Looking for a casual park run event without too much competition? Need a little bit of a push but don't want to run with thousands of runners? The Nagoya Smile Marathon is a monthly casual park run taking place at Shonai Ryokuchi Park in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture. Beginners will enjoy a flat and scenic course around the park while more seasoned runners have a great opportunity to obtain a PR.
Before registering, it is important to know the following about the Nagoya Smile Marathon:
・Course involves several loops around Shonai Ryokuchi Park, e.g. 2 laps for 5KM, 4 laps for 10KM
・Water stations will be available after each loop
・Finishing time will not be recorded or made available online
・The event is very small and local with 100 to 300 runners each month
・Samurai Sports staff will not be at the Nagoya Smile Marathon on the day of the event
April 24, 2019
|Directions|| By Subway
Take the Subway Tsurumai Line and get off at Shonai Ryokuchi Koen Station. Take the #2 exit.
Take the Nagoya City Bus and get off at Shonaibashi stop. Walk about 3 min.
|Registration Period||April 24, 2019|
|Eligibility ＆ Time Limit||Age Eligibility
Half Marathon - High School and above
10KM - Middle School and above
5KM - Elementary School and above
Half Marathon - 3 hrs
10KM - 1 hr 30 min
5KM - 1 hr
|Entry Fee||Half Marathon - ¥3,500
10K - ¥3,000
5K (Middle School students and above) - ¥3,000
5K (Elementary School students) - ¥1,500
|Samurai assist||・Participants registered through Samurai Sports will receive a downloadable athlete guide in English via email 7-21 days before the race. All necessary information and good-to-know details will be included in the athlete guide. Click to learn more.|
|Event Schedule||Race Day
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM - Registration
8:45 AM - Running Clinic & Raffle
9:30 AM - Race Start
10:00 AM - Award Ceremony for 5KM
10:30 AM - Award Ceremony for 10KM
|Start Line||Shonai Ryokuchi Park|
|Finish Line||Shonai Ryokuchi Park|
|Course Map||Course map will be included in the athlete guide|
|Course Elevation||The race organizers have not provided an elevation profile for this race.
Course is flat and takes place entirely within Shonai Ryokuchi Park.
|Awards||Top 3 men/women overall|
|Participants Prize||Finisher's Gift, Sample Bag, Raffle Ticket, Marathon Clinic, 10 min massage by Taiseikan (http://www.taiseikan.net/)|
|Last Year's Finishers||100-300 participants|
|Remarks||・Free bag check will be available at the start.
・Registrants 18 or younger on the day of registration must be accompanied by a guardian.
・Please ensure you have lodging and transportation plans figured out BEFORE registering for this race.
・Race day services include running clinics and 10 min massages (first come, first served).
・Raffles prizes include massage coupons and game center tickets.
・ No refunds or credits will be issued. This applies to incidents in which the event is cancelled for any reason including personal participant circumstances of the participant (including illness and injury) and incidents in which the event is cancelled due to unforeseen weather conditions or natural disasters.
・ Event entries are non-transferable. Any person doing so will be held responsible in case of an accident arising from or provoked by the other person during the event. Participants determined to be violating this policy will be disqualified without a refund. The event organizers will reserve the right to exclude both parties from future events.
・You will not sue the event organizers nor its affiliates (including Samurai Sports) for any injury or death caused during the event.
・ You consent to and will give all authorities and copyright to the event organizer and affiliates for the use of photography, motion pictures, articles, recordings or any other record of this event (including personal information such as name, age, gender, personal record, portrait, and etc.) for legitimate purposes and use in newspapers, TV, magazines, internet and any media publishing such as Facebook posts, Instagram posts, and pamphlets.
・ Those participating and coming from abroad should be enrolled in medical and/or travel insurance in case of accident, injury, and medical emergencies.
・ Before signing up, please carefully read all rules and regulations of the event. If the rules and regulations cannot be followed, participation may be denied by the event organizers. If anything is unclear, please do not hesitate to contact us - it is your responsibility to be prepared.
・In most cases, athlete guides in English will be sent via email approximately 2-3 weeks before the event. However, the delivery of athlete guides is entirely dependent on the timeliness of the event organizers. Samurai Sports takes approximately one to two days from receipt of the Japanese athlete guide to translate into English.
・If registration fee is ¥10,000 or less, you will incur a flat fee service charge of ¥1,000.
・If registration fee is ¥10,001 or more, you will incur a service charge amounting to 10% of total cost.
・Why the additional charges? They help us cover the cost of operating the registration platform, translation of athlete guides/event information, labor hours required to answer your event inquiries, etc. Depending on the event, the surcharges may also help to cover the cost of our physical presence at the event.
|Parking||180 yen / hour|
|Where to Stay||To be announced|
|Organizer||Ryuko Hasshin Group / Nagoya Smile Marathon Executive Committee|
|Official Race Website||http://ryuko-marathon.web.co.jp/index.html|