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tokyo tower climb 2023
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Saturday, october 14th
from 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
@ Tokyo Tower


Adult: ¥4,000

Children (ages 4 - 12): ¥2,500

Children (ages 0 - 3): free

Community Teams: ¥16,000

School Teams: ¥16,000

Corporate Teams: ¥50,000

Take on the challenge of running, walking, or crawling up the 600 steps to the top of the Tokyo Tower this fall. Come climb this iconic structure, and show your support for mental health. Your participation supports TELL and mental health awareness and suicide prevention in Japan. 

​Teams and individuals will qualify for Speed Cups and the Move For Mental Health Cups.

Tokyo tower climb
speed CUPS


Team (4 people)*

Fastest Female

Fastest Male

Fastest Gender Expansive

Fastest Youth (U12)

Team (4 people)*

Fastest School Team

Fastest Community Team

Fastest Corporate Team

*Team cups are measured by the average of the times of each team member.*


These cups cover both the Step Up Challenge and Tokyo Tower Climb. Participate in one or both! *Individuals can compete in the community category.*

 Fundraising Cu
 (Company, School, and Community/Individual) 

Sign up to create a fundraising campaign here. View a Donorbox tutorial. Share your campaign with family, friends, colleagues, followers, and the Obasan down the street. The top fundraiser in each category (Company, School, Community/Individual) wins a Fundraising Cup.
  • Campaigns are open until October 15, 2023

  • Winners for each category will be announced on October 20, 2023

  • The top fundraiser in each category wins this cup

Photohope Group

 Awareness Cup 
 (Company, School, and Community/Individual) 

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Raise awareness about mental health and suicide prevention in the community. Share with us about your campaign at this link.

Awareness Cup entries will be judged based on factors such as:

  • Creativity

  • Number of participants

  • Social media engagement, etc


Get creative! Here are some examples of what groups have done in the past.

  • Photo walk across Tokyo

  • Family sports day in the park

  • School wide Walk-a-Thon and Mental Health Week

All submissions are due by October 15, 2023. Category winners will be announced by October 20, 2023.


Use #STEPUP2023 on social media to add your mental health walk to the TELL SNS community!

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