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Individual Cup

Tokyo Tower and Step Up Challenge Individual Cups

What is the Tokyo Tower Climb Individual Cup?

The Individual Cup is a team event allowing supporters to challenge each other in both fundraising and the fastest time.

The Tokyo Tower Climb is a chance to up your game physically and creatively: we want to “walk the walk” to honor the lives lost to suicide in Japan. Helping people feel comfortable talking about mental health is crucial in the fight against suicide and the stigma that prevents people from accessing services and support.​

​Tokyo Tower Climb Fastest Time Individual Cup: The person with the fastest average time in each category will receive this prize.

Tokyo Tower Climb Fundraising Individual Cup: The team that has raised the most money by midnight on October 10, 2022, will receive this prize. 

​How to Compete

  1. Register yourself on this website by clicking here. You will be invited to choose a category to compete in: Men, Women, Gender Expansive, Youth. 

  2. You will be assigned a running time between 7 and 10:30 a.m. on October 1, 2022. 

  3. The person with the fastest average time in each category will receive the prize. Although the times will be calculated on the day, the final results will be tallied and announced on Monday, October 3rd.

​There are incentives for being the winner of either category. Your efforts will be announced on our website and social media, in addition to prizes allowing you and your team official bragging rights! ​​

Fundraising

Please visit our fundraising page on Donorbox and click the button at the top of the page that says “I want to fundraise for this.” You can then create your own support fundraising page where you can add your own photos and message. 

​Do You Have Any Fundraising Ideas?

Please click to view our Community Fundraising Toolkit.

Entry Fee

​The entry fee for this category is:

  • Adult: ¥4,000

  • Children (ages 4 - 13): ¥2,500

  • Children (ages 0-3): free

Fundraising will close on October 10, 2022 at midnight.​

Why Enter the Individual Cup?

Your Tokyo Tower Climb Individual Cup experience will include:

  • Your own photo

  • A chance to race, and beat competitors!

  • Prizes for the champions

Where Will Your Money Go? and other FAQs

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The Step Up Challenge Individual Cup

What is the Step Up Challenge Individual Cup?

The Individual Cups allow community supporters to challenge each other in three categories: total steps, fundraising, and building awareness about mental health in the community. 

The Step Up Challenge is a chance to up your game physically and creatively: we want to “walk the walk” to honor the lives lost to suicide in Japan. Helping people feel comfortable talking about mental health is crucial in the fight against suicide and the stigma that prevents people from accessing services and support.​

Step Up Step Champion Community Cup: The team with the most steps in a 24-hour period will receive this prize. 

Step Up Fundraising Community Cup: The team that has raised the most money by midnight on October 10, 2022, will receive this prize. 

Step Up Awareness Community Cup: The team that has raised the most awareness will receive this prize. Be creative here!

​How to Compete

  1. Register on this website by clicking here. Your distance will be calculated as the total number of steps you take in one 24-hour period. 

  2. You have from September 10th until October 10th to complete your walk. 

  3. If you are participating in a different way, e.g. using a wheelchair, let us know upon registration how you’ll be interpreting and tracking the challenge. 

  4. You can use any step tracking app, smartwatch, or fitness band that displays the step total and date. You'll send us screenshots or photos of each team member's steps with the date. Example:  Pedometer - step counter is one free option on Google Play that lists the steps and the date.

  5. There is also a prize for the most awareness created. We want you to bring your creative powers and passion for spreading awareness through any means that speak to you.

​There are incentives for being the winner of either category. Your efforts will be announced on our website and social media, in addition to prizes allowing you official bragging rights! ​​

​Here are some suggestions for creating awareness:

  • ​A community mural

  • Setting a target of people to call, check in on, and share TELL-provided information on how to take care of your mental health right now

  • Using social media for campaigns such as “Mental Health Monday”

Fundraising

Please visit our fundraising page on Donorbox and click the button at the top of the page that says “I want to fundraise for this.” You can then create your own support fundraising page where you can add your own photos and message. 

​Do You Have Any Fundraising Ideas?

Please click to view our Community Fundraising Toolkit.

Entry Fee

​The entry fee for this category is ¥1,500 per person. ​Once you have registered on our website, one of our team members will be in touch.

Why Enter the Individual Cup?

Have the virtual happy hours been getting old? Tired of being stuck at home? This is your opportunity to get creative!

Your Step Up experience will include:

  • A chance to compete and beat friends, rivals, competitors, or clients!

  • Prizes for the champions

  • TELL swag for the first 1000 participants

 

Where Will Your Money Go? and other FAQs