For only one day a year, Meiji Jingu Shrine opens its doors for an important 10 km race: the Shibuya–Omotesandō Women’s Run. Whether you’ve come to cheer or to participate, there will be an inspiring atmosphere.
How to apply
Be warned that entry is quite competitive, so remember that the date to apply starts in November and ends in December. There is an international division (100 spaces), as well as the general division, both will require you to make a Runnet account.
The route is quite hilly and starts at the Yoyogi Park Amphitheater at 9 a.m. before hitting important Shibuya landmarks, such as Omotesandō Avenue, Meiji Shrine, and Yoyogi Park. There will be changing facilities and lockers.Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.