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 areas surrounding 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), Fuji City, Fujinomiya City, Minobu Town, Narusawa Village, Fujikawaguchiko Town,Fujiyoshida City,Oshino Village, Yamanakako Village,Gotemba City, and R-bies Sports Foundation)

SUPPORT BY

Embassy of France/Institut francais du Japon, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan Sports Agency, Transport and Tourism, Japan Tourism Agency, Yamanashi Prefecture, The Yamanashi Nichi Nichi Shimbun/Yamanashi Broadcasting System, Television Yamanashi Co.,Ltd., The Shizuoka Shimbun/Shizuoka Broadcasting System, Shizuoka Telecasting, Shizuoka Asahi Television, Shizuoka Daiichi Television Corporation, K-mix/Shizuoka FM Broadcasting, UTMBR

RACE DATES

Friday, April 27, 2018 - Sunday, April 29, 2018 (3 days)

UTMF (ULTRA-TRAIL Mt.FUJI)
DATE Friday, April 27, 2018. Starting at 15:00 noon.
DISTANCE 170km
CUMULATIVE ALTITUDE GAIN 8,000m
TIME LIMIT 46 hours
# OF RACERS 1,400
START Fujisan Kodomo-no-Kuni, Fuji-shi, Shizuoka Prefecture
FINISH Ohike Kouen, Kawaguchiko, Fujikawaguchiko-cho, Yamanashi Prefecture
STY (SHIZUOKA TO YAMANASHI)
DATE Friday, April 27, 2018. Starting at 12:00 pm.
DISTANCE 92km
CUMULATIVE ALTITUDE GAIN 4,100m
TIME LIMIT 20 hours
# OF RACERS 1,000
START Fujisan Kodomo-no-Kuni, Fuji-shi, Shizuoka Prefecture
FINISH Ohike Kouen, Kawaguchiko, Fujikawaguchiko-cho, Yamanashi Prefecture

RACER QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Any male or female 18 years of age or older as of race day who can complete the race within the time limit and without getting lost.
  2. You must have successfully completed races that are registered with the ITRA (International Trail Run Association) and have earned the necessary qualification points below. These races must have been completed within the last 3 years up until the day before the registration start date. However, a minimum of one of these races must have been completed within a year of the race registration up until the day before the registration start date.

RACER QUALIFICATIONS

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 2018 race, we find out that you did not meet the above race conditions, your entry to the 2019 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 6% system usage charge. This fee will be added to your registration fee when signing up for the race.

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, and 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.