How to get involved


Thank you for considering to participate in the FIT For Charity Run (FIT). Please leverage your participation in FIT to contribute to the local community and improve your brand recognition!

To participate in FIT

There are three ways to participate in FIT. If you have already decided on your preferred choice of participation, please apply from here. We will confirm the details of your application and contact you shortly.

Sponsor companies (hereinafter referred to as Sponsors / Supporters):

  • Payment of sponsorship fee and runner participation fee.
  • This category is limited to financial or related-industry firms


Participant companies (hereinafter referred to as Participant Companies):

  • Payment of runner participation fee only.
  • This category is limited to financial or related-industry firms


Donor companies (hereinafter referred to as Donors):

  • Participation through donation of goods or free provision of services
  • Any company, including non-financials, can participate as a Donor. Please contact us in case you plan to have runners / walkers participate.

FIT Information Flyer

A PDF leaflet that briefly summarizes this year's FIT event can be downloaded from here (coming soon). 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. (coming soon)

Sponsor companies (Sponsors / Supporters)
Participation through corporate sponsorship + runner participation fee: Limited to financial or financial-related firms

Sponsorship Levels

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


About

  • We accept applications from potential sponsors who are from the financial and related-industry firms and support FIT's goals and social causes.
  • Part of the sponsorship fee will be used to cover the expenses FIT incurs running the event; remaining funds are directed fully to our beneficiary organisations.
  • FIT achieves approx 90% pass through rate of the total funds collected annually i.e. sponsorship fees, runner participation fees and other donations. This means your support is delivered directly to our beneficiary organisations.


Benefits
Sponsoring FIT means you can realise a number of your corporate objectives including brand exposure of your company name and logo, providing opportunities for employee engagement and the opportunities to develop your CSR activities through interaction with our beneficiary organisations.

Points to note
Participation as Runner / Walker / Volunteer:

  • Employees, their families and friends of companies participating as a Sponsor or Supporter can participate as runners and / or walkers by paying the participation fee (more than JPY 5,000 per person).
  • They can also participate as volunteers (individually or as a corporate group) on the event day. Your runners and walkers can also participate as volunteers.


Payment of sponsor and participation fee:

  • Payment of sponsorship fee and participation fee (one summary payment) is to be made to the FIT designated bank account.
  • Payment details (account etc) can be found on the Payment page of the Team Admin site.
  • Please ensure payment of sponsorship and participant fees are made by the deadline. Partipciant 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.


About 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.

Participant Companies

Payment of runner participation fee only (Financial or related-industry companies only)

Sponsorship Benefits

  • None


About
Participating as runner / walker / volunteer:

  • Companies in the financial and related industries can register and manage applications for their employees, family members and friends. Participation fee is JPY 5,000 per Runner or Walker. Those under the age of 16 can participate for free.
  • In addition, Participant Companies can also join the volunteer activities as a company group. Those who participate as runners and walkers also can participate as volunteers.


Difference from Sponsor 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.


Payment of sponsor and participation fee:

  • Payment of sponsorship fee and participation fee (one summary payment) is to be made to the FIT designated bank account.
  • Payment details (account etc) can be found on the Payment page of the Team Admin site.
  • Please ensure payment of participant fees are made by the deadline. Partipciant 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.

Donors

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
  • Please contact us at donors@fitforcharity.org to discuss


Others

  • 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. Please discuss separately in case you consider runner / walker participation from outside financial / finance-related companies.