Registration

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Registration begins on December 15, 2018
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Entry Fees

Race Date: August 3, 2019

Race Distance Until Jan 31st Feb. 1 – May 31st June 1 – Aug 3
100K $200 $215 $225
55K $125 $140 $150

NOTE: All 100K and 55K entrants MUST run a qualifying race or obtain permission from the race director.   You must indicate that you understand what you are signing up for.  You must indicate that you have experienced high mountain races or experiences that have given you an understanding of what traveling long distances at high altitude can do to your body and that you are able to continue forward in the event of extreme weather (rain, hail, snow, wind, sleet, lightening – – sometimes all at the same time).  You will have a GPS Tracker, but you will be many miles and hours from  help reaching you.  Megan wants you to experience this course and event, but this cannot be your first high mountain experience.

GPS TRACKING

All racers must carry a GPS tracker during the 55K and the 100K races.  This important safety measure is required by the San Juan County Sheriff, Bruce Conrad.  If you own your own tracker you may use it.  You will enter your trackers number on the MAProgress registration page.  If you do not own your own tracker, you may rent one from MAProgress for $39.  All racers must register for tracking at:

https://silvertonultramarathon-2019.maprogress.com/event/register

100K Registration Includes:

  • A top-notch mountain ultra-marathon running experience
  • 62.34 miles of the most amazingly spectacular  single-track trails, including 23 miles along the  most scenic part of the famous Colorado Trail.  All single-track except for .88 mi of pavement leaving town and a total of 2.8 miles of dirt roads where you will not be contending with cars.
  • An abundance of experienced, knowledgeable, attentive volunteers, including medical and communications staff
  • 6 Well-stocked and well-supported aid stations including 2 remote aid stations.
  • Top quality, men’s and women’s specific RACER tech tee – Included in price if you register before January 31st.  $10 fee for shirts after Jan. 31st.  No shirt if Registering after July 1st
  • High-quality finisher medal
  • Awards Ceremony
  • MAProgress tracking service.  You must have your own GPS tracker or you must rent one from MAProgress for $39.  SUM will pay the fee for your tracker to show up on the Map platform so that the world can see your tracker.
  • Pacer support at Aid 5 and 6.

55K Registration Includes:

  • A top-notch mountain ultra-marathon running experience
  • 35.3 miles of the most amazingly spectacular  single-track trails, including 16.32 miles of the most spectacular part of the famous Colorado Trail.  Mostly single-track trails in remote areas.  A couple miles of dirt roads in the beginning, and a few in the end, but they are remote.  You will no be contending with cars except for approx 3 miles.
  • Experienced, knowledgeable volunteers and medical and communications staff
  • 4 Well-stocked and well-supported aid stations and 1 remote aid station.
  • Top quality, men’s and women’s specific RACER tech tee – Included in price if you register before January 31st.  $10 fee for shirts after Jan. 31st.  No shirt if Registering after July 1st
  • Awards Ceremony Sunday morning
  • Unique Finisher Poster created by a professional artist
  • MAProgress tracking service.  You must have your own GPS tracker or you must rent one from MAProgress for $39.  SUM will pay the fee for your tracker to show up on the Map platform so that the world can see your tracker.
  • Pacer support at Aid 6.  Pacers are allowed to pace you from Aid 5 to the finish.  In order for pacers to get to Aid 5 they can drive to the Ice Lakes TH parking lot and hike 2.5 ish miles up South Mineral Creek Rd. to Aid 5.  ABSOLUTELY NO CREW OR PACER CARS MAY DRIVE BEYOND THE ICE LAKES TRAILHEAD PARKING LOT.

TEAMS – “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much” ~Helen Keller

Experience the joys, laugher, challenges, hurdles and excitement of this incredibly hard experience with your inspiring, BAD ASS friends.  What’s better than suffering alone?  Suffering with others . . . right?  Silverton Ultra Marathon introduces teams in 2019.  Reach out, invite those who inspire you and whom you want to inspire and do this together.    You will be able to indicate on Ultra Sign Up when you register if you are on a team.  Everyone on your team needs to enter the same team name.  You may add team members after you register by logging into Ultra Sign Up with the link on your confirmation email.

Team Rules:

  • Must have at least 3 people on your team and can have as many as you like.  Teams can be all women, all men or co-ed teams.
  • Your team can either be ALL 55Kers or ALL 100Kers.  No combined distance teams.
  • Each member of the team can run their own pace.  Each runner will receive their individual time and each team will get their team time.
  • Team time =  the 3 fastest finish times added together.

Prize categories include:

  • Men’s, Women’s and Co-ed
  • Fastest Team – average times of all runners on the team
  • Most creative costumes
  • Team with the most geographically diverse members ( create your team with women from all over the globe)

With 11 years experience directing the Golden Gate Dirty 30, a successful, well organized race in the Denver area, 3 years organizing the Silverton Ultra Marathon and 10 years of volunteering for the Famous Hardrock 100, Megan has the experience and knowledge to create a top notch experience for each entrant.

Qualification

Due to high altitude, remoteness and distance between aid stations, Silverton Ultra Marathon 100K and 55K participants must possess mountain running experience. Your registration will be validated upon qualification verification through Ultra Sign Up.

List of Qualifying Races

  • Golden Gate Dirty 30 50K
  • Any mountainous 100-miler with 15,000+ feet of climbing
  • Any mountainous 100-km with 8,000+ feet of climbing
  • Any mountainous 50K with 7,000 + ft of climbing
  • Neversummer 100-km
  • Pocatello 100-km
  • San Juan Solstice 50-mile
  • Jemez Mountain 50-mile
  • Bighorn 50-mile
  • Run Rabbit Run 50-mile
  • Telluride Mountain Run
  • Leadville Silver Rush 50- mile
  • Grand Traverse – 40 mile
  • The Rut
  • Speedgoat 50K
  • Silverton Ultra Marathon, 55K
  • Completing the 4 pass loop in 1 go
  • Completing the Pawnee – Buchannan Loop in 1 go

This list is just a sample of the types of distance and terrain you need to be competent in venturing out in.  If you have not completed one of these races, please email the RD and let her know why you are competent with altitude and the fierce weather you could encounter during this race.  You will be above tree line for many miles and you will be a long way from help on most parts of this course.   email the RD.  55K racers just need to indicate they have experience running a marathon or equivalent at altitude.

Trail Work

It is important to commit time to help improve and sustain the the trails we enjoy. All Silverton Ultra Marathon participants are  ENCOURAGED to complete 8 hours of volunteer trail work .   Come join us July 13-14, 2019 in Silverton as we join forces with Hardrock to maintain the trails on this course and in the Silverton area. Dirty 30 will also be hosting trail work on May 18, 2019 in Golden Gate Canyon State Park 1 hour west of downtown Denver.

Registration Policies

  • Wait List. The wait list will open up on UltraSignup as soon as all the race spots have filled. Our permit allows us to start 250 runners. If you find yourself on the wait list in the days before the race and you really want to run, you may show up at registration and be ready for any last-minute vacancies.
  • Race packets including a race shirt will only be given to those who race.
  • Race shirts will only be guaranteed to those who register by July 1st.
  • Transfers/Refunds. NO REFUNDS.  NO TRANSFERS.  You may defer your entry according to the following timeline: 
    • Cancellations before March 31st – 100% of your entry fee deferred to the following year.
    • Cancellations between April 1st and July 14th – 50% of your entry fee deferred to the following year.
    • Cancellations after July 14th – 0% deferred to the following year.
  • Pregnancy Deferral – Women who get pregnant between registration and race day and cannot run their race will be allowed to defer their entry to the following year’s race, or to the Golden Gate Dirty 30.
  •  Email the race director if you would like to defer your entry.   Please understand that an event such as this cannot be planned and executed with the uncertainty of each runner’s changing needs. If you need to cancel, please contact the RD and provide the date and name you registered under. In the event the race is cancelled due to extreme weather, fire, or for some other unforeseeable event outside of our control, we cannot offer refunds.
  • Please know the RD is sympathetic to your unforeseen circumstances that is causing you to miss this race, but understand we are not able to make exceptions to the no refund rule and the deferred entry rule.  This event and others like it, incur high costs and  must pay bills way before this race takes place.  We cannot plan an event trying to guess if people are going to show up or cancel.  We hope you will come enjoy the event, if you cannot make it, know that your entry fee is going to support this race so that it continues and you may come experience it next year.