・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||----|
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