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Event Title

Japan Marathon Championship Series (Men:G1, Women:G3)
The 55th Hofu Yomiuri Marathon
World Athletics Championship Tokyo 2025 National Selection Trial

Organizers

Chugoku Athletics Association, Yamaguchi Athletics Association, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Yamaguchi Amateur Sports Association, Hofu City, Yomiuri Shimbun, KRY Yamaguchi Broadcasting Co., Ltd.

Sponsors

Japan Association of Athletics Federations (JAAF), Hofu City Sports Association, Hochi Shimbun Co., Ltd., Hofu City Board of Education

Supervisors

Yamaguchi Athletics Association, Hofu City Athletics Association

Supporters

JGSDF (Japan Ground Self-Defense Force) 17th Infantry Regiment, Air Self-Defense Force 12th Flight Training Wing, Air Self-Defense Force Air Basic Training Wing JGSDF 13th Brigade, Hofu Medical Association, Hofu Traffic Safety Association, Hofu Scout Council, Hofu Tourism Convention Association, Hofu Neighborhood Association

Schedule

Starting at 10:40 am, Sunday, December 1, 2024

Course

Hofu Yomiuri Marathon Course – certified by JAAF and WA/AIMS: 42.195km

Prefectural road in front of Kirin Lemon Stadium Salt Arena Hofu ~ Oaza Tajima, Hofu (turnaround point) ~ Kirin Lemon Stadium Athletics Stadium

  • The record of 15km, 20km, half, 25km, 30km and the marathon of the athletes who completed the race will be certified.

Broadcast

TV and radio by KRY – Yamaguchi Broadcasting Co. Ltd.

Event

Marathon: men and women, IPC registered men and women

Time Limit

4 hours (from 10:40 to 14:40)

  • Time regulations will be enforced on the signal gun.
  • There is closing time for each gate for transportation, security and operation purposes. If deemed significantly late, the athlete will be asked to stop the race even between the gates.

Qualification (excluding elite men)

Athletes satisfying the following requirements and approved by the organizers:

General
  1. 19 years old and over on the race day
  2. hold a certified record within the specified time at an international or a domestic race between November 1, 2020 and the deadline of the application.
    • The net time of the certificate is acceptable.
  3. registered in JAAF or not registered for 2024 yet
Yamaguchi Prefecture resident spots, Shiawasemasu Hofu spots, Hometown Tax payer spots

The following requirements also have to be satisfied:

  1. Yamaguchi Prefecture resident spots: athletes who are registered residents of Yamaguchi Prefecture
  2. Shiawasemasu Hofu spots: athletes who are registered Hofu residents
  3. Hometown Tax payer spots: athletes who paid Hometown Tax with the entitlement to participate in this race, and are not registered Hofu residents
IPC athletes
Athletes who have handicap in sight and registered in IPC (International Paralympic Committee) for 2024

Competition Rules

  1. This race will be conducted in accordance with the latest rules and regulations of WA, JAAF, and this marathon competition. This is a WA Elite Label Road Race; thus WA Road Race Label Regulations and WA Advertising Regulations will also be applied. In addition, the doping test will be carried out under WA regulations.
  2. As for the IPC athletes, IPC Athletics Rules and Regulations, and the rules of of this marathon competition will be applied.

Capacity

3,500

  • Capacity varies by the participating divisions.

Selecting Method

General: 3000
  • 400 Yamaguchi Prefecture resident spots included
If the number of applications exceeds the capacity, participants will be determined by lottery.
Hometown Tax payer spot: 400
First 400 applicants
Shiawasemasu Hofu spots, elite men, and IPC athletes : unlimited
All athletes satisfying the qualification are admitted to participate.

Entry Fee

13,000 yen (tax included)

Entry

By Internet
  1. General (men, women, Yamaguchi Prefecture resident spots, shiawasemasu Hofu spots, and Hometown Tax payer spots)
  2. Elite men
By the designated transfer form
  1. IPC athletes

Entry Period

As written on the entry requirements,

  • The entry period varies in accordance with the application divisions.
  • If the number of applications exceeds the capacity, participants will be determined by lottery.

Award

  1. General men and women, and elite men: the first to the eighth of each division
  2. IPC athletes: the first man and woman

Registration

Time and Date: 7:30~10:00, Sunday, December 1, 2024
  • Please register with the QR Code on the Participation Guide using the QR Code scanner placed at the venue.
  • The Participation Guide, the athlete bib, the timing chip, etc. will be sent to you by two weeks before the race.
Venue: North area of Athletics Field at Kirin Lemon Stadium Salt Arena Hofu 174-1 Oaza Hamakata, Hofu, Yamaguchi
  • Please check the tournament website regarding the shuttle buses.

Personal Information

The organizers and JAAF recognize the importance of personal information, comply with the laws and regulations to protect the information, and deal with it based on the personal information protection policy of the organizers. Personal information will be used to improve the services to the participating athletes, to send the Participation Guide, a record, necessary information, and the next event guide, to provide medical aid and the services from sponsors, supporters, and other groups, and to announce the record (ranking). Organizers, JAAF, or contractors may contact you to confirm the details of your application.

Cancellation of the Race

The criteria of the race cancellation:
  1. when a governmental agency requests the cancellation of the race
  2. when it was considered difficult to carry out the race due to a natural disaster, etc.

Others

  1. This competition will be held as Japan Marathon Championship Series G1 for men, G3 for women.
  2. Please participate in this race upon checking and agreeing on the guidelines and regulations (tournament regulations, competition regulations, entry regulations, etc.) of this competition.
  3. This road race will observe and be conducted in accordance with the legislation of Japan.
  4. Organizers shall hold the publication right of videos, pictures, articles, records, etc. of this race on television, newspapers, magazines, the Internet and so on.

Secretariat

Hofu Yomiuri Marathon Secretariat

1-1, 2 Chome, Kuwanoyama, Hofu City, Yamaguchi Prefecture 747-0808

TEL: 0835-25-2274 / FAX: 0835-25-5578

E-mail: sports@city.hofu.yamaguchi.jp

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