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What:

 The gax 100 miles is a 100 (and 50) mile race with a cut off time of 32 hours.

When:

 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Will be held from now on as gax100 and FMR.

Where:

 Start and finish at S:t Knuts Torg in Ystad, southern Sweden.

How:

 You are capable of so much more than you know you are.

Who:

 You.

Why:

 Some running is good, more is better, and too much is just enough.

Inspiration:

 Plain 100 Endurance Run.

Fee:

 50 .

Prizes:

 Medal, diploma, trophy, patch, sticker and more.

Register:

 Pay, fill in a registration form and mail it to me.

Water:

 At 42, 66, 80, 118 and 128 km as well at 17 other possible water sources.

Service stations:

 42, 66, 80, 118 and 128 km

Support:

 You can have any support, pacer or friends you like.

DNF:

 All runners are finishers with accomplished kilometres.

Map:

 You will get a detailed black and white copy of the route with some instructions.

Route:

 One loop through forrests and meadows, coast and hills.

Qualification:

 Race of 100 km/12 hours (50 miles a marathon or ultra)

Equipment:

 You'll need quite a bit of gear to come through this unsupported.

Accomodation:

 There are many Youth Hostels as well as both cheap and expensive hotels.

Shower:

 600 metres from the finish there is a possibility to have a shower.

Getting there:

 Ystad is a very central hub with all possibilities with train and bus.

Rules:

 Cheating or littering is not allowed. To help a fellow runner is mandatory.

Weather:

 Swedish summer weather, mild night, maybe just a tad rain.

Animals:

 Elk, fox, stoat, corn snake, lama, harbour porpoise etc. have been seen during gax.

Dangers:

 Traffic and fatigue.

Medical staff:

 There will be a medical specialist on call via phone during the whole run.

Force majeure:

 Does not apply unless there is less than one participant.

Miscallenous:

 Qualifying for Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc (4 credits) and Spartathlon.

Questions:

 stefanphonsavan (a) hotmail.com.

Race Director:

 Stefan Samuelsson.