How to get involved


Over the last years, thanks to increased awareness and the efforts of its supporters, FIT For Charity Run has grown to become a well-recognised event in the financial industry in Tokyo.

There are various ways to be a part of FIT For Charity Run. Please see the details below about some of the meaningful ways to sponsor / support / participate in FIT and please contact sponsorship@fitforcharity.org.

For further information about the event, or if you would like to register your interest please feel free to contact us at application@fitforcharity.org.

By being a FIT sponsoring firm, you not only raise your firm’s brand awareness but also demonstrate your commitment to local community-based initiatives. We look forward to you joining us for FIT For Charity Run 2016!

Participating as a Runner or Walker

* Please note that Runner / Walker participation is limited to financial services and related companies, and please register through your company.

Participation as a Runner or Walker requires a firm to register and manage applications for their employees and their families and friends. Company registration is limited to financial services and related organisations, please note that we do not accept registration from other industries. A participation fee in the form of a JPY5,000 donation per runner or walker is requested. Those who are under 16 years of age can participate free of charge.

Participating as a financial Sponsor / Supporter

1. “Sponsor (Donation value JPY500,000 or more per firm)
* Please note that financial sponsorship (“Sponsor” level) is limited to financial services and related companies.

Benefits of Sponsoring:

  • Exposure of your Corporate Logo or Name on the following:
    • FIT T-Shirts
    • Banner space
    • FIT Official Website
    • Press Releases issued by FIT
  • You can display the FIT logo on your corporate web site and other marketing materials
  • You are eligible to have nomination and voting rights for beneficiary organization
  • You will be invited the networking reception event with selected beneficiary organizations
  • Your corporate donation will be added to your company employee’s participation donation to determine the top three fundraising teams
  • You will receive an invitation to the CEO session and to the Donation Ceremony


2. Supporter (JPY350,000 or more)
* Please note that financial sponsorship ( “Supporter” level) is limited to financial services and related companies.

Benefits of Supporting:

  • Exposure of your Corporate Logo or Name on the following:
    • FIT Official Website
    • Press Releases issued by FIT
  • You can display the FIT logo on your corporate web site and other marketing materials
  • You are eligible to have nomination and voting rights for beneficiary organization
  • Your corporate donation will be added to your company employee’s participation donation to determine the top three fundraising teams
  • You will receive an invitation to the CEO session and to the Donation Ceremony
  • You will be invited the networking reception event with selected beneficiary organizations

Participating as goods and/or service contributions (for companies not part of the financial industry)

* Goods and/service contributors are also entitled to register as Runner / Walker through your company.

We are looking for organisations or individuals who can donate items which could be used as prizes for each of the event races or as prizes for the Charity Raffle held on the day of the event. Donors have provided gifts in the past such as, airline tickets, sports game tickets, hotel gift certificates, restaurant gift certificates, drinking water, t-shirts and bags etc… Tickets are sold on the day of the event for JPY500 each and the proceeds are donated to the recipient charities. We are also looking for organisations or individuals who can provide services prior to or during the event. Examples of services provided in the past are stretch services for the runners, taking photos on the event day and featuring FIT in their publications.

Donor benefits:

  • Exposure of your Corporate Logo or Name on the following:
    • Press Releases issued by FIT
    • FIT Official Website
  • You can display the FIT logo on your corporate web site and other marketing materials
  • Please contact In-kind Vice Chairperson for the individual requests.

Participating as a Volunteer

We welcome volunteers from participating companies and its families and friends to help us run the logistics on the day of the event. If you have already regisrtered as runner/walker on the day, you are still able to commit yourself as a volunteer.

In addition, the FIT For Charity Run 2016 Organising Committee is looking for companies and individuals who would like to support the event preparation. If you are working in the financial industry and are interested in supporting the event as a volunteers and / or would like to be a part of the team which brings this event to life, please contact us at communications@fitforcharity.org.