- There will
be no unofficial runners.
- Each runner's
official race number must be worn prominently on the front of the runner
throughout the entire race.
- Runners must
follow the marked trail at all times. Any runner departing from the trail
must return to the point of departure on foot before continuing to proceed
on the course.
- Each runner
must complete the entire course on foot under his/her own power.
- Runners may
not store supplies of any kind along the trail.
- Runners are
responsible for the actions of their crews and pacers. Everyone associated
with the race must comply with all Race rules, regulations issued by the
Race Director in pre-race memos and at the pre-race briefing Friday afternoon,
and all parking and access instructions, or risk disqualification of the
- Each runner
must be checked IN and OUT of all manned checkpoints.
- All cut-off
times will be strictly enforced.
of individual runners may be required at the discretion of the Aid Station
captain or medical personnel. Refusal of the runner to cooperate may result
in immediate disqualification. The Aid Station captain or medical personnel
have the complete authority to evaluate the condition of any runner at any
time, and to determine whether the runner may continue.
of fluids or drugs (intravenous, intramuscular, or subcutaneous) during
the race may result in immediate disqualification.
of any kind is prohibited. Please respect the natural beauty of our countryside
and forest to allow our continued use of this course.
must use approved Forest Service techniques for human waste disposal
if they are required to relieve themselves in the "wild".
must refrain from any act of bad sportsmanship.
- Smoking is
not permitted at any of the checkpoints or along the trail.
- Any runner
who is unable to finish the race must personally inform the Aid Station
captain of the nearest checkpoint of his/her decision to withdraw.
- The runner
is responsible for any "search" costs incurred by their participation in
this event if an emergency search procedure is activated. This includes
searching for runners classified as "lost" caused by noncompliance with
withdrawal procedures from the race listed in #15 above.
- The entrant
is responsible for any costs incurred by them, their pacers, or their crew
for medical treatment or medical evacuation during their participation in
- No pacers allowed. A pacer (pace
runner or safety runner) is any individual who accompanies an entrant for
any distance greater than 100 yards at one time. An entrant over the age
of 60 or with special medical conditions (cleared by the Race Director in
advance) may be paced from the start.
- Vehicles are not allowed on
the Tongue River Canyon Road from the Trailhead to the finish at Dayton Park. IF YOUR CREW
DRIVEs ON TONGUE RIVER ROAD TO THE TRAIL HEAD, YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED, ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS!
We encourage you to meet your runner by either walking, running, or biking
on the road. A crew runner may accompany the
competitor on the final course section into the park, but must only do so on foot, and may not do so on a bike.
- Runners are
to carry their own supplies. No mechanical or physical assistance may be
given to the runner at any time.
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