Race Day Info

Date/Time: March 24, 2018

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location(Start/Finish): Celebration Hall, Ottawa, KS

Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 58 / 35 F

Sunrise/Sunset: 7:19 AM / 7:37 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 30

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): Out and Back

Terrain: Crushed limestone rail trail with asphalt paths through towns

Elevation Change (Ascent/Decent): 2,000 ft. (1,000 ft. / 1,000 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level(Min./Max.): 910 ft. / 1,130 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 11 (6 mi.)

 

Race Information

Cost: $175 through June 30, $190 through Sept. 30, $200 through Dec. 31, $210 through Feb. 28 then $225

Completion rate: 24 Finishers 2017, 35 Finishers 2016, 68% (50/73) 2015

Course Record (M/F): 15:10:13 John Cash(2014) / 17:41:17 Chavet Breslin (2017)

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

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: Kansas Grand Slam of Ultra Running

Website: http://www.prairiespirit100.com

Race Director: Timer Guys

Year Established: 2013

Other Race Distances: 50k / 50 mi.

Fun Fact: Prairie Spirit Trail Ultra takes place on the same trail as Kansas Rails to Trails Ultra. With Kansas Rails to Trails Ultra being held in the fall, the seasons play a huge roll in colors, temperatures, and wildlife you may experience.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Topeka, KS (.75), Kansas City, MO (1.25), Wichita, KS (2.25)

Race Reports

2017

Prairie Spirit Trail 100 Miler Race Report – Keri 

2016

Prairie Spirit Trail 100 .. or 61 – Alex Ross

2015

2015 Prairie Spirit 100: Running Through The Kansas Countryside – Chris Oles

Prairie Spirit 100 Race Report – Sluggo

2014 and Earlier

What I Did Right at the 2014 Prairie Spirit 100 – Adena Schutzberg

2014 Prairie Spirit 100 Race Report – “The Walking Dead” or “A Tale of Two Fifties” – Zach Adams

Prairie Spirit Trail 100 Mile Run: Lots of Snow, Just Six Finishers

 

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