo Line
5-minutes walk from Daimon Station Exit A6
Toei Subway Oedo Line
7-minutes walk from Akabanebashi Station Akabanebashi Exit
  • There are no car or bicycle parking spaces for participants.

Delivery of Number Cards, etc.

Number cards and the chip for time measurement will be sent to participants in early November.
Number cards will not be issued or received at the event venue, so please arrive at the designated location by the designated time wearing your number cards. Details will be announced in the official event program to be sent out in early November.

Application Procedures

General registration

Internet (RUNNET) ONLY

Application Period: 9:00 am, Mon. 4th July ~ 5:00 pm, Thur. 14th July 2022


Please access the following website from a PC or smartphone and apply according to the instructions on the event’s entry page.

Tuesday, 2rd August 2022 – Lottery result announcement (by email and on the “RUNNET My Page”)
Pay the participation fee using the payment method (credit card payment or convenience store payment) selected on RUNNET My Page.
The deadline for payment is Wednesday 17th August Participation will be determined after payment has been confirmed.