Great Earth Chiba Minami Boso Ride

TBA

Tateyama, Chiba

Athlete Entitlements

Samurai Sports Advantage

  • Easy registration

    Register in English without creating an account

  • Modify & transfer your entry

    Change waves, athlete transfer, and self-edit up until 3-5 days before registration closes *fees may apply

  • Translated English event guide

    Information you need to complete your race safely

  • English email support

    Ask questions - and get answers!

  • Event day packet collection

    Pick up your event packet on the day of

  • Post event follow-up

    Receive links to photos

Race Standard

  • Event liability insurance

  • Event T-shirt

  • Finisher certificate

  • On-course aid stations

about the ride

Ride along Chiba’s beautiful coast this Spring! The course also takes you along the Boso Flower Line, a long stretch of floral road with spring flowers in full bloom. Other notable sights include Tateyama City, Minami Boso City, and Kamogawa. Challenge yourself this spring with a long 130km or 100km. We also have a fun and easy 50km ride for beginners! All of the courses are come with various regional specialties that you won’t want to miss. Register for your Boso Peninsula adventure today!

サムライスポーツは日本国籍以外を対象とした外国人向け専用受付サイトです。日本国籍の方は日本語サイトからお申込みください。日本国籍以外の方がエントリーした場合、無効となる場合があります 。無効となった場合には、返金手数料を差し引き、参加費をご返金させていただきます。

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Registration Period

TBA

2020 schedule TBA

April 7
at Hotel Familio Tateyama
1300 – 1800…Registration & Optional Mechanical Service
1830 – 2030…Tateyama Night Festival

April 8
at Hotel Familio Tateyama
0630 – 0700…Registration
0650 – 0700…Opening Ceremony
0700…Long & Middle Course Start
0730…Short Course Start
1600…Cut off time for all races

Super Long Course 130KM
General…¥13,000
Child (High School and under)…¥6,000

Long Course 100KM
General…¥11,000
Child (High School and under)…¥6,000

Short Course 50KM
General…¥8,000
Child (High School and under)…¥6,000

Additional Surcharges
・All fees above include service charge
・If total cost is ¥10,000 or less, you will incur a flat fee service charge of ¥1,000.
・If total cost is more than ¥10,001, you will incur a service charge amounting to 10% of total cost.
Why does Samurai Sports implement a service charge? They help us cover the cost of operating the registration platform, translation of athlete guides/event information, labor hours required to answer your event inquiries, etc. Depending on the event, the surcharges help to cover the cost of our physical presence at the event.

Age Eligibility
・Must be 18 or older
・Children in elementary school and under must be accompanied by a parent
・Children in high school and younger must have parent consent

Cut-Off Time
・All courses: finish by 1600

Important
・All participants must be respectful of the natural course environment and demonstrate good cycling manners.
・Be mindful of other cyclists and vehicles on the road. You should understand laws in Japan pertaining to cycling on public roads and cycling insurance.
・Be a responsible athlete. Please make sure you have the physical ability to complete the course.

Permitted
Road bikes
Aerobars
・Triathlon/TT bikes
・Disc brakes
・Disc wheels
Cyclocross bikes
Hybrid bikes
Mountain bikes
Track bikes (with front and rear brakes)

Not Permitted
Costumes
Spinaci handlebars
Recumbent bikes
・Fixed gear bikes (fixies)
・Tandem bikes
・BMX bikes

Required
helmet
front light
tail light
gloves (work gloves – in Japanese, gunte – are ok)

Recommended
・nutrition/hydration (if necessary)
・proof of health insurance
・mobile phone/smartphone (not for use while cycling)

Recommended
・nutrition/hydration (if necessary)
・health insurance card (not a copy)
・mobile phone/smartphone (not for use while cycling)
・sunglasses
・sleeves or windbreaker
・sunscreen
・tools to fix bike

130KM (view course map)

50KM & 100KM course map unavailable

Elevation profile TBA​

Hotel Familio Tateyama (start/finish)
81-17 Oka, Tateyama, Chiba 294-0031
Google Maps

Please ensure you have lodging AND transportation plans figured out BEFORE registering for this event.

 By Train
From Tokyo Station, take the JR Sobu Line or JR Keiyo Line to the JR Uchibo Line and exit Tateyama Station (about 2 hours and 40 min). On weekends and holidays, take the JR Uchibo Line Express Train (Sazanami) and exit Tateyama Station (about 2 hours and 10 min).
Then, take the bus at the East #3 bus stop and get off at Tateyama-mae. Walk about 2 minutes from the bus stop to Hotel Familio. Or, ride your bike from Tateyama to Hotel Familio.

 By Highway Bus

Highway Bus “Boso Nanohana Goh” (JR Bus Kanto & Nitto Kotsu)
From Tokyo Station (Yaesu North exit) to Tateyama Station (about 2 hours via the Aqualine).
* there is a chance the bus will take you direct to Familio Tateyama Bus Stop (about 2 hours and 15 min) – please ask the driver.
Timetable (Saturday) here (in Japanese).
Return timetable (Sunday) here (in Japanese) (you will return to Tokyo Station Nihonbashi exit).

From Shinjuku Bus Terminal to Tateyama Station (about 2 hours 20 minutes via the Aqualine).
Timetable (Saturday) here.
From Tateyama Station, take the bus at the East #3 Bus Terminal to Familio Tateyama Bus Stop (about 15 min). Then, walk to Hotel Familio Tateyama (about 2 min). Or, ride your bike from Tateyama to Hotel Familio.
Return timetable (Sunday) here (you will return to Shinjuku New South Exit (Shin Minami-guchi)).

Aqualine Highway Bus (Keikyu)
From Yokohama Station East Exit to Tateyama Station (about 2 hours and 5 min).
Then, take the bus at the East #3 bus stop and get off at Tateyama-mae. Walk about 2 minutes from the bus stop to Hotel Familio. Or, ride your bike from Tateyama to Hotel Familio.
Timetable (Saturday) here.
Return timetable (Sunday) here.

Parking
・Very limited parking at Hotel Familio Tateyama; first-come, first-serve basis.

None, this is not a timed event

Road Rules
・Ride on the LEFT single file (not two or more abreast).
・Come to a complete stop at red lights.
・Cell phone usage is prohibited while on the road.
・You MUST follow all traffic rules.

Rider Courtesy
・Keep a respectable distance from other cyclists.
・When passing a cyclist, make sure to check your rear, verbally indicate your intention to pass, and receive acknowledgment from the cyclist(s) you intend to pass.
・When a cyclist passes you, take care to allow him or her to tuck into the space in front of you.
・Come to a complete stop when taking videos and pictures.
・It is strictly prohibited to take pictures or videos while riding, unless it is mounted on the bicycle or attached to your helmet.
・Earphones, headphones, and anything in the ears that may prevent you from adequately hearing your surroundings are prohibited.

Aid Stations
・Aid stations include bathrooms, water stations, and snacks.
・Support cars will pick up cyclists who do not or are unable to meet the designated cut off times.

Road Rules
・Ride on the LEFT single file (not two or more abreast).
・Come to a complete stop at red lights.
・Cell phone usage is prohibited while on the road.
・You MUST follow all traffic rules.

Rider Courtesy
・Keep a respectable distance from other cyclists.
・When passing a cyclist, make sure to check your rear, verbally indicate your intention to pass, and receive acknowledgment from the cyclist(s) you intend to pass.
・When a cyclist passes you, take care to allow him or her to tuck into the space in front of you.
・Come to a complete stop when taking videos and pictures.
・It is strictly prohibited to take pictures or videos while riding, unless it is mounted on the bicycle or attached to your helmet.
・Earphones, headphones, and anything in the ears that may prevent you from adequately hearing your surroundings are prohibited.

Aid Stations
・Aid stations include bathrooms, water stations, and snacks.
・Support cars will pick up cyclists who do not or are unable to meet the designated cut off times.

Great Earth Minami Boso Committee

English​
info@samuraisports.co.jp

Japanese
0467-38-4420

Official Website (Japanese)
http://great-earth.jp/greatearth_en/index.html