The 4th Shibamata 100K 【Race Information】
～The Tokyo ⇔ Saitama ⇔ Ibaraki Road～
|◆Race Name:||Shibamata 100K～The Tokyo⇔Saitama⇔Ibaraki Road～|
|◆Race Venue:||Shibamata Park, Katsushika Ward, Tokyo ※On the banks of the Edogawa River.|
|◆Race Date:||Sunday, June 5, 2016|
|◆Official Race Website:||http://www.tokyo100k.jp/|
◆Divisions／Eligibility／Entry Fees／Awards／Field Limits
|Division||Eligibility||Entry Fee||Awards||Field Limit|
・6:30 a.m. start
・6:00 a.m. start
|Men and women at least 18 years of age on June 5, 2016 and capable of finishing in under 14 hours
※The 6:00 a.m. start is for men age 60 or older and women age 40 or older who expect to take more than 12 hours to finish. (maximum of 500 entrants)
|Top 3 men and women overall
(award ceremony post-race on race day）
※No overall awards for the 6:00 a.m. start division. Must finish in under 12 hours to be eligible for age group awards.
|2,500 participants total including both 6:30 a.m. start and 6:00 a.m. start divisions.|
|60 km||Men and women at least 18 years of age on June 5, 2016 and capable of finishing in under 9 hours||16,000
|Top 3 men and women overall(award ceremony post-race on race day)||1,200 participants|
|◆Race Day Schedule|
|5:00 a.m.||Race venue opens|
|6:00 a.m.||Start, 100 km 6:00 a.m. start division ※Wave start in the order of expected finishing time.|
|6:30 a.m.||Start, 100 km 6:30 a.m. start division ※Wave start in the order of expected finishing time.|
|9:30 a.m.||Start, 60 km|
|6:30 p.m.||60 km cutoff time|
|8:30～10:00 p.m.||100 km cutoff time ※Please note the cutoff time will differ based on wave start line.|
|・April 10||Entry deadline
※Entry will be closed if the maximum field limit has been reached before the entry deadline.
|・Late May||The participants’ race guide will be published on the race website.|
|・May 31 ～ June 4||Your racekit can be picked up from May 31 to June 4 at the Running Station in koujimachi.
※Number bibs, participants’ goods and drop bags must be pickup up at reception the day before the race.
|・June 6||Race day （No number bib pickup on race day.）|
|If the safety of participants cannot be ensured due to high temperatures on race day the race distance may be shortened or the race cancelled. An announcement will be made on the race website at 4:00 a.m. on race day in the event of cancellation or shortening of distance due to heat, earthquakes, flooding, snow, accidents, contagion or other circumstances.|
|＝Access and Information on Surrounding Area＝|
|◆Nearest station:||8 minute walk from Shibamata Station on the Keisei Kanamachi Line|
|◆Road map to race venue:||available on the race website|
|◆Race day timetable (first train)||available on the race website|
|◇First train departure||◇Arrival time at Shibamata Station|
|Tokyo Station：4:45 a.m.||→ Nippori → Keisei Takasago||→ 5:29 a.m.|
|Ueno Station：4:30 a.m.||→ Kita-Senju → Kanamachi||→ 5:15 a.m.|
|Matsudo Station：4:50 a.m.||→ Kanamachi||→ 5:15 a.m.|
|Shinjuku Station：5:02 a.m.||→ Nippori → Keisei Takasago||→ 5:52 a.m.|
|＝Special Features of this Race＝|
|An early start option for a 15-hour time limit!
To help raise the finishing rate we’ve created a special early start one hour early at 6:00 a.m. for women 40 years or older and men 60 years or older who expect to take more than 12 hours to finish! The time limit for the 6:00 a.m. start is 15 hours, one hour longer than the 6:30 a.m. start division. Why not experience the thrill of finishing a 100 km ultramarathon?
|Ample aid stations!|
|Aid stations are located every 5 km. Every station features sports drink, bananas and food, with cola available in the second half. Click here for details.|
|We will also hold a Shibamata 100K Fair in Shibamata Park that local residents can enjoy too! Whether you live nearby, are coming to cheer on the runners or just have some free time, come on down and join us at Shibamata Park!|