Mon, Feb

Osaka Marathon 2025

9:15am – 4:15pm

The Osaka Marathon lets you see the city with a different atmosphere. One filled with cheering, sweating, and a winter’s glow.


Entry usually starts from August to September for domestic runners and November to December for runners coming from overseas. Entry prices were ¥17,000 (domestic runners) and ¥19,000 (overseas runners) for 2024.


The course starts at the Osaka Prefectural Government Building and finishes in the Osaka Castle Park. You’ll see the major sights of Osaka City, including the castle, Shitennoji Temple, and Midōsuji Avenue. There are some spikes of elevation towards the end, but nothing dramatic. The time limit is 7 hours.

How to get there

Getting to Osaka from Tokyo is pretty easy — just take a look at our article. The only thing you need to worry about is how much you want to spend and where to stay.

Photo by ©Osaka Marathon Organizing Committee
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