- This marathon is set in a nature-abundant, tropical island
- The time limit is 11 hours. It is fine to take a dip in the water, or rest at the shops.
This 60km ultra marathon is set on the southernmost city of Japan on the island of Ishigaki, a popular tropical oasis which shares the same latitude as Hawaii. Direct flights operate are available from Tokyo and other cities.
The course starts inland and runs through deep green rainforest all the way to the coast.
It winds around a peninsula with beautiful beaches. Although it is a long course of 60 km, the time limit is 11 hours so there is plenty of time to enjoy places of interest as you please, along the way.
|Category||Start time||Registration Fee
|60km:18 years old and over (excluding high school students)||7:00||10,000JPY||closed|
|60km(visually impaired) :18 years old and over (excluding high school students)||7:00||10,000JPY||closed|
Time and date: 14 May 2017 (Sunday) 4pm - 7pm
|Start and finish point||Okinawa, Ishigaki city, Soccer Park "Akanma|
|Registration desk (day before)||Ouka building, 282 ?kawa Ishigaki-shi, Okinawa Prefecture zip/postal code 907-0022|
|Registration time||13th May (Sat) from 2pm to 7pm|
|Participant race goods||T-shirt (race number printed)|
|Time limit||11 hours|
|Distance markers||Every 5km|
|Water stations||12 water stations - every 5km|
|Race capacity||(60km race) 300 people (after party) 300 people|
Race entry deadline may close earlier if race capacity is reached
|After party||An afterparty will on at the goal point (Participation Fee:2,000JPY)|
|Prize Lottery||Yes (at aftter party)|
|Parking||Available (but limited spaces)|
|Accommodation information||Okinawa tourist 050-5533-0978|
|Terms and oblgations of participants||・Please bring your own water bottle|
・Race may be cancelled or reduced due to disaster or an accident.
・Race entry fee will not be refunded if the race is cancelled or reduced due to disaster or an accident.
・Please note that once fee entry has been paid, no changes will be permitted and no refunds under any circumstances.
・Please consult a doctor before entering the race to receive medical clearance. The Race is entered at your own risk and you are responsible for your health and safety.
・If you are unwell or unfit to finish, please don't hesitate to retire/withdraw from the race.
・For any accidents icurred during the course of the race, the organizer may provide irst aid measures as necessary, but no other responsibility will be taken in the case of injury or accident.
(Insurance: All participants will be covered by sports injury insurance, however this does not cover internal disorders etc or hospitalisation)
・You are responsible for valuables and personal belongings
・Participants shall comply with traffic regulatons asapplicable to public roads.
・Throughout the race, please follow the instructions of race attendants.
・Please note the race course may be changed due to various circumstances.
・Participants are aware and consent that photographs taken during the race event may be used for promotion and marketing purposes on the race pamphlet, website and other publications. The race organiser reserves the right and ownership to publish photos of participants. In addition, participant names and results may be published in a programme, newspapers etc.
|Participant notification form||Participant notification/confirmation form will be sent out 10 days before the event.|
|Any queries should be directed to the race committee||Ishigaki Ultra Marathon Executive Committee|
zip/postal code 907-0022
Ouka building 282 Okawa Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefacture
Tel 0980-88-6092/06-4792-0006 (Kansai Office)
Website http://www.ishigakiultra.com/ ※Japanese
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