Portal field news

Portal field news


😷 | Osaka Marathon to be held in February next year


Osaka Marathon to be held in February next year

If you write the contents roughly
Also, from this time, it will be integrated with the "Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon" to reduce the number of runners to about two-thirds as a countermeasure against infectious diseases.

Due to the influence of the new coronavirus, it has been decided that the "Osaka Marathon", which was canceled last year, will be held in February next year ... → Continue reading

 Kansai TV

"Kansai TV Broadcasting" (Fuji TV affiliate) news account. We will send you the latest news from Osaka, Hyogo, Kyoto, Nara, Wakayama, Shiga and Tokushima prefectures.

Wikipedia related words

If there is no explanation, there is no corresponding item on Wikipedia.

Lake Biwa Daily Marathon

Lake Biwa Daily Marathon(Lake Biwa Marathon)Japan Athletics FederationWas sponsored byWorld athletics(International Athletics) Gold Label MenmarathonAt the tournament, it also served as a representative player selection for the international tournament.Every year2The firstSunday(2021)[Note 1] ToShigaIt was held in. (AIMS) Certified course.


Otsu CityOjiyama Athletics StadiumCompete at 42.195km starting and ending at.The course has changed several times in the past. The course was partially changed in 2010, and the turning point is the conventional one.Kusatsu CityIt was changed from Shinhama to Ogaya, Otsu City. It is said to be a high-speed course because there is not much difference in elevation except near Hiratsu, Otsu City, which is 30km before the point, but at the end of the course.Mount HiraThe headwind from the system afflicts the runners.

Tokyo marathonIn this tournament as well, we will pass through the famous places of Shiga (Otsu City),Hamaootsu(Otsu Port) And national treasureIshiyama Temple, One of the three famous bridges in JapanKarabashi of SetaEtc. are typical places.

Olympic-World Athletics Championships-Asian GamesIt is the final selection meeting to select the men's representatives.With this tournamentFukuoka International Marathon, Tokyo Marathon 3 tournaments, every 3 years, men's marathonJapan ChampionshipIt is also done[1]..Also, it will be held in March,Hakone EkidenSince the university relay road race season is over and you can practice marathon for a relatively long period of time, it is the easiest competition for influential student runners to participate in when they are in school.in the pastNihon University OfYoshiaki Kawashima,Chukyo UniversityIn recent yearsYamanashi Gakuin University OfYuji NakamuraWon the championshipChuo University OfMasakazu FujiwaraHas achieved the feat of breaking the first Japanese marathon record and the student record.

The 2018/2019 (2017/2018) tournament2020 Tokyo OlympicsTo decide the candidate for the Japanese marathonMarathon grand championshipDesignated as a target race for the (commonly known as MGC) series[2].

The pattern of this tournament is on the courseNHK Otsu Broadcasting StationHas a broadcasting center in Japan and has jurisdiction over the Otsu station.NHK Osaka Broadcasting StationIt is broadcast nationwide on TV and radio.General TVWith analog broadcastingNHK World Premiumではスポーツ中継としては珍しく16:9の画面サイズで放送していたが、2008年~2010年の大会の中継は他のNHKのロードレース中継と同じく14:9の画面サイズで放送した。2011年大会から再び16:9の画面サイズで放送している(アナログ放送はこの大会の放送が最後となるが、NHKワールド・プレミアムでは完全デジタル化後も本大会に限らず、以降に放送されるすべてのマラソン・駅伝大会も16:9レターボックス放送は継続)。ただし、2019年と2020年大会は編成の都合(2019年は『NHK Throat』Special broadcast, 2020 from 9:10 to XNUMX:XNUMX is"Sunday discussion』Because broadcasting is prioritized) and due to the convenience of the organizerE TeleとFMWas broadcast on.


  • Men's athletes who meet both of the following two conditions
  1. Registered athletes of the Japan Association of Athletics Federations who are 19 years of age or older on the day of the competition
  2. Those who have issued any of the following official records within the past two years from the day of the competition
    1. Marathon: Within 2 hours 30 minutes
    2. Half marathon: within 1 hour and 10 minutes
    3. 30 km: within 1 hour and 40 minutes
    4. 20 km: within 1 hour and 05 minutes
    5. 10000m: within 31 minutes
  • Those recommended by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations

The entry fee is 5000 yen per person.

Tournament history

Since the first marathon was held in 1946, it is said to be "the oldest marathon event in Japan (currently being held)".

  • 1st (October 1946)-"All Japan Mainichi Marathon Championship"OsakaIt will be held inNamba BetsuinDeparting and arriving in front of the playground every day on the siteMidosuji-Juso OhashiThroughNational railwayIkeda Station (currentlyJRKawanishi Ikeda Station) Compete on a turnaround course[4]..The starter is a former Olympic representativeSeiichiro TsudaServed by[5].
  • 3nd (November 1948)- GHQBy order ofUmeda OfMainichi Newspaper Osaka Head OfficeChange before[4][Note 2].
  • 5th (May 1950) --Renamed to "Daily Marathon".Senboku-gunTakaishi Town (currently:Takaishi) Changed to a round-trip course[4].
  • 7nd (November 1952)- 1952 Helsinki OlympicsAlso serves as the final selection for the marathon representative.Or later,1980 Moscow OlympicsAll exceptSummer olympicIt will be a marathon representative player selection meeting.
  • 14th (May 1959) --Because of the worsening traffic conditions in Osaka city, the starting pointSuminoe WardMoved toTadaoka TownReturn / Mainichi Shimbun Changed to a course with the goal in front of the Osaka head office[4].
  • 16th (June 1961) --Departure and arrival pointsSakai City OfHamadera ParkMoved to Suminoe WardKishiwada CastleChange to a wrapping course[4].
  • 17th (May 1962) --From Osaka prefecture to Shiga prefecture (Ojiyama Sports Park) due to worsening traffic conditions[Note 3]-Shiga TownChange to the return course on the west bank of Lake Biwa)[4][Note 4].
  • 18nd (November 1963)- Tokyo OlympicsHeld using the marathon course of (until the 19th competition [held in April 1964]).
  • 20th (May 1965) --Return to Shiga prefecture for the first time in 5 years.The departure and arrival point will be Ojiyama Athletics Stadium, from the west bank of Lake BiwaLake Biwa BridgeAcross Moriyamamachi (currentlyMoriyama) Change to a return course[4].
  • 23rd (April 1968) --From this time, the course departs from Ojiyama Athletics Stadium and starts from the south shore of Lake Biwa.Seta KarabashiCrossed and changed to the return route of Moriyama City on the east bank[6]..The route via Lake Biwa Bridge was completed in three times.
  • 30th (April 1975) --With the renovation work of Seta KarabashiOmi OhashiChange to a route via[4].
  • 36th (March 1981) --Return to the route via Seta Karabashi after the renovation work is completed[4].
  • 38th (March 1983) --Renamed "Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon".Also,World Athletics Helsinki TournamentAlso serves as a marathon representative selection meeting. 10 years laterWorld Athletics Stuttgart TournamentAfter that, allWorld Athletics ChampionshipsIt will be a marathon representative player selection meeting.
  • 41nd (November 1986)- Seoul Asian GamesAlso serves as a marathon representative selection meeting.Or later,Bangkok Asia TournamentAll exceptAsian GamesIt will be a marathon representative player selection meeting.
  • 44nd (November 1989)- SetagawaAlongNango wash damChanged to a course that goes around Shinhama, Kusatsu City via[4].
  • 49nd (November 1994)- 1994 Asian GamesConducted as an "Everyday International Marathon" using the same course as.
  • 51nd (November 1996)- Joakim PineiroBreaks the wall of 2 hours and 10 minutes for the first time in the history of the tournament.
  • 65th (March 2010) --Course change with Ogaya, Otsu City as the turning point.
  • 74nd (November 2019)- Tokyo marathonDue to the change in the date of the event, the main tournament will be delayed by one week.Nagoya Women's MarathonWill be held on the same day.
  • 75th (March 2020) --The start of the competition has changed to the morning.Started 3 minutes later than planned due to equipment trouble[7].
  • The 76th (February 2021) --This tournament has also been advanced by two weeks and will be held on the last Sunday of February.And it was the last tournament in Otsu CityKengo Suzuki(Fujitsu) set a new Japanese record of 2 hours 04 minutes 56 seconds and won the championship[8].

From around 1981 to around 1993, it was a gateway competition for newcomers, and even if it was rated for selection races such as the Olympics and World Championships, there was not much participation in the first class, but in the 1988rd in 43, 12 of the previous year Of the moonFukuoka International MarathonWas absent due to injuryToshihiko SekoParticipated and attracted attention.Seko won the championship and the same yearSeoul OlympicsControversial for winning the right to participate in[Note 5].

In 1997 (52nd), ranked 4th at the Atlanta Olympics the previous year.Martin FizParticipated in the marathon and won the highest record in the domestic marathon at that time, which changed the situation.

The venue was changed as a prelude to a large international tournament and as a rehearsal for tournament management.

  1. In 1963 (18th) and 1964 (19th), it also served as a rehearsal for the Japan Championships, the Tokyo Olympic Games, and the Olympic Marathon.National Stadium(Shinjuku ward)~Tobita(Chofu City) ReturnKoshu HighwayIt was a race on the same course as the Tokyo Olympics marathon.
  2. In 1994 (49th)Hiroshima Asian GamesIn Hiroshima, which also serves as a rehearsal forDaily international marathonWas held as

From 1985 to 2004, it was held on track before the start.

The first tournament was held in October, and then from the second to the 1th (10), May was the main event, and sometimes in April (2th, 24, 1969rd). It was also held in 5) and June (4th, 19, 1964st, 23).Since the 1968th (6) was held in April, it will no longer be held in May and June, and the 16th (1961) -21th (1966) will be held in March and the 25th (1970). ) --The 4th meeting (5) changed to April, and after the 6th meeting (26), it was held in March.In the 1971nd (28), the temperature rose to over 1973 degrees Celsius in the middle of the race, and we were hit by harsh conditions that could not be thought of in early spring.Ten Japanese invited players were defeated because they couldn't cope with the heat.The 3th (29), which was the final event held independently, was held in February for the first time in the history of the tournament.

2008 years,International Athletics FederationIntroduced a system to rate road races around the world such as marathons.In 2009, the Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon was ranked as the highest "gold" in Japan for the first time. 2010 was also ranked for the first time in this yearTokyo marathonBoth have been ranked as "Gold" for the second consecutive year.

The 2021th convention in 76 was held in Otsu City, and in 2022Osaka MarathonIt was decided that the event will be held as the "10th Osaka Marathon / 77th Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon Integrated Tournament (tentative name)".[9].

Successive winners

  Tournament record (at that time) held in Shiga Prefecture
01October 1946th, 102 hours 44 minutes 57 seconds Shinzo Koga (JPN)(Mitsui Yamano)Held in Osaka until the 16th
02October 1947th, 52 hours 43 minutes 17 seconds Shinzo Koga (JPN) -2- 
03October 1948th, 52 hours 40 minutes 05 seconds Shinzo Koga (JPN) -3-Changed the start to Mainichi Shimbun Osaka Headquarters
04October 1949th, 52 hours 40 minutes 32 seconds Saburo Yamada (JPN)(Gifu youth) 
05October 1950th, 52 hours 37 minutes 25 seconds  (JPN)(Sakaide Club)Change course to Takaishi-cho round trip
06October 1951th, 52 hours 32 minutes 41 seconds  (JPN)(Chukyo Commercial High School Teacher) 
07October 1952th, 52 hour 29 minutes 55 seconds 4 Yoshitaka Uchikawa (JPN)(Mitsui Yamano) 
08October 1953th, 52 hours 41 minutes 28 seconds  (JPN)(Asahi Kasei) 
09October 1954th, 52 hours 27 minutes 56 seconds Hideo Hamamura (JPN)(Yamaguchi Board of education) 
10October 1955th, 52 hours 26 minutes 32 seconds Hiroshima warehouse (JPN)(Asahi Kasei)Japan's highest record for the first time in 20 years
11October 1956th, 52 hours 27 minutes 45 seconds Yoshiaki Kawashima (JPN)(Nihon University) 
12October 1957th, 52 hours 31 minutes 20 seconds Hiroshima warehouse (JPN) -2- 
13October 1958th, 52 hours 25 minutes 51 seconds  (JPN)(Chukyo University) 
14October 1959th, 52 hours 30 minutes 06 seconds Hiroshima warehouse (JPN) -3-Changed start to Suminoe Ward and turn back to Tadaoka Town
15October 1960th, 52 hours 34 minutes 57 seconds Nobuyoshi Sadanaga (JPN)(Kanebo) 
16October 1961th, 62 hours 29 minutes 27 seconds Abebe Bikira (ETH)Departure and arrival at Hamadera Park, changed to Suminoe Ward / Kishiwada Castle turnaround
17October 1962th, 52 hours 27 minutes 37 seconds  (JPN)(Yawata Works)After that, in principle, Shiga will be held
18October 1963th, 52 hour 20 minutes 24 seconds 8 Kenji Kimihara (JPN)(Yahata Steel Works)Tokyo held[Note 6]
19October 1964th, 42 hour 17 minutes 11 seconds 4 Kenji Kimihara (JPN) -2-Tokyo held[Note 6]
20October 1965th, 52 hour 22 minutes 55 seconds 8 Abebe Bikira (ETH) -2-Held in Shiga for the first time in 3 years.Change to via Lake Biwa Bridge
21October 1966th, 62 hour 26 minutes 01 seconds 6  (JPN)(Licker) 
22October 1967th, 52 hours 25 minutes 53 seconds Yoshiro Mifune (JPN) -2- 
23October 1968th, 42 hours 13 minutes 49 seconds Akio Usami (JPN)(Sakuramon Rikuyukai)Change to Lake Biwa south shore / east shore route via Seta Karabashi
24October 1969th, 52 hours 22 minutes 44 seconds  (JPN)(All Kanebo) 
25October 1970th, 42 hours 13 minutes 46 seconds (English edition) (GBR) 
26October 1971th, 32 hour 16 minutes 45 seconds 4 Yoshiaki Unetani (JPN)(Takehara High School Teacher) 
27October 1972th, 32 hours 20 minutes 24 seconds Akio Usami (JPN) -2- 
28October 1973th, 32 hours 12 minutes 03 seconds Frank shorter (USA) 
29October 1974th, 42 hours 13 minutes 24 seconds Akio Usami (JPN) -3- 
30October 1975th, 42 hours 12 minutes 40 seconds Akio Usami (JPN) -4-Change to via Omi Ohashi
31October 1976th, 42 hours 15 minutes 22 seconds Akio Usami (JPN) -5- 
32October 1977th, 42 hours 14 minutes 08 seconds Karel Lismon (BEL) 
33October 1978th, 42 hours 15 minutes 15 seconds Takeshi So (JPN)(Asahi Kasei) 
34October 1979th, 42 hours 13 minutes 26 seconds Muneshige (JPN)(Asahi Kasei) 
35October 1980th, 32 hours 14 minutes 33 seconds Yuge Yu (JPN)(Asahi Kasei) 
36October 1981th, 32 hours 14 minutes 38 seconds  (JPN)(Kyudenko)Return via Seta Karabashi
37October 1982th, 32 hours 15 minutes 23 seconds Michio Mizukubo (JPN)(Nippon Steel Hachiman Works) 
38October 1983th, 32 hours 13 minutes 22 seconds  (JPN)(Chukyo High School staff) 
39October 1984th, 32 hours 14 minutes 24 seconds  (JPN)(Licker) 
40October 1985th, 32 hours 11 minutes 04 seconds Fumiaki Abe (JPN)(NEC HE) 
41October 1986th, 32 hours 14 minutes 55 seconds Toshihiro Shibuya (JPN)(Snow Brand Milk Industry) 
42October 1987th, 32 hours 11 minutes 08 seconds Fumiaki Abe (JPN) -2- 
43October 1988th, 32 hours 12 minutes 41 seconds Toshihiko Seko (JPN)(Sb food) 
44October 1989th, 32 hours 14 minutes 31 seconds Pinkie tohru (JPN)(Daiei)Changed to Kusatsu City turnaround course
45October 1990th, 32 hours 13 minutes 03 seconds  (BEL) 
46October 1991th, 32 hours 11 minutes 34 seconds (English edition) (TZA) 
47October 1992th, 32 hours 13 minutes 15 seconds  (IRL) 
48October 1993th, 32 hours 11 minutes 01 seconds Mike O'Reilly (GBR) -2- 
49October 1994th, 32 hours 11 minutes 05 seconds  (JPN)(Fujitsu)Held in Hiroshima[Note 6]
50October 1995th, 32 hours 10 minutes 49 seconds Yuji Nakamura (JPN)(Yamanashi Gakuin University) 
51October 1996th, 32 hours 09 minutes 32 seconds (English edition) (PRT) 
52October 1997th, 32 hours 08 minutes 05 seconds Martin Fiz (ESP)The best domestic race at that time
53October 1998th, 32 hours 08 minutes 43 seconds Muneyuki Kojima (JPN)(Asahi Kasei) 
54October 1999th, 32 hours 08 minutes 50 seconds Martin Fiz (ESP) -2- 
55October 2000th, 32 hours 08 minutes 14 seconds Martin Fiz (ESP) -3- 
56October 2001th, 32 hours 07 minutes 34 seconds (English edition) (ESP) 
57October 2002th, 32 hours 08 minutes 35 seconds Ryuji Takei (JPN)(S & B Foods) 
58October 2003th, 32 hours 07 minutes 39 seconds (English edition) (KEN) 
59October 2004th, 32 hours 07 minutes 42 seconds (English edition) (ESP) 
60October 2005th, 32 hours 09 minutes 00 seconds (German version) (KEN) 
61October 2006th, 32 hours 09 minutes 15 seconds Jose Rios (ESP) -2- 
62October 2007th, 32 hours 10 minutes 43 seconds (English edition) (TZA) 
63October 2008th, 32 hours 08 minutes 23 seconds Mubarak Hassan Shami (QAT) 
64October 2009th, 32 hours 10 minutes 22 seconds Paul Tergat (KEN) 
65October 2010th, 32 hours 09 minutes 34 seconds (English edition) (ETH)Part of the course changed
66October 2011th, 32 hours 06 minutes 13 seconds Wilson Kipsang (KEN) 
67October 2012th, 32 hours 07 minutes 04 seconds (English edition) (KEN)(Aichi Steel) 
68October 2013th, 32 hours 08 minutes 34 seconds Vincent Kipruto (KEN) 
69October 2014th, 32 hours 09 minutes 10 seconds (English edition) (ETH) 
70October 2015th, 32 hours 09 minutes 08 seconds Samuel Dung (KEN) -2- 
71October 2016th, 32 hours 09 minutes 11 seconds Lucas Rotichi (KEN) 
72October 2017th, 32 hours 09 minutes 06 seconds Ezekiel Kipto Chevy (KEN) 
73October 2018th, 32 hours 07 minutes 53 seconds Machalia Dilang (KEN)(Aichi Steel) 
74October 2019th, 32 hours 07 minutes 52 seconds Sara Edine Bunasul (TUE) 
75October 2020th, 32 hours 07 minutes 29 seconds Evans Chebet (KEN)
76October 2021th, 22 hours 04 minutes 56 seconds Kengo Suzuki (JPN)(Fujitsu)The last Shiga event, the first Japanese player to enter the 2 hours and 4 minutes range, a new record in Japan.


Mainichi Newspaper (ed.) "Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon 60 Years History" Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon Executive Committee, 2006



  1. ^ "Japan Championships in Athletics 100th Anniversary MEMORIAL BOOK" Japan Association of Athletics Federations, 2016, p. 110. 
  2. ^ How to select marathon representatives, what is MGC race? Differences from the past
  3. ^ Edited by NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, NHK Yearbook 2003, Japan Broadcast Publishing Association, 2003, p. 396. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon 60 Years History" pp.84 --85
  5. ^ Showa Mainichi Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon, 1st in Osaka Participation prize is rubber for socks --Mainichi Newspaper
  6. ^ The Asahi Shimbun April 1968, 4 morning edition, page 12, states that "Otsu City Ojiyama Athletics Stadium --Seta Karabashi --Moriyama City Sugie's new course".
  7. ^ “Accident player who cannot start the Lake Biwa Marathon every day” Waits for a while and repartitions with a delay of 10 minutes ”. Sponichi Annex(July 2020, 3). https://www.sponichi.co.jp/sports/news/2020/03/08/kiji/20200308s00057000129000c.html October 2020th, 3Browse. 
  8. ^ "Kengo Suzuki's amazing new Japan V 2 hours 4 minutes 56 seconds Ohasama record 33 seconds updated!" Last "Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon". Sponichi Annex. Sports Nippon Shimbun. 28 February 2021.Retrieved January 2021, 2.
  9. ^ “Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon Integrated with Osaka Marathon Develops the Longest Tradition and Aims for the Highest Tournament”. Mainichi Newspapers(July 2020, 12). https://mainichi.jp/articles/20201225/k00/00m/050/031000c 


  1. ^ From 2020Emperor's birthday holiday May 2Due to the effect of changing toTokyo marathon』Changed the date on the first Sunday of March 2019, so it was one week later than before in a way to avoid duplication.
  2. ^ The GHQ side made the change because there is a military office near the playground every day and Midosuji is a military road.[4].
  3. ^ At that time, there was no athletics field yet, and the departure and arrival point was on the road in the park.
  4. ^ Participated in the previous year's tournamentAbebe BikiraAudiences rushed to the vicinity of the course by car or motorcycle, and the exhaust gas was allegedly slumping Abebe's record, which helped the relocation.[4].
  5. ^ The representative selection race for the Seoul Olympics Men's Marathon was held in 1987.Fukuoka International Marathon, And 1988Tokyo International MarathonThis tournament was designated, but for the representative candidatesJapan Athletics FederationSince he was forced to participate in Fukuoka International from the beginning, criticisms were gathered for Seko who missed Fukuoka International and aimed to acquire the representative right by participating in Lake Biwa every day and the Japan Association of Athletics Federations who accepted it.Takeyama Nakayama-Toshihiko Seko-Teruji KogakeSee also
  6. ^ a b c The 18st (1963) and 19nd (1964)Tokyo Olympics, The 49th (1994)Hiroshima Asian GamesThe venue will be changed as well as the management exercises.

外部 リンク


Back to Top