How to get involved

Thank you for considering to participate in the FIT For Charity Run (FIT). With the tremendous support from many firms and individuals, FIT For Charity Run has grown to become a well-recognised event in the financial industry in Tokyo.

To participate in FIT

There are many ways you can get involved with FIT. If you have already decided on your preferred choice of participation and this is your first time to participate in FIT, please apply from here. We will confirm the details of your application and contact you shortly.

Participate as a Sponsor / Supporter (Sponsor / Supporter Firm):

  • Payment of sponsorship fee (JPY500,000 / JPY350,000) and runner participation fee (JPY5,000 / runner / walker)
  • Only firms in financial or related-industries can participate under this category.

Participate as a Runner or Walker (Participant Firm):

  • Payment of runner participation fee only (JPY5,000 runner / walker).
  • Only firms in financial or related-industries can participate under this category.

Participate as a Donor (Donor):

  • Provide free services or goods to support FIT preparation and on the event day.
  • Any company can participant under this category.

Volunteer:
We welcome volunteers from participating companies to help us run the logistics on the day of the event. The Organising Committee is also looking for volunteers to assist with the planning of the event throughout the year. Please contact us at communications@fitforcharity.org for more details.

FIT Information Flyer

  • A PDF leaflet that briefly summarises this year's FIT event can be downloaded from here. Please use it for considering your firm’s participation and recruiting participants.

Sponsor Benefits List

  • Depending on the type of sponsorship, we offer various benefits (Participant Companies excluded). Please see here for details.

Payment of sponsor and participation fee:

  • Please pay your sponsorship fee and / or participation fee by the respective deadline.
  • Payment details (account etc) can be found on the Payment page of the Team Admin site.
  • Participant fees should be combined into one fund transfer per company (indicating company name in the payor field). We do not accept individual transfer of each participant fee.

Managing Your Registration

  • Firms are required to register and manage applications for their employees, families, and friends (if your firm wishes to accept families and friends).
  • Participation fee is JPY 5,000 per Runner or Walker (in addition to any Sponsorship fees)
  • Those under the age of 16 can participate for free.
  • Runners / walkers can also volunteer on the event day individually or as a Corporate Group.

Due diligence materials:

  • If you need to prepare due diligence materials for internal approvals of your sponsorship, please click and contact sponsorship@fitforcharity.org.
  • We will provide PDF materials for your use.

Sponsor companies (Sponsors / Supporters)

Limited to financial or financial-related firms

By becoming a Sponsor or Supporter, you not only raise your company’s brand awareness but also demonstrate your commitment to local community-based initiatives.

Sponsorship Levels

  • Sponsor: Sponsorship fee minimum of JPY 500,000 + participation fee JPY 5,000 or more per runner / walker.
  • Supporter: Sponsorship fee minimum of JPY 350,000 + participation fee JPY 5,000 or more per runner / walker


We accept applications from potential sponsors who are from the financial and related-industry firms and support FIT's goals and social causes.

Participant Companies

Payment of JPY5,000 / runner walker only
Limited to Financial or related-industry companies only

Sponsorship Benefits

  • None

Notes

  • We accept applications from potential firms who are from the financial and related-industry firms and support FIT's goals and social causes.

Difference from Sponsor / Supporter Level

  • Participant Companies do not receive any brand exposure opportunities (e.g. FIT website, T-Shirt, banners at the event) and they cannot use the FIT name externally.
  • No designated space is available for Participant Companies on the event day.

Donors

Provision of goods or free services
Payment of JPY5,000 / runner walker only
Any company, including non-financials, can participate.

We are looking for companies and individuals who can provide services free of charge or donate good which can be used as prizes for the charity raffle and for our top runners.

Charity raffle tickets will be sold for 500 yen on the event day, and the revenues will be donated to our beneficiary organisations.

Examples of past goods and services donations

  • Prizes for the charity raffle and top runners: Airline tickets, sports and event tickets, hotel/accommodation tickets, meal tickets, gifts and other vouchers etc.
  • Event day support: drinking water, nutritional supplements, T-shirts, bags, photography (still and video), audio services, medical assistance service, stretching service, participation awards, medals and trophies, transportation, AED etc.
  • Year round: Event venue, website server / systems, event management advice, printing, interpreting, advertisement, design etc.
  • We are accepting new proposals anytime!

Donor Benefits

  • Exposure of your company logo or company / individual name in our press releases, official website and SNS
  • Use of FIT logo on your company or individual website

Notes

  • We also accept donations of goods and services from firms in the financial services industry.
  • If you wish to participate in FIT but do not work in a financial / finance-related firm, please contact us to discuss. donors@fitforcharity.org.