Race Day Info

Date/Time: February 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location(Start/Finish): Erie Canal Trail, Lockport, NY

Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 35 / 18 F

Sunrise/Sunset: 8:11 AM / 6:49 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 30

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 4 x 25 Mile Out and Back

Terrain: Mostly cinder tow path with a short section of pavement.

Elevation Change (Ascent/Decent): 1,000 ft. (500 ft. / 500 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level(Min./Max.): 500 ft. / 520 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 3 (6 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $175 through Sept. 5, then $195

Completion rate: 97% (28/29) 2017, 60% (18/30) 2016, 30 Finishers 2015

Course Record (M/F): 14:47:30 Joseph Czabaranek (2013) / 19:20:21 Kat Clewley (2014)

Prerequisites/Lottery/Trail Work Req.: 50 Mile Finish / No / No

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: Beast of Burden 200 Mile Ultra Marathon Series

Website:http://www.beastofburden100.com

Race Director: Beast Ultra

Year Established: 2010

Other Race Distances: 50 mi.

Fun Fact: The Erie Canal connects Lake Erie to the Hudson River. This canal has connected the Great Lakes to New York City for almost 200 years.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Buffalo, NY (.5), Rochester, NY (1.5), Toronto, ON (2.5)

Race Reports

2017 and Earlier

Beast of Burden 100 – Winter 2016 -Race Report -Brian Groot (Video)

I’ll Never Be Your Beast of Burden – Kenneth Posner

The 2014 Winter Beast of Burden 100 – Violeta Alekseyev

“Never again.” Beast of Burden – Stacey (Arnold) Michne

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