Good view! This will be a nature run in Ohme Kyuryo (青梅丘陵), which comprises of gentle hills and woods. Path is in very good condition. Perhaps run for 15k or so. You may choose to do more or less (first-timers are very welcome). We do not have to run as a single group.Lets meet at 11:30AM at the gate of JR Ohme station. For details from your home, use ekitan.com. We would put our belongings into the lockers. Let me know if you are coming (use system mail or firstname.lastname@example.org)…See More
There are two divisions: the race to the summit and the race to the 5th Station (half way up Mt. Fuji). The Summit Race is 21 km with an elevation gain of 3000m. The 5th Station Race is 15km with an elevation gain of 1480m.Participants are capped at 3000 people for the Summit Race, and 776 people for the 5th Station Race.Registration: from March 23rd Tue to 31st Wed.It’s possible to be closed on the first registration day.…See More
"The most economical way to get to Fuji is usually by bus from Shinjuku (1700 yen one way) to Fuji-Q highland or Fuji Yoshida (and it's usually faster than the train as well, unless you happen to hit traffic at the wrong time of day). The UTMF…"
The date for the race has been set for April 7. I cannot make it, but I am sure many of you will go!All other info at Jeju Ultra 2011And in Korean: Jeju KUMFAsk me or Paul if you have questions, and good luck!Will update this post as soon as BJ Park tells me more!See More
"The 250 I'm running is Hagi-o-kan (http://www.hagi-o-kan.com), but I will keep Sakuramichi under consideration. I've also got the Oedo 202km in March, but everything else is 100km and shorter (including a 100k trail run in Hong Kong…"
"It's down to lottery now. The 100 miler had 100 spots available, and already over 1000 people vying for them in the first few seconds of opening (entry for both distances remains open). Lottery results will be out some time next month.…"
"This is a the week after both the oxfam and yatsugatake nobeyama events, which doesn't leave a lot of recovery time for those distances. One week recovery should be fine for the 90km at least, though I'm still undecided about whether to…"