La Luz Trail Run
Sunday, August 4, 2019
7:00 am Start
Lottery for entry into La Luz Trail Run will be open for two weeks:
LA LUZ TRAILHEAD PARKING LOT RECONSTRUCTION
Work on the trailhead parking area on Oct 22, 2018. The area will be closed (including the trailhead) until work is completed. There will also be work on the shoulder of the road.
Reconstruction will include increasing the number of available parking spaces from 18 to 42, improving traffic flow, and improving associated trailhead facilities and signage. The reconstruction and closure period is expected to last through late April or early May of 2019, due to weather conditions and the resulting construction delays.
There is a connector trail from Juan Tabo Picnic Area that will allow access to the La Luz Trailhead. Thank you to volunteers from Friends of the Sandia Mountains for their help in building and formalizing this connector trail. Also, the public may continue to access the La Luz Trail via the Piedra Lisa-La Luz Link Trail (#137C, starting at the Piedra Lisa trailhead).
We use a lottery system to fill the 400 allotted slots in the race. The 400 limit is mandated by the United States Forest Service (since much of the race is run through National Forest that has been designated as a Wilderness Area).
The lottery process is open during the first two weeks of May on Ultrasignup.com. After the lottery has closed, Ultrasignup will randomly draw all names and compile a list. The first 400 names selected will be entered into the race, charged the registration fee, and notified of their entry.
Those not selected in the first 400 will be placed on a waiting list in the same order as their names were randomly drawn. As cancellations are received from the original list of 400 entrants, persons from the waiting list (in order) will then be offered an entry slot. If the slot is accepted, racer will be charged and added into the race. Racers will not be charged until selected AND notified by email.
Bib numbers/race entries are not transferable. Finish times for unauthorized runners will be discarded = disqualification.
There is no race day registration and no refund or rollover of entry fees for any reason. Please understand that ARR is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization, and only non-profit groups benefit from this race.
The La Luz Trail Run has been sponsored by the Albuquerque Road Runners Club since 1999. Thank you for your continued support of the race and a big Thank You to all the Club volunteers, Ham Radio Operators, and the Scout Troop that handles the two middle aid stations.
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LA LUZ TRAIL
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