Mt. Awa Vertical Kilometer – Japan

April 20


Distance: 5.5 km

Vertical climb: 1,100m

Highest point: 1,290m

Race records: TBD

For the first time in the history, the Vertical Kilometer World Circuit stops in Japan. This opening season race is set on one of the most technical track of the calendar.

Receiving lots of cheering form the locals on the bottom, athletes will cross lots of residual snow on the ridges before reaching the top of Mt. Awa at 1’290m in the heart of the Japanese Alps.

Sanjo City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

Start time: 10.00

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