• RACE : March 10, 2018 Registration Opens: 11/12/17

About True Grit

Schedule of Events

  • 6:00 Pm Nov 11th – Registration Opens
  • 11:59 PM Thursday before race – On-line Registration Closes
  • 2 pm – 6 pm Friday before race – Packet Pick-up and last minute Registration at Red Rock Bicycle

Saturday

  • 6:30 AM- 8:45 am  Saturday, day of race Packet Pick- up at venue
  • 6:40-6:50 – 100 Mile Line up and Racer Meeting
  • 6:50 -6:58 Opening Ceremony
  • 7:00 AM  – 100 Mile Start
  • 8:15 – 50 Mile Line up and Racer Meeting
  • 8:25 – 50 Mile opening ceremony
  • 8:30 AM  – 50 Mile Start ( last wave at 9 am –see below)
  • 12 :30 pm – post race meal begins
  • 1 :30- 5 pm – Live Concert at Finish
  •  2:00 pm- 6 pm – Awards Ceremony for 100 and 50 top finishers
    • 2: 00 PM  -50 Mile OPEN MEN and WOMEN ( awarded 5 deep)
    • 2:30 PM 50 Mile Sport and Single Speed Categories (awarded 3 deep)
    • 4:00 PM announcements and SWAG give away
    • 4:30 PM 100 Mile Men and Single Speed (awarded 5 deep)
    • 5:00 PM  100 Mile Women and 50 + ( or after the 5th place winner finishes) (awarded 5 deep)

 

Start Times

Start times are staggered to spread out the field. Note the start times below and line up appropriately.

100 Mile : Staggered as Follows

  • 7:00 AM Male Open
  • 7:00 AM Female Open, Single Speed, Masters

50 Miles :  Staggered Start in the Following Order

    • WAVE 1 – 8:30 AM Open Male and Female (yellow) 
    • WAVE 2 – 8:37 AM Male  Male 40-49,  GREEN
    • WAVE 3 – 8:47  AM Male Single Speed, 50+, BLUE
    • WAVE 4 – 9:00 Male 60+, Male 30 -39, Male 19-29, JR, Sport Female, Relay teams ( RED ) , 

Qualifying Times, Cut-Offs, and Check Points

ALL RACERS MUST FINISH BY 6PM

TG100 – 11 hours

TG50  – 9 Hours

 

FURTHER You MUST Make the Following Cut -Off times to proceed on the trail:

    1. Cut-off points apply to all 50 and 100 mile categories equally.  For 100 mile racers these are absolute times.  If you reach a check point past these times you will be redirected to the Finish and given a DNF for the race. Pace yourself accordingly so that you can reach all the check points to finish.
    2. ➡ Leaving FZ1 -Zen-heading up to the Poppy Trail   2:30 PM ( 50 mile race@ mile 20.6)  , ( 100 mile race  @ mile 63.8 )
    3. ➡Junction of Stucki RD & Rim Runner access – 4:00 PM ( 50 mile race @ mile 34.4 ) , ( 100 mile race @ mile 77)
    4. ➡Start of Barrel Rolls 4:30 PM  ( 50 mile race @ mile 37.5) ( 100 mile race @ Mile 80.5)

CHECK POINTS

Check point keep racers honest and help us track you on course. There are 2 check point on the course. When you pass these a Course Official will record your bib number which will show as a split-time LIVE at the results tent.

 

The points are located

1. The end of the Zen Trail before FZ1

2. The end of the Barrel Rolls Lap ( if you need to access the feed zone after you lap you should do so after exiting the check station.)

100 Mile racers will receive a check a total of 4 check marks, 2 for each lap.

Any racer who crossing the finish line without their time stamped in the system will be assumed to be a DNF.

 

 

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