CANADIAN 24 HOUR TEAM SELECTION

The 2023 IAU 24 Hour World Championships is scheduled for 2-3 December 2023 in Chinese Taipei

*Last accepted qualifier for National Team Selection 2023 will be 28 August 2023*

Selection Information

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

Selection takes place 3 months prior to the World Championship.

Applications for 2023 are expected to open approximately 21 August 2023 and to close on 31 August 2023. The team announcement will be made approximately 1 week later. 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

24H

CAT A

CAT B

CAT C

Men

>240km

>220km

>200km

Women

>220km

>200km

>180km

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 2023

WOMENS QUALIFYING STANDARDS

Distance

Minimum Time

180 KM

24 HRS

MENS QUALIFYING STANDARDS

Distance

Minimum Time

190 KM

24 HRS

National Team Members 2023

MEN’S TEAM

WOMEN’S TEAM