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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

This advance application category has been established to allow people from all over the world to participate in Fukuoka Marathon.

Capacity 500 (first-come-first-served basis)
Eligibility Residents outside Japan
Applications begin April 22, 2024 (Mon.)
Applications close May 22, 2024(Wed.)
Applicable events Marathon (42.195 km)
Qualifications Those born before April 1, 2006 (excluding high school students) who are capable of completing a marathon within 6 hours 45 minutes.
How to apply Applications can be made by selecting the “Entry” from the menu and clicking the “Apply” button. Applicants need to be registered members of RUNNET GLOBAL. Please register for this service before applying (free of charge). Applications can only be made online (via a PC or smartphone)
Selection of entrants Entrants are selected on a first-come-first-served basis, and applications will close once capacity has been met.
Caution Refunds cannot be made following payment.Duplicate applications for the same event or for multiple events by the same person are not permitted.
Please read the guidelines carefully before applying.

General applications

Event : Marathon Wheelchair race Fun run
Eligibility : Applications can be made for the marathon, wheelchair race and fun run.

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.

How To Apply

Online (via a PC or smartphone)
Processing fee for application ¥ 0
Entry deadline May 22 (Wed), 2024 8 pm
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.
The payment processing fee will vary depending on the total payment amount.

Notes on applications

  • (1)The following will result in applications being rejected.
    ・Duplicate applications for the same event by the same person.
    ・Applications for multiple events by the same person.
  • (2)Applications made outside of the application period will be invalid, and will not qualify for the selection lottery.
  • (3)While the organizers will inform all applicants 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 Fukuoka Marathon website for more details on user software environments (OS/browser).

Application rules

Applicants must agree to the following rules of application.

  • (1)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.
    In some cases, we may offer alternatives in lieu of cash refunds, including shopping vouchers such as QUO Cards or points awarded by the entry site.
    If the event is cancelled, entitlement to compete in the marathon will be transferred to the next event if entitlement was obtained by lottery or other means.
  • (2)False declaration of age, gender or district of residence or nationality for overseas applicants, or entry by a person other than the applicant (fraudulent entry) will not be tolerated. In the event that an applicant has been found to have made a fraudulent entry, the applicant will be disqualified and the entry fee will not be refunded.
    Duplicate applications by the same person include applications for multiple events.
  • (3)Changes of events or cancellations after application due to personal reasons are not permitted.
  • (4)The entry fee will not be refunded in the event of cancellation.
  • (5)Applications received outside of the application period will be deemed invalid.
  • (6)The organizers will not be responsible for any delays in applications arising from malfunctions of Internet devices, connections, etc.
  • (7)The organizers will not respond to any inquiries, queries, etc. regarding application details, application status, or lottery results, including those from past competitions.
  • (8)All applicants will be notified of the results of the lottery by email.
  • (9)No reconfirmation will be made in the event of non-delivery of notification due to an incomplete or wrong email address.
  • (10)Minors must seek the consent of guardians before applying
  • (11)Receipts for entry fees, etc. can be printed from My Page.
  • (12)Substitute runners will not be accepted.