Race Day Info

Date/Time: October 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location(Start/Finish): Camp Tevya, Brookline, NH

Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 60 / 35 F

Sunrise/Sunset: 7:07 AM / 5:55 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 30

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 7 x 7.5 mile out and back

Terrain: Mostly straight and flat rail trail with a short paved section

Elevation Change (Ascent/Decent): <5000 ft.

Altitude Above Sea Level(Min./Max.): 250 ft. / 350 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 3 (4 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $50

Race Size: 42 Finishers (2016), 41 (2015), 41 (2014)

Course Record (M/F): 13:50:44 Patrick Caron (2016) / 17:15:30 Claire Gadrow (2016)

Prerequisites/Lottery/Trail Work Req.: No / No / No

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: N/A

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/ghosttrainrailtrailrace/home

Race Director: TARC

Year Established: 2009

Other Race Distances: 15 mi. / 30 mi. / 45 mi. / 60 mi. / 75 mi. / 90 mi. / relay

Fun Fact: The race was initially only 15 miles and was coordinated as a fundraiser for the Brookline and Milford Conservation Commissions. The original race director, Steve Latour, was approached about the project after posting a running video on youtube.  The race has grown into a 100 mile TARC trail race and has raised over $68,000 for the conservation of the trails. Steve is currently enjoying retirement.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Boston, MA (.5), Hartford, CT (2), Portland, ME (2.25)

Race Reports

2016 and earlier

Ghost Train 100 Mile-Race Report

Brain Dump: Ghost Train 100 Mile Trail Ultra Marathon

Ghost Train Rail Trail – Pacing

 

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