In celebration of its 45th edition, the organizers of the Nagoya Smile Marathon will host a special edition of the Nagoya Smile Marathon series at Toyota Stadium in Aichi Prefecture. Beginners to advanced runners are invited to learn about running from professionals and receive advice from specialty staff! Want to take your running to the next level? Just want a few tips on improving your training? Don’t miss this great opportunity to maximize your running potential and learn from the experts!
Whether you run for health, fitness or as a hobby, running is becoming increasingly popular among people of all ages and levels of athleticism. More than just a great way to relieve stress, running is a simple exercise you can complete just about anywhere. People enjoy running for a variety of reasons but as with any sports and strenuous physical activity, running is best completed with proper technique, training methods, and general knowledge.
Please note that all staff are Japanese speakers; while they will do their best to advise in English, there will be no special accommodations made for non-Japanese speakers.
Before registering, it is important to know the following about the Toyota Smile Marathon:
・Course involves several loops around Toyota Stadium
・Water stations will be available after each loop
・Finishing time will be recorded with individual timing chips
・Samurai Sports staff will not be at the Toyota Smile Marathon on the day of the event
Until December 22, 2019
From Nagoya Station, about 1 hour 15 minutes
From Chubu Centrair Airport, about 1 hour 40 minutes
From Kyoto, about 2 hours 30 minutes
From Nagoya Station, about 45 minutes (39KM / 24 miles)
From Chubu Centrair Airport, about 1 hour (66KM / 41 miles)
From Kyoto, about 2 hours 30 minutes (160KM / 99 miles)
For car navis, use the following address and phone number:
7-2 Sengokucho, Toyota, Aichi 471-0016
|Registration Period||Until December 22, 2019|
|Eligibility ＆ Time Limit||Age Eligibility
30KM, Half Marathon (21.1KM)...High school student or above
10KM...Junior high student or above
Half Marathon (21.1KM)...¥3,500
|Event Schedule||January 12, 2020 (Sun)
0830-0915...Race packet collection
0915-0945...Opening ceremony, Lucky Draw, Run Clinic
1000...All distances start
1130...Half Marathon awards
1500...End of event
|Start Line||Toyota Stadium
|Finish Line||Same as start line|
|Awards||Top 3 overall men/women|
|Participants Prize||Original race goods|
|Last Year's Finishers||N/A|
|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.
・ 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 7-21 days 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||Free; limited spots per category. Parking must be reserved during registration.
30KM...160 available spots
Half Marathon...120 available spots
10KM...100 available spots
|Parking Address||Toyota Stadium
7-2 Sengokucho, Toyota, Aichi 471-0016
|Where to Stay||To be announced|
|Organizer||Ryuko Hasshin Group / Nagoya Smile Marathon Executive Committee|
|Official Race Website|