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The Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest is an end of summer ultra and trail running bash! The Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest will include solo and team racing, camping, live music, and so much more! Held entirely on the private trails of the Hutton-Loyd Tree Farm in Wallingford, Kentucky, the event offers a race for everyone, including four solo race distances and two relay race distances!
The Hutton-Loyd Tree Farm is nestled in a beautiful and picturesque Appalachian valley featuring miles of trails in the surrounding foothills, a scenic private lake, and a big old barn to serve as our race headquarters! The Start/Finish line is spectator friendly and close to all the action, it offers shelter in the barn, restrooms, and parking is just a few feet away.
All registrations include two nights of camping, post-race meal ticket, and all other festival amenities, including live music! Registration also includes an awesome custom tee shirt, swag, and special offers from our partners! Professional photographers will be photographing the event and all images will be available for free download and personal use!
Grab your friends and don't miss this ultra and trail running party, or the rare opportunity to run on the otherwise private trails of the Hutton-Loyd Tree Farm with your friends! Read more below and visit Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest Website for full event details.
Please review the special registration instructions at the bottom of this page before registering.
The racecourse will consist of a single 10-kilometer (6.2 miles) loop on the private trails through the Hutton-Loyd Tree Farm’s beautiful valley and surrounding foothills. The 100K race will complete ten loops, the 50K race five loops, and the 30K race three loops. All loops will be run in the same direction.
The racecourse surface is mostly singletrack and doubletrack dirt trails with a several short sections of gravel road. Potential water crossings will depend on rainfall before or during the event.
The racecourse terrain includes some fast valleys, fun ridges, and a couple of steeper climbs and descents. Each loop offers approximately +1,300’ feet of elevation gain and equal loss.
There will be an Aid-Station located at the Start/Finish Line. This Aid-Station will be manned by event staff and fully stocked with fluids and nutrition. There will be a manned, but fluids only Aid-Station located near the halfway point of each loop. Both Aid-Stations will include ice buckets for cooling and other cooling devices. Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest is a cupless event, please plan accordingly.
The racecourse will be superbly marked with flags, ribbons, and signs, and will also include marshals at key locations as needed.
There will be a 20-hour cutoff for all race distances and the racecourse will close at 4:00 am on Sunday. All Athletes and Teams must start their final loop no later than 2:00 am.
A complete description, including maps and elevation profiles, can be viewed by visiting Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest Website.
Relay Races and Teams
There will be three divisions for the 100K and 50K relay races – Female, Male, and Coed. Teams must consist of at least two members, and no more than five. There are no rules governing how many laps each team member must run, teams are free to create their own strategy, but a single team member may not run two consecutive laps, there must be an exchange between each lap. Once a team member begins a lap, they must finish it, exchanges will only be permitted at the main Start/Finish Line Aid-Station at The Barn. Teams are encouraged to bring a tent and erect a base camp at the Start/Finish Line!
Each team member must register individually. When completing registration, you will be asked to enter your team name and the division in which your team will compete. Please read the special registration instructions at the bottom of this page. Please use common sense when creating your team’s name! Athletes may switch teams, otherwise modify team rosters, or change team divisions, please contact us to make these changes. Members may be added to a team at any time while registration is open, provided team size does not exceed five members. A list of teams and team rosters will be published before the event.
Awards, Trophies, and Prizes
All Solo and Relay finishers will receive a custom finisher medal!
The top three finishers in both the female and male divisions for each Solo race will receive a unique handmade trophy and prizes from our partners! Athletes setting race records will receive a special trophy! Solo first-place finishers will receive free entry for a future Rad Ultras event, while second-place and third-place finishers will receive discounted entry! All champions and podium finishers will also receive a special invitation to return to the next Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest to defend their title or top finish!
For Relay races, all Team Members of the top three Teams in the female, male, and coed divisions will receive trophies and prizes from our partners! All first-place teams will receive free entry to the next Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest to defend their title. All Team Members of first-place, second-place, and third-place teams will receive discounted entry to a future Rad Ultras event!
Festival and Camping
As the racing comes to an end, the party begins! There will be food and live music in The Barn and other fun games or activities on the festival grounds Saturday evening and into the night! All registered Athletes will receive a post-race meal ticket as part of registration. This will be a great opportunity to make memories with your ultra and trail running friends!
Camping is available for the entire weekend, Friday through Sunday, and is included in the cost of registration. This includes both tent and car camping. Camping is also open to all Crew, Pacers, Friends, and Family, but must be purchased at a cost of $30.00 per person. All camping tickets will include a meal ticket, live music, and all other amenities available on the festival grounds. Additional camping tickets may be purchased during race registration or on a later date. Camping tickets will also be available for purchase on Friday at the Expo if space is available, but purchasing camping reservations during race registration is encouraged. Camping check-in will begin at 4:00 pm local time on Friday afternoon.
Trail Sisters Approved
Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest is a Trail Sisters Approved event! The event is committed to equal podium positions, equal trophies and prizes, female specific apparel and swag, menstrual products at Aid-Stations, and equal opportunity for females at the Start Line.
Expo, Packet Pickup, and Pre-Race Briefing
An Expo will take place on Friday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm local time in the The Barn at the Hutton-Loyd Tree Farm. Packet Pickup and camping check-in will be available throughout and a Pre-Race Briefing will take place at 6:00 pm local time. The Expo will include giveaways, prizes, and special offers from our Partners. Additional Packet Pickup will be available on Race Day, but to save time, Athletes are encouraged to attend the Expo for packet and bib collection.
The event will open at 6:00 am local time on Race Day. Packet-Pickup will be available in the The Barn and Drop Bags will also be accepted. A Gear Check will be available in the morning and throughout the day. There will be a quick and mandatory Race Day Check-In. A brief announcement will occur at the Start Line 10:00 minutes before race start.
Crew, Pacers, and Drop Bags
All Athletes and Teams may have a Crew. Crew may support their Athletes and Teams at the main Start/Finish Aid-Station at The Barn only. All crewing must take place within 500' feet of the Start/Finish Line.
Athletes running the 100K solo race may have a Pacer. Pacers are permitted to join their Athlete any time after 60-kilometers (37.2 miles) at the main Start/Finish Line Aid-Station at The Barn only. Athletes may have more than one Pacer, but only once Pacer at a time. Pacers must sign a waiver and wear a Pacer bib.
All Athletes and Teams may have Drop Bags at the main Start/Finish line Aid-Station or setup their own personal base camp. Visit our website at Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest Website or view the Event Guide for additional requirements.
Spectators are welcome and encouraged at Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest! Friends and family may cheer on Athletes from the main Start/Finish Aid-Station at The Barn, and a few other locations along the racecourse. Come for the races, stay for the party and friends you'll make! Parking is close and restrooms are located at the Start/Finish line. Bring a chair and enjoy the races while the oncourse action and Finish line excitement is called by our live announcer! Food and beverages will be available for spectators and crew to purchase. Please note, pets are not permitted at Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest.
Deferrals, Transfers, and Changes
When you register for Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest, you will always be able to defer your registration, transfer to a different Rad Ultras event, or change your race distance, you can even assign your registration to a friend - your registration will never be wasted! All registration modifications for the 2023 Hot Hot Hundred Trail Fest must be requested and processed by August 23. Please contact us to make modifications to your registration.
Parking will be free to all Registered Athletes. If possible, car-pooling is appreciated.
Special Registration Instructions
Please read these special registration instructions before registering for a relay race.
All team members must register individually, there are no group registrations.
When registering for a relay race, please determine your competition division and team name before registering. During registration you will be asked to select the division in which your team will compete and to enter a team name. This is how Athletes will be matched to a team.
You may switch to a different team at any time by contacting us.
Team members may be added to a team at any time if registration is open, but team rosters must not exceed five members. Team members may be removed from a team at any time, but team rosters must include at least two members. If you need to remove a team member from your team, or a team member needs to be moved to a different team, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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