Runners will be issued at the
Start with two plastic wristbands that must be worn
for the duration of the race. The left wristband will carry the
Runner's Name and Race Number, and be colour-coded to distinguish
between the 100 Mile and 100 Kilometre events. The right
wristband will be used to record medical information.
unofficial runners are permitted in the GNW100s. Any identified
unofficial runners will be prevented from entering the GNW100s in
future years and have their names reported to the
Australian Ultra Runners Association.
Runners will be weighed at the
Start and at
Checkpoint 2, and possibly other
Checkpoints, prior to departure. Significant weight loss or
gain during the event will be used by the medical personnel as an
aid in judging whether it is safe for the Runner to continue. (The
race medical personnel and race officials have the power to withdraw
any runner at any time for any reason at their own discretion, or
impose waiting times on runners deemed to be at medical risk if
Director, or any member of the Medical Support staff or any
Checkpoint Captain may prevent any Runner from starting (even
after their Entry has been accepted) or continuing in the GNW100s if
any of the following occurs.
- The Runner, their
Pacer, or their
Support Crew breach Race Rules.
- It is decided
that the Runner may be placing themselves or others at any risk
- Any other reason
deemed sufficient by the Race Director.
physical assistance provided to any Runner outside of a
Checkpoint by any person will result in the disqualification of
who abuses Race Officials or Volunteers, or whose
Support Crew abuses Race Officials or Volunteers, will be
may not store supplies or equipment of any description along the
no littering is allowed anywhere along the
Course or at
Checkpoints. Breaches of this rule by Runners, their
Pacers or their
Support Crew will result in disqualification of the Runner.
who need to relieve themselves must leave the trail to do so, and
must bury any waste. There is one toilet available at
Checkpoint 1, one toilet at
Checkpoint 6, two toilets at
Checkpoint 3, and multiple toilets at all other
Checkpoints and the
are not allowed to take a ride in a vehicle where it advances their
progress or compensates for Runner error. If they do, they are
considered to have withdrawn from the Race. They will not be
allowed to continue, and if they do, they will not be listed as
finishers, and risk being barred from entry in future GNW100s.
Runners may, after checking into a
Checkpoint, rest and get warm in a STATIONARY vehicle. Once a
Runner has checked out of the
Checkpoint they may not get back into any vehicle without being
the 100 Mile Race may opt to finish at 100 Kilometres and be
included in the 100 Kilometre Race results, but there will not be a
refund of the Fee difference, they will not be given a placing, and they will not be awarded a medal as
a 100 Kilometre finisher. Their 100 Kilometres time will be
included in the results provided to the Australian Ultra Runners
Association and the International Trail Running Association (who
award points used for UTMB and other international trail ultras).
can withdraw from the GNW100s at any
Checkpoint but may have to wait for the last Runner to pass, or
Checkpoint Cut-Off time to be reached, for transport to the
Finish unless they have their own
Support Crew. It is imperative that withdrawing Runners notify
the Exit Gate Officials at the nearest
Checkpoint IN PERSON of their withdrawal so that no unnecessary
concern is caused or searches are conducted.
Runners planning to sleep during any part of the GNW100s are
responsible for providing their own equipment and facilities for