A spectacular race to savor the great nature of Hokkaido
Over 70% of Hokkaido is forested
The deep, thick bush nurtured by Hokkaido's unique terrain, clear streams that awaken every nerve in your body
Mt. Yotei towering over the area as if to encourage the desire for a challenge
Even in July, the humidity is low and a fresh breeze blows, and the bright moonlight illuminates the players on night hikes
This is a one-of-a-kind race where you can fully enjoy Hokkaido's unique climate.
Masato Tanaka from team East Wind, the only professional adventure race team in Japan, has joined the organizing committee and will be the course creator from the 2022 race.
The teams will experience an exciting course that will shake their physical, intellectual, and mental strength.
Enjoy a nighttime adventure during the more than 24 hours of racing.
Hiking and MTB challenge in total darkness, relying on headlights and reading maps. A thrill you cannot experience in the daytime. You can truly experience the best part of adventure racing.
During the race, you will run around the mountains and get muddy.
Outside of the race, however, you will have a villa with an open-plan living room and a comfortable bedroom. Enjoy the luxury of Hokkaido's natural surroundings. You can also enjoy warm and delicious meals at the race aid and after-party.
After the finish line, the fun continues with a lavish after-party. Time to reflect on the race over Hokkaido's local beers and cocktails will be the perfect reward for your own efforts to make it through the race.
Don't miss the race commentary by Japan's leading adventure racer, Masato Tanaka.
The tent sauna is one of the attractions of the race.
The sound of wood burning in the quiet air envelops you in the unique steam and warmth of the sauna, providing a restful respite for your cold body.
We also offer the option of having a veteran racer accompany the team as a cameraman.
The team's heroics will be recorded, and after the race, the team will receive an edited, realistic video of the race. The team's achievements and appealing video can be preserved.
Japan’s best Adventure racing
It is an outdoor sport in which participants aim to reach a goal while confronting nature with their teams via checkpoints placed in nature.
Using only a map and compass, participants set their own paths and push forward through teamwork while performing various disciplines.
Enjoy NISEKO to the fullest according to your experience and physical strength.
NISEKO EXPEDITION is the perfect way to fully enjoy the short summer in Hokkaido. The most exciting races in Japan are held in July, with additional shorter races in spring and fall.
Extreme Class is one of the most challenging domestic long-distance races, spanning up to a grueling 36 hours and encompassing a wide variety of activities. For those new to the sport, the Discovery Class provides a more manageable challenge, with a maximum duration of 8 hours.
- Extreme Class
- July 2nd 0:00am Start
July 3rd 18:00pm Last team finish
- ・Including accommodation ¥360,000/Team/4persons
・Without accommodation ¥220,000/Team/4persons
- Discovery Class
- July 3rd 9:00am Start
July 3rd 18:00pm Last team finish
- ・Including accommodation ¥300,000/Team/4persons
・Without accommodation ¥160,000/Team/4persons
- July 3rd evening to night
- ※Limited to 20 teams in each class.
※Please include at least one woman in your team.
※Please note that the time is subject to change.