THE INDIANA TRAIL 100

Welcome Ultra Runners!


SEPTEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS


1. 

2019 Race Date – The 2019 Indiana Trail 100 (IT100) will take place at Chain O’Lakes State Park (COL) on October 12-13, 2019. Please save these dates to be a part of our event. The Indiana Trail 100 features a 100 mile, 100k, and 50 mile run.

2. 

2019 Race Registration – Registration for the 2019 Indiana Trail 100 is open. To register please go to the following link: https://runsignup.com/Race/IN/Albion/IndianaTrail100.

3. 

Cap – The cap for the 2019 Indiana Trail 100 is 400 total runners. It is at the race committee’s discretion to determine the field size for the 100 mile, 100k, and 50 mile runs, 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.

4. 

Waiting List – As soon as the 2019 Indiana Trail 100 reaches its limit of 400 runners we’ll implement a waiting list. The runners will be placed on the waiting list in the order they sign up; the first on the waiting list will be the first to take the place of someone that drops out.

5. 

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.

6. 

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

7. 

September Training Runs – The last scheduled training run before the race is 9/14.

8. 

Trail Maintenance Day – The scheduled date is 9/28. Please see the event link for more details and let us know if you’re attending by clicking Going.

9. 

Volunteers – We’re in the process of coordinating our volunteer list, so please contact Steve Carr at stevec@ignitetrailseries.com if you would like to join in on the fun and make a difference to our runners.

10. 

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.

11. 

Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

  • 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 12
  • 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 13
  • 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

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

12. 

FRIDAY NIGHT PASTA DINNER $10.00 per person – ALL YOU CAN EAT AND EVERYONE IS WELCOME (Runners and Support Family)
Pay at the meal or pre-pay by sending check or money order to:
Beth Shellman
3000 W – 200 N Albion, IN 46701
(Make checks payable to Prentiss Chapter #178 OES)

Menu:
Baked Spaghetti (meat sauce and vegetarian sauce both available) Tossed Salad with several dressing choices available Homemade Garlic Toast Homemade Dessert Coffee, Water and Pop available

Contact Beth Shellman if you have any questions
Phone: (260) 636-3417
Email: shman@frontier.com

13. 

Site Protocol – Our website and Facebook Forum/Event Page is specific to the IT100. Topics discussed include ultra running in general but the focus is primarily on our event as an informational guide to our runners.
Since we’re 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



IT 100 Documentary

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

2019 Indiana Trail 100 Sponsors

Thank you to all of our sponsors for the 2019 IT 100!



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