• Nagoya Women’s Marathon

Nagoya-City Nagoya Women’s Marathon

Date : 03/11/2018

  • Nagoya Women’s Marathon
  • Nagoya Women’s Marathon

A Record-Breaking, World-Class Competition Bringing Serious Elite Athletes to the Same Grounds Where Festive and Colorful Amateurs Run

Number of participants: 17,846 female runners in its latest edition. Length: 42.195 kilometers. Time limit for completion: 7 hours. Famous places its course runs by: Several. Thrills and laughs: Countless! This is the Nagoya International Women’s Marathon “Go Women!”, a world-class sports event that reaches its 5th Edition in 2016.

Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2017

Once a limited official classificatory competition, valid for entry in serious world-class events such as the Summer Olympic Games and the IAAF World Championships, this globally famous trial had its form changed in 2012, in response to the requests of legions of marathon fans avid for taking part in it, and currently is open for thousands of female runners. Since those changes, the event has consecutively broken records of number of female participants, currently listed in the Guinness World Records at an astounding 17,846 people for its 2015 edition.

The race starts and finishes at one of the city’s most distinguished sports landmark, Nagoya Dome, and its level course passes close to renowned attractions of the city. Besides the competition thrill provided by the disciplined elite racers, the time limit of 7 hours allows the fulfilling and leisurely participation of amateurs and beginners, and such crowd of runners, with their colorful and playful participation, is source of many laughs, heart-wrenching scenes of effort and perseverance, and a sight worth beholding.

Simultaneous to the competition, at the Nagoya Dome, is held the Marathon EXPO, a free-admission sports-themed fair, where booths offer refreshments, fine food, live entertainment and merchandise related to sports, health and beauty. Installed at the Dome’s pitch, it will be open for the public during the event's weekend.

The Nagoya International Women’s Marathon holds the top rating of Gold Label at The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for road races. Competitions of the same rating include New York City Marathon, Boston Marathon, Chicago Marathon, London Marathon, Berlin Marathon, and Tokyo Marathon, among others. It also allows participants to optionally donate to charities at the time of application, gathers over 9,000 voluntaries for its execution, and awards gift sets of exclusive feminine products provided by famous brands, such as Tiffany and Nike, to all finishing participants. The city virtually stops for this eagerly awaited event, so make sure to join the crowds in watching it!


Date : March 11th (Sunday), 2018 - Start line at 9:10 am
Holding time : Sunday, March 11 (Sunday), 2018 - Start line at 9:10 am
Place : 【Course】
Nagoya Women's Marathon Course
Start and finish at Nagoya Dome (Course certified by JAAF and IAAF/AIMS)
Record (15 km, 20 km, half, 25 km and 30 km, besides the full marathon) is authorized, upon the athlete's completion of the respective distance.
Location : 〒461-0047
1-1-1, Daikominami, Higashi-Ward, Nagoya-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : Please see the official web site for fees.
*Entry fees will not be refunded after application.

Elite Registration from Dec 1st to Jan. 31st.
Phone number : 0570-550661
Marathon Festival Nagoya / Aichi Runner Call Center
Weekdays from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Registration : ENTRIES CLOSED AS OF OCTOBER 2 2017

Elite Registration from Dec 1st 2017 to Jan. 31st 2018.

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
Should accuracy be critical, please verify this information using a direct source, whenever possible.


  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    Alight at Nagoya Dome-mae Yada Station on the subway Meijo Line or Yutorito Line. Walk 5 minutes.

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