Tokyo, Japan

Mount Kumotori

This is a very challenging hill run, accessible by transport from Tokyo. Mt. Kumotori is a 2,017 meter (6,600 foot) mountain located in Omatsuri, at the intersection of Tokyo, Saitama, and Yamanashi Prefectures, in the Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park. This is a rugged, challenging trail climb. The area is mainly used for hiking. Great views of Mt. Fuji. There are numerous options for running Kumotori Hill, from a few km “straight up” to longer runs incorporating Okutama Lake. It’s also possible to get a hot meal, take a bath, or stay overnight in one of the huts.

Information on Running Mt. Kumotori

 

Essentials
  • Various Distances
  • Okutama, Seibu Chichibu and Mitsumine stations