|Race Name||SHINETSU FIVE MOUNTAINS TRAIL 100 mile/110km|
Shinetsu Gokaku Trail Running Race 2023～Patagonia Cup～
|Location/Area||Shinetsu Kougen (Niigata Prefecture – Myoko City; Nagano Prefecture – Nagano City, Shinano Town, Iizuna Town, Iiyama City)|
|Race Dates||SEPT 16-18, 2023|
100miles: Saturday, September 17, 2023 /
18:30 race start
September 17, 2023 /
5:30 race start
|Race Categories||100miles (163km) / |
|Time Limits||100miles |
– 33 hours (with 5 cutoff points)
– 22 hours (with 3 cutoff points)
|＃of Racers||Japanese racers |
100 miles: 600 / 110km: 700
There will be 20 slots (in total) available for the 100 mile and 110km races for racers signing up through the RUNNET GLOBAL website (available only for racers coming from overseas and foreign residents in Japan). These slots will be filled on a first come first serve basis.
You will need to create an account with “Runnet Global”
beforehand in order to register for the race.
|Registration Period||International entries：|
Tue. May 17, 2023
International entries will be accepted on a first come first serve basis and will be closed once all the race slots are filled.
Click here to go to registration page
|Race Requirements||For both race categories|
・Non-Japanese racers living outside of Japan.
・You must be 18 years old or above.
・Trail running is a sport that takes place outdoors. It is thus very important that you are aware of and fully understand the potentialp roblems and challenges that may be encountered while out on the race course (e.g. weather, physical and mental challenges).
・Please ensure that all participants (racers, pacers, volunteers,supporters, etc.) in this event fully understand and agree to this “Operation Policy for the Prevention of COVID-19” as stated herein.
・You must have confidence to be able to complete the race within the time limit and without getting lost.
・You understand and agree to the accommodation requirements (*see below) set out for each race category.
(*) Accommodation requirements: With the exception of local residents,all racers must stay in accommodations arranged by the race. We ask for your understanding and cooperation as these accommodations are members of the local tourism associations that organizes and provides the staff that makes this race possible.(For international racers, see “ Accommodation ” for details)100miles
・You must stay in an accommodation arranged by the race after the race on Sunday, Sept 17.
・You must have finished a minimum of 1 trail running races over 100 km long within the cutoff times during the past 4 years (Jan 1, 2019 – Apr 11, 2023).All racer qualifications will be checked upon registration.
The trail races can be either in Japan or overseas.
The following races will not be accepted:
・Ultra-road marathons held on paved roads
・Stage races (except for those races with 100km+ in distance per day)
・Informal races that cannot be verified as well as pre-races that do not have verifiable finish times.The race organizer will be the one to make the final decision as to whether a specific race qualification is acceptable or not.
・You must stay in an accommodation arranged by the race on the day before the race (Sat. Sept 16) and after the race (Sun. Sept 17)
JPY 43,000 (racer)
JPY 14,000 (pacer)
JPY 33,000 (racer)
JPY 12,000 (pacer)
＊No refunds provided once you’ve registered for whatever reason.
＊Race bibs are non-transferable and race category may not be changed.
＊Part of the entry fee will be used for trail maintenance and environmental conservation activities.
＊Please note: It is customary in Japan for race registration sites to charge an admin fee system usage charge.
Pacers are allowed to accompany the racer from the following sections:
Cutoff point #3 Kurohime ~ Finish Line (Plaza Aurora)
Cutoff point #2 Sasagamine ~ Finish Line (Plaza Aurora)
Note: Pacers are optional.
for accommodation details.|
Note: After you register for the race, you will receive an email from us regarding your lodging reservation. After you register for accommodations, we will email you information about the convention shuttle bus.
|Insurance||Click here for insurance details.|
Group accident insurance is included in the entry fee however if you are coming from overseas, it is highly recommended that you enroll in an overseas travel insurance plan that will cover you for the duration of your stay in Japan.
|Participation Gifts||For both racers and pacers:|
・Patagonia race t-shirts (Capilene Cool Daily) T-shirts size chart
・MAGMA Athlete Barley
1．Awards for the top 10 finishers in both the male & female categories.
2. Wooden trophies engraved with your name and finish time for all finishers who complete the race within the time limit. Trophies will be mailed to you after the race.
3. Priority entry rights for next year’s race for the top 10 finishers in both the male & female categories.
|Race Producer||Hiroki Ishikawa – Trail Runner (Trail Works, Founder)|
|Race Organizer||Shinetsu Five Mountains Trail Running Race Committee|
|Cosponsored by||・Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture|
・Shinetsu Kougen Liaison Council (Myoko City of Niigata Prefecture, Nagano City, Shinano Town, & Iizuna Town of Nagano Prefecture)
・Iiyama City, Nagano Prefecture
HOKA, RUN-WALK Style
Zunda Senmonten zunda zunda
GREGORY, Northwest Podiatric Laboratory, Colantotte, Mokokogen Kanko Bus
New-HALE Taping,PETZL,Trail Butter,GARMIN
TOYO TIRE,MAGMA,SMITH,MEDALIST,Hiziri Seitai-in,KleanKanteen,
NATIONAL YOUTH OUTDOOR LEARNING CENTER(Shizen-no-ie)
NPO Corporation Inside Out Ski Club