CANADIAN 100KM TEAM SELECTION

To all Ultramarathoners - 2022

The World 100K Championships 2022 will be held in Berlin,Germany on 27 August 2022

A tous les ultramarathoniens - 2022

Le Championat Mondial des 100 km 2022 se tiendra à Berlin, Allemagne le 27 aout 2022

*Last accepted qualifier for the 100km National Team Selection 2022 will be 1st Jun 2022*

Selection Information

To be considered for the National Team you must be Canadian citizen.

Selection takes place 3 months prior to the current World Championship.

Athletes are expected to have completed the free "True Sport Clean (Untracked)" anti-doping course on the CCES (Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport) website at the time of their application and to submit their certificate of completion with their application.

National Team Selection will be based on the performances registered in the previous 24 months prior to the date of the World Championships.

It is the responsibility of the athlete to apply to the ACU using an application form that will be made available on this webpage when applications are open. It can be helpful for the athlete to check that their performance(s), wherever they may have been run, are posted on the DUV ranking list.

A team of up to 6 men and 6 women will be selected. The team size is at the discretion of the ACU.

IAU Standards for Provision of Travel Grants to National Teams

100KM

CAT A

CAT B

CAT C

Men

< 7h00

< 7h30

< 8h00

Women

< 8h30

< 9h00

< 9h30

 

Additionally, travel grants are based on the travel distance from the national capital city (Ottawa) to the Championships capital city, divided into 4 travel zones:

Zone 1 - more than 15hr flying; Zone 2 - more than 9hr flying; Zone 3 - between 4h and 9hr flying; Zone 4 - less than 4hr flying

  CAT A CAT B CAT C TEAM  
ZONE 1         100%
ZONE 2         80%
ZONE 3         60%
ZONE 4         40%
  100% 75% 50% 100%  

Applicants must be members in good standing of the Association of Canadian Ultramarathoners (ACU) at the time of their application and maintain their membership if selected, throughout the timeframe of the World Championships.

Selected Team members agree to abide by the ACU Team Members Code of Conduct and IAU Rules and Regulations.

The ACU is self-funded and athletes will have to cover the majority of the travel costs to the event. Any funding that becomes available will be announced as it materialises. Travel grant money received to the ACU on behalf of athletes is pooled and divided equally amongst athletes, regardless of the category of the qualifying performance.

Qualifying Standards

ACU qualifying standard for 2023 onwards is currently set to match IAU category standards noted above. Thus, the minimum time for consideration is:

 

WOMEN'S QUALIFYING STANDARDS

Distance

Minimum Time

100km

9HR30

MEN'S QUALIFYING STANDARDS

Distance

Minimum Time

100km

8HR00

 

National Team Members:

MEN’S TEAM

WOMEN’S TEAM