Race Information

59th Ehime Marathon


January 30, 2022 (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、3.9km、7.3km、25.5km、32.1km and other points on the route.

Opening ceremony

Date and time: From 9:30 on Sunday, January 30, 2022

Place: Main venue

There is no opening ceremony the day before.


This event will not need to pick up race kit at the venue on the race day and the day before the race.
We will send race kit (timing chip, race bib) to your address until December 23 2021.
Please note, if you forget to bring race kit, you have to pay additional fees.

Baggage Storage

Belongings will be accepted for storage only if they are placed in the “baggage storage bag” (55 cm × 74 cm) that will be sent in advance. 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

12,100 yen (a handling fee and other fees will be charged separately)

Participant’s Prize

Original running neck gaiter (face mask)


Completion Prize

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


The 59th 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 June 1 ,2021.

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: 690 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: 810 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. 12 minutes
  • Fare: 290 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. 36 minutes
  • Fare: 520 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 mid-November. 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.


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  • 大王製紙(エリエール)
  • オオノ開發株式会社(オオノ・アソシエーツ)
  • 愛媛銀行
  • JAバンク愛媛
  • 三浦工業
  • 四国明治
  • 太陽石油
  • スーパーマーケット フジ
  • 伊予銀行
  • 日本食研
  • ヤマキ株式会社

主 催

  • 愛媛陸上競技協会
  • 南海放送
  • 愛媛新聞社
  • 松山市ホームページ

主 管

  • 愛媛マラソン実行委員会

後 援

  • 愛媛県教育委員会
  • 松山市教育委員会
  • 愛媛県観光物産協会
  • 愛媛県商工会議所連合会
  • 松山商工会議所
  • 愛媛経済同友会
  • 松山青年会議所
  • 松山観光コンベンション協会
  • 愛媛県旅館ホテル生活衛生同業組合
  • 道後温泉旅館協同組合
  • 愛媛ホテル協会
  • 松山ホテル協会
  • 愛媛県スポーツ協会
  • 松山市スポーツ協会
  • 松山市小学校体育連盟
  • 松山市中学校体育連盟
  • 愛媛県高等学校体育連盟
  • 松山市公民館連絡協議会
  • 愛媛県医師会
  • 松山市医師会
  • 愛媛県ハイヤー・タクシー協会
  • 愛媛県トラック協会
  • 愛媛県バス協会
  • 愛媛県遊技業協同組合
  • 松山市文化・スポーツ振興財団
  • 松山市スポーツ推進委員協議会
  • 四国陸上競技協会
  • 松山市陸上競技協会
  • 学校法人松山大学
  • NHK松山拠点放送局
  • テレビ愛媛
  • あいテレビ
  • 愛媛朝日テレビ
  • FM愛媛
  • 愛媛CATV

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  • AIMS
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  • ランネット

  • 新田ゼラチン株式会社
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