RACE INFORMATION

The official name of the overall race is the “ULTRA-TRAIL Mt. FUJI”. There are two race categories within the ULTRA-TRAIL Mt. FUJI: The “UTMF“ (Ultra-Trail Mt. Fuji) which takes racers around the entire circumference of Mt. Fuji and the “STY” (Shizuoka To Yamanashi) which goes half way around Mt. Fuji.

RACE ORGANIZER

ULTRA-TRAIL Mt. FUJI Race Committee
(The Race Committee consists of the Fuji Trail Runners Club (Non-Profit Organization), Fujikawaguchiko Town, Narusawa Village, Minobu Town, Fujinomiya City, Fuji City, Susono City, Gotemba City, Oyama Town, Yamanakako Village, Oshino Village, Fujiyoshida City)

BACKED BY

Under the auspices of : Embassy of France/Institut français du Japon, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan Tourism Agency,The Yamanashi Nichi Nichi Shimbun/Yamanashi Broadcasting System, The Shizuoka Shimbun/Shizuoka Broadcasting System, The North Face® Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®

RACE DATES

Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014 (3 days)

UTMF (ULTRA-TRAIL Mt.FUJI)
DATE Friday, April 25, 2014. Starting at 3:00 pm.
DISTANCE 168km
CUMULATIVE ALTITUDE GAIN 9,500m
TIME LIMIT 46hours
# OF RACERS 1,200
START / FINISH Yagisaki Kouen, Kawaguchiko, Fujikawaguchiko-cho, Yamanashi Prefecture
STY (SHIZUOKA TO YAMANASHI)
DATE Saturday, April 26, 2014. Starting at 12:00 pm.
DISTANCE 88km
CUMULATIVE ALTITUDE GAIN 4,700m
TIME LIMIT 24hours
# OF RACERS 1,000
START Fujisan Kodomo no Kuni, Fuji-shi, Shizuoka Prefecture
FINISH Yagisaki Kouen, Kawaguchiko, Fujikawaguchiko-cho, Yamanashi Prefecture

RACER QUALIFICATIONS

Overseas registrations are now closed.

Any male or female 18 years of age or older as of race day, who is in good health and can complete the race without getting lost. For youths who are 18 or 19 years old, parental/ guardian permission is required.

UTMF (ULTRA-TRAIL Mt.FUJI)
You must have obtained a minimum of 4 points in a maximum of 2 races between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2013. (Note: 4 points in 3 or more races does not qualify)
STY (SHIZUOKA TO YAMANASHI)
You must have obtained a minimum of 2 points in a maximum of 2 races between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2013.
2014 List of Qualifying Races in Japan
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Races outside of Japan: A list of qualifying races outside of Japan is available on the UTMB official website.
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[Notes]
  • You will be required to provide the name and date of the trail race(s) as well as your race number and finish time(s) when registering for the UTMF and STY.
  • Important: You must show photo ID when picking up your race number.

CONDITIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS RACE

  1. As a racer, you understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in an ultra-long distance trail running race. You will be running all day and night through mountainous terrain and have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such a race.
  2. You are responsible for yourself and have the ability to deal with any problems that may be encountered during the race.
  3. You are able to deal with, on your own without assistance, deteriorating weather conditions (low temperatures, strong winds, rain and snow) and other troubles expected when traveling across mountainous terrain.
  4. You are able to physically and mentally deal with extreme fatigue, stomach problems, muscle pain and mild physical injuries on your own.
  5. You fully understand that you are responsible for overcoming the above conditions1 to 4 on your own and that it is not the responsibility of the race organization.
  6. You are fully aware that when participating in an outdoor activity such as this race, your safety depends on your own skills and abilities.
  7. Video/television footage, photos, articles, race results, etc. may be used and/or shown in newspapers, television, magazines, internet, pamphlets, etc. You understand and agree that these rights belong to the race organization and may be used for these purposes.

If during the 2014 race, you do not meet the above race conditions, your entry to the 2015 race may be declined.

RACE ENTRY FEES

UTMF (ULTRA-TRAIL Mt.FUJI)

36,000 JPY

STY (SHIZUOKA TO YAMANASHI)

24,000 JPY

Please note: It is customary in Japan for race registration sites to charge a 5% system usage charge. This fee will be added to your registration fee when signing up for the race. For the UTMF the fee will be JPY 2000 and for the STY the fee will be JPY1500.

Cancellations, Race Category Changes, Transfers
  1. Please be aware that there are no entry fee refunds (full or partial) for whatever the reason once you’ve signed up for the race.
  2. Race category changes are not allowed under any circumstances. (e.g. You cannot change from the UTMF to the STY or vice versa)
  3. Your entry (race bib/number) cannot be transferred to another person. If you do so, you, as well as the person to whom you’ve transferred the race bib to, will be prohibited from entering the UTMF/STY in the future.
  4. If you’ve signed up for the race through the Japanese registration system and opted to pay via bank transfer, you must make the payment by the payment deadline or your registration will be cancelled. If we receive your bank transfer after the payment deadline, your entry will be automatically cancelled and your payment will be returned to you minus a service charge.