Date/Time: October 19, 2018 from 5:00 AM – 8:00 AM (Staggered Start)
Race Distance: 100 Miles
Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 63 / 40 F
Sunrise/Sunset: 7:45 AM / 6:43 PM
Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 30
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
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
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)