Rabbit Cup

The 2018 Run, Rabbit, Run 100 Mile Endurance Run Inaugural “Rabbit Cup”

Welcome to the future of ultra running! A world-class field running on a world-class course with a world class purse in a world-class venue. Steamboat Springs, Colorado, the home to more Olympic athletes than any town in America, will now host the finest gathering of ultra runners in the world, competing for total prize money of $165,000, by far the largest of any trail ultra in the world. This event represents the Run, Rabbit, Run Presented by Altra’s continuing commitment to the sport of ultra running, to make it more exciting, and to generate a new and broader base of fans to follow our terrific sport.

The Rabbit Cup will be the first event of its kind in the world and is designed to promote the sport of ultra running in America while creating a lucrative opportunity for those participating in and supporting the sport, as well as supporting the charities of northern Colorado.


There will be ten slots available for purchase for $10,000 each for the 2018 Run, Rabbit, Run 100 Mile Endurance Run “Rabbit Cup.” The ten Slot Holders shall be entitled to field a team at the starting line for the inaugural event. The fees generated from the sale of these slots (in the amount of $100,000) shall constitute the initial Minimum Team Prize Money for the event. The number of Slot Holders will be limited to ten.

The Initial Minimum Team Prize Money shall be distributed as follows:
  1. First Place Team - $50,000
  2. Second Place Team - $20,000
  3. Third Place Team - $15,000
  4. Fourth Place Team - $10,000
  5. Fifth Place Team - $ 5,000
  6. Sixth Place Team - $ 3,000

Any individual, partnership or any other entity is eligible to purchase one or more slots. A purchaser need not name his or her runners at the time of purchase, but must name them no later that September 1, 2018.

Slot Holders may race, or lease, sell, trade, share, contract or otherwise engage runners to form a team eligible for prize money.

In the event all ten slots are not sold, all money shall be returned to the purchasers and no Team prize money shall be distributed.

Slot Holders will be entitled to three complimentary entries in the Run, Rabbit, Run 100 Mile Endurance Run, as well as one three night, complimentary three room lodging suite, all with an estimated value of $1,500. Slot Holders shall also have first option to participate in the 2019 running of the Event.

Slot Holders shall also share equally in all media rights and will have the opportunity to prominently display banners, posters and other promotional material throughout the course. Slot Holders shall also share in all increase in race revenue and marketing opportunities in a manner to be determined.

Slot Holders may enter up to three runners as a Team. A Team shall consist of at least one male and one female runner. The Team’s fastest male and female runner’s times will be combined to determine the team’s placing.

To be eligible for the team prize money, runners must compete as Hares, and follow all rules regarding Hares.

All team members shall also be eligible for the Run, Rabbit, Run Individual Hare prize money, to be provided by Run, Rabbit, Run, in the amount of $65,000. This prize money will be distributed as follows:

  1. First Place (male and female) - $12,500
  2. Second Place (male and female) - $ 7,500
  3. Third Place (male and female) - $ 5,000
  4. Fourth Place (male and female) - $ 3,500
  5. Fifth Place (male and female) - $ 1,500
  6. Masters Premium (over 40) - $ 1,000

A separate results and tracking page for the team competition will be provided for the Event. All Teams shall have their logos, links and/or other identifying information displayed on this results page in a manner suitable to the Slot Holders.

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