Avid Adventures Japan works with the
race organizers of some of Japan's premier trail running races to help them introduce their race to a broader international
Depending on the race, we provide some or all of the following services:
- Overseas racer registration process
- Communications with racers/media in English
- Racer Support Packages that include accommodations and transportation to/from the race
Here's our race lineup for 2016!
All of these races are extremely popular in Japan and sell out within hours/days. Trail running is a wonderful way to come and explore the beautiful nature and local culture of Japan and we're excited to be able to open up opportunities for racers coming from overseas to participate in these amazing races. If you have any questions regarding the race, registrations and/or the packages, please feel free to contact us anytime. We look forward to making your trip to Japan a very memorable one!
ULTRA-TRAIL Mt. FUJI 2016
September 23-25, 2016 (Yamanashi & Shizuoka Prefectures)
The UTMF is one of Japan's premier ultra-trail running races that takes racers around Mt. Fuji. There are two races - the UTMF (165km) & STY (72km) and we'll be providing racer support packages again this year for both!
UTMF Racer Support/Accommodation Packages for 2016 are now available!
2016 SHINETSU TRAIL 110km
September 17-19, 2016 (Nagano & Niigata Prefectures)
The Shinetsu Five Mountains Trail 110km will be taking place from Sep 17 - 19, 2016 this year. It's one of the most popular ultra-trail running races in Japan that sells out quickly. Avid will be managing their oversea racer registrations and will also be providing racer accommodation & support packages.
Race registration in English for overseas runners will open on Sunday, June 5th, 8:00pm (Japan Standard Time). Race and registration details are now available! We'll also be posting updates up on Avid's Facebook page to let you know when the details are available.
IZU TRAIL JOURNEY 2016
December 11, 2016 (Shizuoka Prefecture, Izu Peninsula)
The Izu Trail Journey (ITJ) takes place along a very scenic route in Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo. Overseas racer registration can be done through Avid. Race accommodation and support
packages also available.
The packages shown here are for 2015. The IZU TRAIL JOURNEY packages for 2016 will be announced as soon as the race dates are officially announced. (Race website: http://www.izutrailjourney.com/)