Tokyo Marathon 2013 was held today. Today was very sunny day and sometimes cold north wind blew. 36000 people of citizen runners and famous guest runners ran in central Tokyo.

Citizen runners were chosen before by lucky draw. 10000 people participated as volunteers. 1300 thousands people cheered at roadside. Major roads were closed to vehicular traffic as marathon course.

Runners start from Tokyo Metropolitan Government at Shinjuku on 9 o’clock, ran toward Tokyo Big Sight where the Goal is, via the Imperial Palace, Shinagawa, GInza, Asakusa, Ryogoku and Toyosu.

Tokyo Marathon 2013. Shiba Park near Tokyo Tower and Zojoji Temple, at 11:30.

Shiba Park near Tokyo Tower and Zojoji Temple, at 11:30.

Tokyo Marathon 2013. Runners ran toward Ginza on Hibiya St.

Runners ran toward Ginza on Hibiya St.

Tokyo Marathon 2013. Ginza 4 chome crossing at 11:55.

Ginza 4 chome crossing at 11:55.

Tokyo Marathon 2013. Many people cheered along marathon course.

Many people cheered along marathon course.

Tokyo Marathon 2013. Asakusa, at 12:50. Runners turned to the right in front of Kaminarimon Gate.Asakusa, at 12:50. Runners turned to the right in front of Kaminarimon Gate.

Tokyo Marathon 2013. Tokyo Sky Tree was visible when runners turned to the right.Tokyo Sky Tree was visible when runners turned to the right.

Tokyo Marathon 2013. course map

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