omm japan

Welcome to the LIVE UPDATES feed for OMM Japan 2016. Throughout the weekend we’ll be posting regular updates from the event including images which you are welcome to share.

08:21(local time) Saturday 12th Nov:

Everyone is in high spirits ahead of today. Today the competitors head South into mountains up to an altitude of 1200m.


08:41(local time) Saturday 12th Nov: 

Good morning!…..and they’re off. The first starts of OMM Japan. 1000 competitors collect their maps and plan their routes for the day.


21:55(local time) Friday 11th Nov: 

First start is at 8am tomorrow. See you then!

21:55(local time) Friday 11th Nov: 

Time to pick up some last bits of kit ahead of tomorrow. Good luck everyone!


20:25(local time) Friday 11th Nov: 

Good to see some familiar faces and meet some new ones.


13:17(local time) Friday 11th Nov: 


Registration is open!! OMM Japan has officially started. We’re ready for another fantastic weekend.


15:32(local time) Thursday 10th Nov: 

3000m snowy mountains, Bears, Monkeys & lots of climbing!!….It’s OMM Japan.

After the success of the OMM in Glentrool it’s time to head to Nagano where the best mountain runners and orienteers in Japan & Asia go head to head on an incredibly demanding wintery OMM course.


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