1000km Run & Ride to TOKYO

How to Apply

To those wishing to participate in the 1000km Relay to Tokyo

How to register for participation
(1)Application via the internet
  • Fureai runners(About 100 persons per section)

    • Regardless of one’s running ability, one must run at a relaxed speed on public roads and in parks regulated by traffic restrictions.

    One section that is 1-2km long is run along with guest runners and, and the baton is passed on to the runner in the next section. Anyone can participate, including small children and elderly persons, and regardless of the presence or absence of disabilities.
  • General-participation runners(Maximum 8 persons per section)

    • Short distance(1-2km course)

    • Mid-distance(3-7km course)

    • Long distance(8-10 km course)

    One section that is 1-10km long is run in keeping with the traffic regulations and the baton is passed on to the runner in the next section. Persons for whom it is possible to run a 1-10km section and who are of the age of elementary school students or above can participate.
  • Cyclists(Maximum 3 persons per section)

    Participants cycle one roadway section that is 10-30km long in keeping with the traffic regulations, and the baton is passed on to the runner in the next section. Persons who are healthy and fit and who are of the age of high school students or above can participate.

【Important points】

  • ※The contents of the application differ depending on the date of the event. The details of the contents of the application for each day and the participation qualifications are given at the bottom of the page. Please see “Details of application guidelines”.
  • ※The running course for each day for ②General Runners, ③Cycling, is divided into several running sections, and the applications are on a daily basis.
  • ※The running sections will be assigned by the organizers. Your cooperation is highly appreciated.
  • ※For persons using wheelchair, applications are permitted only for the “①Connect through Running” sections in view of running safety management. (It is also possible to participate with daily use wheelchairs)
  • ※One cannot apply for both general running and cycling on the same day.
(2)Application by mail or FAX
Please print the application form which can be downloaded from the following link, fill out the necessary information, and send it to the secretariat by mail or FAX.

【Address】 c/o DMS Inc., 4F Araki Bldg., 2-6-1 Kanda-Tsukasamachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0048
【FAX】 0120-37-8434
About 1,300 people(about 1,200 runners and 100 cyclists)
Period in Which Participants Recruited
April 26 (Thu) ~ May 31 (Thu), 2018
Important points to keep in mind for participation
  • (1) In case of cancellation due to rough weather, it will be posted on<http://www.1000km.jp/>, the official website, at 5:00 a.m. on that day.
  • (2) In the event of cancellation, the organizers will not be responsible for transportation and lodging expenses.
  • (3) For participation in the event, please be sure to take utmost care of your health and physical condition, such as conducting a thorough training session and getting a medical check-up in advance.
  • (4) In order to prevent heat strokes, participants are requested to wear caps arranged by the organizers when running.
  • (5) Participants are required to wear equipment necessary for running including helmet for cycling participants.
  • (6) Insurance will be subscribed by the organizers. In addition, we do not take responsibility in case the insurance coverage is exceeded except for the first aid in the event of accidents and injuries while running.
Application Inquiries
  • 【Contact】 1000kmRelay to Tokyo 2018 Participants’ Office
  • 【Address】 c/o DMS Inc., 4F Araki Bldg., 2-6-1 Kanda-Tsukasamachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0048
  • 【Tel】 03-3255-5613(Business days, 10:00 – 17:00)
  • 【Fax】 0120-37-8434
  • 【E-Mail】 info@1000km.jp
  • 【Official Website】 http://www.1000km.jp/
Event Schedule and Outline of the Course (planned)
July 24 (Tue) ~ August 7(Tue), 2018 (15 days in total)
July 24 (Tue) Aomori Prefecture Tourist Center (ASPM) (Aomori City)- Hachinohe City Hall (Hachinohe City)
July 25 (Wed) Hachinohe City Hall- Kuji City Hall (Kuji City)
July 26 (Thu) Kuji City Hall-Miyako District Government Office Building (Miyako City)
July 27 (Fri) Miyako District Government Office Building-Rikuzentakata Community Hall “Yume Arena Takata” (Rikuzentakata City)
July 28 (Sat) Rikuzentakata Community Hall “Yume Arena Takata”-Minami Sanriku San San Shopping Village (Minamisanriku Town)
July 29 (Sun) Minami Sanriku San San Shopping Village-Matsushima Town Office (Matsushima Town)
July 30 (Mon) Matsushima Town Office-Miyagi Prefectural Office (Sendai City)
July 31 (Tue) Miyagi Prefectural Office-Soma City Hall (Soma City)
August 1 (Wed) Soma City Hall-Fukushima Prefectural Office (Fukushima City)
August 2 (Thu) Fukushima Prefectural Office-Koriyama Kaiseizan Athletic Stadium (Koriyama City)
August 3 (Fri) Koriyama Kaiseizan Athletic Stadium-Spa Resort Hawaiians (Iwaki City)
August 4 (Sat) Spa Resort Hawaiians-Oarai Port No. 4 Pier Event Berth (Oarai Town)
August 5 (Sun) Oarai Port No. 4 Pier Event Berth-Asahi Sports Nomori Park (Asahi City)
August 6 (Mon) Asahi Sports Nomori Park-Funabashi City Hall (Funabashi City)
August 7 (Tue) Funabashi City Hall-Komazawa Olympic Park (Setagaya Ward)