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Fuji Mountain Race 【Canceled in 2021】


Run to the summit! A very popular marathon staged on Mt. Fuji

This mountain race staged in Mt. Fuji is one of the prominent marathon races in Japan, and is held on the fourth Friday of July every year. The racing route is from the city hall of Fujiyoshida City at the altitude of 770m, through Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine and Yoshidaguchi trail, to the summit of Mt. Fuji, the highest peak in Japan, for about 21km. The height difference is as great as app. 3,000m, the largest in Japan, and less of 50% of the runners complete the full distance. The race has a summit course and a course to the fifth station.

Address 〒403-0004 山梨県富士吉田市下吉田6-1-1
Phone 0555-22-1111
Opening Times16 July 2021
TransportPublic transport: It is approx. 15 minutes on foot from Gekkoji Sta. on the Fujikyuko Line.
Car: It is approx. 10 minutes from Kawaguchiko I.C. on the Chuo Expressway.