THE INDIANA TRAIL 100

Welcome Ultra Runners!


SEPTEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS


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2018 Race Date – The Indiana Trail 100 (IT100) is on October 13-14 at Chain O’Lakes State Park (COL). Please save these dates to be a part of our event. The Indiana Trail 100 features a 100 mile, 100k, and 50 mile run. Please note that the 2018 Indiana Trail 100 is a 2019 Western States qualifier and the final race of the 2018 Midwest Super Slam.

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2018 Race Registration –To register please go to the following link.

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Cap – The limit for the 2018 Indiana Trail 100 is 400 runners. It is at the race committee’s discretion to determine the field size for the 100 mile, 100k, and 50 mile entries, respectively. We’ll provide advanced notice if we decide to increase, decrease, or close down any of the fields. It is your responsibility to register before we reach our cap.

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No Deferrals/No Refunds/No Transfers – There are no deferrals, no refunds, and no transfers for any reason, including injury. However, we’ll allow runners to switch from the 100 miler to the 100k or 50 miler, and vice versa, after you have signed up. Please note that you cannot switch races on race day.

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Qualifiers – The Indiana Trail 100 is a UTMB and Western States qualifier.

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Training Runs – The last official training run before the Indiana Trail 100 is 9/15.

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Trail Maintenance Day – The final trail maintenance day before the Indiana Trail 100 is 9/29. Please see the following link to sign up and volunteer: https://www.facebook.com/events/1637588663017573/

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Pasta Dinner – The Friday night pasta dinner is 10/12 between 5:00 – 6:30 pm by the main tent at Chain O’Lakes State Park. To make reservations please contact Beth Shellman at shman@frontier.com. You can also call or text Beth at (260) 636-3417. Please note that the pasta dinner is handled outside our purview, so please direct all questions to Beth.

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Volunteers – The Indiana Trail 100 is known nationally for its volunteers. For information on how you can you can join our team as a volunteer please contact Steve Carr at stevec@ignitetrailseries.com.

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Site Protocol – Our website and Facebook Forum/Event Page is specific to the Indiana Trail 100. Topics discussed include ultra running in general but the focus is primarily on our event as an informational guide to our runners. Since we are not a generic running site, we do not permit advertisements or solicitations of any kind. This includes, but is not limited to, any running events/sites or their sponsors. We’ll remove all material, links, etc., that don’t meet the aforementioned criteria.

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Indiana Trail 100/Glacial Esker 40 Website – Please visit our website if you have any further questions about our events: https://ignitetrailseries.com/indianatrail.html#entry

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Hotel/Camping Options – Below are links to where many of our runners have stayed and will stay for the weekend of the Indiana Trail 100:

There will also be tent camping (non-electrical) available across the street from the start/finish line beginning on Friday before the race. This will be on a first come, first served basis. Electrical campsites in the COL campground will be plentiful for campers or RV’s. The campground is less than ¼ mile from the start/finish line and also has access to showers.

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, October 12, 2018

  • Free tent camping area opens at 9:00am
  • Campground camping check in starts at 2:00pm
  • Packet pickup/drop bags Main tent 3:00pm-7:00pm
  • Pre-race dinner 5:00pm-6:30pm
  • Raffle in Main tent at 6:00pm - Must be present to win
  • Race instructions in Main tent at 6:30pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018

  • Packet pickup/drop bags Main tent 5:00am-5:30am
  • Runners at the Start line by 5:50am
  • 100K race begins at 5:55am
  • 100 Mile and 50 Mile race begins at 6:00am
  • 50 Mile race ends at 9:00pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018

  • 100K race ends at 12:30am
  • 100 Mile race ends at 12:00pm
  • Tent camping area closes at 5:00pm
  • Campground camping check out is 5:00pm

NOTE: The location of all the above is at Sand Lake Beach area. Follow the signs from the park entrance to get there.



IT 100 Documentary

Check out "Courage in the Heartland" a film by Charles Moman.

2018 Indiana Trail 100 Sponsors

Thank you to all of our sponsors for the 2018 IT 100!




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