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Boasting closed roads, clean air and beautiful vistas, the 2023 Niseko Classic is set for June 16 to 18.

The 150km road race course includes 2,609m of vertical, with the 85km race offering a challenging 1,426m of climbing. Both races finish in the Niseko Hirafu Resort – including KOM and Sprint challenges, there are prizes for all age categories, with mechanical support / product demo available during race weekend.

The 150km and 85km races are official UCI Gran Fondo World Series qualifier events, and are supervised by the Japan Cycling Federation. Your road to Glasgow/GBR
, the host cities of the 2023 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships begins in Niseko!

Race Organizer

Hokkaido Events Corporation

Race Management

  • Japan Cycling Federation
  • Hokkaido Cycling Federation
  • Niseko Classic Executive Committee

Race Supporters (TBC)

  • Hokkaido Government
  • Shiribeshi General Subprefectural Bureau
  • Kutchan Town
  • Kyowa Town
  • Rankoshi Town
  • Niseko Town
  • Liaison Council of the Niseko Mountain Range
  • Otaru Development and Construction Department
  • Scenic Byway Hokkaido Shikotsu-Toya-Niseko Route
  • Kutchan Tourism Association
  • Kyowa Tourism Association
  • Rankoshi Tourism Association
  • Niseko Resort Tourist Association Co., Ltd
  • Niseko Promotion Board
  • Junior Chamber International Kutchan
  • Kutchan Lions Club
  • Rotary Club of Kutchan
  • Tokyu Resorts & Stays Co.,Ltd
  • Nihon Harmony Resorts
  • Kutchan Traffic Safety Association
  • Kutchan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Kutchan Sports Association
  • WAO Rediscovering Niseko Yotei
  • Hokkaido Shimbun Newspaper Kutchan Office
  • JA Kutchan Kosei General Hospital
  • Japan Keirin Autorace fundoation

Race Cooperation

  • Tour de Hokkaido Association
  • Sapporo Cycling Federation
  • Yotei Sanroku Fire Department
  • Otaru Construction Management Bureau