New! Updated for the 2018 SFMT (as of Jun 10, 2018)


The race is organized by the local tourist bureaus in the Shinetsu area. As such, as part of the race requirements, all racers (and pacers) are required to stay at accommodations designated(*) by the race organizer as follows:


110km race:  On Sat. Sept 15 (before the race) and on Sun. Sept 16 (after the race). 

100mile race: On Sun. Sept 16 (after the race).


*Designated accommodations are accommodations that are members of the local tourist bureaus which help organize and staff the race.

**Fri. Sept 14 option also available for those who want to stay an additional night.


Accommodation Prices (per person)



1) Fri. Sept 14, 2018 (Optional)

Accommodation Location:  Madarao Kougen

Includes dinner & breakfast.

  • Single occupancy:  JPY 8,000 per person   (JPY 8,000/room)
  • Double occupancy:  JPY 7,000 per person (JPY 14,000/room)
  • Triple occupancy:  JPYY 7,000 per person (JPY 21,000/room)

*100 mile race start: Sat. Sept 15 at 19:30



2) Sat. Sept 15, 2018 (Mandatory for 110km race)

Accommodation Location:  Madarao Kougen

Check-in: Sat. Sept 15 (afternoon) / Check-out: Mon. Sept 17 (morning)

Includes, buffet dinner & breakfast (A buffet dinner will be served at the Welcome Party and an early morning buffet breakfast will be available near the race start area in Madarao Kougen Restaurant Heidi.)

  • Single occupancy:  JPY 10,500 per person  (JPY 10,500/room)
  • Double occupancy:  JPY 9,000 per room (JPY 18,000/room)
  • Triple occupancy:  JPYY 9,000 per room (JPY 27,000/person)

 *110km race start: Sun. Sept 16 at 5:30am



3) Sun. Sept 16, 2018 (Mandatory for both 110km and 100 mile race)

Accommodation Location:  Myoko Kougen

Check-in: Sun. Sept 16 (anytime - after you finish the race) / Check-out: Mon. Sept 17 (mid-morning)

Breakfast included.

  • Single occupancy:  JPY 10,000 per person (JPY 10,000/room)
  • Double occupancy:  JPY 8,000 per person (JPY 16,000/room)
  • Triple occupancy:  JPY 8,000 per person (JPY 24,000/room)

*Race finishes on Mon. Sept 17 (Cutoff time 3:30am)




- Rates for triple occupancy are the same per person as those for double occupancy.

- The above rates shown are adult rates.

- Children from 6-11 years old are 80% of the above adult rates.

- Children under 5 years old rate is JPY 1,000/child (no extra bedding, no meals provided)

- All rates are inclusive of tax.

- The hotel you'll be staying at before and after the race are located in different areas as the race is a one way course. Please bring your luggage to the racer luggage check-in on the morning of the race so that it can be transported to the finish line for you.

- Detailed information about the hotels will be sent to you closer to the race dates.

- Cancellations: Please see our CANCELLATION POLICY below.


* Please note: It is customary in Japan for race registration/booking sites to charge an admin fee & system usage charge. This fee of 10% for international entries will be added to your registration & accommodation fee when signing up for the race.



Fri. 14-Sep & Sat. 15-Sep: Madarao

Madarao Kanko Hotel
Address: Iiyama 11492-196, Iiyama-shi, Nagano Prefecture
Phone Number: 81-269-64-3216
Website: (Japanese website only)


Sun. 16-Sep: Myoko
Akakura Park Hotel
Address: Akakura-onsen, Myoko-shi, Niigata Prefecture
Phone Number: 81-255-87-2221
Website: (Japanese website only)




Hotel Taiko
Address: Akakura-onsen 402, Myoko-shi, Niigata Prefecture
Phone Number: 81-255-70-4195
Website: (Japanese website only)


Note: Accommodations may change if rooms are not available.


CANCELLATIONS.....just in case


If for some reason you need to cancel your trip, our cancellation policy for the package is as follows:


Before Aug 25, 2018 (24:00 JST)*:   100% refund

Aug 26 - Sept 13, 2018 (24:00 JST):  80% refund

Sept  14 (24:00 JST) :  50% refund

Sept 15 and anytime thereafter:  No refunds


Please note, all refunds are subject to the following administration/service charges.

  • Accommodation cancellation - JPY 3,000 (per booking)

 Note: There is no refund available for the race entry fees.


ou can book both your accommodation and shuttle bus reservations from the above link.

Reservation site opens on June 10, 2018 at 21:00.