Race Overview

Race Name

28th CHALLENGE FUJI 5 LAKES ULTRA MARATHON

Organizer

The Challenge Fuji 5 Lakes Executive Committee

ManagingOrganization(TBD)

JAAF (Japan Association of Athletics Federations);YAMANASHI

Co-Organizers(TBD)

JAAF (Japan Association of Athletics Federations); Fujiyoshida /Fujiyoshida Amature Sports Association

Official Partners of the World-Heritage series

THE NORTH FACE

Supporter(TBD)

Minamitsuru Athletics Association/ Tsuru Athletics Association/ Otsuki Athletics Association

Project Organization

RUNNER’S WELLNESS CO.,LTD.

Operation Supporter

NPO Shonan Sports Community Center.

Date

April 22, 2018

Venue

Fuji Hokuroku Park

5000 Tateishi, Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida-city, YAMANASHI,403-0005

By car/  about 10 minutes from HIGASHI-FUJIGOKO ROAD to destination.

By train/ about 15 minutes from FUJIKYUKO Line [FUJISAN station]  by taxi.

Participants Reception

Foreign People will be able to pick up the race kits at Fuji Hokuroku Park Gymnasium on the day before and the race day.

Categories

FUJI 5LAKES-118km, FUJI 4LAKES-100km, FUJI 3LAKES-71km

Eligibility

Over 18 year of age or older on the race day.

Starting Time

FUJI 5LAKES-118km/4:00am

There are wave starts for 100km category by the expected finish time.

FUJI 4LAKES-100km/①4:30am ②4:45am③ 5:00am

FUJI 3LAKES- 71km /7:00am

Time Limits

118km:15hours 100km:14 hours 71km:11 hours

Awards

Overall top 6 finishers of each race will receive overall awards.Also, top 3 finishers of each age category will receive age-group award.

Overall top 3 finishers of Group Trial will receive overall awards.

*Regarding to the group trial, we determine the order of ranking by the sum of the records of top 3 runners from the registered members in each group.Participation

Prize

T-shirt

(We will prepare the several size in each man and woman.Change of sizes are not acceptable for any reason after the application.

Cirtificate for Completion

It will be issued in the race day.(Only the finish record will be printed out.)

Entry Fee

118km:19,000yen100km:18,000yen71km: 14,000yen

Maximum number of Participants

About 4,000 people(118km :1,000people,100km :2,000 people, 71km:1,000 people)

Entry Period

Wednesday,November 1, 2017 –Wednesday,January 31, 2018

Entry may not be acceptable if it reaches a capacity even if it is before the deadline date.

Early Entry Benefit

You will be able to receive Original bags of THE NORTH FACE.The first 2,500 applicants,who will have finished the remittance of their payment, will be eligible for it.

Race Rules

  • All applicants are requested to carefully read and understand the terms and conditions and apply at their own risk.
  • This event will be held as per the rules of the Japan Association of Athletics Federation.
  • It is neither a course nor an event accredited by Japan Association of Athletics Federation.
  • As a general rule, applicants will have to run on the left side during the event. All applicants are requested to follow the Road Traffic Laws while running. However, if there are any instructions from course director then please follow the instructions as directed.
  • False declaration of records, such as age and gender, or entry by a person other than the applicant (substitute running) will not be tolerated. If such a case is detected, applicants may not be allowed to participate in our future events.
  • All applicants are asked to take enough training and seek medical advice of their physical condition before participating in the Event. Applicants are requested to try to be in best physical conditions possible.
  • Should the event be temporarily interrupted or cancelled due to stormy weather or other circumstances, the event organizer will not refund any entry fee.
  • Irrespective of applicant’s non-participation in the event or any other reason, the event organizer will not refund entry fee and any other fee related to participation.
  • The event organizer will conduct first-aid treatment in the event of an accident during the race; however, it will not take any further responsibilities.
  • Any inconveniences (camping, un-authorized parking etc.) to the local residents or facilities around the course are prohibited.
  • Entry fee includes the marathon insurance fee. In case of death/injury/accident during the event, victims may be paid. Please contact marathon office secretariat after the event.
  • For matters not covered above, please follow the instructions from the marathon office staff. Failure to follow any instructions provided may result in disqualification.