Race Day Info

Date/Time: October 28, 2017 at 5:00 AM

Race Distance: 100.29 Miles

Location(Start/Finish): Hill Country State Natural Area, Bandera, TX

Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 76 / 51 F

Sunrise/Sunset: 7:47 AM / 6:53 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 36

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 4 x 25 Mile Loop

Terrain: Rough and rugged trail

Elevation Change (Ascent/Decent): 24,000 ft. (12,000 ft. / 12,000 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level(Min./Max.): 1,450 ft. / 1,950 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 5 (6.15 mi.) *Water only! This race is self supported!

Race Information

Cost: $160 until Oct 4, $170 until Oct 22, then $180

Completion rate: 19 Finishers (2016), 45% (26/58) 2015, 47% (40/86) 2014

Course Record (M/F): 17:34:08 Steven Moore (2012) / 21:02:00 Elizabeth Howard (2009)

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

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: N/A

Website: http://www.tejastrails.com/cactus/

Race Director: Tejas Trails

Year Established: 2007

Other Race Distances: 25 mi./ 50 mi./ 75 mi./ Relay

Fun Fact: Bandera, TX is the self proclaimed “Cowboy Capital of the U.S.”.

Nearest Airports (HRs): San Antonio, TX (1), Austin, TX (2), Corpus Christi, TX (3)

Race Reports

2016

Race Report Cactus Rose 100 Mile Attempt Oct 22nd 2016

2015

Cactus Rose 100 – Chris Oles

2014 and earlier

2014 Cactus Rose 100 Race Report – Stephen Winton

2013 Cactus Rose 100 Mile Race Report – Dat Guy

2013 Cactus Rose 100 Race Report – Brian Hopton-Jones

Cactus Rose 100 Race Report – Gerard Martinez

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