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Qualifying Races

2023 Race Lottery

For the 2023 race lottery, the qualifying period is November 8, 2021 through Sunday November 6, 2022. You must run a qualifier off the 2023 qualifying races list below to enter the 2023 race lottery.

2024 Race Lottery

For the 2024 race lottery, the qualifying period is November 7, 2022 through Sunday November 5, 2023. You must run a qualifier off the 2024 qualifying races list below to enter the 2024 race lottery

We update the list of qualifying races once a year each September. We welcome corrections of factual errors at anytime. While every effort is made to ensure that this information is current, complete and accurate, WS cannot be held responsible for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage related to your reliance thereon. WS reserves the right to determine all WS qualifiers. For more information on our criteria for choosing qualifying races click here

An event that is not on the list cannot be used as a qualifier.

We do not allow virtual events to be used as qualifiers.

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2023 Race Lottery

2023 Qualifying Races List

Events below are official qualifiers for the 2023 Western States Endurance Run. The 2023 qualifying run must be run from Monday November 8, 2021 through Sunday November 6, 2022. All races are 2022 edition unless otherwise noted. If a time is listed you must run under that time. "Finisher" means under the advertised absolute cut-off for the race.
Run NameDistanceState/CountryMonthTimeNotes
Abbots Way125kItaly428 hours
Altai Ultra Trail128kRussia636 hours
Angeles Crest100mCalifornia8Finisher
Arkansas Traveler100mArkansas10Finisher
Aso Round Trail121kJapan530 hourscancelled
Azores Trail Run (Whalers')118kPortugal526 hours
Bear, The100mUtah9Finisher
Beaverhead100kIdaho/Montana720 hoursupdated
Bigfoot 200206mWashington892 hours
Black Canyon100kArizona217 hours
Blackall 100k100kAustralia1018 hours
Borneo Ultra-Trail Marathon106kMalaysia332 hours
Borneo Ultra-Trail Marathon100mMalaysia350 hourscancelled
Brazil 135135mBrazil1Finisher
Brazos Bend 2021100mTexas12Finisher
Burning River100mOhio7Finisher
Cameron Ultra-Trail100kMalaysia728 hours
Canadian Death Race125kCanada824 hours
Canal Corridor100mOhio7Finisher
Canyons by UTMB100kCalifornia420 hoursupdated
Cascade Crest100mWashington8Finisher
Castle Peak100kCalifornia821 hourscancelled
Cocodona250mArizona5125 hoursnew
Courmayeur Champex Chamonix (CCC)100kItaly825 hours
Craze Ultra101kSingapore1022 hours
Cruel Jewel106mGeorgia5Finisher
Cuyamaca100kCalifornia1017 hours
Dalmacija Ultra Trail122kCroatia1032 hours
Eastern States100mPennsylvania8Finisher
Eiger Ultra Trail by UTMB101kSwitzerland722 hours
Eiger Ultra Trail by UTMB250kSwitzerland790 hoursnew
Endurance Trail des Templiers105kFrance1019 hours
Fat Dog120mCanada9Finisher
Formosa Trail 2021104kTaiwan1128 hourscancelled
Fun Trails Chichibu & Okumusashi 2021105kJapan1130 hours
Gaoligong by UTMB125kChina330 hourscancelled
Gaoligong by UTMB100mChina3Finishercancelled
Georgia Death Race74mGeorgia323 hours
Golden Ring100kRussia718 hours
Gorge Waterfalls100kOregon417 hours
Gran Trail Courmayeur100kItaly728 hoursnew
Gran Trail Peñalara110kSpain1025 hours
Grand Raid des Pyrénées - Tour de Cirques123kFrance840 hours
Grand Raid des Pyrénées - Ultra 160160kFrance8Finisher
Grand Raid La Reunion162kReunion1050 hours
Grand Trail des Lacs et Châteaux165kBelgium5Finisher
Grossglockner Ultra-Trail110kAustria728 hours
Hallucination (Run Woodstock)100mMichigan9Finisher
Hardcore Hundred100mPhilippines5Finishercancelled
Hardwolds 202180mEngland1124 hours
Hellgate 2021100kVirginia1217 hours
High Lonesome100mColorado8Finishernew
HOKA Bandera100kTexas117 hours
HOKA Rocky Raccoon100mTexas2Finisher
Hong Kong 100K100kHong Kong123 hoursvirtual
Istria by UTMB128kCroatia428 hours
Istria by UTMB168kCroatia4Finisher
Javelina Jundred100mArizona11Finisher
Javornicka105kSlovakia1024 hours
Jiangnan 100 Ultra Trail100kChina428 hourscancelled
Jiangnan 100 Ultra Trail100mChina4Finishercancelled
Julian Alps Trail Run by UTMB100kSlovenia930 hoursnew
Julian Alps Trail Run by UTMB170kSlovenia9Finishernew
Karkloof100mSouth Africa9Finisher
Kerry Way Ultra101kIreland920 hoursnew
Kerry Way Ultra193kIreland940 hours
Kettle Moraine100mWisconsin6Finisher
Kierat100kPoland527 hourspostponed
Krakonosova Stovka100kCzech Republic922 hours
Kullamannen by UTMB100mSweden11Finisher
La Mision110kArgentina238 hoursdate change 11 -> 2
La Mision160kArgentina245 hoursdate change 11 -> 2
Lake Sonoma100kCalifornia418 hoursupdated
Laurel Highlands70.5mPennsylvania620 hours
Lavaredo Ultra Trail by UTMB120kItaly626 hours
Leadville Trail100mColorado8Finisher
Łemkowyna Ultra-Trail150kPoland10Finisher
Leona Divide100kCalifornia416 hours
Les Coursières des Hauts du Lyonnais111kFrance522 hours
Long Haul100mFlorida1Finisher
Lost Soul Ultra100kCanada921 hours
Madeira Island Ultra-Trail 2021115kPortugal1129 hours
Madeira Island Ultra-Trail 115kPortugal429 hours
Malnad Ultra 2021110kIndia1124 hours
Moab238mUtah10106 hours
Morenic Trail100kItaly1022 hours
Mountain Lakes100mOregon9Finisher
Mozart 100 by UTMB108kAustria622 hours
Never Summer103kColorado723 hours
Nice Côte d'Azur by UTMB111kFrance924 hoursnew
Nice Côte d'Azur by UTMB159kFrance9Finishernew
No Business100mTennessee10Finisher
North Downs Way100mEngland8Finisher
Nuts Ylläs Pallas105kFinland722 hours
Nuts Ylläs Pallas160kFinland7Finisher
Olympus Mythical Trail100kGreece628 hours
Oregon Cascades100mOregon8Finishernew
OSJ Ontake100kJapan716 hours
OSJ Ontake100mJapan7Finisher
Oso Negro100kMexico124 hours
Panda Trail by UTMB 2021168kChina11Finishernew/cancelled
Panda Trail by UTMB 2021106kChina1128 hoursnew/cancelled
Patagonia Run112kArgentina427 hours
Patagonia Run100mArgentina4Finisher
Penyagolosa115kSpain526 hours
Pine to Palm100mOregon9Finisher
Pong Yaeng trail108kThailand130 hourspostponed from 2021
Pong Yaeng trail108kThailand1130 hours
Pong Yaeng trail119kThailand1135 hours
Pong Yaeng trail 166kThailand11Finisher
Puerto Vallarta México by UTMB100kMexico1018 hoursnew
Puerto Vallarta México by UTMB100mMexico10Finishernew
Pulag 100 Trail100kPhilippines430 hourscancelled
Quebec Mega Trail110kCanada722 hours
Quebec Mega Trail100mCanada7Finisher
Quicksilver100kCalifornia517 hours
Race to the Stones100kEngland717 hours
Raidlight Arc of Attrition102.5mEngland1Finisher
Rim to River100mWest Virginia11Finisher
Rio Del Lago100mCalifornia11Finisher
Run Rabbit Run100mColorado9Finisher
Salomon Cappadocia Ultra-Trail119kTurkey1023 hours
Salomon Hong Kong Dynamic 100100kHong Kong230 hoursvirtual
Salomon Rondane100mNorway8Finisher
Salomon Ultra-Trail Hungary112kHungary620 hours
Salomon Xreid Voss-Bergen120kNorway635 hours
San Diego100mCalifornia6Finisher
Scenic Trail119kSwitzerland630 hours
Scott TMBT109kMalaysia930 hours
Sean O'Brien100kCalifornia216 hours
Shinetsu Five Mountains Trail110kJapan920 hours
Shinetsu Five Mountains Trail100mJapan9Finisher
Siskiyou Outback100kOregon718 hoursupdated
SkyRun 2021100kSouth Africa1128 hours
SkyView Ultra Trail140kJapan938 hours
Soria Moria til Verden Ende100mNorway5Finisher
South Downs Way100mEngland6Finisher
Superior 100100mMinnesota9Finisher
Surf Coast Century 2021100kAustralia1216 hours
Surf Coast Century100kAustralia916 hours
Swiss Alps100kSwitzerland922 hours
Swiss Alps100mSwitzerland9Finisher
Swiss Canyon Trail111kSwitzerland624 hoursnew
Täby Extreme Challenge 100100mSweden4Finisher
Tahoe 200202mCalifornia992 hours
Tahoe Rim Trail100mNevada7Finisher
Tarawera Ultras102kNew Zealand217 hourscancelled
Tarawera Ultras100mNew Zealand230 hourscancelled
Taupo100kNew Zealand1017 hoursnew
TDS (Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie)147kItaly842 hours
Thames Path 100100mEngland4Finisher
The North Face Hong Kong 2021100kHong Kong1227 hourscancelled
The North Face Thailand100kThailand217 hours
Tor des Géants330kItaly9132 hours
Trail de Conímbriga Terras de Sicó111kPortugal224 hours
Trail de Conímbriga Terras de Sicó111mPortugal2Finishernew
Trail du Saint-Jacques115kFrance625 hoursnew, updated time
Trail Verbier St Bernard140kSwitzerland740 hours
Trail 100 Andorra by UTMB105kAndorra635 hoursnew
Transgrancanaria125kCanary Islands228 hours
Transjeju International Trail Run112kSouth Korea1127 hours
TransLantau Ultra Trail100kHong Kong1128 hours
TransLantau Ultra Trail140kHong Kong1140 hoursnew
Tunnel Hill 2021100mIllinois11Finisher
Tuscany Crossing103kItaly421 hours
Tuscany Crossing160kItaly4Finisher
Twisted Branch100kNew York820 hoursupdated
Ultimate Tsaigu Trail110kChina430 hourscancelled
Ultra Trail Amanecer Comechingón118kArgentia727 hoursnew
Ultra Trail Amanecer Comechingón159kArgentia7Finishernew
Ultra Trail Bosques del Sur106kSpain522 hours
Ultra Trail Lago d'Orta102kItaly1024 hours
Ultra Trail Nan109kThailand1030 hours
Ultra Trail Ninghai108kChina1028 hourscancelled
Ultra Trail Sierras del Bandolero166kSpain340 hours
Ultra Trail Vipava Valley106kSlovenia525 hours
Ultra Trail Vipava Valley160kSlovenia5Finisher
Ultra-Trail Australia by UTMB100kAustralia519 hourspostponed to 10
Ultra-Trail Cape Town 2021100kSouth Africa1221 hours
Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc (UTMB)166kFrance8Finisher
Ultra-Trail Harricana125kCanada926 hours
Ultra-Trail Mt Fuji100mJapan4Finisher
Ultra-Trail Snowdonia by UTMB100kNorth Wales728 hoursnew
Ultra-Trail Snowdonia by UTMB165kNorth Wales7Finishernew
Ultra-Trail Tai Mo Shan115kHong Kong134 hoursvirtual
Ultra-Trail Tai Mo Shan100mHong Kong1Finishervirtual
Umstead100mNorth Carolina4Finisher
Val d’Aran by UTMB, Camins de Hèr105kSpain726 hoursnew
Val d’Aran by UTMB, Torn dera Val d’Aran168kSpain7Finishernew
Waldo100kOregon818 hoursupdated
Wasatch Front100mUtah9Finisher
West Highland Way95mScotland630 hours
Western States100mCalifornia6Finisher
Wildstrubel by UTMB106kSwtzerland926 hoursnew
Worlds End100kPennsylvania619 hours
Zion100kUtah419 hours
Zugspitz100kGermany624 hoursupdated time

2024 Race Lottery

2024 Qualifying Races List

Events below are official qualifiers for the 2024 Western States Endurance Run. The 2024 qualifying run must be run from Monday November 7, 2022 through Sunday November 5, 2023. All races are 2023 edition unless otherwise noted. If a time is listed you must run under that time. "Finisher" means under the advertised absolute cut-off for the race.
Run NameDistanceState/CountryMonthTimeNotes
Abbots Way125kmItaly428 hours
Altai Ultra Trail128kmRussia636 hours
Angeles Crest100MCalifornia8Finisher
Arkansas Traveler100MArkansas10Finisher
Aso Round Trail121kmJapan530 hours
Azores Trail Run (Whalers')118kmPortugal526 hours
Bear, The100MUtah9Finisher
Beaverhead100kmIdaho/Montana720 hours
Bigfoot 200206MWashington892 hours
Black Canyon100kmArizona217 hours
Blackall 100k100kmAustralia1018 hours
Borneo Ultra-Trail Marathon106kmMalaysia332 hours
Borneo Ultra-Trail Marathon100MMalaysia350 hours
Brazil 135135MBrazil1Finisher
Brazos Bend 2022100MTexas12Finisher
Burning River100MOhio7Finisher
Cameron Ultra-Trail100kmMalaysia728 hours
Canadian Death Race125kmCanada824 hours
Canal Corridor100MOhio10Finisher
Canyons by UTMB100kmCalifornia420 hours
Canyons by UTMB100MCalifornia4Finishernew
Cascade Crest100MWashington8Finisher
Castle Peak100kmCalifornia821 hours
Cocodona250MArizona5125 hours
Courmayeur Champex Chamonix (CCC)100kmItaly825 hours
Craze Ultra101kmSingapore1022 hours
Cruel Jewel106MGeorgia5Finisher
Cuyamaca100kmCalifornia1017 hours
Dalmacija Ultra Trail122kmCroatia1032 hours
Doi Inthanon Thailand by UTMB 2022104kmThailand1230 hoursnew
Doi Inthanon Thailand by UTMB 2022100MThailand12Finishernew
Eastern States100MPennsylvania8Finisher
Eiger Ultra Trail by UTMB101kmSwitzerland722 hours
Eiger Ultra Trail by UTMB250kmSwitzerland790 hours
Endurance Trail des Templiers105kmFrance1019 hours
EstrelAçor Trail Ultra Endurance100kmPortugal1024 hoursnew
EstrelAçor Trail Ultra Endurance180kmPortugal10Finishernew
Fat Dog120MCanada9Finisher
Formosa Trail 2022104kmTaiwan1128 hours
Fun Trails Chichibu & Okumusashi 2022105kmJapan1130 hours
Georgia Death Race74MGeorgia323 hours
Golden Ring100kmRussia718 hours
Gorge Waterfalls100kmOregon417 hours
Gran Trail Courmayeur100kmItaly728 hours
Gran Trail Peñalara110kmSpain1025 hours
Grand Raid des Pyrénées - Tour de Cirques123kmFrance840 hours
Grand Raid des Pyrénées - Ultra 160160kmFrance8Finisher
Grand Raid La Reunion162kmReunion1050 hours
Grand Trail des Lacs et Châteaux165kmBelgium5Finisher
Grossglockner Ultra-Trail110kmAustria728 hours
Hallucination (Run Woodstock)100MMichigan9Finisher
Hardcore Hundred100MPhilippines5Finisher
Hardwolds 202280MEngland1124 hours
Hellgate 2022100kmVirginia1217 hours
High Lonesome100MColorado8Finisher
HOKA Bandera100kmTexas117 hours
HOKA Rocky Raccoon100MTexas2Finisher
Hong Kong 100K100kmHong Kong123 hours
Istria by UTMB110kmCroatia424 hours
Istria by UTMB168kmCroatia4Finisher
Javelina Jundred100MArizona11Finisher
Javornicka105kmSlovakia1024 hours
Julian Alps Trail Run by UTMB100kmSlovenia930 hours
Julian Alps Trail Run by UTMB170kmSlovenia9Finisher
Karkloof100MSouth Africa9Finisher
Kerry Way Ultra101kmIreland920 hours
Kerry Way Ultra193kmIreland940 hours
Kettle Moraine100MWisconsin6Finisher
Kierat100kmPoland527 hours
Krakonosova Stovka100kmCzech Republic922 hours
Kullamannen by UTMB100MSweden11Finisher
La H.O.T. du Père Noël 2022133kmFrance1225 hoursnew
La Mision110kmArgentina238 hours
La Mision100MArgentina245 hours
La Sportiva Arc of Attrition102.5kmEngland1Finisher
Lake Sonoma100kmCalifornia418 hours
Laurel Highlands70.5MPennsylvania620 hours
Lavaredo Ultra Trail by UTMB120kmItaly626 hours
Leadville Trail100MColorado8Finisher
Łemkowyna Ultra-Trail150kmPoland10Finisher
Leona Divide100kmCalifornia416 hours
Les Coursières des Hauts du Lyonnais111kmFrance522 hours
Long Haul100MFlorida1Finisher
Lost Soul Ultra100kmCanada921 hours
Madeira Island Ultra-Trail 2022115kmPortugal1129 hours
Madeira Island Ultra-Trail 115kmPortugal429 hours
Malnad Ultra 2022100kmIndia1118 hours
Moab238MUtah10106 hours
Morenic Trail100kmItaly1022 hours
Mountain Lakes100MOregon9Finisher
Mozart 100 by UTMB108kmAustria622 hours
Never Summer103kmColorado723 hours
Nice Côte d'Azur by UTMB111kmFrance924 hours
Nice Côte d'Azur by UTMB159kmFrance9Finisher
No Business100MTennessee10Finisher
North Downs Way100MEngland8Finisher
Nuts Ylläs Pallas105kmFinland722 hours
Nuts Ylläs Pallas160kmFinland7Finisher
Olympus Mythical Trail110kmGreece728 hours
Oregon Cascades100MOregon8Finisher
OSJ Ontake100kmJapan716 hours
OSJ Ontake100MJapan7Finisher
Oso Negro100kmMexico124 hours
Patagonia Run112kmArgentina427 hours
Patagonia Run100MArgentina4Finisher
Penyagolosa115kmSpain526 hours
Pine to Palm100MOregon9Finisher
Pong Yaeng trail108kmThailand1130 hours
Puerto Vallarta México by UTMB100kmMexico1018 hours
Puerto Vallarta México by UTMB100MMexico10Finisher
Pulag 100 Trail100kmPhilippines430 hours
Quebec Mega Trail110kmCanada722 hours
Quebec Mega Trail100MCanada7Finisher
Quicksilver100kmCalifornia517 hours
Race to the Stones100kmEngland717 hours
Rim to River100MWest Virginia11Finisher
Rio Del Lago100MCalifornia11Finisher
Run Rabbit Run100MColorado9Finisher
Salomon Cappadocia Ultra-Trail119kmTurkey1023 hours
Salomon Hong Kong Dynamic 100100kmHong Kong230 hours??
Salomon Rondane100MNorway8Finisher
Salomon Ultra-Trail Hungary112kmHungary520 hours
Salomon Xreid Voss-Bergen120kmNorway635 hours
San Diego100MCalifornia6Finisher
Scenic Trail119kmSwitzerland630 hours
Scott TMBT109kmMalaysia930 hours
Sean O'Brien100kmCalifornia216 hours
Shinetsu Five Mountains Trail110kmJapan920 hours
Shinetsu Five Mountains Trail100MJapan9Finisher
Siskiyou Outback100kmOregon718 hours
SkyRun 2022100kmSouth Africa1128 hours
SkyView Ultra Trail140kmJapan938 hours
Soria Moria til Verden Ende100MNorway5Finisher
South Downs Way100MEngland6Finisher
Superior 100100MMinnesota9Finisher
Surf Coast Century100kmAustralia916 hours
Swiss Alps100kmSwitzerland822 hours
Swiss Alps100MSwitzerland8Finisher
Swiss Canyon Trail111kmSwitzerland624 hours
SwissPeaks100kmSwitzerland928 hours
Täby Extreme Challenge 100100MSweden4Finisher
Tahoe 200202MCalifornia692 hours
Tahoe Rim Trail100MNevada7Finisher
Tarawera Ultras102kmNew Zealand217 hours
Tarawera Ultras100MNew Zealand2Finisher
Taupo100kmNew Zealand1017 hours
TDS (Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie)147kmItaly842 hours
Thames Path 100100MEngland4Finisher
Tor des Géants330kmItaly9132 hours
Trail de Conímbriga Terras de Sicó111kmPortugal224 hours
Trail de Conímbriga Terras de Sicó111MPortugal2Finisher
Trail du Saint-Jacques123kmFrance625 hours
Trail Verbier St Bernard by UTMB140kmSwitzerland740 hours
Trail 100 Andorra by UTMB105kmAndorra630 hours
Transgrancanaria125kmCanary Islands228 hours
Transjeju International Trail Run112kmSouth Korea1127 hours
TransLantau Ultra Trail100kmHong Kong1128 hoursvirtual
TransLantau Ultra Trail140kmHong Kong1140 hoursvirtual
Tunnel Hill 2022100MIllinois11Finisher
Tuscany Crossing103kmItaly421 hours
Tuscany Crossing160kmItaly4Finisher
Twisted Branch100kmNew York820 hours
Ultra Trail Amanecer Comechingón110kmArgentia727 hours
Ultra Trail Amanecer Comechingón159kmArgentia7Finisher
Ultra Trail Bosques del Sur106kmSpain622 hours
Ultra Trail do Marão110kmPortugal1130 hoursnew
Ultra Trail Lago d'Orta102kmItaly1024 hours
Ultra Trail Nan109kmThailand1030 hours
Ultra Trail Sierras del Bandolero166kmSpain340 hours
Ultra Trail Vipava Valley106kmSlovenia525 hours
Ultra Trail Vipava Valley160kmSlovenia5Finisher
Ultra-Trail Australia by UTMB100kmAustralia519 hours
Ultra-Trail Cape Town 2022100kmSouth Africa1121 hours
Ultra-Trail Cape Town 2022100MSouth Africa11Finisher
Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc (UTMB)100MFrance8Finisher
Ultra-Trail Harricana125kmCanada926 hours
Ultra-Trail Mt Fuji100MJapan4Finisher
Ultra-Trail Snowdonia by UTMB100kmNorth Wales728 hours
Ultra-Trail Snowdonia by UTMB165kmNorth Wales7Finisher
Ultra-Trail Tai Mo Shan115kmHong Kong134 hours
Ultra-Trail Tai Mo Shan100MHong Kong1Finisher
Umstead100MNorth Carolina4Finisher
Val d’Aran by UTMB, Camins de Hèr105kmSpain726 hours
Val d’Aran by UTMB, Torn dera Val d’Aran168kmSpain7Finisher
Vulcano Ultra Trail 2022100kmChile1224 hours
Waldo100kmOregon818 hours
Wasatch Front100MUtah9Finisher
West Highland Way95MScotland630 hours
Western States100MCalifornia6Finisher
Wildstrubel by UTMB108kmSwtzerland926 hours
Worlds End100kmPennsylvania619 hours
Zion100kmUtah419 hours
Zugspitz100kmGermany624 hours