Race Day Info

Date/Time: September 8, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Race Distance: 103.3 Miles

Location(Start/Finish): Gooseberry Falls State Park, Two Harbors, MN / Caribou Highlands Lodge, Lutsen, MN

Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 69/52 F

Sunrise/Sunset: 6:36 AM/ 7:33 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.):38

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): Point to Point

Terrain: 100% trail with 95% rugged, rooty, and rocky single track

Elevation Change (Ascent/Decent): 42,000 ft. (21,000 ft./ 21,000 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level(Min./Max.): 602 / 1,829 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 13 (10.3 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $250

Completion rate: 71% (169/237) 2017, 64% (138/217) 2016, 74% (161/217)  2015

Course Records (M/F): 19:30:37 Jake Hegge (2015)/ 23:51:01 Mallory Richard (2016)

Prerequisites/Lottery/Trail Work Req.: 50 Miler or Longer in Past 2 Years/ Yes/ No

Qualifying Race for: Western States 100

Race Series: UMTR Gnarly Bandit Ultra Series

Website: https://www.superiorfalltrailrace.com

Race Director: Rocksteady Running

Year Established: 1991

Other Race Distances: 26.2 mi. / 50 mi.

Fun Fact: The original course started 20-25 miles further north, was a mix of road and trail,  had a canoe water crossing, and ended at Cook County High School’s track in Grand Marais. In 2006, the course changed to it’s current location of 95% single track and 100% trail. The current course does a great job depicting just how rugged, relentless, and remote the North Shore of Lake Superior really is!

Nearest Airports (HRs): Duluth, MN (1), Thunder Bay, ON,Canada (3.25), Minneapolis, MN (3.25)

Race Reports:

Superior 100’s Race Report Collection

 

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