Sulphur Springs Trail Races
Non Profit Event for Runners by Runners

GO CUPLESS - no cups at aid stations

2017 RESULTS

Participants Guide 
(updated 2018-02-05)

Course Map  |  Course Directions

Fun Runs / Unofficial Practice Runs*
We are suggesting unsupported fun runs on the course (20k loop) on Sunday 8am
You might want to bring any refreshments you require and a copy of the course map.
February 4   |   March 4   |    April 1   |   May 6

Same Pricing as 2017
(probably) NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS

Check it out...
SULPHUR SWAG STORE


*** READ THE PARTICIPANT GUIDE AS THE SOURCE OF TRUTH ***

Registration Fees 118 spots remaining

100 Mile Trail Race Sold out

    1. $250.00
      Apr 16 - May 1
    2. $300.00
      May 2 - May 10

50 Mile Trail Race 10 spots remaining

    1. $125.00
      Apr 16 - May 1
      Register
    2. $175.00
      May 2 - May 10

50 K Trail Race 14 spots remaining

    1. $90.00
      Apr 16 - May 1
      Register
    2. $135.00
      May 2 - May 10

100 Mile Relay 24 spots remaining

team of 8

    1. $400.00
      Apr 16 - May 1
      Register
    2. $600.00
      May 2 - May 10

25 K Trail Race 31 spots remaining

    1. $75.00
      Apr 16 - May 1
      Register
    2. $115.00
      May 2 - May 10

10 K Trail Race 36 spots remaining

    1. $60.00
      Apr 16 - May 1
      Register
    2. $90.00
      May 2 - May 10

General FAQs

All Races

Refunds

  • 50% before Feb 1
  • 25% before Mar 1
  • 0% from Mar 1 onwards (the money will have already been spent)

Deferrals

  • none

Transfers and Distance Changes

  • $15 charge before April 15
  • No transfers/changes from April 15 onwards
  • Change to shorter distance – no refund of difference in registration fees
  • Change to longer distance – pay difference in registration fees

Other Notes

  1. NO Dogs (service dogs excepted) or Strollers allowed in any event.
  2. Every reasonable attempt to accommodate dietary restrictions will be made but can not be guaranteed. It is each runners responsibility to inform the race directors of any restrictions in advance of the race by email - sulphursprings@burlingtonrunners.com
  3. All runners are expected to have reviewed the course map and directions and latest version of the participant guide and make themselves familiar with these documents
  4. Race and medical officials have the right to withdraw any runner at anytime if deemed necessary (no refund will be issued)

100 Mile Team Registration

When you select the 100 mile relay option please note that you need to register your full team at once.

Process for registering a relay team:
  1. enter your name and details
    1. Have this ready for all team members before you register - first and last name, email address, phone number, full address, sex, food restrictions, emergency contact
  2. choose a team name
  3. choose the option to register someone else
  4. choose "existing team"  and select your team name
  5. repeat for all members of the relay team
  6. go to payment page to complete your registration

Race Videos

Here are some links to videos on YouTube that may help you visualize the course and how some runners experience race day


Brief Schedule

 FOR FULL SCHEDULE SEE RACE GUIDE

Friday May 25 2018
5PM - 8PM Race Kit pickup - 100 mile solo / 100 mile relay / 100k / 50 mile / 50k ONLY
5PM - 7PM Pre Race MANDATORY safety briefing and dinner - 100 mile solo ONLY
4PM - 8PM Trail marking
 
Saturday May 26 2018
5AM - 530AM Race Kit pickup - 100mi relay / 50mi ONLY
6AM - 745AM Race Kit pick-up - 50k / 25k / 10k
6AM START - 100 mile / 50 mile / 100 mile relay
730AM START - 50k / 25k races
815AM START - 10k
10AM 10k awards ceremony
11AM 25k awards ceremony
1215PM 10k ultimate CUT-OFF (4 hours)
2PM 50k awards ceremony
3PM 50 mile awards ceremony
330PM 25k ultimate CUT-OFF (8 hours)
930PM 50k ultimate CUT-OFF (14 hours)
1030PM 100 mile Relay awards ceremony
 
Sunday May 27 2018
8AM 100 mile loop 7 CUT-OFF - must start loop 8 before this time
12PM noon 100 mile / 50 mile ultimate CUT-OFF. END OF RACE
2PM RACE SITE MUST BE CLEANED UP AND EMPTY

 

Charity


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FAB: Fit Active Beautiful!

Help support FAB programs in low income areas of Hamilton

2 running programs for girls from grade 6-12 helps give the participants the skills they need to set and achieve goals.

Help empower the women of tomorrow and donate to FAB now.


You can find out more about the FAB programs at fitactivebeautiful.ca


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More that $100,000 from the proceeds of our Sulphur Springs races have been donated to help support the Dundas Valley Conservation Area.

Take a look around you as you run to see the legacy you are leaving behind thanks to your participation in this race.
 
 

Race directors Andrea Lynn Sloan and Tim Nelson present the 2017 Sulphur donation cheque to the Hamilton Conservation Authority.  Over $100,000 has been donated to date.

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Sponsors

Interested in sponsoring Canada's largest and oldest trail ultra?  

Contact Tim and Andrea at sulphursprings@burlingtonrunners.com

Event Schedule

  • May 25 3:00 PM EDT - RACE WEEKEND STARTS - site and course setup

  • May 27 2:00 PM EDT - RACE WEEKEND ENDS - site and course cleaned up and empty

Contact Information

Event Location

Morgan Firestone Arena, Ancaster, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Click here to view map