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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