The Norikura Yama Run Team & Solo Race is a mountain endurance race that sees how many laps around a 4KM course each team of 2 to 6 people or brave individuals running solo can complete within 4 or 8 hours.

Teams can consist of 2 to 6 people, and compete to run the maximum number of laps. Held during the Norikura Outdoor Festival at the base of Mount Norikura, it's a cant-miss opportunity to get a solid day of training and racing before kicking back to enjoy the Banff Mountain Film Festival, under the stars! Everyone who runs receives one ticket to the film festival, plus one drink as an extra reward.

Entry Fees Before Aug 16, 2019
4 Hours - Solo ¥8,000
4 Hours - Team of 2 ¥12,000
4 Hours - Team of 3 ¥16,500
4 Hours - Team of 4 ¥18,000
4 Hours - Team of 5 ¥20,000
4 Hours - Team of 6 ¥21,000
8 Hours - Solo ¥12,000
8 Hours - Team of 2 ¥16,000
8 Hours - Team of 3 ¥21,000
8 Hours - Team of 4 ¥24,000
8 Hours - Team of 5 ¥27,000
8 Hours - Team of 6 ¥30,000

・ Solo event participants must be over 18 years old on day of event.
・Team event participants must be 16 years old or older. Participants under 18 require parental consent.
・ No refunds or credits will be issued. This applies to incidents in which the event is cancelled for any reason including personal participant circumstances of the participant (including illness and injury) and incidents in which the event is cancelled due to unforeseen weather conditions or natural disasters.
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