Please download and review our Runner's Handbook (to be posted as the race gets closer!)
Friday, July 15th, 2016
Camping at Silver Hill Meadow opens. Portable toilets will be available.
Check In 10 a.m. -3:45 p.m.
Pre-Race Briefing 4 p.m.
Pasta Dinner-immediately following the briefing approx. 4:30 p.m.
PRE-RACE CHECK IN from 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. - all runners must submit to a physical exam which will involve checking vital signs and weight in running gear. This is not a complete physical. Runners must show evidence of adequate training and be knowledgeable about stress factors of prolonged exercise in adverse conditions.
RUNNERS AND CREW BRIEFING MEETING at 4 PM - Attendance at this meeting is required for all runners, handlers and pacers. We will review trail conditions, aid and medical station locations and procedures and any special situations. This is the time to get your questions answered.
PASTA DINNER - Served in the main tent at Silver Hill Meadow immediately following the pre-race briefing approx. 4:30 p.m.
Movie Screening approx 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 16th 2016
100 mile Race
100 Mile runners must check in with timers between 3 and 3:45 AM.
100 Mile RUNNER START - 4 AM
100 Km Race
100 K runners must check in with timers between 8 and 8:45 AM.
100 K RUNNER START - 9 AM
Sunday, July 17th 2016--Course Closing Times
100 Km Race
100 K course closes - 5:00 A.M.
100 Mile Race
100 Mile course closes - 10:00 A.M.
Post Race Brunch/Lunch
BBQ Served at 10:30 a.m at Silver Hill Meadow
Awards Ceremony - At Silver Hill Meadow, starts approx 11 a.m..
All 100 mile runners finishing in less than 24 hours will receive a VT100 belt buckle.
All 100 Mile finisher between 24 and 30 hours will receive a VT100 belt buckle.
All 100 Km runners finishing under the 20 hour limit will receive a custom designed coaster.
Solo Runners will also receive an award
General Race Rules and Information
Violating any rule will be grounds for disqualification. Race management reserves the right to bar any runner from competing in this or any future Vermont 100 Mile Endurance Race.
Directions to Silver Hill
PARKING AT SILVER HILL MEADOW AND HANDLER ACCESS STATIONS
All parking signs must be followed. No parking is allowed in driveways or in the road at Silver Hill Meadow. All parking at handler access stations must be out of traffic and must not block roads or driveways. Handlers must follow directions of aid station personnel.
No pacer parking is allowed at Camp 10 Bear. A shuttle will be provided from Silver Hill Meadow.
The trail is marked with yellow plastic plates with black arrows. There are smaller plates marked with a 'C' to indicate the course between the larger arrow plates. Lime is used on the road to mark certain intersections. Glow sticks are used to mark the trail at night. Unfortunately, vandalism does occur - we have crews checking during the night but be cautious.
Running the trail
While running the trail runners are allowed to set their own pace as long as they are out of the following check points by the times noted.
These Cutoff Times are for the 100 miler
Camp 10 Bear
Camp 10 Bear
Spirit of 76
100 mi and 100 km Aid Station Lists
(with hard Cut-off times)
(Stations are Subject to change)
At every medical check point (Camp 10 Bear #1, Camp 10 Bear #2 and Bill's), every runner must check in with medical staff. Each runner will undergo a brief evaluation that may include being weighed or further evaluation if needed. All decisions and evaluations are up to the medical staff.
Aid Station List 100 mi and 100 Km with Hard Cut-offs
Extra supplies may be left at check-in on Friday before 6 p.m. for delivery to the following aid stations: #5, 7, 11, 14, 17, 19, 22, and 24. Supplies must be in a durable, soft sided, clearly marked bag with the runners bib number and station to be delivered to. Bags can not contain glass of any kind and large, hard sided totes or bins will not be accepted. Most drop bags will be returned to the finish line by noon on Sunday .
THE VT100 IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST, STOLEN OR FORGOTTEN ARTICLES. ARRANGEMENTS MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE FOR RETURN OF ANY ITEMS NOT PICKED UP ON SUNDAY.
Above all please have a safe 100 miles. Enjoy the beautiful sight and sounds of Vermont.
Please remember to thank the volunteers. They make this all possible. updated July 7, 2016