Audax Japan Okayama


Event name

BRM425 AJ Okayama 1200 Spring Shine in 2020

For the participants of BRM425

We have already emailed the postponement of BRM425 and details about it, but we will inform digest to avoid the cases that our email could not be reached.

You can participate regardless of the participation fee next year, but if you want a refund, we will refund your entry fee minus the costs incurred to date for the preparation of the event. In case you choose a refund, a commemorative item will also be sent.

If you would like a refund, please let us know via the following form as we will need to tell you the way to refund.

We will resend detailed information.

If there is no contact, we will basically consider that you have requested to participate next year.

The refunds will be accepted by September 30 of this year.

Also, the detailed date of next year will be informed on the website by mid-September.

The commemorative jersey will be mailed to all riders who have ordered them.

Sincerely yours, AJ Okayama (2020/3/28)

Notice of BRM425 event cancellation.

For two weeks since the last of our report, we have been watching the trends of the COVID-19 and made a discussion with the related, but due to the safety for the participants and the consideration of the public, we decided to cancel the BRM425.

We are sorry for everyone who was looking forward to this event.

Initially, the next 1200km event was scheduled to be held four years later in 2024, but because of this cancellation, we are considering holding it next year.

Due to this cancellation, participants will receive detail information with a partial refund of the participation fee by e-mail by the 21st.

Please set your email to receive from jp1200(at) (please change (at) to @)

If you do not contact us by the 21st, please check your spam first and let us know via the following contact form.

Sincerely yours, AJ Okayama (2020/3/13)


Ever since Audax Japan Okayama was established in 2005, we have successfully hosted the 200km, 300km, 400km, 600km, 1000km series of ACP sanctioned brevets. In 2016, we have been hosted the first RM 1200km brevet to be held in Honshu, the main island of the Japanese archipelago, with the kind support of so many. The Olympic year of 2020, our second challenge will be held in with improvement of the first 1200km.Audax Japan Okayama is grateful to all brevet riders and the local communities for their encouragement and support.

A 1200km voyage will start at Hayashima located in Setouchi region known for its moderate climate from breaking dawn of spring. Coast of Seto Inland Sea with Yacht Harbor and Olive Garden, and pass over the mountainous area to north to the spa area on the Japan Sea side. Hiruzenkogen Highlands with snow scene, historical myths of Izumo Taisha shrine, and cross many islands to enter Shikoku Island. Please enjoy beautiful cherry blossom season and cultural event by warmful volunteers in main island of Japan.

Representing Audax Japan, Okayama,


Start: April 25, 2020, 4:00 am | 4:15 am | 4:30 am (wave start | 50 slots in each time, 10 for overseas riders.)

Close: April 28, 2016, 10:00 pm | 10:15 pm | 10:30 pm


[route image]

Route image of 1200km in 2020

Route image of 1200km in 2020

[route data]

Total distance: approx. 1,200km

Total elevation: approx. 12,906m

[Lat Long Lab]

*”Lat Long Lab” show the root on digital map in Japan.

[Ride with GPS]

Total route of Okayama 1200km in 2020


  • 11/19 English version is released.
  • 9/27 Japanese draft is released.


PDF and Excel version are available.

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  • 1/29 Cue sheet is updated.
  • 11/19 English version is uploaded.

[over night control] (plan)

There will be set two overnight controls where riders can have sleep at the event.

    *”Onomichi Fureai no Sato.”

    You can have sleep in the gymnasium (over -night control) or you can book a hotel or other types of accommodation in same area.
    If you book, you are free access in 24 hours during Apr. 26th to 27th at this accommodation.

    For further details, contact to reservation.(in Japanese)

[drop bag]

The drop bag parcel can be only accepted at the following control.

Riders list / Result

(2/28 released)

Please confirm your information and if you find some wrong, please contact us.

Start / Goal

Yurubino-ya in Hayashima
370-1 hayashima Maegata Tsukubo District Okayama Prefecture Japan

Access Example

●Tokyo to Hayashima

Narita International Airport – (Narita Express) – JR Tokyo Sta. – (JR /
Shinkansen (Bullet Train) – JR Okayama Sta.(JR-West / Local) Hayashima Sta.
Fare: approx. 19,000 JPY
Time required: approx. 5h30min

●Osaka to Hayashima

Kansai International Airport – (JR / Local) – Shin-Osaka Sta. (JR /
Shinkansen (Bullet Train) – JR Okayama Sta.(JR-West / Local) Hayashima Sta.
Fare: approx. 7,500 JPY
Time required: approx. 2h45min

Number of participants

150 first-come-first-served basis.
(30 participants from overseas in advance.)

Rider Entry Fee

23,000 JPY (tax included)

Application period

Opening of registration: November 22, 21:00, 2019 (Japan time)

Deadline of registration: February 1, midnight 2020 (Japan time)

Payment method

The application form is following the sports entry page and will open from Nov. 22nd, 9 pm (Japan time).

The options (Jersey and Welcome party) are not mandatory, and also you can add them after your registration is done until Feb. 1, 2020.

For your additional purchase, please contact and make an order to the following form.

You can also register for the sports entry system before your registration by the following page. It will be helped to put your information at your registration.


Due to the specifications of the sports entry system, there will be no cancel refund this time.


  • 1. To qualify for the Okayama 1200km, you must have successfully completed Super Randonneur Series ( 200k, 300k, 400k and 600k brevet series ) either in 2017, 2018 or 2019.
  • 2. You must be covered by liability insurance money, more than 100,000,000 JPY (Audax Japan regulation). The liability insurance have to cover for your own damage. (Audax Okayama regulation)
  • 3. Required to be 20years old or more.

Bike inspection

Detail will be uploaded in soon.

Welcome party

Apr. 24th. (Fri.) 18:00 – (about 2 hours) (plan)

All participants are invited to a welcome dinner at a Italian restaurant near the starting point.

Fee: 2,300 JPY (Tax excluded)

Place: Buffet Dabra

Memorial jersey

We are planning to make a memorial jersey.

BRM425 memorial jersey

Design of jersey by Akari KIRA.

Price: 11,500 JPY (Tax excluded)

Product and size information fromthe web site of wave one.

Email of product company: