BEAR 100 RULES

INFRACTIONS RESULTING IN DISQUALIFICATION:

  1. Dog limitations: Sorry no dogs allowed at this race or the finish area. This is driven by the health department and us being able to serve food.
  2. Short-cutting of course.  The Bear 100 is a closed course and must be completed as marked. If you leave the course, you must return to where you left the course before continuing.
  3. Missing/Skipping a checkpoint.
  4. Getting in a moving vehicle. Sitting in a stationary vehicle to warm up or cool down is allowed.
  5. Impeding another runner.
  6. Crewing outside allowed aid stations.
  7. Continuing on the course after cut-off (denial of future entry).
  8. Running as a bandit or a nuisance (see below).
  9. Use of performance enhancing drugs (must comply with USATF rules).
  10. No ‘muling’ (pacer carrying supplies for your runner) or stashing of supplies along the route.

INFRACTIONS RESULTING IN DENIAL OF FUTURE ENTRY:

  1. Running as a bandit, pacing or crewing for a bandit runner.
  2. Having crews take vehicles to areas designated as off-limits to crews.
  3. Disobeying Forest Service rules regarding disposal of human waste or mistreatment of the environment, littering, failing to respect private property.
  4. Mistreating Aid Station personnel, runners, or pacers.
  5. Using more than one pacer at a time until the last mile.

Runners are expected to behave in a sportsmanlike manner. The race committee reserves the right to impose sanctions for behavior not specifically mentioned here.