Race Information

61st Ehime Marathon


February 11, 2024 (Sun)

Start: 10:00End of event: 16:00No postponement for rain


Full Marathon (42.195km)

Time Limit

6 Hours (The start of the six-hour period will be indicated by a signal gun. Checkpoints will be used along the route.)

Checkpoint location Distance Checkpoint time
Kitakanjo Iriguchi
5.9km 11:05
Taiyo Oil SOLATO
12.2km 11:56
Kitachumae Intersection
In front of docomo Shop
17.8km 12:42
JA Namba Cargo Center 19.5km 12:55
Shinmiyanoshita Bridge 21.5km 13:11
Kitachumae Intersection
In front of Lawson
26.6km 13:53
Kawatani Hospital 30.2km 14:22
Horieshomae Intersection 34.8km 15:00
Okawabashi Intersection 38.3km 15:29
Honmachi 7-chome 40.5km 15:47

Due to considerations pertaining to traffic, security, and event operations, the following runners be asked to retire and board a bus when deemed necessary by a referee.

  1. Runners who were unable to pass a checkpoint.
  2. Runners who, although able to pass the checkpoints, are conspicuously behind at the 2.5km (around 10:40), 3.9km (10:48), 9.2km (11:32), 25.2km (13:45), 32.1km (14:41) and other points on the route.

Opening Ceremony

Date and time: From 9:30 on Sunday, February 11, 2024

Place: Shiroyama Park

There is no opening ceremony the day before.


There is no mailing to send in advance.
We will send you a guide to participate by email in January.

Baggage Storage

Baggage can be checked only if it is put in the “baggage storage bag” (55cm × 74cm) handed to you on the day. Please take responsibility for your valuables, as the organizer will bear no responsibility for their theft or loss.


  1. General category: 1st to 8th place for men and 1st to 8th place for women
  2. Age categories: 1st to 3rd place in each age category of 29 and under, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, and 60 and over for both men and women

If a person who is eligible for an age category award is also a winner in the general category, he or she will be excluded from the age category award and replaced by the runner with the next best time. Runners who complete the marathon will receive a certificate (registered runners will receive an official certificate) and a completion prize (an “Imabari Towel” produced specially for the Ehime Marathon).


10,000 participants

Entry Fee

20,000 yen (a handling fee and other fees will be charged separately)

Participant’s Prize



Size S M L XL
Body (cm) 49.5 52.5 54.5 57.5
Chest (cm) 82-90 90-98 98-106 106-114
Shoulder (cm) 41 44 46 49

Completion Prize

  • Commemorative bath towel (Imabari Towel)
  • Certificate of completion


The 61st Ehime Marathon will be held on the “Ehime Marathon Matsuyama Long-Distance Racecourse” (42.195 km, approved by JAAF and AIMS), which starts in front of the Ehime Prefectural Government Office and finishes at Shiroyama Park in Horinouchi.

Course Map

Elevation Chart

Elevation Chart

Ehime Marathon Course Movie


Getting to the Venues

(The following are examples.)

Fares are as of May 19 ,2023.

From Matsuyama Airport

  1. Take a limousine bus from Matsuyama Airport (for Matsuyama City Station or for Dogo Onsen Station).
  2. Get off at Ehime Newspaper Office and walk 1 minute.
  • Riding time: Approx. 18 minutes
  • Fare: 790 yen (one-way, adult)

From JR Matsuyama Station

Walk approximately 13 minutes from JR Matsuyama Station.

From Matsuyama Tourist Port

  1. Take a limousine bus from Matsuyama Tourist Port (for Matsuyama City Station or for Dogo Onsen Station).
  2. Get off at Ehime Newspaper Office and walk 1 minute.
  • Riding time: Approx. 22 minutes
  • Fare: 860 yen (one-way, adult)

From Mitsuhama Port

  1. Walk 20 minutes from Mitsuhama Port to Mitsu Station on the Iyo Railway.
  2. Board a train at Mitsu Station (for Matsuyama City Station).
  3. Get off at Otemachi Station and walk 5 minutes.
  • Riding time: Approx. 13 minutes
  • Fare: 300 yen

  1. Board an Iyotetsu Bus (for Matsuyama City Station) at Mitsuhama Port.
  2. Get off at Matsuyama City Station and walk 5 minutes.
  • Riding time: Approx. 39 minutes
  • Fare: 560 yen (one-way, adult)

From Matsuyama Interchange

Drive approximately 20 minutes from Matsuyama Interchange.

Venues Map


Parking for participating runners will be available near the venue on the day of the event (free for up to 8 hours; spaces are limited).
Details will be provided on the Ehime Marathon website in late-October. No additional parking will be available near the venue.
Please use public transportation.

Bicycle Parking

A temporary bicycle parking area will be set up within Shiroyama Park (Horinouchi, Matsuyama City), which will be the event’s main venue.


If you have any questions or inquiries regarding this race, please contact us at the following email address.