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Granfondo Mashu

“Granfondo Mashu” – an annual cycling event, will be held on May 26th and 27th in 2018 in Teshikaga in East Hokkaido. Since it started in 2013, around 700 people from across Japan have participated in this exciting cycle event.
“Granfondo Mashu” is not a competition. This is the cycle event for everyone who loves to cycle surrounded by beautiful nature. From beginners to advanced cyclists, there will be different courses to fit your level. All the courses provide spectacular view of the lakes and hills in the Teshikaga area and an opportunity to see the real Hokkaido!
Come and join us in making unforgettable memories!

釧路圏摩周観光文化センター   北海道川上郡弟子屈町摩周3-3-1
Mashu Culture Center
3-3-1 Mashu Teshikaga-cho Kawakami-gun, Hokkaido

Event schedule & Entry Fees

Time Event Entry Fee
9:00 - 16:00 Registration
10:00 Opening Ceremony
10:30- 16:00 "Tsubetsu-panorama" Course (80km)
  JPY 7,000
10:30 - 16:00 "Kussharo caldera" Course (50km)
  JPY 6,000
 18:30 - 20:00 Reception Party
in the Kussharo Onsen area
 JPY 3,500 / Adult
JPY 1,500 / Child 

*Entry Fee includes food and drinks at the aid stations / checkpoints.
*Child -11 years old and under.

Time Event Entry Fee
7:00 - 8:00 Registration
8:00 Starting Ceremony
8:30 - 16:00 Long Course (130km)
  JPY 8,000
9:00 - 16:00 Middle Course (100km)
  JPY 7,000
10:00 - 16:00 Short Course (60km)
  JPY 6,000

*Entry Fee includes food and drinks at the aid stations / checkpoints.

Rental Service

Rental Bicycles and Helmets are available at the registration desk. Please reserve them when you submit the application form.

June 1st June 2nd 2days
Road Bike JPY 3,000 JPY 4,000 JPY 6,500
Cross Bike JPY 2,000 JPY 3,000 JPY 4,500
Helmet JPY 500 JPY 500 JPY 1,000

Number of participants

Date Course Capacity

June 1
Tsubetsu panorama Course 100
Kussharo caldera Course 100

June 2
Long Course 150
Middle Course 150
Short Course 150

Reception Party

Meet local people and other participants and try local foods. There will be a lottery event during the party ! Held in the Kussharo Onsen area - a one of the well-known hot spring area in Teshikaga.
The price includes all meals and drinks.

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*Time: Saturday, June 1st 18:30-20:00
*Fee: ●JPY 3,500/Adult ●JPY 1,500/Child
*Venue: Kussharo prince Hotel in the Kussharo Onsen area

Event Rules and conditions

  • “Granfondo Mashu” is not a competition. The purpose of this event is to have fun cycling through a naturally beautiful area of Hokkaido. Please refrain from competing with other participants.
  • There will be no special traffic restrictions for this event. Please follow the regular traffic rules and cycle safely.
  • There will be a staff member leading the way for each course. Please do not overtake them.
  • Please get a stamp on your check-card when you pass each aid station/checkpoint.
  • Your bicycle should be one you can ride on public roads. We recommend a sports type or equivalent. We (Organizer) may not allow you to participate if we decide your bicycle is not safe enough.
  • We (Organizer) ask you to submit a bicycle check sheet and a written pledge at the registration desk on the day of the event. A bicycle check sheet and a written pledge form will be sent you after your entry is completed.
  • We (Organizer) will provide you with as much support as possible in the case of an accident, but please be aware that each individual is responsible for their own accidents and assessing their own suitability and capability to participate in this event.
  • We (Organizer) buy accident insurance for participants. However, we recommend participants to take out personal insurance policies to meet any contingencies.
  • We (Organizer) are not responsible for any property loss or accidents either in the parking lot or at your place of accommodation.
  • In the case of bad weather, the event may be cancelled or the course may change.
  • All fees are non-refundable in all cases, including cancellation by the participants as well as event cancellation not caused by the participants.
  • There will be English speaking staff who will provide you with written instructions on the day of event.

Entry qualification

Participants should be age 6 or older, reasonably fit and healthy, and be willing to follow our Event Rules.