April 14, 2020
The government declared a state of emergency on April 7, 2020. In consideration of this situation, Echigo Country Trail 2020 Eve Festival and its tournament that be scheduled on Saturday, June 20th and Sunday, June 21st, 2020, will be canceled because of considering the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.
In view of priority to the health and safety of those participants have been training every day looking forward to ECT, volunteers, and the local residents supported by the roadside, we made a decision for the cancellation of those. We sincerely apologize to everyone who applied for participation, but we hope you will understand.
*Regarding deposited applicant
Those who applied this year will be exempt from the 2021 Eve Festival and tournament participation fees. However, you cannot carry over to the 2022 tournament and beyond.
At present, we are preparing for the 2021 tournament with a view to new courses in addition to the regular courses (53 km, 15 km, 2.5 km). In addition, we are planning to maintenance such as reviewing dangerous points on Mt.Hachikoku trail.
We will proceed with the preparations to ECT even more enjoyable next year. We look forward to your participation.
Echigo Country Trail Executive Committee
Executive Committee Chair: Nakazawa Yoshiyuki