MVP Backyard Ultra Rules


  1. The Course
    • Official Distance Must 6.7056km can be a little longer
    • Can be loop, out and back or mixture
  2. The Starting Corral
    • Must fit entire field
    • Corral stays same size throughout the event
    • Participants must be in starting corral at the bell
  3. The Starts
    • Each loop starts precisely on the hour
    • Warning must be given 3, 2 and 1 minute prior to start
    • All competitors must start at the bell, No Late Starts
  4. Loops
    • Except for toilets, competitors may not leave the course until the loop is completed
    • No Non competitors permitted on course (including eliminated runners)
    • No personal aid during a loop (common aid stations are permitted)
    • Each loop must be completed within the hour to be counted. (including the final lap
    • No artificial aids (Including trekking poles)
    • Slow runners must allow passes
  5. Timing
    • Timing of the loops is optional
  6. Winner/Results
    • The winner is the last person to complete a loop
    • All others are technically a DNF
    • Results of each runner in terms of distance covered are to be given
    • If no runner can complete one more loop then anyone else, there is no winner
  7. Cap
    • Race must be open ended