NAGOYA WOMEN’S WHEELCHAIR MARATHON 2022

Event Name
Event Name Nagoya Women’s Wheelchair Marathon 2022
Organizers
Organizers Aichi Prefecture, The Chunichi Shimbun
Co-Organizers
Co-Organizers Nagoya City, Nagoya City Education and Sports Association
Supporting Organizations
Supporting Organizations Japan Association of Athletics Federations (JAAF), Japanese Para-Sports Association, Japan Para Athletics, Aichi Sports Leader Association for the Disabled, Tokai Gakuen University, Nihon Fukushi University (Provisional)
Managing Organization
Managing Organization The Aichi Association of Athletics
Sponsors
Sponsors Gold Sponsor: NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD.
Silver Sponsor: New Balance Japan, Inc.
Event
Event Women’s 10 km Race
Schedule
Schedule Sunday, March 8th, 2020, Starting at 9:00 am
(Ten minutes before the start of Nagoya Women’s Marathon)
Course
Course From VANTELIN DOME NAGOYA to Myoon-dori
Number of Participants
Number of Participants A limited number of athletes
Time limit
Time limit

45 minutes
※ The time limit will be based on the starting gun.
※ Course closure times will be set for traffic, security, and competition management purposes. Additionally, athletes must drop out of the competition if they are extremely behind in the race at any point other than the designated course closure points.

【Course Closure Times】(Provisional)

Course Closure Point Distance from Start Time Limit
Ookute Intersection 3.0km 9:13
Mizuho Ward Office Intersection 6.4km 9:26
Myoon-dori 3 Intersection 8.6km 9:35
Myoon-dori (Finish) 10.0km 9:45
Entry Fee
Entry Fee

Free

*Participants are responsible for other costs including transportation and accommodation.

Qualifications
Qualifications

(1) Female athletes who are invited by the organizers in accordance with the standards specified separately.

(2) Female athletes who are capable of completing a 10 km race within 40 minutes in a racing wheelchair.
・Japanese athletes: Wheelchair users who hold a physical disability certificate and are approved by the organizers.
・Foreign athletes: Wheelchair users who are approved by the organizers.

*Participants will be selected by the organizers among the applicants.

Regulation
Regulation The race will be conducted in accordance with the FY2021 JAAF Rules and Regulations and the race instructions of this race.
Entry Application and Period
Entry Application and Period

(1) Procedure
Fill in the application form and send it along with a qualification record certificate to the following email address.


【Send your application to】
run5@chunichi.co.jp
Contact for Nagoya Women’s Wheelchair Marathon
Marathon Festival Nagoya Aichi Organizing Committee Administrative Office

(2) Application Period
Monday, September 13, 2021 – Tuesday, November 30, 2021

(3) Determination of Participants
All applicants will be notified of their selection results by email in early December (schedule may be subject to change).

Number Pickup
Number Pickup Number bibs, etc. will be distributed on Saturday, March 12, 2022.
※ Pickup is not available on race day (March 13).
※ Details will be provided later by email.
Awards
Awards Top 3 Finishers and Special Award
(Awarding Ceremony Venue: VANTELIN DOME NAGOYA)
※ Awards will be given for the gross time based on the starting gun.
Record Certificate
Record Certificate A record certificate will be sent to every finisher at a later date. The certificate will include a gross time from the starting gun, a net time from the actual time when the athlete has crossed the start line, and split times taken at every 5 km checkpoint.
※ Results of this race will not be recognized as World Para Athletics official records.
※ Certificates will be issued only to finishers who have finished the race before the time limit and not to those who have finished after the time limit.
Personal Information
Personal Information The organizers recognize the importance of personal information and will comply with the act on the protection of personal information and related laws and regulations and handle personal information in accordance with the organizers’ policy on personal information protection. Obtained personal information will be used for the race’s qualification screening, program organization and creation, press releases, official website, and other communication necessary for the event management, and may be published in media such as television, radio, newspapers, and the Internet.
Others
Others

(1) Take every possible means to ensure your physical condition for race participation, including sufficient training and a medical examination prior to the race day. If there is a possibility that you have a disease, please consult with your doctor before participating.

(2) The organizers will transport participants' baggage from the start point to the finish point. (Note that there will be a limit to the size of baggage to be transported). The arrival of baggage may be delayed due to traffic conditions, etc.

(3) After the competition, the organizers will provide transportation from the finish venue to the start venue.

(4) Wearing or displaying any design or trademark that represents a company, product, etc. in the event site (including the race course) for an advertising purpose is not permitted. Making assertions or advertising with banners, signs, etc. is not permitted.

(5) In addition to the above, follow instructions given by the organizers with respect to any matters regarding the event.

Terms of application
Terms of application
(Participants must agree to the following terms of application.)
*Please be sure to check the details of the "Important: Infection Countermeasures against COVID-19" section in these guidelines.

(1) False declaration of age, gender, or records, or participation by anyone other than the registered applicants themselves (foul participation) is prohibited. An individual or group that is discovered to have committed foul participation will be disqualified and may be banned from future events.

(2) The organizers will not be responsible for participants’ late arrival due to delays of public transportation or traffic conditions.

(3) The organizers hold the portrait rights and the rights to publish the event’s images, pictures, articles, records, location information, applicants’ names, ages, birth dates, and addresses (name of country and prefecture or city/ward/town/village) in television, newspapers, magazines, and the Internet.

(4) In case of injury or illness during the event, the organizers will provide first-aid to her and, if necessary, emergency transportation. In such cases, the organizers will provide the participant’s name, address, contact information, and medical history to medical institutions and emergency responders. Participants shall be deemed to have agreed that the organizers may request the hospital to which the participant has been transported to disclose her medical information.

(5) The organizers will not be responsible for any injury, sickness, loss of personal belongings, or accident during the event in any way beyond the provision of emergency first-aid relief unless such incident has been caused by the organizers’ intentional act or gross negligence.

(6) The organizers will handle the personal information of participants in accordance with the laws and regulations related to personal information protection. Participants shall be deemed to have agreed that the obtained personal information may be used for participation guidance, notification of records and other related information, and provision of service from event sponsors, supporters, and concerned organizations, etc. in order to provide better services to participants.

(7) This event will be conducted in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of Japan.

(8) In addition to the above Terms of Application, the event will be conducted in accordance with the race instructions set forth separately by the organizers.

Important: Infection Countermeasures against COVID-19


This competition will be conducted with the utmost efforts to prevent the spread of infection by implementing measures against infectious disease in accordance with the Guidance on Resuming Road Races established by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations and the Guidance on Resuming Athletics Activities established by the Japan Para Athletics. 
Please carefully read and understand the following before applying.

(1)Submission of health check sheet
A health check sheet will be enclosed in the participation guide pack, which is scheduled to be sent in mid-February. Runners participating in this race must submit a health check sheet at the number pickup desk on Saturday, March 12, 2022. Intended to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the health check sheet is a self-report sheet used to screen participation requirements in line with the guidelines from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and the Japan Sports Agency. Entrants are required to fill in their names, addresses, behavior history prior to the day of appearance, physical condition, etc. Entrants who do not submit the sheet or provide false information may not be permitted to participate. In addition, if the risk of infection is determined to be high based on behavior history and physical condition, participation may be refused after a medical examination or interview by a doctor. The same applies if an examination by a doctor is refused.

(2)Regarding COVID-19 tests, body temperature checks, and refusal of participation
Testing for COVID-19 infection (antigen testing, etc.) will be conducted at the number pickup on Saturday, March 12, 2022. Depending on the test results, entrants may not be permitted to participate in the race on Sunday, March 13. Body temperature checks will also be conducted at the time of admission to the event venue. Entrants with elevated body temperature may be refused to enter the venue or participate in the race, regardless of the presence or absence of COVID-19 infection.

(3)Handling of personal information
From the viewpoint of preventing the spread of COVID-19, personal information of entrants, including health check sheets, may be submitted to a government agency in an appropriate manner only when such submission is requested by the government agency.

(4)Participation requirements
Entrants who do not comply with the infection prevention measures required by the event, such as wearing a mask, disinfecting hands, and other behavioral requests, may not be allowed to participate. 

(5)Regarding matters described in these guidelines
The items described in these guidelines are subject to change and may be added or relaxed depending on the state of COVID-19 infection and requests from the national or local governments.

Gold Sponsor
Silver Sponsor
Bronze Sponsor
Official Timer
Official Bread
Official Sponsor
Official Supplier
Official Photo Service
Official Supporter
Organizer