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Accommodation only for 2025

Tokyo Marathon

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    Tokyo is home to the 6th and newest of the Abbott World Marathon Majors and 2025 will see the 18th anniversary of the event. With its blend of the old and new, Tokyo provides an incredible venue for one of the world’s greatest marathons.

    Please note that our packages for 2025 are accommodation only.

    Tokyo Marathon

    Sightseeing Trip

    Spend a long weekend in Tokyo, one of the largest, most eclectic and exciting cities in the world and run one of the Abbott World Marathon Majors.

    Our sightseeing trip will be held on Thursday from 9am – 3pm (TBC), finishing at the expo. Exact locations TBC but are likely to include: the Meiji Jingu Shrine, Asakusa Kannon Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street…

    Included in your package

    • Escort to the marathon expo and race start line
    • Complimentary 5k warm up run on the Saturday
    • Sightseeing tours on the Thursday finishing at the expo for bib collection
    • Passionate Sports Tours International USA team on hand throughout the event

    Race highlights














    February 26

    Arrival day

    You will need to leave the US on Tuesday 25th February 2025 to land Wednesday 26th February 2025 (start of our 5 night package).

    Arrive into Tokyo by your chosen airline (flights not included) and make your way to your hotel. Check in is not until 4pm at most hotels, therefore if you arrive prior to this time, the hotel reception will be able to store your bags. If time permits, you may wish to head straight to the marathon expo to collect your race pack.





    February 27

    Sightseeing and expo

    Sightseeing Tour – Approx. 9am – 3pm with an English Speaking Guide.

    Finishing at the expo where clients will make their own way back to their chosen hotel.

    Tokyo Marathon Expo 2025: Tokyo Marathon Expo 2025 is the largest Running trade show in Japan with an average of 60,000 visitors annually. In order to register for the Tokyo Marathon 2025 it is vital that you attend the expo before the race in order to pick up your race number. Race numbers will NOT be available on the day of the race. When picking up your number make sure to bring a valid photo ID and the confirmation of your entry, you cannot arrange for another person to pick up your number for you.

    The Tokyo Marathon Expo 2025 venue is:

    Tokyo Big Sight South Exhibition Halls
    3-11-1 Ariake, Koto, Tokyo, Japan

    The venue will be open during the following times (TBC):  

    • Thursday 27th: 10:00am – 9:00pm
    • Friday 28th: 10:00am – 9:00pm
    • Saturday 1st: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00pm

    February 28

    Expo and free day

    If you have not yet been to the expo then you can head there today to register for the race and pick up your number. Otherwise this is a free day for you to enjoy Tokyo.

    March 1

    Free day

    You have a free day to sight see, or head to the marathon expo to collect your race pack if you have not done so already.




    March 2

    The 2025 Tokyo Marathon

    If you have secured your own race bib, this is the day of the Tokyo Marathon 2025. An early breakfast will be available at your chosen hotel this morning with the time TBC within your travel itinerary.

    Marathon Times:
    09.05 – Wheelchair Start
    09.10 – Marathon Start
    16.10 – Finish

    The start location is right outside the Keio Plaza and the starting corals are quite easy to get to from our hotel. You can hand in a personal bag at the start of the race and pick it up at the end from the Tokyo Hibiya Area at the end of the race. At the end of the marathon, you will be transferred back to your booked hotel by official buses (a coach pass/sticker or wristband will be given to you by our staff at the hotel). The rest of the day you are free to rest and celebrate.


    March 3

    Departure day

    It’s time to finish your Tokyo adventure. Alternatively, if you wish to extend your trip to Japan, extra nights available on a request basis, subject to availability and cost. Please ensure you check out of the hotel in good time.

    Extension package: Check out of the Tokyo hotel. More information about the extension package coming soon. 




    Plane +

    Tokyo has two airports, Narita International Airport and more centrally located Haneda Airport. Narita Airport is located about 60 kilometres outside of Tokyo. Haneda Airport is located 29.8km outside of Tokyo.

    Car +

    It is recommended to take a bus/coach or train into central Tokyo from both airports as taxis can be expensive due to distance and traffic.

    Train +

    There are a variety of trains (Narita) and also Monorail (Haneda) to get into central Tokyo. The journey times and prices vary.

    The course +

    The Tokyo Marathon begins in front of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building and from there takes you on a tour past various landmarks and Tokyo Station before finishing at the Imperial Palace. The marathon Start Time is 9.10 am on Sunday 3rd March 2025. Time limit is 7 hours, based on gun time, not chip time.

    Does my luggage get transported to my hotel? +

    If airport transfers are included in your package, we will transfer you and your Luggage to the hotel. If you are on a cycling holiday, we will also transfer your bike.

    Do you cater for children? +

    Children are welcome on our trips with the exception of some Hospitality packages.

    Can Vegetarians, Vegans or special diets be catered for? +

    Any dietary requirements e.g., Vegetarian or Vegan etc needs to be advised to us at booking stage. We will then request the meals with the relevant hotel.

    Can I extend my stay along the way? +

    Stays can be extended beyond our standard packages subject to availability at the relevant hotel.

    How can I pay for my holiday? +

    Packages can be paid for online or over the phone by Credit/debit card or Amex, payments can also be made by Bank transfer.

    Do I need travel insurance? +

    Travel insurance is always advised and is best taken out at the time of making a booking.

    What happens if I have to cancel? Will I lose money? +

    Cancelation charges are applicable in the event you cannot travel. Please refer to the booking conditions page.

    Can I change the date after I’ve booked? +

    Subject to amendment fees and hotel availability dates can be changed after initial booking.

    Will anyone from your team meet me during my stay? +

    Dependent on the trip booked we will have representatives on the package this will be outlined in the individual tour. If we have no representation a 24-hour telephone number will be provided.

    Can I travel on my own? +

    Yes, we cater for solo travellers, we can offer single rooms

    Is the entry guaranteed? +

    All our entries are Guaranteed there is no ballot, lottery or fundraising required once your entry is paid it is guaranteed.

    Do I need to pay a deposit? +

    A deposit will be required at time of booking to secure your place.

    How do I manage a Sports Tours booking? +

    Once booked online you will be able to view and make payments on your account.

    When will I receive my tickets? +

    Itineraries will be sent on all trips around 14 days prior to departure

    What is included in the price? +

    What is included in the price will be shown under each individual package.

    What is not included in the price? +

    What is not included in the price will be shown under each individual package.

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