Indiana's only 100 Mile Trail Race - April 29 - April 30, 2017



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We are very pleased to announce that the only 100 mile trail race in the state of Indiana will be held at Chain O' Lakes State Park in Albion, Indiana on April 29 - April 30, 2017.

Please note that there will also be a 50 mile race option on the same course with the 100 mile race. There will be a 30 hour time limit for the 100 milers and a 15 hour time limit for the 50 milers. The new 100K will have a 18 hour time limit.

The Indiana Trail 100 is a non-profit event managed by ultra-runners with the net proceeds going back to the park. We are convinced that once you run on our scenic course you will keep coming back. We will help you achieve your goal, whether it's your first 50, 100K or 100 miler or setting your personal record time.




May Announcements

1) 2017 Race Dates – The 2017 Indiana Trail 100 will be held at Chain O’Lakes State Park on April 29 – April 30. Please save these dates to be a part of our event. For those new to the Indiana Trail 100, we feature a 100 mile, 100k, and 50 mile run. We do not offer any distances shorter than 50 miles

2)2017 Race Registration – Registration for the 2017 Indiana Trail 100 will begin on Saturday, 5/14/16. Please enter online through the Indiana Trail 100 website, under Entry/Registration or use the following RunSignUp link to register:

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3) Cap – The limit for the 2017 Indiana Trail 100 will be 400 runners. It is at the race committee’s discretion to determine the limits for 100 mile, 100k, 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.

4) Waiting List – As soon as the 2017 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.

5) 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 100K or 100 miler, and vice versa, after you have signed up. More details to follow.

6) Western States – Please note that the Indiana Trail 100 has been a Western States qualifying race the past three years. It is our expectation that we will be a qualifying race in 2017 as well but we await WSER’s announcement and confirmation for ours and all other qualifying races.

7) Midwest Super Slam – Please note that the 2017 Indiana Trail 100 is part of the 2017 Midwest Super Slam.

8) Buckles – In 2017, we will again provide sub 24 hour buckles along with traditional buckles for runners that finish 100 miles over 24 hours but less than 30 hours. The 100k and 50 mile finishers will receive a medal.

9) July weekend training run – We will host group training run(s) in mid-July as we’ve done for the past three years. This will consist of a one loop run (20 miles) on Friday night, a two loop run (40 miles) on Saturday morning, and a one loop run (20 miles) on Saturday night. If you’re in the middle of training for a 100 mile run, this will be a good opportunity to run with several other IT 100 runners and get in up to 80 miles in a 27 hour time period. We’ll provide more details as the event date approaches.

10) Weekly Training Runs – We will advise once the Sunday morning training runs begin again in the fall. We usually start back up at the beginning of September and then switch to Saturdays in December.

11) Trail Maintenance – Summer is a busy time of year for trail maintenance at Chain O’Lakes. Please let us know if you’re interested in helping us maintain current trails, along with building new ones. Please contact Jerry Diehl at for more details.