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July 4, 2022
Bureau of Citizens, Culture and Sports
Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Run across the Rainbow Bridge! Apply to Participate “Rainbow Ride”

Tokyo Sports Promotion Ambassador Yuriito

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) will promote a variety of events as GRAND CYCLE TOKYO in order to make bicycles even more common, which is both environmentally friendly and good for health.
To start, we will hold the bicycle ride event "Rainbow Ride" and the sports experience event "Multisports" on Wednesday November 23 2022 (national holiday) in the waterfront area.
We are pleased to announce that we will begin receiving applications for participants on Friday July 1.


Under the unified title of "GRAND CYCLE TOKYO", we will comprehensively promote various bicycle-related events.



2.Rainbow Ride

Rainbow Ride will take cyclists across the Rainbow Bridge and through the Sea Forest Tunnel!


2)Number of Participants and Participation Fee

Name Number of Participants Participation Fee
Adults High school & Jr. high school students Upper grades of elem. school students VIP
(100 people)
  (For locals) (For volunteers)
Rainbow Bridge Course
  (1) Rainbow Long
500 people
(for enthusiasts)
- - 10,000 JPY 5,000 JPY - 55,000 JPY
(2) Rainbow Middle
800 people
(for general public)
(900 people) (100 people) 8,000 JPY 4,000 JPY 3,000 JPY 55,000 JPY
(3) Rainbow Short
1,000 people
(for general public)
6,000 JPY 3,000 JPY 3,000 JPY -
Umi-no-Mori Course  
  (4) Umi-no-Mori Enjoy 13km 1,000 people
(for general public)
2,000 JPY 1,000 JPY 1,000 JPY -
*Rental bicycles available for general public courses (2) to (4) (1,500 yen)


3)How to Apply

Applicants Overview Course Participant Selection Note
For enthusiasts [Apply through special website]
From Friday July 1 2022 at 16:00 to Thursday August 18 2022
(1) Lottery held if too many applicants Only road bikes allowed
For general public (2) (3) (4) ・Families (up to 6 people) allowed. Winners determined on per-family basis (500 yen discount per person)
・"Locals" refers to Minato-ku and Koto-ku residents
  For locals
For VIP [Apply through special website]
From Friday July 1 2022 at 16:00 to Thursday August 18 2022
(1) (2) First-come, first-served basis
(Ends when participant capacity reached)
Guaranteed entry, preferential starting positions, VIP-only prizes, etc.
For volunteers Those eligible notified by email based on volunteer lists (2) (3) (4) Lottery held if too many applicants Tokyo 2020 Games volunteers may apply.



  • You may only apply for one section: enthusiasts, general public, locals, or VIP.
  • A portion of the participation fee for VIPs will be used to support the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's bicycle policy and other efforts.
  • This ride event is for enjoyment, not a competition for good rankings or times.
  • The Rainbow Bridge Course has a long uphill climb of approximaPhoney 1.5 km with an average gradient of 5%.
  • Traffic regulations will be enforced in the vicinity of courses on the day of the event (details to be announced in the future). We kindly ask for your cooperation.


1)Main Contents and Locations

Bicycle Wonderland

You can watch exciting races and demonstrations by top athletes.
There will also be opportunities to try wheelchair racers used in competitions, and various kinds of bicycles!




  1. Central Square
  2. Sea Forest Waterway
  3. Aomi NOP District

Sports Wonderland

There will be about 30 different sports experiences, including urban sports and digital content!


  1. Ariake Garden
  2. Stone and Light Square/ Flower Plaza
  3. Sea Forest Waterway

2)How to Participate

Everyone may attend free of charge without prior reservation.

Note) Event details will be announced on the following special event site in the future.

4.Special Event Website

For more information about the event, please visit the special event website (External link) .
The website will have the latest information.


For inquiries about event details, applications, and other topics, please contact the GRAND CYCLE TOKYO Management Office.

[For inquiries]
GRAND CYCLE TOKYO Management Office
Phone: 03-6387-3803 (Weekdays 10:00-17:30)
Email: info(at)
* The above e-mail address has been arranged as an anti-spam measure. Please replace (at) with @.

*Please click here for the original Japanese press release.

Inquiries (Assistance in Japanese only)

International Sports Events Section
Comprehensive Sports Promotion Division
Phone: 03-5320-7718

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