HOME English
  • 2014 Osaka Woman's Marathon

    Date:Sunday, January 26, 2014
    Starting Time:12:10
    Site:Osaka Castle Marathon Course (42.195km)

  • Permit

    International Association of Athletics Federations

  • Organizers

    Japan Association of Athletics Federations/Kansai Telecasting Corp. (KTV)/The Sankei Shimbun (Newspaper)/
    The Sankei Sports (Sports Newspaper)/Osaka Broadcasting Corp. (OBC)

  • Cosponsor

    Osaka City Government

  • Supervisor

    Osaka Association of All Athletes

  • Sponsor

    NITTO DENKO CORPORATION.

  • Supporters

    Daihatsu Motor Co.,Ltd./CITIZEN WATCH CO.,LTD

  • ENTRY PROCEDURES

    The following documents need to be forwarded to the Organizing Committee through the Athletic Federation of each athlete's country by December 1,2013.

    1. Entry form (signed by athlete and certified by her Federation).
    Please use the official entry form enclosed.

    2. Athletic information sheet

    3. Two color photographs (full face).
    Organizing Committee, 2014 Osaka Women’s Marathon.
    c/o Kansai Telecasting Corp. 2-1-7 Ogimachi Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
    Phone:81-6-6314-8277 (KTV) Fax:81-6-6314-8549 (KTV)

  • RACE COORDINATORS

    SATORU TAKEDA/TOMOKO MIKI

  • EXPENSE ALLOWANCE FOR ATHLETES

    The following expenses will be covered by the Organizer only for those athletes who are invited by the Organizer.

    1. Round trip air fare (economy class) to and from Osaka, Japan
    2. Accommodation for 7 days (6 nights).
    3. Daily allowance specified by the IAAF Rules.

  • THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

    The race starts and finishes at the Nagai Stadium located in the South of Osaka, and covers the most scenic and historic areas of Osaka City. After leaving the Stadium, runners will make their way northward to the Osaka Castle and then, the Osaka City Hall.
    After the City Hall, runners will run under beautiful ginkgo trees along the Midosuji street, one of main streets of Osaka. Runners will once again pass the Osaka Castle before covering the last 12 kilometers back to the Nagai Stadium. The course is mostly flat with little change in elevation and protected from wind by buildings and trees along the streets.

     

about