Rules 1.NO LITTERING. Zero, zip, nada. Carry it in, carry it out. 2.BE NICE. Be nice to each other, be nice to the volunteers, be nice to other trail users. 3.HAVE FUN!
Violation of rules 1 and 2 will get you disqualified. If you are observed violating rule 3 (i.e., not having fun) we may withhold your post-race beer.
Pacers are not allowed due to the difficulty of providing adequate aid. C’mon, you can run 50 miles without a pacer! No trekking poles.
Anti-doping Policy The Lake Sonoma 50 has a zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). Any athlete who has been determined to have violated anti-doping rules or policies, whether enforced by the IAAF, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), or any other national sports federation is ineligible for entry into the Lake Sonoma 50.
The Lake Sonoma 50 reserves the right to conduct pre- and post-competition testing for any and all performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) listed on the current WADA Prohibited List. Any athlete who refuses to submit to anti-doping controls, if selected for testing, shall be disqualified and subject to a lifetime ban from the Lake Sonoma 50.