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Osaka Marathon

Quick facts

Location Osaka, Japan

Distance Marathon

About Osaka Marathon

The Osaka Marathon  is an annual marathon road running event for men and women over the classic distance of 42.195 kilometres which is held in late October in the city of Osaka, Japan.

There is also a "challenge run" with a distance of 8.8km. The event is jointly hosted by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations and Yomiuri Shimbun, a Japanese national newspaper. The first edition took place on October 30, 2011. In total, 27161 runners started the marathon race and of these 26175 finished the full distance.

Distances

Osaka Marathon - Challenge Run

  • 8.8km

Osaka Marathon

  • 42.195km

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Start:

Osaka Castle Park

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Finish:

International exhibition hall INTEX Osaka

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Highlights

Passing through numerous tourist spots in Osaka such as: Osaka Castle Park, Central Public Hall, Kyocera Dome Osaka just to name a few.

Overview

The marathon starts from Osaka Castle Park and pass through Sennichimae, Midosuji, Nakanoshima, Central Public Hall, Kyocera Dome Osaka, Tsutenkaku and Nanko Port, finishing in front of the international exhibition hall INTEX Osaka. It will be a full marathon, 42.195km in length, passing through numerous tourist spots in Osaka.


Osaka Marathon Trivia

The first edition took place on October 30, 2011. In total, 27161 runners started the marathon race and of these 26175 finished the full distance

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.