Considering measures for Tokyo marathon general runners Governor Koike February 21 16:43
Tokyo Metropolitan Governor Koike, who has canceled general runner participation to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, will be able to take measures against general runners after confirming the balance after the tournament. I showed you an idea to consider.
For the Tokyo Marathon on the 1st of next month, the sponsoring foundation has withdrawn all public runners to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, and has been able to compete in the next year's competition instead.
However, participation fees etc. that have already been paid will not be refunded. If you participate in the next year's competition, you will need to pay a new participation fee.
In a press conference, Governor Koike of Tokyo said in a press conference, "We received various opinions on whether or not the entry fee would be refunded. The marathon event took a lot of time and money from the preparation stage, and It is said to be a target. "
On the other hand, Governor Koike said, "After the tournament, the Foundation will settle the income and expenditure. After confirming the income and expenditure, we are instructing the general runners to discuss what they can do with the Foundation and consider it." He said he would consider taking any action against the general runners who could not participate.