The master of Fairy Tail, Makarov Dreyar, organized the event and announced its rules to the participants while S-Class Mage, Mirajane Strauss and Sorcerer Magazine Reporter, Jason take the role of commentators, watching the event through the use of a TV Lacrima that is connected to a camera that follows the participants.
- Mages start from a starting line and are to follow an appointed course. They are to collect a Wyvern scale from the top of Mt. Ivor and return to the finish line within 24 hours.
- All forms of Magic, except flying Magic, can be used during the race.
- No Mage is allowed to drop out of the race.
- The person who comes in last place will face punishment.
- If more than one person come in last, all of them will receive the same punishment.