TOKYO YAMATHON

INTRODUCTION

  • The Yamathon is a fundraising challenge where teams of three or four people compete to walk around all 30 stations of the famous JR Yamanote line under 12 hours.
  • This is a fundraising event – 100% of your fee going to Yokohama Children’s Hospice Project.
  • Teams can also choose to do Half-Yamathon, finishing at Meijiro Station.

 

THE EVENT

  • START/FINISH venue is 3 minutes walk from JR Tokyo Station.
  • No set course. Basic directions are provided to all participants.
  • Take shortcuts around the JR Yamanote Line, as long as you visit all 29 stations.
  • Teams must take a photo at every station and show your photos at the finish line.

 

EVENT

DATE:October 2021
START TIME:Group 1: 8:00

Group 2: 9:30
VENUE: Tokyo Tokia Building, Marunouchi, Tokyo
FEE:14,000yen – 100% of fee will go to Yokohama Children’s Hospice Project
TEAM:4 members
TIME LIMIT:12 hours
OPTIONS:Full Yamathon (approx. 40 km)

Half Yamathon (approx. 20 km)

Volunteer
ELIGIBILITY:Must be at least 18 years old on event day

If under 18, accompanied by an adult Must be able to finish under 12 hrs

REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION

GUIDELINES:
-Before arriving, your team leader must print your registration confirmation (this will include disclaimer and team number).
-On arrival, all team members must sign the disclaimer and hand registration confirmation at the designated area.
-You will receive your team number pack after you submit your registration confirmation.
COURSE

NAVIGATION:
-Smartphone users - please visit this link for our guide map.
-Please open with an internet browser – it is not compatible with Google Maps app.
-For more information, please see our FAQ’s.
PHOTOS:-You must take a photo of your team in front of all 30 stations.
-You can send your photos to our Instagram or Twitter page.

INFORMATION

GUIDELINES

FINISHING:-All teams must visit the IVG desk at the Start/Finish venue to finish the Yamathon.
-At the finish line, we will record your finishing time and check your photos.
-To retire, please call the emergency phone number on your team number.
SAFETY

INSTRUCTIONS:
-Walk in single file and do not obstruct otherpedestrians.
-Walk on the pavement/sidewalk where present.
-No pavement/sidewalk – walk on the right-hand side, facing on-coming traffic.
-Obey all traffic laws and signals.
-Obey any instructions given by police.
-Do not take shortcuts through private property such as temples, shrines, parks, etc.

GOT WHAT IT TAKES

 

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