Approximately 12,000 runners race on a 42.195 km course from Fukuoka City to Itoshima City. Runners will be able to appreciate the contrast of the two cities with dazzling sceneries along the course. Seven of the 13 water stations will provide snacks for runners as well. A wheelchair race and fun run will be held, too, with Exile member Keiji Kuroki joining the fun run as a special guest this year. Information on traffic restrictions below.
Schedule (Races will take place rain or shine)
8:10 Wheelchair race starts
8:20 Marathon/Fun run starts
15:20 Marathon finishes
• Start: Tenjin area (Tenjin intersection, Watanabe-dori), Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
• Finish: Itoshima City Koryu Plaza Shima-kan (Course certified by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations)
Wheelchair race and fun run
• Start: Tenjin area (Tenjin Intersection, Watanabe-dori), Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
• Finish: Fukuoka City Museum area
On Sun, Nov. 10, there will be traffic restrictions in place along the the city. There will be traffic regulations from 6:00~16:35 along the marathon course and traffic jams are expected around the event areas. Avoid bringing your private vehicles if you’ll be watching the races. Parking will be restricted, and parking on the streets are strictly prohibited.