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09 October 2020, 11am

Both elite and mass races to be held

Tokyo shifts to October

Tokyo Marathon
Sun 17 October 2021


As widely expected, next year’s Tokyo Marathon has been postponed.

The Tokyo Marathon 2021 will be held on Sunday 17 October 2021, and deliver elite and mass races together in the original field size.

To create momentum leading up to the Tokyo Marathon 2021 related events will be held in early March 2021 (over about a week around 7 March). Events will include a virtual marathon for global participation as well as running events within Tokyo.

Details will be announced in December 2020.

Future Schedule (provisional)

December 2020: Announcing Tokyo Marathon 2021-related event details

January 2021: Entry deferral selection (2021 or 2022) by the registered runners of the Tokyo Marathon 2020 (excluding elite athletes)

March 2021: Launching Tokyo Marathon 2021-related events (surrounding March 7)

Announcing race information for Tokyo Marathon 2021

17 October 2021: Tokyo Marathon 2021

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