|Date||late October or November|
|Primary sponsor||K-Opticom Corporation|
|Course records||Men: 2:11:54 Ser-Od Bat-Ochir (2012)
Women: 2:32:48 Lidia Simon (2011)
The Osaka Marathon (大阪マラソン Osaka Marason?) is an annual marathon road running event for men and women over the classic distance of 42.195 kilometres which is held in late October in the city of Osaka, Japan. There is also a "challenge run" with a distance of 8.8km.
The event is jointly hosted by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations and Yomiuri Shimbun, a Japanese national newspaper. The first edition took place on October 30, 2011. In total, 27161 runners started the marathon race and of these 26175 finished the full distance.
Key: Course record
|Edition||Date||Men's winner||Time (h:m:s)||Women's winner||Time (h:m:s)|
|1st||October 30, 2011||Elijah Sang (KEN)||2:12:43||Lidia Șimon (ROM)||2:32:48|
|2nd||November 25, 2012||Ser-Od Bat-Ochir (MGL)||2:11:54||Lidia Șimon (ROM) (2)||2:33:14|
|3rd||October 27, 2013||Jackson Limo (KEN)||2:12:06||Monica Jepkoech (KEN)||2:39:23|
|4th||October 26, 2014||Jackson Limo (KEN) (2)||2:11:43||Maryna Damantsevich (BLR)||2:33:04|
|5th||October 25, 2015||Daniel Kosgei (KEN)||2:13:46||Maryna Damantsevich (BLR) (2)||2:32:28|
|6th||October 30, 2016||Ngandu Ndegwa (KEN)||2:12:47||Yuko Sakamoto (JPN)||2:36:02|
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