Elite Runners Entry

UROC will provide additional incentives for elite runners to encourage the best ultra runners in the World to compete at the event. Earlier commitment by the athlete may lead to higher incentives.

$21,400 Total Cash Purse
  • $5,000 Champion Male & Female
  • $2,000 Second Place Male & Female
  • $1,500 Third Place Male & Female
  • $1,000 Fourth Place Male & Female
  • $500    Fifth Place Male & Female
  • $500    Masters Male/Female *no double dipping
  • $500    $100    Prime for King/Queen of the Mountain (two locations)
  • PLEASE NOTE: If competing for the prize purse, you may NOT have a pacer
For Elite Entry, Contact:





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(434) 218-0402

Elite Advisory Council

The Ultra Race of Champions Elite Advisory Council (EAC) is comprised of some of the most talented and influential runners in the sport.  The role of the Elite Advisory Council is to help UROC be the best championship event possible.

Ian Sharman

3 times Leadville 100 Mile Champion & US Trail 100 mile record holder in 12 hours and 44 minutes

Michael Wardian

Multi-Olympic Trials participant, winner and record holder from the marathon to the 100 mile distance

Kaci Lickteig

2016 Western States Champion

  • "I feel honored to be joining the UROC Elite Advisory Council. I look forward to working with the other Elite Advisory Council members to uphold the mission of UROC and make it a championship race for all"
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  • Your most proud race accomplishment : Winning the 2016 Western States 100 Mile
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Devon Yanko

3 times member of the USATF 100k National Team

Anna Frost

Two time Hardrock 100 Miler Champion

Dave Mackey

Former Ultra Runner of the Year and winner of countless events


The Ultra Race of Champions Ambassadors are vital to the success of the championship. Our UROC Ambassadors are the backbone of ultra distance running and some of the most active and influential runners in the sport.

Catra Corbett

Catra has completed some of the most grueling races on the planet, including several 200 mile races

Ken Michal

Ken defines the phrase "enthusiasm for running and life". He has completed events of extreme distances, including 200 plus mile races

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