TOKYO YAMATHON

TOKYO YAMATHON

  • Endeavour to walk all 30 stations of Tokyo’s JR Yamanote Line in 12 hours
  • 100% of your entry fee will be donated to Yokohama Children’s Hospice Project
  • No set course. Basic directions are provided to all participants.
  • Half Yamathon also available
  • Take a photo at every station and feel free to take shortcuts, as long as you visit all 30 stations!

As we are unable to hold a single mass start event in 2021, we present to you YOUR YAMATHON!

 

YOUR YAMATHON

In Your Yamathon, YOU CHOOSE!

  • Choose your date from Oct. 1 – Dec. 31
  • Choose your start / finish station
  • Choose to do it alone or in a team of up to 4 people

EVENT

DATEOctober 1 - December 31
TEAM1 - 4 members
MANDATORY DONATION14,000yen – 100% of donation will go to NPO Yokohama Children’s Hospice Project
START / FINISHAny station around Tokyo's JR Yamanote Line Station
OPTIONS1) Your Yamathon (approx. 42 km):
- Start at any JR Yamanote Line station, visit all 30 stations, and finish in 12 hours.
- Choose your direction: clockwise or anti-clockwise.
- Take creative team photos at each station.
2) Half Your Yamathon (approx. 21 km):
- Start at any JR Yamanote Line station, walk 15 stations and finish within 12 hours.
- Take creative team photos at each station.
TEAM NUMBER CARDS- Upon entry, the organizer will assign the team number cards for your team.
- Your team number cards will be posted to the team leader before Your Yamathon date.
TIME RECORDING / RANKING- Your Yamathon is a self-paced challenge.
- You must record your time by using a sports tracking app of your choice (Strava, Runkeeper, etc.)
- These sports tracking apps are free and easy to download on your smartphone.
- At the end of Your Yamathon, you must share or take a screenshot of the time it took you to complete the challenge.
- The organizer will send you a link and you must attach your screenshot to this link - this will be your official time.
- The organizer will report the official time and ranking in early November.
- Details will be communicated after team entry.
COURSE NAVIGATION-Smartphone users - click here 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.
APPLICATION PERIODAugust 16 - December 10
CONTACT / INQUIRYIVG Japan
info@ivgjapan.org

INFORMATION

ORGANISERIVG JAPAN
CHARITY PARTNERYokohama Children’s Hospice Project
OFFICIAL SPONSORSJ.P.Morgan
Credit Suisse
Custom Media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Jaguar Land Rover Japan Limited
Philips
RGF Professional Recruitment Japan
RGF Executive Search Japan
Robert Walters Japan
Salesforce.com
SUPPORTING COMPANIESHP
Casio
Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
Mitsubishi Property Management
P.C.M.
An Solas
VOLUNTEER PARTNERSIsohata Osteopathic Clinic
Ryotokuji University
Tokyo Therapeutic Institute
Gunma Kokusai Academy
Key Club International
Canadian International School
ELIGIBILITY- Must be at least 18 years old.
- If you are under the age of 18, you must be accompanied by a guardian or adult.
- Have the ability to finish Yamathon in 12 hours.
COVID COUNTERMEASURESPlease Click Here
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS-Walk in single file. Do not obstruct other pedestrians.
-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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