You can participate in the Nagoya City Online Marathon 2020 anytime, anywhere you like. There are various ways of how to run your race, from completing the full distance at once like an offline race to dividing the distance over a few days. Please enjoy running and reach your goal on your own pace.
From 13:00 on Sunday, March 8 (Japan time) to 23:59:59 on Sunday, May 31 (Japan time) *In consideration of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and differences in local climates across Japan and the world, we decided to extend the event period until May 31. Please choose a safe and secure environment and timing in your area when you participate in the program.
Registered participants of the Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and Challenge Run of the Nagoya City Marathon 2020 (including general entry and entry and accommodation package)
Those who have reported the completion of their registered race in one of the options below will be issued an online certificate of completion.
Please run a distance of your registered race of the Nagoya City Marathon 2020 in one of the ways described below. The required distances for completion are 21.0975km for the Half marathon, 10.5km for the Quarter Marathon. *Please read the Terms of Participation carefully before participating in the program. *You can try as many times as you like within the event period.
None (Race finishes when your break reaches 120 minutes.) The Online Marathon Mode of Joyrun app is for those who want to run the entire distance continuously. You can take a break (pause your race) for a total maximum of 120 minutes, but be careful that your race will finish as soon as the break exceeds 120 minutes. Note that the app will automatically pause your race if it does not detect any movement for a while.
As many as you like You can reset your race and start over at any time. If you are a half marathon runner, you can switch your running mode to the Challenge Mode as well to run just a half of the distance (10.55km) for the day instead of 21.0975km!
Joyrun *An individual ID and password will be required, which are to be notified to all eligible runners by email on March 6.
24 hours (From 23:41-23:40 next day in Japan time) *Race finishes when your break reaches 120 minutes. The Challenge Mode of Joyrun app is for those who want to run the distance of half marathon in two batches (two 10.55km races over two days). You can take a break (pause your race) for a total maximum of 120 minutes at each race, but be careful that your race will finish as soon as the break exceeds 120 minutes. Note that the app will automatically pause your race if it does not detect any movement for a while. The counter of break times will be reset and start over each time, so you can take a maximum of 120 minutes break per each 10.55km race.
Once a day (10.55km/day x 2 days) You can run the divided races either in consecutive days or non-consecutive days! The Challenge Mode allows you to complete the half marathon in a more relaxed way as you only need to run a 10.55km a day. Please note that it does not let you run two races in a day. *Each day starts and resets at 23:40 (Japan time). Please be careful if a race spreads across two days (before and after 23:40 in Japan time), your race will automatically finish as soon as it reaches 23:40 (Japan time). *Once you select the Challenge Mode, you cannot start over your races or switch to the Online Marathon Mode until you complete all two races.
*An individual ID and password will be required, which are to be notified to all eligible runners by email on March 6. Available Languages: Japanese, Chinese, English
Japanese, Chinese, English
Until May 31, 2020 (same as the event period)
Fill out the application form on “My Page” and submit a record and/or picture of your running the required distance.