Mount Fuji Marathon takes place in Kawaguchiko, Yamanashi, Japan. Lake Kawaguchiko Marathon, previously held 36 times, is being reborn as the “Mount Fuji Marathon”. The events includes a marathon and a 17.8 km marathon. At Mount Fuji Marathon, the running course is renewed as well to go around Lake Kawaguchiko and Sai Lake. Every year, many foreign runners attend this race to enjoy the beautiful autumn scenary observed throughout this area.
Men: 9:00 a.m
Women: 9:00 a.m
The entry fees for the full Marathon is 9,000JPY. To participate in Mount Fuji Marathon you can register in the official website.
Course / Route Map
Mount Fuji Marathon starts from Funatsuhama Parking Area (planned) and finishes at Funatsuhama Parking Area. Runners have to run 2 Laps around Lake Kawaguchi for the marathon. Throughout the course, runners will enjoy beautiful views of Japanese symbol “Mount Fuji” and surrounding mountains, covered by autumnal leaves.
Race Profile / Elevation Map
Time Limits & Cutoffs
The course time limit is 6 hours.
Prize Money & Awards
Awards will be given to Up to 8th place in both male and female divisions.
T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates
All participants will receive a Commemoration T-shirt of 2nd Annual Mount Fuji Marathon (made by MIZUNO), Commemoration Sunglasses (made by SWANS)
Water Stops & Refreshments
Water will be available at the following Distance – 5.5km, 8.9km, 13km, 16.4km, 21.3km, 21.8km, 24.8km, 27.9km, 30.2km, 34.2km, 35.9km.
Expected Race Day Weather
The average temperature is around 17 °c with a relative humidity of 51%.