Tokyo Yamathon

Tokyo Yamathon

2020-10-037:15 - 22:00

Tokyo Building TOKIA, Marunouchi

  The Yamathon is a fundraising challenge where teams of three or four people compete to walk through Tokyo…

  • This is a fundraising event - 100% of your team registration fee going to Yokohama Children's Hospice Project.
  • Option of a half-Yamathon, finishing at JR Mejiro Station.
  • Our start/finish venue is only 3 minutes walk from Tokyo Station.
  • Teams must visit all 30 stations of the JR Yamanote Line. Yamanote stations.
  • Navigational challenge - be creative and take shortcuts to each station.
  • Teams must take a photo at every station to prove that you have completed the Yamathon.
Team Registration
Event Name Tokyo Yamathon 2020
Event options
  • Full Yamathon (approx. 40 km)
  • Half Yamathon (approx. 20 km)
  • Volunteer
Organizer International Volunteer Group (IVG)
Charity Partner Yokohama Children's Hospice Project
Official Sponsors J.P. MorganAdobe,, RGF Professional Recruitment Japan, Philips, Service Now, Credit Suisse, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Supporting Companies Jaguar Land Rover, Tokyu Livable, Casio, Mitsubishi Property Management, HP, Irish Pub An Solas, P.C.M.
Volunteer partners Isohata Osteopathic Clinic, Ryotokuji University, Tokyo Therapeutic Institute, Gunma Kokusai Academy,  Key Club International, Canadian International School
Date Saturday 3rd October 2020
Venue Tokyo Tokia Building (Tokyo Station 3mins walk)
Start Group 1: 8:00 Group 2: 9:15
Registration Fee 14,000yen - 100% of fee will go to Yokohama Children's Hospice Project
Min. & max. team members 3-4 members
Time limit Teams who fail to finish before 21:15 will be disqualified.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age on the race day.
  • If under the age of 18, accompanied by a guardian or adult.
  • Must be capable of completing the Yamathon in under 12 hrs.
Registering on day of event


Group 1: 07:15-07:45

Group 2: 08:30-09:00

  • On arrival, all teams must hand in Tokyo Yamathon 2020 registration confirmation sheet at the registration desk.
  • The registration confirmation sheet will include disclaimer and team number.
  • Team leader must print the registration confirmation sheet and all the members must sign disclaimer.
  • In exchange, they will receive their team number pack. Team numbers will be given after all disclaimer forms have been submitted.
Course Navigation
  • 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.
  • 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 contacts on your team number.
Safety Instructions
  • Walk in single file and do not obstruct other pedestrians/cyclists.
  • 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 traffic signals.
  • Obey any instructions given by police.
  • Do not take shortcuts through private property such as temples, shrines, parks, parking lots and so on.

Lets join together!