ABOUT/4th Minakami Town Sky View Trail 70

Updated:July 31, 2017
Organizer The Joshu Mt. Hotakasan Sky View Trail Committee
Sponsors Village of Kawaba, town of Minakami, village of Katashina, city of Numata, Gunma Mountaineering Association, Mt. Hotakasan Development, village of Kawaba Sports Association, village of Kawaba Sports Commission, village of Kawaba Chamber of Commerce, Kawaba-mura Tourist Association, town of Minakami Sports Association, Minakami-machi Tourist Association, Minakami Chamber of Commerce, village of Katashina Sports Association, village of Katashina Tourist Association, village of Katashina Chamber of Commerce, KANTO Regional Forest Office, prefecture of Gunma Tone-Numata Prefectural Bureau, the Jomo Shinbun, the Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd., the Asahi Shimbun Company, and Gunma Television
Name 4th Town of minakami Sky View 70
Date September 22 Friday to,Septembe 23, and 24, 2017.
The event is held in light rain.
Schedule ■ (Friday) Check-in Time   Previous day: 13:00~17:00   Check-in Location Hodaigi ski resort.
■ (Saturday) Check-in Time   Race day: 4:00~5:30   Check-in Location Hodaigi ski resort.   Ceremony 5:40.   Start Time 5:00.
■ (Sunday) Finish Line Kawaba-mura Central Park
Site Around Joshu Mt. Hotakasan in Gunma
Distance About 75 km
Total height difference of about 4,500 m or more
*Distances may vary slightly depending on the conditions of course maintenance.
Completion point: Application is to be submitted so that it counts as four UTMB・UTMF points.4
Course Sky View 70 Division

Hodaigi Ski Slope -Evacuation Hut-Mt. Oki-Hotakasan -Hotaka Farm Ski Slope -Iwakura Ski Slope -Katashina Kogen Ski Slope -Oguna Hotaka Ski Slope -Akakura Ridge -Mt. Asamatsu -Mt. Amagoi -Kawaba Fureai Parking

Method of 70
  1. Capacity shall be 500 people.
  2. It shall compete for the individual's time required.
  3. Measurement is performed by electronic measurement of IC chip reading.
  4. Establish four aid stations and prepare water, sports drinks, various supplementary meals, etc.
  5. Establish time limits with Five checkpoints.
  1. Awards 1st to 6th overall
  2. Awarded 1st to 3rd place by age
Race completion certificate and records A finish certificate is given to all finishers.
The grade chart will be published on the website within 1 month after the meeting.
Eligibility Sky View 70 Division
  1. Male and female competitors who are 19 or older on the day of the event and have competed two or more trail running events over a distance of 30 km or longer within the past three years by March 31, 2017
  2. People who are confident of completing the entire race without getting lost on the course before the cutoff time
Participation fee and application
  1. Participation fee: 17,000 yen for the Sky View 70 Division (The participation fee includes insurance for accidents and injuries.)
  2. Application:
    1. Applications must be submitted through either the RUNNET. Five hundred applicants for the Sky View 70 division on a first-come, first-served basis
    2. The application starts: April 1, 2017, through the Internet (Entry start time is 10 o'clock)

In preparation
  1. Make it yourself.
  2. Please refer to ACCESS.
Cautions Sky View 70 Division
  1. This event involves rigorous running for more than mainly in mountainous areas, including areas with an altitude of 2,000 m.Competitors are entirely responsible for risks of injury, illness, or getting lost, which are caused by bad weather, including cold strong winds, rain, and snow, health problems, getting lost, tripping over, falling from hills, falling rocks, wild animals, bears, bees, and snakes. You need to avoid them at your own risk.
  2. Runner check-in: Friday, September 22, Vin town of Minakami Hodaigi Ski Slope from 13:00 to 17:00. Saturday, September 23, Vin town of Minakami Hodaigi Ski Slope from 4:00 to 5:30.
  3. It is necessary to submit health checkup check sheet and participation pledge. Required documents
  4. To face the race with perfect physical condition.
  5. To manage valuables by yourself.
  6. Eating and water other than Aid station should be prepared by yourself.
  7. A doctor or a competition officer may cancel a competition against a player determined to be unable to continue the race.
  8. It is necessary to overtake after signing(Call) the runner. However,it should be done at the responsibility of each person in a narrow place or a place considered dangerous.
  9. I take my own garbage home.
Others Be sure to read the separately provided Rules and Regulations for Competitors.