How To Appliy

Please read the following carefully before applying and then proceed to the ENTRY page.

*By applying for entry into the events, you agree to the terms and conditions set out in the pages below.


Overseas category *There is no overseas category this year.



:Those who did not win the lottery for the Fukuoka Marathon three times in a row (2017 – 2019) are eligible to apply for entry under this category. Check the “Consecutive unsuccessful applicant” field when applying to be entered into a lottery with 500 places available. Note that those who fail to qualify through this lottery will be re-entered into the lottery for either the local advance (if applicable) or standard application categories. Not available for group entries.



:To be eligible for local advance applications, you must possess an address in either Fukuoka City or Itoshima City.

2,000 local advance applications for residents of Fukuoka City or Itoshima City will be selected via a lottery. Those who fail to qualify for selection during local advance applications will automatically be entered into the lottery for general


MarathonWheelchair raceFun run

Applications can be made for the marathon, wheelchair race and fun run.
Selections for general applications are made at the same time as the lottery for
those who fail to qualify for selection during local advance applications.
* Group entry is only available for the marathon and fun run.



MarathonWheelchair raceFun run

There are 200 places available under this category. A lottery will be held in the event that capacity is exceeded.



For groups of 10 or more individuals participating in the marathon as volunteers, one person from that group will be entitled to compete in the marathon, limited to 100 places on a first-come-first-served basis. Note that you cannot nominate a specific volunteer as a runner in your group.
*Please note that volunteers must possess adequate Japanese language skills.

* The consecutive unsuccessful applicant category is only available to
 those entering via the Japanese language site.

Fukuoka Sports Support Fund

The Fukuoka Sports Support Fund was set up as a way of collecting donations for providing opportunities to children and adults to experience sports. Your donations will help Fukuoka Marathon as a project aimed at promoting sports among citizens.

Donation amount: in units of \500 (voluntary: you can donate as many units as you like)
Please add a donation (voluntary) when paying your entry fee.

  • * You will be asked at the time of application whether you wish to make a donation.
  • * You cannot change your mind once you have committed to making a donation, and donations cannot be refunded following payment.
  • * Receipts will not be issued for payments.

How To Apply

Online (via a PC or smartphone)
Processing fee for application ¥ 0
Entry deadline 8 pm on May 24 (Mon), 2021
Selection of entrants Entrants will be selected by drawing lots if applications exceed capacity.
* In some cases, additional notifications of selection will be made.
Notification of selection results Via email
Payment of entry fee Successful applicants are required to transfer the entry fee to the designated account by the stipulated date.
Failure to pay the entry fee will result in selection becoming void.
Depending on the method of payment, participants may need to pay a processing fee.
Notes on entry
  • ・Duplicate applications cannot be made for individual entry or group entry.
  • ・Those making local advance applications do not need to reapply for general applications (those who fail to qualify for selection during local advance applications will automatically be entered into the lottery for general applications).
  • * The consecutive unsuccessful applicant category is only available to those entering via the Japanese language site.
Notes on group entry
  • ・All applicants for the local advance category are required to have an address within Fukuoka or Itoshima.
  • ・Applications should be made only online (via a PC or smartphone).
  • ・In cases where group applications are entered into the selection lottery, the final result will apply to all group members.
  • ・Start blocks for the race will be set according to each member’s expected finish time.
  • ・No group entries available for Consecutive unsuccessful applicant category or wheelchair race or fun run.
  • ・All group members are required to take check-in procedures individually.

Entry fees/processing fees

For domestic runners Registration is available on the Entry page (Japanese).
Event Application method During application During selection Total amount
Processing fee Method of payment
of entry fee
Entry fee Processing fee
Marathon Online ¥0 Card online payment ¥14,800
Convenience store
online payment
Wheelchair race High school student
and above
Online ¥0 Card online payment ¥3,300
Convenience store
online payment
Junior high school
¥0 Post Office counter ¥2,200
Convenience store
Fun run High school student
and above
Online ¥0 Card online payment ¥3,800
Convenience store
online payment
Junior high school
¥0 Post Office counter ¥2,200
Convenience store
  • ※1 Those contributing to the Fukuoka Sports Support Fund (in units of \500) and those requiring an Athlete Bib with a nickname (\500) must pay fees in addition to the entry fee.
  • ※2 In the event you need to pay the additional fee(s) described in *1, the processing fee will change according to the total payment amount as follows.
    [Total payment amount of \4,000 or under: \220/\4,001 or more: total payment amount x 5.5%]

Notes on applications

  • (1)The following will result in applications being rejected.
    • ・Duplicate applications for the same event by the same person (including duplicate applications both to individual and group categories, as well as applications for multiple groups by the same person).
    • ・Applications for multiple events by the same person.
  • (2)Applications made outside of the application period will be invalid, will not qualify for the selection lottery and the processing fee will not be refunded.
  • (3)While the organizers will inform all applicants (the representative member in the case of group entries) of the selection results via email or post, no subsequent attempts to contact applicants will be made in the event of notices of non-delivery or letters not being delivered due to problems with registered email addresses or postal addresses.
  • (4)Inquiries cannot be made regarding the status of applications or selection results.
  • (5)Substitute runners or the transfer of rights are not permitted. Entrants will be disqualified if found to have engaged in such acts. In such cases, the organizers will not provide any kind of compensation, and entry fees will not be refunded.
  • (6)The organizers accept no responsibility for delays in applications as a result of defects with or internet devices/lines.
  • (7)In the case of online applications, applications may not be possible due to issues with the user’s terminal, OS or browser. Please see the JTB website for more details on user software environments (OS/browser).

Application rules

Applicants must agree to the following rules of application.

  • (1)With exception of providing emergency response measures, the organizers accept no liability whatsoever for sickness, loss, or other mishaps.
  • (2)False declaration of age, gender or address details for local applicants (Fukuoka City or Itoshima City residents) , district of residence or nationality for overseas applicants, or entry by a person other than the applicant (fraudulent entry) will not be tolerated. In such cases, entry will be cancelled and entry fees/processing fees will not be refunded.
  • (3) If the event is cancelled due to reasons beyond the control of the organizers, such as earthquakes, wind or flood damage, storms, snowfall, unforeseen occurrences, mishaps, epidemics, or other similar cases, entry fees may not be refunded depending on the situation. In the case of a refund, expenses and other costs incurred up until the cancellation date will be deducted from the refund.
  • (4)Once paid, no excess/duplicate payments can be refunded.
  • (5)The organizers own the publishing and portrait rights to images, photographs, articles, and entrants’ names, ages, and addresses (names of countries; names of prefectures and other administrative units; and names of cities, wards, towns, and villages) in relation to such media as television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and the internet for the duration of the event.
  • (6)The organizers will comply with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information in handling the personal information of the participants.
  • (7)The event will be conducted in compliance with all related laws and regulations of Japan.
  • (8)Minors must seek the consent of guardians before applying.