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HOW DO I QUALIFY FOR ENTRY?

While you're not required to demonstrate any previous experience with trail and/or ultramarathon running in order to enter the Guzzler, it is expected that you will have trained on terrain that is similar to that which you will experience during the Event and that you have done sufficient training to prepare you for an ultramarathon. You must ensure that, on race day, you are sufficiently fit and healthy to complete the Event within the official cut-off times.

WHAT DETAILS DO I NEED IN ORDER TO ENTER?

While working through registration, you'll need to provide personal details and answer a few questions such as:

  • Personal details: eg name, DOB, address etc
  • Nickname: as you'd like it to appear on your bib
  • Country of representation
  • Race day contact details: the phone we'll be able to call you on during the event. 
  • Emergency contact details: must be someone who is not registered in either the 50km or 100km Event
  • Medical history: providing details about current or recent illnesses, hospital stays and other important information that may help medical professionals provide care to you in an emergency.
  • Event T-Shirt size: check out the sizing chart here
  • Agree to the Release Waiver and Conditions of Entry: these can be read here

You will be able to log back into your EventPlus profile and update some of these details if they change between the time of entry and the Event.

If you have entered another event that uses the EventPlus registration platform (eg Ultra-Trail Australia, Tarawera Ultra and more), you will already have an athlete profile, making registration even easier!

I've entered! What now?

Get training!

Plus, keep an eye on your email inbox as well as our Facebook and Instagram pages. We'll keep in contact in the lead up to the event with important information to help your weekend run smoothly as well as some fun stuff to keep you motivated for the big day.

Please check your Spam, Junk Email or Promotions folders regularly to ensure you are not missing vital event communications.

WHAT IS YOUR REFUND OR TRANSFER POLICY?

In the unfortunate event that you need to withdraw from The Guzzler, you may be able to transfer your ticket to another runner or request a partial refund. Check out the full policy here.

Where can I find your rules and policies?

To ensure we all have good, clean, (dirty), fun, a list of Event Rules is available here.

Other policies such as the Conditions of Entry, Participant Waiver and Code of Conduct can be found on our Important Documents page here.

What is the Mandatory Gear?

A full list of Mandatory Gear can be viewed here.

Event host, The Trail Co., is able to offer to assist with all items on this list.

Do I need to do a Mandatory Gear check?

You do not need to do a Mandatory Gear check prior to the event however you are required to carry all of your mandatory gear for the duration of your run. We will be conducting random gear checks and anyone found to be missing items will be required to replace them before continuing.

Failure to carry a complete set of mandatory gear may not only endanger your own safety but also breaks the race rules. Let's keep it fair for all and have a great day out together. 

If you are unsure if any of your items meet the minimum standards, event host, The Trail Co., is able to offer advice and suggestions.

 

    

The Guzzler is hosted by The Trail Co. ABN: 90609730985