When registering for the race, you will also need to book 2 nights accommodations on Sat, Sep. 17 (the night before the race) in Madarao near the start of the race and Sun, Sep. 18 (after the race) in Myoko near the finish area as per the mandatory race requirement. 


Rates are per person for 2 nights:


 - JPY 20,500/person for single occupancy

   (One person per room. Choose this option if you are coming by yourself)


 - JPY 17,000/person for double occupancy

  (Two or more people sharing a larger room. Choose this option if you are sharing a room with others.)

  • Infants under 3 years old can stay for free (no meals included). Children between ages 4-11 are 80% of the adult rates shown above. Rates for children 12 years old and over are the same as the adult rates. 
  • Please contact us if you require additional nights or require more rooms for friends and family

Rates include:

  • Sep. 17 - Dinner and 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.
  • Sep. 19 - Breakfast in hotel.
  • All rooms have ensuite bathrooms. There is also a hot springs bath in the hotel with fantastic views of the mountains below!
  • The hotel you'll be staying at before and after the race will be different. 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.
  • All prices are inclusive of tax.




Racers & Pacers

Shuttle bus transportation is included for racers and pacers who've registered for the race.



There is no public transportation available along the race course, Avid Adventures is offering a very convenient all-inclusive TRANSPORTATION & SUPPORT PACKAGE to take care of your friends and family during the race so that they can come and cheer you on without having to worry about all the logistics!


Rate:   JPY 10,000 / person

(This option is much cheaper and easier than renting a car or hiring a taxi. It will also be a lot more fun to go around the course with other supporters! Avid's English speaking staff will be available to provide assistance throughout the race.) 


Rate includes:

  • Getting to the race - shuttle bus/van transportation from JR Iiyama train station to Madarao Kougen Heidi (Bus departs at 13:00 and 14:30)
  • Shuttle bus to/from Madarao Kougen Heidi to hotel.
  • During the race - shuttle bus/van from start line to finish line with stops at multiple aid stations and convenience stores in between (details and bus schedule to be announced at a later date)
  • After the race - shuttle bus/van from finish area to hotel.
  • After the awards ceremony - shuttle bus/van from Myoko Kougen (awards ceremony hall) to JR Joetsu Myoko train station (bus departs at 13:30) or back to Madarao Kougen (bus departs at 13:30).

 Infants under 3 years old - free (if sitting on parent's lap and no seat is required). 


Please see our CANCELLATION POLICY for the race package.

There is no refund for the race entry fees.

The Shinetsu Five Mountains Trail 110km race is made possible with the cooperation of the local volunteers, many of whom are hotel and guesthouse owners in the Shinestu Kougen area. As such, the race is asking all racers and pacers to book Tourism Bureau designated accommodations provided in the above accommodation packages. Thank you for your cooperation!