2015 Lottery Process
The lottery for the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs are for all distances, 100 mile; 50 mile and 55K. The lottery will open on December 7, 2014 at 6 am and will remain open until December 21, 2014.
The lottery drawing will be presented to the public on January 1, 2015.
After the lottery is drawn a waiting list for each distance will open up. Each distances waiting list is operated independently, as runners withdraw from each perspective distance the next runner on the waiting list will be invited it. YOUR CREDIT CARD WILL NOT BE CHARGED UNTIL YOU HAVE ACCEPTED AN INVITATION INTO THE RACE.
100 MILE RUNNERS MUST HAVE MET THE QUALIFICATION STANDARDS AS DESCRIBED BELOW IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR THE TRT 100 MILE RACE.
If you enter the lottery for more than one distance with TRT, if you can enter the event you are targeting to give that entry your preference and from being placed in more than one event. Thank you.
100 Mile Qualification Standards
TRT 100M - QUALIFYING STANDARDS
Qualifying standards apply to all ages, 18 years of age and older. Standards apply to trail races only.
All individuals registering for the 100-Mile event MUST meet the "Qualification Standards" BY THE CLOSE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE LOTTERY DECEMBER 21 2014 AT MIDNIGHT for the 2015 event. NO EXCEPTIONS! Any non-qualified runners registered for the 100 mile race will be removed from the lottery prior to the lottery drawing.
All registrants must meet at least one of the following qualification times. Proof that Qualification Standards have been met must be verifiable by official race results on Ultra Signup or results listed in Ultrarunning Magazine:
50 miles in less than 13 hours or the TRT 50-Miler in less than 15 hours
100 kilometers in less than 17 hours
Completion of any OFFICIAL 100-mile trail race
The qualifying period is July 1, 2013 to December 21, 2014
Registration officials will confirm that Qualification Standards were fulfilled by verifying the qualification information provided during the registration process. (If an individual registers for the Tahoe Rim Trail 100-Mile Endurance Run but proof of qualification can not be confirmed the individual WILL NOT be allowed to participate refunds WILL NOT be issued). If you have completed a qualifying event but the results have not been posted at the time of registration contact the event's Race Director.
The Tahoe Rim Trail 100 Mile Endurance Run will be run single-track trails and dirt roads within Spooner State Park and on the Tahoe Rim Trail located within the state park and on National Forest land all at or above 8,000 feet of elevation. The 100 mile race will simply be the 50 mile course run twice. But make no mistake, there is nothing simple about the 100 mile course. Please refer the event website for a course description, elevation profile, and finishing times to get a better perception of the difficulty of this course. All runners must be sufficiently prepared for all trail and environmental conditions. Running any 100 mile race is a true challenge physically, mentally and emotionally, this race will truly challenge you. Don't expect to run a PR here.
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