- No early starts. All participants will start at 11:59 P.M.
- Strict 15 hour time limit. (3 P.M. - 18 min/mile pace)
- Cut-off time for finishing the fourth loop, will be at 12:00pm (noon). Any runner who crosses the start/finish line after noon. (clock time) will have their race tag pulled and strongly advised to stop running. Results will NOT be posted for runners who do not meet the fourth loop cut-off time.
- Noon is a STRICT CUT-OFF TIME. If a runner who finishes their fourth loop one second past Noon, they will not be allowed to continue as a race entrant. Please do not try to persuade a race official or volunteer to allow you to do so.
- If you drop out of the race, make sure that a race official at an aid station is notified. Failure to do this could result in a search and rescue, which could be at runner’s expense. Please be aware that if you drop out of the race at a location other than a manned aid station , you could be waiting a long time for transportation to the start finish.
- All participants (pacers included) must keep his/her race number visible at all times. If you believe you will change shirts/jackets during the race, it is advised that you attach your number to your shorts.
- If by chance you have to wait for a train (mile 5), time will not be deducted from your finishing time. The train is short and we would advise you to use this time to re-hydrate, rest and/or take any energy gels/pain reliever etc.
- Any entrant who receives a ride by any type of vehicle, auto, bicycle, etc. will be disqualified.
- Any entrant who gets off course for any reason, must re-enter at the same location that he/she left the course. failure to do so will result in disqualification.
- Littering on the course will result in immediate disqualification. Aid stations will have ample garbage bags, and River Parks has trash receptacles distributed along the route. Littering includes Gu tear-off tabs, banana peels, candy wrappers and other trash (organic or not).
- Pacers will be allowed after the runner has completed two full loops (20.6 miles)
- Runners over the age of 60 may have a pacer for the entire race.
- One pacer per runner at any given time.
- Pacer must wear assigned pacer race number and it must be visible at all times.
- Pacers do not pay an entry fee and are welcome to all of the aid that the runner receives.
- Pacer may not provide ANY physical support at any time. This included lending a hand to a runner who has fallen, massaging a leg cramp, lancing a blister etc.
- Pacers may not "Mule" for a runner at any time. Muling is carrying and/or supplying water, clothing, medical supplies or any other type of aid to the runner.
- Runners may only receive aid at the start/finish line or at an aid station. Aid may be given by any crew/family member, but not an active pacer.
- If a runner decided to change pacers, it must be only at the start/finish line and the previous pacer must transfer his/her race number to the new pacer.
- Medical personnel, the race director, and aid station captains have the right to pull a runner if they feel the runner may be a danger to himself/herself. The quickest way to be pulled from the race is to let yourself get dehydrated.
- A crew member is simply a friend or family member that can help supply his/her runner with motivation, food, first aid, advice etc.
- A crew member is prohibited from running with his/her runner.
- Crew members will only be allowed to provide aid at the start/finish line and the six mile aid station (Turkey Mountain).
- Crew members are not allowed to eat or drink from the aid stations.