Race Guideline

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Race Date : May 23th. 2020 (SAT)
※Rain or Shine
Location : Sakamoto Otsu-City, Shiga
START / GOAL : Enryakuji Kaikan (TBD) , A kaikan that illuminates a corner

Eligibility・・・Entrants must be a minimum of 16 years of age to enter the race, and must be capable to satisfy the following conditions. (However, minors need consent from parents)

①50mile
・Men and women of high school age or older who have completed a 100km or more trail race or have completed a full marathon within 3 hours
・Those who can run the whole course without hesitation

②50km
・Men and women of high school age or older who have completed a 40km or more trail race or have completed a full marathon within 4 and a half hours
※However, in order to complete the race, the running ability within 4 hours of full marathon is required.
・Those who can run the whole course without hesitation

③23km
・Those who can run the whole course without hesitation

Race Entry Fee

※Insurance and Entrance fee for Enryakuji temple admission fee are included.
※Regarding Cancellation after application, Entry fee will not refund for any reason.

Race Schedule (TBD) 

23km

May 22th (FRI)】
Kyoto Tower Hotel
17:00~21:00 Pre-registration in the day before race day

【May 23th (SAT)】
Enryakuji Kaikan (TBD), A kaikan that illuminates a corner (Start venue)
6:30~10:20  Reception on the day・Luggage storage
10:20  Opening Ceremony 
10:30 23km Start
14:30 Awards ceremony(23km)
20:20 Race Finish

50km

May 22th (FRI)】
Kyoto Tower Hotel
17:00~21:00 Pre-registration in the day before race day

【May 23th (SAT)】
Enryakuji Kaikan (TBD), A kaikan that illuminates a corner (Start venue)
6:30~8:30  Reception on the day・Luggage storage
8:30  Opening Ceremony 
9:00  50km 1st wave Start
9:20  50km 2nd wave Start
16:30 Awards ceremony(50mile、50km)
20:20 Race Finish

50mile

May 22th (FRI)】
Kyoto Tower Hotel
17:00~21:00 Pre-registration in the day before race day

【May 23th (SAT)】
Enryakuji Kaikan (TBD), A kaikan that illuminates a corner (Start venue)
6:30~8:30  Reception on the day・Luggage storage
8:30  Opening Ceremony 
8:50  50mile Start
16:30 Awards ceremony(50mile、50km)
20:20 Race Finish

About rules and regulations

Required equipment

・Outfits suitable for running or trail running. 
・Shoes (specified for trail running)
・Rainwear, Clothes against cold
・Lights(There will be light checks at certain points. Flashlight of a cellphone is not allowed.)
・survival blanket
・Poison remover
・Bear Bells (Will be used at specific route)
・Water (more than 1L), rations like energy drinks, snacks 
(There will be aid-stations along the course, but due to the trails with ups and downs, please bring your own water.)
・Please bring your own cups. 
(There are no paper cups at aid-stations due to an environmental reason.)
・Mobile Phones (Please save the contact number of Race Committee.it will be announced later.)
・Stocks are not permitted.

Race Regulations

・Please carry your own required equipment during the race.
・Racers will be competing for their total time at official designated course. 
・For the each courses, racers have to go through check points before the Cut-Off time. Those racers who cannot make it through before the Cut-Off time will be dropped from the race. Please follow our instructions from official race marshals. 
・Please run the designated course. 
・There will be walking zone in the racecourse. (ex. Enryakuji Main area etc.)

・【If you are willing to retire from the race, please ask our staff members along the course, such as staffs at aid-stations. And please turn in your chip.】 

・Please force to pass other racers during hazardous area. Please tell other racers when you are passing on ridges. 
・Please no littering.
・Please leave animals, plants, and other environments alone. 
・The course will be including hiking trails, single tracks, and ridgelines. Please follow our instructions and regulations, and race at your own risk. 
・If you cannot follow our instructions or rules, you will be disqualified from the race. 
・If we find racers having serious trouble to complete the race by our official judgment, we will be withdrawer the racer from the race. 
・The course will be including long steep up hills and down hills. Please monitor yourself, and control your own pace.

Other Ragulations

・Those races who is against instructions and regulations listed above will be disqualified from the race.
・Please note that the participation fee will not be returned if it cannot be held due to cancellation after application, non-participation on the day, natural disasters, stormy weather, etc. (including tournament cancellation in the middle of the event). 
・Regardless of the progress on the day before the tournament or on the day of the tournament, if a major accident occurs, the subsequent tournament will be cancelled. Please note.
・There are no category change or cancellations because of personal reasons after turning in the applications. 
・Due to natural disasters or bear alerts, the course can be changed or the race can be completely cancelled by officials. Please understand that there is no refund on entry fee under those reasons as well. 
・The Participant indemnifies the Organizer against liability for damages suffered by third parties as a result of an act or omission relating to the Event that is attributable to a Participant. 
・The Participant must have sufficient insurance to cover the risk of liability for such damages.
・This race will be organized and run by minimal number of volunteer and staff members. We would appreciate it if you could support and cooperate with us.

Parking Lot

For parking lots, only 50mile and 50km participants can make reservations on a first-come, first-served basis. Please apply at the same time for entry. 
(23km participants should use public transport or shuttle bus. It has no parking space fpr 23km participants)
Parking lot is free, but, it will be need a toll fee for Hieizan drive way.
There are limited numbers, Please come and join the group.

Access

Shuttle bus from JR Kyoto station to Start venue and from Finish venue to JR Kyoto station is available.(Paid service).
↓Reservation is accepted via URL of JTB website below↓
(Japanese language only)
https://www.jtb.co.jp/tabeat/List.asp?TourNo=36ec3558eb7143b49fe78a77