The Shinetsu Five Mountains Trail 110km (Shinetsu in short) is a very popular ultra-distance trail running race in Japan that sells out in a matter of minutes every year.
The race is named after the 5 mountains that exist in the Shinetsu highlands in Japan. These mountains have long been deeply intertwined with the lives of the people residing at the base of these mountains and are seen by many as a sacred place. With a course of 110km, it’s the longest amongst domestic trail running races in Japan.
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