Life Time Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by La Sportiva Lottery

2023 Lottery results were announced on 1/9/23. All entrants were notified of their status via email. 

2023 Life Time Leadville Trail 100 RUN Presented by La Sportiva

EVENT LOTTERY SELECTION RULES

  • Athletes will have the opportunity to be entered into the 2023 Life Time Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by La Sportiva from December 1st at 10 a.m. MST until December 15th at 11:59 p.m. MST.
  • Registration for entry selection will be free of charge, but credit card information will be collected when you submit your entry and only charged if accepted into the race or if you choose to make a donation. A donation will not increase your chance of selection.
  • All athletes will be notified on January 9, 2023. Subject to eligibility requirements, the individuals whose names are drawn will be awarded entry into the 2023 LT100 Run. Selected participants will be notified by the email entered during the registration process and the participant’s credit card will automatically be charged the registration fee, plus a processing fee and any add-ons selected.
  • All registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable and subject to all other terms, conditions and restrictions of the Leadville Race.
  • Group Registration Details: The group registration option is recommended for family, friends and other small groups (up to 4 members) that ONLY want to race if they can do so together. The first athlete registering will be required to create a group name. It is essential for the remaining members sign up for the group with the group name matching exactly. For example, if your group name is “LeadvilleBigBuckles” the group name “Leadville Big Buckles” will not work. When the drawing selection takes place, the GROUP NAME will be the name entered in the drawing. If the group name is selected, every member of the group will be accepted and automatically charged the registration fee and applicable processing fees.
  • Only one application per person. You cannot apply as an individual and as a member of a group. Any registration fees processed due to an individual submitting multiple applications are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Athletes with existing entry to the 2023 event are NOT allowed to enter the 2023 lottery. Any registration fees processed due to an individual submitting multiple applications are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Any merchandise purchases made at registration will only be charged if the athlete is selected in the lottery.
  • Any donations made at registration will be charged during registration.
  • If an athlete wishes to withdraw their name from the lottery, they must email the support team no later than 10 AM MT on 12/16/22.
  • If an athlete is drawn in the lottery and their credit card is declined, they will have until 1/13/23 to update their payment information or their spot will be forfeited.
  • The entire selection and registration process shall be at the sole discretion of Life Time, whose decisions and interpretations shall be final and binding. Life Time reserves the right to cancel, terminate or suspend the selection process or the event for any reason. Life Time reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it reasonably suspects or believes to be tampering with the entry process or to be acting in violation of these rules. Life Time shall not be responsible for incomplete entries or those that are not received by Life Time by the applicable deadline for any reason.

Group Registration Details: The group registration option is recommended for family, friends and other small groups (up to 4 members) that ONLY want to race if they can do so together.

The first athlete registering will be required to create a group name and register for the lottery:

The other members of the group will select “join existing team” during registration and enter the team name that the first athlete entered.

It is essential for the remaining members to sign up for the group with the group name matching exactly. For example, if your group name is “LeadvilleBigBuckles” the group name “Leadville Big Buckles” will not work. When the drawing selection takes place, the GROUP NAME will be the name entered in the drawing. If the group name is selected, every member of the group will be accepted and automatically charged the registration fee and applicable processing fees.

Please note that if a member of your group has an existing preference into the lottery through volunteer hours or multi-time finishes, they will be forfeiting their preference in the lottery.

Only one application per person. You cannot apply as an individual and as a member of a group. Any registration fees processed due to an individual submitting multiple applications are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Each Leadville Qualifying Series race provides between 25-40 qualifying slots to the Leadville Trail 100 Run, based on the total number of registered runners at each qualifier event. Half of the qualifying spots will be allocated based on the top age-group performances, and half will be drawn in a coin lottery among runners who have finished the qualifier race within the allocated cutoff time.

Qualifying races for the 2023 season include:

 

Half of the slots will be distributed based on performance:

  • Slots will be distributed to each gender and age group (20-29, 30-39, etc.) based on the percentage of total athletes in those age groups, with a minimum of one slot for every age group.
  • The top athletes in each age group will receive the allocated slots.
  • In the event a top athlete elects not to accept a slot, the slot will roll down to the next athlete in the results within the age group.
  • In the event slots are not claimed after the roll down in each age group, those slots will be allocated to the Event Lottery, as described below.

Half of the slots will be distributed through the Event Lottery:

  • Finishers of the qualifier distance will be eligible to win an LT100 RUN coin in the Event Lottery.
  • All finishers under the predetermined maximum finish time who have indicated their desire to participate in the lottery will be entered in the lottery.
  • Names will be drawn from the eligible lottery athletes and slots will be given out.
  • In the event an athlete opts not to accept a slot, the slots will roll down to the next athlete that is drawn until ALL slots have been distributed.
  • Qualification slots must be claimed in person immediately.
  • Registration for the Leadville Trail 100 Run must be completed and paid for during the designated time offered.
  • Only solo runners who have completed the required distance under the allotted cutoff time will be considered as potential qualifiers.
  • All registration fees for the LT100 Run are non-transferable and non-refundable

Receive an expert training program from the official coaching partner of the Leadville Race Series, Boundless Coaching, along with guaranteed entry to the 2023 event. Boundless Coaching offers high-touch, personal coaching from Leadville veterans and year-round education to guide your training for your best possible performance.

Head on over to Boundless Coaching for more info on the Coaching + Entry program.

Don’t wait around to see if you have luck in the lottery – secure yourself a guaranteed spot in the LT100 Run by registering for one of the LT100 Run Training Camp spots which include an entry into the event. Open to all runners, this camp offers an introduction to the LT100 Run and is the perfect training tool for this year’s race. Seasoned veterans provide a great education as you cover the LT100 Run course over a three-day period.

Registration opens on 12/1/22 and entries are available on a first come first served basis.

Skip the lottery and guarantee your entry by registering with a charity. Running on behalf of one of our official charity partners not only guarantees you a spot in the 2023 race, but also provides you the opportunity to make an impact in the community.

Learn more info about our Leadville Race Series Charity Partner Program.

 

Volunteer for any Leadville Race Series event (in Leadville) for 10 hours** or more or have someone volunteer on your behalf, and you can bypass the lottery in the next year!

Check out our volunteer page for more info and how to sign up.

** Please note, there are no changes for 2022, but there will be a change in volunteer hour requirements in 2023.

To gain lottery preference for 2023:

  1. Make sure you have logged your impact from 2022 hours in GivePulse at:   https://www.givepulse.com/group/6795-Leadville-Race-Series
  2. REGISTER for the lottery between Dec 1 – Dec 15, 2022.
  3. When registering for the lottery, answer all questions regarding your volunteer hours
  • This gives you the option to add in donated hours both that you are donating and that have been donated to you.
  • This will allow us to track and verify all donated hours.

Life Time members who have held a digital or in-club membership for at least 6 months prior to the lottery (6/1/22) are eligible for guaranteed entry into the LT100 MTB & LT100 Run events! Members can begin registering on 12/1/22 and the deadline to claim entry for Life Time members is 12/8/22.

Leadville Trail 100 RUN – August 20, 2023

  • Member Guaranteed Registration: December 1-8, 2022
    General Lottery: December 1-15, 2022

Leadville Trail 100 MTB – August 12, 2023

  • Member Guaranteed Registration: December 1-8, 2022
    General Lottery: December 1 – December 15, 2022

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