note that the initial entry fees are the same as 2015. The fees will increase
on 9/1/15, so please make a note of it.
Cap – The limit for the 2016 Indiana Trail 100 will be 400 runners. It is at
the race committee’s discretion to determine the limits for 100 mile and 50
mile entries, respectively. We will provide advanced notice if we decide to
close down one of the fields due to the maximum limit.
is your responsibility to register before we reach our cap. This past year, we
were contacted by approximately 200 people that requested to enter the race
after we had already filled up.
Waiting List – As soon as the 2016 Indiana Trail 100 reaches its limit of 400
runners we will 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.
No Deferrals/No Refunds/No Transfers – There will be no deferrals, no refunds,
and no transfers for any reason, including injury. However, we will allow
runners to switch from the 50 miler to 100 miler, and vice versa, after you
have signed up. More details to follow.
Western States – Please note that the Indiana Trail 100 is a Western States
Midwest Super Slam – Please note that the 2016 Indiana Trail 100 is part of the
2016 Midwest Super Slam.
Buckles – In 2016, we will again provide sub 24 hour buckles along with
traditional buckles for runners that finish over 24 hours but less than 30
hours. The 50 mile finishers will receive a medal.
Training Runs – While the Thursday night training runs will still take place
throughout the summer, we’re going to take a break from the Saturday morning
training runs. We will advise once the Sunday morning training runs start again
in the fall.
July weekend training run – The Indiana Trail 100 will host weekend training
runs on 7/17 – 7/18. This will consist of the following dates and distances:
- One loop run (16.67 miles) on Friday night – starts at 7pm.
7/18 - Two loop run (33.33 miles) on Saturday morning – starts at 8am.
7/18 - One loop run (16.67 miles) on Saturday night – starts at 7pm.
meet at the Sand Lake beach parking lot to begin each run. Please note the
We start promptly at the times listed. It’s your responsibility to be there on
time if you want to run with the group.
We’ll have directional flags on some of the trails but not many. This is due to
the campground being full. If you’re unfamiliar with the course or you don’t
run with someone that is it will be your responsibility to follow the Indiana
Trail 100 course markings.
We are sharing the park with a full campground, so be respectful of how you
act. For example, please be quiet when you run past campers at dark.
Two of the three training runs are at night, so you’ll need a headlamp. Also,
bring plenty of bug spray.
We’ll have rolling aid stations at the schoolhouse and rally campground but you
should be prepared to bring your own nutritional/hydration supplies.
THESE ARE TRAINING RUNS AND YOU’RE PAYING NOTHING TO PARTICIPATE, SO YOUR
EXPECTATIONS OF WHAT IS PROVIDED SHOULD BE LIMITED.
There is a zero tolerance policy regarding littering. If we spot anyone
littering we will ask that they pick it up or risk not being invited back into
Please note that these training runs are not competitive. You won’t be rewarded
for running faster than anyone else. Our focus is on preparing runners for 50
and 100 mile runs they have coming up, and especially for those that are
running the Indiana Trail 100 next April. We will give out small prizes (like a
t-shirt) for anyone that finishes all three sessions (total of 66.7 miles).
Please thank our volunteers for giving up their time to assist with the IT100
click Join on the event listing if you’re attending or let us know which
sessions you plan to run. Please only sign up if you’re attending. If you’ve
already signed up and can’t attend, please remove your name from the list.