The Kume Island marathon is a yearly event that brings participants from all over the world. 2012 marks the 24th Anniversary of this great event that spans the scenic island. The Kumejima Marathon offers a Full Marathon for 18 year olds and up as well as half, 10km, and 5km runs.
|Race||Time Limit||Entry Fee|
|5km||1.5 hours||3,500 yen|
*There is a discount for High School students. Half, 10k, or 5k is 2,000 yen.*
Registration is due by September 21. With payment by September 26.
13:00 to 19:30 -Senshu Uketsuke. Participant Registration
7:20 - Kaikaishiki. Ceremony at Nakazato ground.
7:30 - Full Marathon Start
9:00 - Half Marathon Start*
9:10 - 10km Start
9:30 - 5km start
15:00 - After Party
*The Half marathon begins near the Firefly Dome (Hotaru Dome).
In order to participate, you must register by September 21, 2012. There are a number of places and stores at which you can register.
- Telephone: 098-985-7106
- Fax: 098-985-7120
- Email: email@example.com
- URL: http://kumejima-marathon.com
Every year, the end of the Marathon is celebrated with awards for the participants as well as a large party with performances.
In 2011, there were Tunnaha Eisa and Hula performances along with other attractions for the Furiai Party. If you are feeling adventerous, run the marathon in a costume and you might win the costume award presented during the celebrations!