In Japanese, Utsukushigahara means "beautiful field" - and trust us, no matter which course you find yourself, the views of Nagano will be spectacularly scenic. Perennially ranked in the top 5 most popular trail races in the nation, the inov-8 Cup 9th Annual Utsukushigahara Trail Race is a bucket-list race for those up to the challenge!

With four distances ranging from 90KM, 80KM, 45KM, and 15KM, it's a race all levels of runners can be a part of. Fancy yourself hardcore? Go on and bite the bullet with the technical 80KM course and go toe-to-toe with Japan's top athletes. Looking for something less daunting? The 15KM course is perfect!

* To be eligible for the 90KM, you must have completed the Utsukushigahara Trail Run 80KM in 2015, 2016, 2017, or 2018. If you register for the 90KM and are found to be ineligible, you will not receive a refund. Questions about this rule should be directed to Samurai Sports (info@samuraisports.co.jp).
* 90KM and 80KM runners MUST check-in on Friday, June 28 - no exceptions.

Entry Fees Before May 31, 2019
90KM (56mi) ¥21,000
80KM (50mi) ¥19,000
45KM (28mi) ¥12,500
15KM (9mi) ¥7,000
15KM (Elementary & Middle School) ¥4,000

GENERAL
・ 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.
・ You consent to and will give all authorities and copyright to the event organizer and affiliates for the use of photography, motion pictures, articles, recordings or any other record of this event (including personal information such as name, age, gender, personal record, portrait, and etc.) for legitimate purposes and use in newspapers, TV, magazines, internet and any media publishing such as Facebook posts, Instagram posts, and pamphlets.

INSURANCE
・ Those participating and coming from abroad must be enrolled in medical and/or travel insurance in case of accident, injury, and medical emergencies.
・ Before signing up, please carefully read all rules and regulations of the event. If the rules and regulations cannot be followed, participation may be denied by the event organizers. If anything is unclear, please do not hesitate to contact us - it is your responsibility to be prepared.

ATHLETE GUIDES
・In most cases, athlete guides in English will be sent via email approximately 1 to 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.

SERVICE CHARGES
・Races organized by Fields include the following charges in this order: (a) entry/registration fee + (b) a flat rate ¥1,000 English support fee (by request from Fields) + (c) Samurai Sports’ service charge (¥1,000 up to ¥10,000; 10% of entry/registration fee above ¥10,001).
・The amounts reflected above and in Samurai Sports’ information are inclusive of all three parts, namely (a), (b), and (c). This is the final sum you should expect your credit card to be charged for one (1) entry/registration without additional add-ons.
・Why does Samurai Sports implement a service charge? 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.

DISCLAIMERS
・All registrations must read through the "Remarks" section of the event listing (https://samuraisports.org/event/utsukushigaharatrail/). You are responsible for reading through each section carefully. Should you require clarification or have questions, you must contact Samurai Sports (info@samuraisports.co.jp).
・Samurai Sports assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in the content of the website (samuraisports.org) and the registration platform (japanevents.com). While we have taken every precaution to ensure that the content of this site is both current and accurate, errors can occur.
・Under no circumstances shall Samurai Sports or its affiliates and partners be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or exemplary damages arising out of or in connection with the use of, accessing, reading, or otherwise understanding the Samurai Sports website and the japanevents registration platform. Samurai Sports reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modification to the contents on the service at any time without prior notice.

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