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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.

Please see our Entry Process page for more details.

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 (36 hours)
Arkansas Traveler100MArkansas10Finisher (30 hours)
Aso Round Trail121kmJapan530 hours
Autumn100MEngland10Finisher (28 hours)
Azores Trail Run (Whalers')118kmPortugal526 hours
Bear, The100MUtah9Finisher (36 hours)
Beaverhead100kmIdaho/Montana720 hours
Bigfoot 200206MWashington892 hours
Bighorn100MWyoming6Finisher (35 hours)
Black Canyon100kmArizona217 hours
Blackall 100k100kmAustralia1018 hours
Borneo Ultra-Trail Marathon106kmMalaysia332 hours
Borneo Ultra-Trail Marathon100MMalaysia350 hours
Brazil 135135MBrazil1Finisher (120 hours)
Brazos Bend 2022100MTexas12Finisher (30 hours)
Bryce100MUtah5Finisher (36 hours)not held in 2023
Burning River100MOhio7Finisher (30 hours)
Cameron Ultra-Trail100kmMalaysia728 hours
Canadian Death Race125kmCanada824 hours
Canal Corridor100MOhio10Finisher (30 hours)
Canyons by UTMB100kmCalifornia420 hours
Canyons by UTMB100MCalifornia4Finisher (36 hours)new
Cascade Crest100MWashington8Finisher (32 hours)
Castle Peak100kmCalifornia821 hours
Cocodona250MArizona5125 hours
Courmayeur Champex Chamonix (CCC)100kmItaly825 hours
Craze Ultra101kmSingapore1022 hours
Cruel Jewel106MGeorgia5Finisher (48 hours)
Cuyamaca100kmCalifornia1017 hours
Dalmacija Ultra Trail122kmCroatia1032 hours
Doi Inthanon Thailand by UTMB 2022104kmThailand1230 hoursnew
Doi Inthanon Thailand by UTMB 2022100MThailand12Finisher (48 hours)new
Eastern States100MPennsylvania8Finisher (36 hours)
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 Endurance180kmPortugal10Finisher (48 hours)new
Fat Dog120MCanada9Finisher (48 hours)
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 (48 hours)
Grand Raid La Reunion162kmReunion1050 hours
Grand Trail des Lacs et Châteaux165kmBelgium5Finisher (40 hours)
Grindstone100MVirginia9Finisher (38 hours)
Grossglockner Ultra-Trail110kmAustria728 hours
Hallucination (Run Woodstock)100MMichigan9Finisher (30 hours)
Hardcore Hundred100MPhilippines5Finisher (40 hours)
Hardrock100MColorado7Finisher (48 hours)
Hardwolds 202280MEngland1124 hours
Hellgate 2022100kmVirginia1217 hours
Hennepin100MIllinois10Finisher (30 hours)
High Lonesome100MColorado8Finisher (36 hours)
HOKA Bandera100kmTexas117 hours
HOKA Rocky Raccoon100MTexas2Finisher (30 hours)
Hong Kong 100K100kmHong Kong123 hours
HURT100MHawaii1Finisher (36 hours)
IMTUF100MIdaho9Finisher (36 hours)
Indiana100MIndiana10Finisher (30 hours)
Istria by UTMB110kmCroatia424 hours
Istria by UTMB168kmCroatia4Finisher (46 hours)
Javelina Jundred100MArizona11Finisher (30 hours)
Javornicka105kmSlovakia1024 hours
Julian Alps Trail Run by UTMB106kmSlovenia924 hours
Julian Alps Trail Run by UTMB170kmSlovenia9Finisher (46 hours)
Karkloof100MSouth Africa9Finisher (36 hours)
Kerry Way Ultra101kmIreland920 hours
Kerry Way Ultra193kmIreland940 hours
Kettle Moraine100MWisconsin6Finisher (30 hours)
Kierat100kmPoland527 hours
Krakonosova Stovka100kmCzech Republic922 hours
Kullamannen by UTMB100MSweden11Finisher (34 hours)
La H.O.T. du Père Noël 2022133kmFrance1225 hoursnew
La Mision110kmArgentina238 hours
La Mision100MArgentina245 hours
La Sportiva Arc of Attrition102.5kmEngland1Finisher (36 hours)
Lake Sonoma100kmCalifornia418 hours
Lakeland100MEngland7Finisher (40 hours)
Laurel Highlands70.5MPennsylvania620 hours
Lavaredo Ultra Trail by UTMB120kmItaly626 hours
Leadville Trail100MColorado8Finisher (30 hours)
Łemkowyna Ultra-Trail150kmPoland10Finisher (35 hours)
Leona Divide100kmCalifornia416 hours
Les Coursières des Hauts du Lyonnais111kmFrance522 hours
Long Haul100MFlorida1Finisher (30 hours)
Lost Soul Ultra100kmCanada921 hours
Madeira Island Ultra-Trail 2022115kmPortugal1129 hours
Madeira Island Ultra-Trail 115kmPortugal429 hours
Malnad Ultra 2022100kmIndia1118 hours
Massanutten100MVirginia5Finisher (35 hours)
Miwok100kmCalifornia5Finisher (16 hours)
Moab238MUtah10106 hours
Mohican100MOhio6Finisher (30 hours)
Morenic Trail100kmItaly1022 hours
Mountain Lakes100MOregon9Finisher (30 hours)
Mozart 100 by UTMB108kmAustria622 hours
Never Summer103kmColorado723 hours
Nice Côte d'Azur by UTMB111kmFrance928 hours
Nice Côte d'Azur by UTMB159kmFrance9Finisher (48 hours)
No Business100MTennessee10Finisher (34 hours)
North Downs Way100MEngland8Finisher (30 hours)
Nuts Ylläs Pallas105kmFinland722 hours
Nuts Ylläs Pallas160kmFinland7Finisher (36 hours)
Olympus Mythical Trail110kmGreece728 hours
Oregon Cascades100MOregon8Finisher (32:01:18)
OSJ Ontake100kmJapan716 hours
OSJ Ontake100MJapan7Finisher (24 hours)
Oso Negro100kmMexico124 hours
Patagonia Run112kmArgentina427 hours
Patagonia Run100MArgentina4Finisher (37 hours)
Penyagolosa115kmSpain526 hours
Pine to Palm100MOregon9Finisher (34 hours)
Pinhoti100MAlabama11Finisher (30 hours)
Pong Yaeng trail108kmThailand1130 hours
Puerto Vallarta México by UTMB100kmMexico1018 hours
Puerto Vallarta México by UTMB100MMexico10Finisherrace cancelled
Pulag 100 Trail100kmPhilippines430 hours
Quebec Mega Trail110kmCanada722 hours
Quebec Mega Trail100MCanada7Finisher (40 hours)
Quicksilver100kmCalifornia517 hours
Race to the Stones100kmEngland717 hours
Rim to River100MWest Virginia11Finisher (32 hours)
Rio Del Lago100MCalifornia11Finisher (30 hours)
Run Rabbit Run100MColorado9Finisher (36 hours)
Salomon Cappadocia Ultra-Trail119kmTurkey1023 hours
Salomon Hong Kong Dynamic 100100kmHong Kong230 hours??
Salomon Rondane100MNorway8Finisher (36 hours)
Salomon Ultra-Trail Hungary112kmHungary520 hours
Salomon Xreid Voss-Bergen120kmNorway635 hours
San Diego100MCalifornia6Finisher (32 hours)
Scenic Trail119kmSwitzerland630 hours
Scott TMBT109kmMalaysia930 hours
Sean O'Brien100kmCalifornia216 hours
Shinetsu Five Mountains Trail110kmJapan920 hours
Shinetsu Five Mountains Trail100MJapan9Finisher (33 hours)
Siskiyou Outback100kmOregon717 hours
SkyRun 2022100kmSouth Africa1128 hours
SkyView Ultra Trail140kmJapan938 hours
Soria Moria til Verden Ende100MNorway5Finisher (35 hours)
South Downs Way100MEngland6Finisher (30 hours)
Superior 100100MMinnesota9Finisher (38 hours)
Surf Coast Century100kmAustralia916 hours
Swiss Alps100kmSwitzerland822 hours
Swiss Alps100MSwitzerland8Finisher (49 hours)
Swiss Canyon Trail111kmSwitzerland624 hours
SwissPeaks100kmSwitzerland928 hours
SwissPeaks170kmSwitzerland9Finisher (58 hours)
Täby Extreme Challenge 100100MSweden4Finisher (30 hours)
Tahoe 200202MCalifornia692 hours
Tahoe Rim Trail100MNevada7Finisher (35 hours)
Tarawera Ultras102kmNew Zealand217 hours
Tarawera Ultras100MNew Zealand2Finisher (36 hours)
Taupo100kmNew Zealand1017 hours
TDS (Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie)147kmItaly842 hours
Thames Path 100100MEngland4Finisher (28 hours)
Tor des Géants330kmItaly9132 hours
Trail de Conímbriga Terras de Sicó111kmPortugal224 hours
Trail de Conímbriga Terras de Sicó111MPortugal2Finisher (45 hours)
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 (30 hours)
Tuscany Crossing103kmItaly421 hours
Tuscany Crossing160kmItaly4Finisher (34 hours)
Twisted Branch100kmNew York820 hours
Ultra Trail Amanecer Comechingón110kmArgentia727 hours
Ultra Trail Amanecer Comechingón159kmArgentia7Finisher (40 hours)
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 (46 hours)
Ultra-Trail Australia by UTMB100kmAustralia519 hours
Ultra-Trail Cape Town 2022100kmSouth Africa1121 hours
Ultra-Trail Cape Town 2022100MSouth Africa11Finisher (45 hours)
Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc (UTMB)100MFrance8Finisher (46:30)
Ultra-Trail Harricana125kmCanada926 hours
Ultra-Trail Mt Fuji100MJapan4Finisher (45 hours)
Ultra-Trail Snowdonia by UTMB100kmNorth Wales728 hours
Ultra-Trail Snowdonia by UTMB165kmNorth Wales7Finisher (50 hours)
Ultra-Trail Tai Mo Shan115kmHong Kong134 hours
Ultra-Trail Tai Mo Shan100MHong Kong1Finisher (42 hours)
Umstead100MNorth Carolina4Finisher (30 hours)
Val d’Aran by UTMB, Camins de Hèr105kmSpain726 hours
Val d’Aran by UTMB, Torn dera Val d’Aran168kmSpain7Finisher (48 hours)
Vermont100MVermont7Finisher (30 hours)
Vulcano Ultra Trail 2022100kmChile1224 hours
Waldo100kmOregon818 hours
Wasatch Front100MUtah9Finisher (36 hours)
West Highland Way95MScotland630 hours
Western States100MCalifornia6Finisher (30 hours)
Wildstrubel by UTMB108kmSwtzerland926 hours
Worlds End100kmPennsylvania619 hours
Yeti100MVirginia9Finisher (30 hours)
Zion100kmUtah419 hours
Zion100MUtah4Finisher (34 hours)
Zugspitz111kmGermany625 hours