How to Apply and Application Period

(Application period)
Saturday, June 22nd, 2024, 8:00 p.m. (Japan Standard Time) to Tuesday, July 16th, 2024 Note: Applications are accepted in order of arrival. The application period will end when the applicant limit is reached.

(How to Apply)
Go to the Nara Marathon entry website “JTB Sports Station” at https://jtbsports.jp/ and fill out the form.

Note: Before applying for the race, please read and agree to the following terms of application.

Terms of Application

(1) Cancellation of your entry or changes to entry information, such as race type etc., due to personal reasons cannot be made. Fees are non-refundable even in the case of excessive or duplicate payment.

(2) Any fees paid are non-refundable if the race is cancelled or shortened due to reasons that are out of the organizer’s control (earthquake, storm, flood, snow, incidents, accidents, disease, etc.). Check-in registration or race participation outside of the prescribed time will not be accepted even if the delay is caused by problems in public transport or road conditions.

(3) Please ensure you undergo sufficient training beforehand, take care of your health by attending health check-ups and consulting your regular physician, and participate in the race at your own risk. If the race officials determine that it is necessary to halt the race due to any issues, participants should promptly comply with their instructions. The organizers will provide only first aid for injuries or illnesses occurring during the competition, and compensation will be within the coverage of the insurance policy taken out by the race.

(4) Non-adult runners must receive permission from their guardians before applying.

(5) If false statements are made on the application (age, sex, past records, etc.) or dishonest actions are taken, such as the participation of a person other than the applicant, participation, times, and awards will be revoked, and fees paid will not be refunded.

(6) Participants cannot display any apparel on the course and grounds of the marathon that exhibit company or brand names, or any other items with said company or brand designs used in advertisements (other than those chosen by the organizer); nor may participants wear apparel that may be harmful to others, be seen as indecent, or anything that the organizers find unsuitable.

(7) The organizer holds the image rights of videos, photographs, articles, entrants’ names, ages, addresses (prefecture and municipality), as well as the right of publishing this information via newspapers, TV, magazines, the internet, brochures, etc. Please also read the “Personal Information Policy” below.

(8) All event staff will observe all related laws.

(9) For matters related to Nara Marathon but not mentioned above, please follow the organizer’s instructions.

Regarding infection prevention measures

In the event of new government or local authority regulations or requests regarding infection prevention measures, please adhere to the necessary protocols as determined and implemented by the event organizer

Personal Information Policy

1. We, the organizer of this event, realize the importance of personal information, and will comply with laws and related ordinances concerning the protection of personal information including GDPR, and handle the obtained information in accordance with our personal information protection policy. We may use the information in order to improve services to entrants. Namely, we may provide entrants with the guide “information for entrants”, notice of record, related information, services by organizations related to the event, and notice of results (ranking). Further, the organizer or its agent may contact you regarding your application.

2. In order to ensure the safety of participants, the organizer may provide personal information to governmental and healthcare institutions.

3. Personal information may be provided to service providers including World Marathon Majors LLC located in the United States, which operates the Abbott World Marathon Majors, and contractors within the scope of the operation of this event.

Inquiries about entry

JTB Sports Station
Company Name: JTB Corp., Western Japan MICE Branch
Address: 6F 2-1-25 Kyutaro-cho, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan 541-0056
Office Hours: 9:30 - 17:30 (Weekday Only) GMT+9