Race Details

3rd HIROSHIMA OSORAKAN TRAIL in Akioota

Mt.Osorakanzan, lying over both Hiroshima and Shimane prefectures, is the highest mountain in both prefectures. This race is a very extreme race for advanced level athletes running the 65km course with the accumulated elevation difference of 3,830m.

Race Name

3rd HIROSHIMA OSORAKAN TRAIL in Akioota

*2018 Sky Running . Japan・ChuuShikoku Championship

Race Date

Sunday, May 27, 2018 *Saturday, May 26 Pre-race check-in, Social gathering

Race Location

Mt.Osorakan and its surrouding mountains in Akioota-cho, Hiroshima prefecture

Venue

Osorakan Snow Park, at Family-Hiroba (family square) near the Rest House

Details

Trail Runnig

The Expart Eourse is designated as Skyrunnig Japan Series 2018:ULTRA.

Event

Distance

Eligibility

Capacity

Time Limit

Entry Fee

Expart Course

about 65km

Intermediates, Experienced

500

15 hours

13,000yen

(Including participation awards, marathon insurance, and others)

Middle Course

about 27km

Beginners, Intermediates

350

7 hours

7,000yen

(Including participation award, marathon insurance, and others.)

Eligibility

  • People in good health with the ability, fitness and energy to complete the entire race with the consideration and good manners to the precious mountainous environment of the course and other hikers, and who agree to the participation conditions and participant’s pledge.
  • Expart Course is for people 18 years or older. Middle Course is for people 16 years or older. (Participants under age 20 must have a parent’s signature or seal of consent.)

Award

Expart Course:Top 1-6 men/women, Middle Course:Top 1-3 men/women

(Certificate-Ranking by age: Every top 1 of 15-39 years, 40-49 years, and 50 years or over)

Pre-night event

Entry Fee: 2,000 yen

Make the reservation for the pre-night event via RUNNET when you apply for the race.
First 200 applicants

Application

From: Saturday, Dec 23 To: Friday, April. 27 (Until all positions are filled.)

Entries

Organizers

Exective Committee for Hiroshima Osorakan Trail in Akioota

Additional Support

Hiroshima Prefecture, Hiroshima Education Committee, Hiroshima Prefectural Tourism Federation, The Chugoku Shimbun, Hiroshima Mountaineering Federation, Hiroshima Pref. Triathlon Association, Hioshima District Forest Office, Akioota-cho, Akioota-cho Tourism Association, Akioota-cho Chamber of Commerce, Akioota-cho Education Committee, Akioota-cho Athlete Association, Kita Hiroshima-cho, Kita Hiroshima-cho Education Committee, NHK Hiroshima Broadcasting Station, RCC BROADCASTING CO.,LTD, Hiroshima Television Corporation, Hiroshima Home Television Corporation, Televison Shin-Hiroshima System (scheduled)

Cooperation

Affiliate of Akioota-cho(lodges, restaurants, and vendors), Kake High school, Volunteer Organizations (scheduled)

Sponsors

Local firms, various sport manufacturing companies

Planning and operation