Race Day Info

Date/Time: October 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Race Distance: 101.85 mi.

Location(Start/Finish): Boy Scouts of America Camp Shenandoah, Swoope, VA

Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 70 / 44 F

Sunrise/Sunset: 7:17 AM / 6:53 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 38

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): Out and Back

Terrain: A mix of trail and gravel/dirt roads

Elevation Change (Ascent/Decent): 46,400 ft. (23,200 ft. / 23,200 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level(Min./Max.): 1609 ft. / 4463 ft. (Elliot Knob)

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 7 (9.45 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $230 before June 1, $250 before July 1, $275 before August 1, and then $300 thereafter

Completion rate: 180 Finishers (2016), 71% (104/146) 2015, 77% (189/245) 2014

Course Record (M/F): 17:13:04 Karl Meltzer (2012) / 22:53:12 Robin Watkins (2014)

Prerequisites/Lottery/Trail Work Req.: 50 Miler or Longer in Past 2 Years / No / 8 Hours Trail or Volunteer Work Current Calendar Year

Qualifying Race for: Western States 100, Hardrock 100, and UTMB

Race Series: Beast Series

Website: http://www.eco-xsports.com/events/grindstone/

Race Director: eco-x sports

Year Established: 2008

Other Race Distances: N/A

Fun Fact: Camp Shenandoah has been used for Boy Scout camping since the summer of 1950.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Richmond, VA (2), Dulles, VA (2.5), Washington D.C. (3), Baltimore, MD (3.5)

Race Reports

2016

Race Report: The 2016 Grindstone 100

Race Report: The 2016 Grindstone 100 by Scotie Jacobs “The Joys & Pain of the Grindstone 100”

Soaked and Stubborn – Grindstone 100 Race Report – Matt

Grindstone 100 Race Report: Misery Loves Company – Jordan

2015

100 Reasons – Grindstone 100 Race Report – Amy Rusiecki

2014

Grindstone 100 Race Report – Andy Jones-Wilkins

Grindstone 100 Race Report – Robert Harem

2014 Grindstone 100 Mile Race Report – Michael Owen

2014 Grindstone 100 – My 20th Hundred Miler – Bronco Billy

Grindstone 100 – Joe Wrobleski

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