Weather predictions for this weekend are unsettled, with a mix of sun, clues and storms, with warm temperatures forecast.
Rain or shine, the show goes on! However, there are a few events that could lead to the cancellation or postponement of the race, as well as situations that would necessitate a participant to drop out.
Read more to see event lightning policy and other race interruption protocol.
Lightning Policy: Racers, trekkers and volunteers are asked to please take shelter in the event that lightning may cause danger on the course. In the event of dangerous conditions, race officials may choose to:
Distant, non-threatening, thunder and lightning will not result in any action, but all participants are expected to use their own judgment on how they choose to proceed.
Dropout runners/trekkers: Those choosing to retire from the course are asked to report to the homestead aid station, the base of Pok-O-Moonshine, or tell a summit timer.
This will allow race officials to have an accurate accounting of anyone who fails to arrive at the finish of the course, or the top of each mountain