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22nd Osaka Yodo River Citizens Marathon

Osaka Yodo River Run

  • Date and Start TimeNovember 4, 2018
    Half Marathon - 9:00AM
    Marathon - 9:40AM
  • CategoryMarathon and Half Marathon
  • Start LocationYodogawa Riverside Park
    Sotojima/Taishibashi Area Special venue,
    Osaka Prefecture Moriguchi City Sotojima cho
  • IncludedEnglish Registration, English Event Guide, English Email/Phone Support, Event Insurance, Event T-Shirt, Finisher's Certificate of Completion, and Post-Race Follow-up (results, photos)

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About the Event

The Osaka Yodo-River Citizens Marathon is the first marathon in Japan that takes place entirely along a riverbank. Since 1997, the people of Osaka have come together to organize the event for women and men of all ages to enjoy. A main theme of this marathon is to embrace the importance of the environment and community. Come and feel the energy of the citizens of Osaka and run this very unique eco-friendly race!

This year’s special guest is Naoko Takahashi! Ms. Takahashi is the first woman from Japan to win a gold medal in track and field during the 2000 Sydney Olympics. She was also the first woman to break a then world record to win the 2001 Berlin Marathon.

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Registration Period

April 10, 2018 - September 30, 2018
※Registration will end once full capacity is reached.

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