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Q: I don't want to run, but I'd like to help. What might I do?
A: You're a hero! If you can make the time, we can find you something to do as part of the event crew. Some thoughts at crew tasks.
Q: If I decide to run, what should I bring?
A: Whatever you'd normally wear for a run of the distance you select to run given the conditions of the day. Don't forget to print out the run route directions, directions to the start, your food and gear
Q: Are there aid stations? *** IMPORTANT ***
A: There may be some aid, but only if your family and friends step forward and offer to organize an aid station. (See aid.) All runners doing 50km or more are required to have their own crew that will be responsible for them the entire time. You are not required to have any specific number of crew members but you best be sure they will be around for you when required. This is mandatory and runners will only be accepted to run once the crew names and contact information has been given to the Event Host.
Q: What can I win?
A: Nothin. If you finish, you get bragging rights. All participants and times go up on the results page for posterity sake.
Q: I've never done a trail run before. Is this a good place to start?
A: Absolutely not.
Q: How tough is the course?
A: It's the hardest 100 Km trail run anywhere. Even if you've run 50km on the same course before or another difficult course you will find this event SIGNIFICANTLY MORE DIFFICULT. Prepare to spend 3 times the amount of hours out there as you would if you were only doing 50km on the same course. The course conditions will also be a determining factor. There will be snow at higher elevations and in some years this presents a significant challenge (postholing, route finding, extra effort). Generally, only half the starters will finish - bring your "A" game and prepare to step it up to maintain a happy and determined attitude. 
Q: Do I really need to print off the course instructions and bring them with me?
A: Normally yes. However, there aren't course instructions for this event due to the complexity and length of the route. If you don't already know where you're going you might want to stay at home for this one unless you can absolutely assure the Event Host that you will stick with another runner that knows the way.
Q: This event is free, but for Club Fat Ass members only. How do I get into the club?
A: There is no hazing ceremony. Runners, walkers, hikers, triathletes, adventure racers, mountain bikers and anyone else interested in having fun in the great outdoors is welcome and can register online for a nominal fee.
Q: Can I wait until the last minute and join at the start?
A: For the 100km event you must register 2 weeks or more in advance. For all other runners, last minute registration makes it very difficult to organize and coordinate the event. There are no day-of-event registrants accepted.
Q: It's a free world. What's to stop me from just running the course.
A: Nothing...in fact, we encourage you to run the course often in training! We prefer that you do not 'bandit' the course on event day, however. If you insist, please don't take any of the aid intended for members. You will not get recognition in the results or be eligible for any draw prizes and you'll have to wear a black patch over one eye at the finisher party. Furthermore, you won't be allowed into future events until you come clean with past membership dues.
Q: What if I get lost?
A: Good question. What will you do? Be sure you are prepared for this possibility.
Q: Do I get credit for any time I spend off-course?
A: Are you kidding?
Q: Couldn't you mark the course like just about every other running race I've ever been in? It's a pain to pause and read instructions.
A: It's a requirement of Club Fat Ass that events be low impact and environmentally friendly. We don't want to put chalk/flour on the ground, hang surveyor tape in the trees, paint rocks, put up signs or glow sticks or do anything that might leave a trace of the race.
Q: What is the 'Rule of the Trail'?
A: If you pack it in, you can pack it out. (That means don't you dare litter!) Leave nothing but your footprints on the trail. We strongly encourage you to pick up any trash you find along the trail and to present it to Craig at the post event party. There may be a recognition award for the person who packs out more than they packed in.
Q: What if I have to heed the call of nature.
A: There are washrooms at the start that will likely be locked. There will be outhouses at the LSCR, and washrooms at Cleveland Dam and Cypress Bowl ski area. If you have to go along the trail, stay away from creeks and bury what needs to be buried. It should be put in the ground at least 6 inches deep to be sure it decomposes properly and stays away from critters.
Q: What should I bring on run day?
A: Whatever you figure you will need given the weather, your physical fitness on the day and your plans for after the run. Some thoughts are on the event agenda.
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Q: I am supposed to be self-sufficient because there is no aid provided. Can I get a friend to come out and give me food and drink along the route?
A: Absolutely! In fact, it would be nice if your friend were to help everyone. Please have your friends and family members contact us and we will do all we can to insure that they have fun, as well.
Q: Can I bring my friends and family to the finish party even if they didn't run or volunteer? Do they have to be Club Fat Ass members?
A: Friends and family are welcome and no they do not have to be Club Fat Ass members. Please be sure to specify how many guests you will bring with you on your registration form and please ask them to be self-sufficient.
Q: Are there any trophies, prizes or other hardware or freebies?
A: If you assume there's no aid, no course marking, no t-shirt, no enthusiastic spectators and no prizes or freebies of any sort, you might be pleasantly surprised. Best you plan to show up at the finisher party!
Q: How accurate is the course marking?
A: We feel confident that the course distance is very close to 100 kilometers / 62.5 miles.
Q: When will the 'official' results be available?
A: We hope to have the results up on this website within 24 hours of the finisher party.