Race Guidelines
・Cross country skis are required
・Free-skating is banned in the separate course directly after the start (20m)
・The kids challenge (100m) will be classic skating
・Start times and start area line-up order are determined by bib number, which is determined by self-reported past race record or estimated time of completion
・Time limit and course may change due to inclement weather and unforeseeable conditions not in the control of event organizers
・Participants are fully responsible for their own health before, during, and after the race
・There will be aid stations at the start, the 31.5km checkpoint (for 50KM participants), and the finish. There will also be a massage room at the 31.5km checkpoint.

Awards and Entitlements
・25KM, 50KM XC Ski: Top 10 male, female receive awards and prizes
・25KM, 50KM, 100KM: All finishers receive medals. Additionally, finishing for the 25KM and 50KM will be in a February issue of the Hokkaido Asahi newspaper.
・All finishers (excluding the kids challenge), will receive a finishers’ certificate and memorabilia, including a bath towel, sports towel, snacks, and a sports drink.

Entry Fees Before Dec 31, 2018
50KM XC Ski ¥5,140
25KM XC Ski ¥4,630
11KM Ski-Walk (Adult) ¥2,060
11KM Ski-Walk (Under 16) ¥510
11KM Ski-Walk (Under 6) ----
5KM Ski-Walk (Adult) ¥2,060
5KM Ski-Walk (Under 16) ¥510
5KM Ski-Walk (Under 6) ----
3KM Ski-Walk (Adult) ¥2,060
3KM Ski-Walk (Under 16) ¥510
3KM Ski-Walk (Under 6) ----
Kids Challenge 100m ----
Snowshoe Experience ¥2,000

・ 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.
・Event entries are non-transferable. Any person doing so will be held responsible in case of an accident arising from or provoked by the other person during the event. Participants determined to be violating this policy will be disqualified without a refund. The event organizers will reserve the right to exclude both parties from future events.
・You will not sue the event organizers nor its affiliates (including Samurai Sports) for any injury or death caused during the event.
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・ Please ensure you have lodging and transportation plans figured out BEFORE registering for this event.

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・The organizer may release your personal information when your life or body is in a life-threatening situation.
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Athlete Guides
・In most cases, athlete guides in English will be sent via email approximately 2-3 weeks before the event. However, the delivery of athlete guides is entirely dependent on the timeliness of the event organizers. Samurai Sports takes approximately one to two days from receipt of the Japanese athlete guide to translate into English.

Additional Surcharges
・If total cost is ¥10,000 or less, you will incur a flat fee service charge of ¥1,000.
・If total cost is more than ¥10,001, you will incur a service charge amounting to 10% of total cost.
・Why the additional charges? They help us cover the cost of operating the registration platform, translation of athlete guides/event information, labor hours required to answer your event inquiries, etc. Depending on the event, the surcharges help to cover the cost of our physical presence at the event.

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