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Tokyo Marathon 2023 Charity


Peace Winds Japan was selected as one of the Tokyo Marathon 2023 Charity recipients.

We are currently looking for participants who can support us as a charity runner or through donation for the Tokyo Marathon 2023. Through Tokyo Marathon 2023 Charity, you can support one of our project, “Peace Wanko Japan”.

Let’s join our “zero-kill” activities for dogs as a charity runner!


Participate as a charity runner!

Donations will be collected by one-time full payment of 100,000 JPY or more .

The entry will close once it reaches the capacity. (240 persons)

How to? Select ”Peace Winds Japan” in the Tokyo Marathon 2023 Charity Official Website, which will be opened on July 15th.


Usage of Donation

The donations from the Tokyo Marathon 2023 Charity will be used for the 3,500 dogs we are currently protecting and will go to the animal care centers for (1) food and medical expenses;(2) personnel costs for breeding staff and veterinarians; and (3) maintenance and management expenses of the kennel and transfer centers. In addition, we plan to use some donations for the training costs of disaster relief, therapy, low blood sugar alert, and village protector dogs.


Event information

Event Date: Sunday,  March 5, 2023

Donation & Charity Runner Application : July 15, 10:00 a.m.- July 24, 11:59 p.m. (JST)

Donation amount : 100,000 JPY or more per person

Number of applicants : 240 people

Conditions for registration : Runners will be decided in order from the one with the largest donation amount in the registration form. If there are multiple applicants for the same amount, the decision will be based on the information provided in the “Message for Charity” section.

How to register : Please select “Peace Winds Japan” as the donation recipient on “Run with Heart” official web site and fill the required information.

You can only register after July 15th 10 a.m.(JST)

Official siteTokyo Marathon 2023 charity



Donation and Charity Runner application for the Tokyo Marathon 2023 Charity, which was originally scheduled to start from July 11, is now scheduled to open on Friday, July 15, 10:00 a.m. (JST) for those residing outside of Japan.

*Please note that the Charity Runner application is not first-come, first-served.
We appreciate your understanding and patience.


(open on Monday, July 11,  5:00 p.m JST)

【RUN with HEART Website(Tokyo Marathon 2023 Charity )】


About Peace Winds Japan(PWJ)

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has been active in 36 countries and regions including the Middle East and Africa since 1996. In recent years, PWJ has also been working to resolve domestic social issues such as disaster recovery in West Japan and Tohoku area, providing healthcare and promoting tourism in sparsely populated areas. Through the “Peace Wanko Japan” project, we have achieved a record of “zero kills” in Hiroshima Prefecture, where most of the dogs and cats were being killed.


What is Peace Wanko Japan PROJECT?

Development of protection and transfer activities to save dogs’ lives, as well as training for disaster relief and therapy dogs.



What Peace Wanko Japan want to achieve with you

The Peace Wanko Japan project is pea. As of March 2022, we have transferred or returned to owners over 3,000 dogs. In Hiroshima Prefecture, where the project is based, we have maintained our “zero-kill” record for more than six years.