Race Day Info

Date/Time: October 20, 2017 from 5:00 AM – 8:00 AM (Staggered Start)

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location(Start/Finish): Lookout Campground, Dugway, UT / Simpson Springs, UT

Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 63 / 40 F

Sunrise/Sunset: 7:45 AM / 6:43 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 30

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): Out and Back

Terrain: 100% dirt road

Elevation Change (Ascent/Decent): 7,000 ft. (3,000 ft. / 4,000 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level(Min./Max.): 4,300 ft. / 6,200 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 1 (50 mi.) *Mostly Self Supported/Requires Crew

Race Information

Cost: $140

Completion rate: 69% (24/35) 2016, 63% (12/19) 2015, 25 Finishers 2014

Course Record (M/F): 15:06:27 Jay Aldous (2011) / 19:59:59 Cherri Marcinko (2013)

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

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: N/A

Website: http://ponyexpress100.org

Race Director: Davy Crockett

Year Established: 2006

Other Race Distances: 50 mi.

Fun Fact: The Pony Express Trail was only used from April of 1860 through October of 1861. Riders were required to weigh less than 125 lbs., rode 75-100 miles a day, and switched horses every 10-12 miles. The invention of the telegraph forced the Pony Express to close.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Salt Lake City, UT (1)

Race Reports

2016 and Earlier

Pony Express 100 Mile Race Report – Killtherun

Pony Express 100 Miler – Steve’s First 100

2013 Pony Express 100: Flat, Fast, and Fabulous! – Kelly Agnew

Pony Express Trail 100 – Race Report – Craig Lloyd

Pony Express Trail 100 2011 Race Report – Jay

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