Race Day Info

Date/Time: April 7, 2018

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location(Start/Finish): Camp Lapihio, Umstead State Park, Raleigh, NC

Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 70 / 46 F

Sunrise/Sunset: 6:53 AM / 7:42 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 30

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 8 x 12.5 Mile Loop

Terrain: Wide gravel/dirt path

Elevation Change (Ascent/Decent): 16,000 ft. (8,000 ft. / 8,000 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level(Min./Max.): 225 ft. / 450 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 2 (7 mi.)

 

Race Information

Cost: $180

Completion rate: 55% (143/259) 2017, 63% (156/248) 2016, 57% (147/258) 2015

Course Record (M/F): 13:11:40 Mike Morton (2012) / 15:07:30 Liza Howard (2014)

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

Qualifying Race for: Western States 100

Race Series: N/A

Website: http://www.umstead100.org

Race Director: Rhonda Hampton

Year Established: 1995

Other Race Distances: 50 mi.

Fun Facts:

  1. Umstead 100 has more volunteers than they have runners.  This ratio helps ensure their reputation of having “second to none” aid stations and service for the runners and their crews.
  2. Forty percent of the starters are running to finish their first 100 miler.  Over fifty percent of these first-timers will be awarded their first 100 mile buckle at Umstead 100.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Raleigh, NC (.25), Charlotte, NC (2.5), Richmond, VA (2.75)

Race Reports

2017

Running 100 Miles Blind at Umstead 100 – Richard Hunter

Race Report – Umstead 100 Mile Endurance Run – RunRoarDinosaur

2016

Umstead 100 Competitor – John Carolina

2016 Umstead 100 Mile Endurance Run “Race Report” – Brett Sherfy

Umstead 100 (sortakinda) race report- Mark

2016 Umstead 100 Mile Endurance Run – Steph Jeffries

2015 and Earlier

Umstead 100 2015 Race Report – Trevor Stewart

Umstead 100 Race Report (Or, more accurately: Umstead 100 DNF Report) – Jake

Seasons Change – Umstead 100 Mile Race Report – Juli Aistars

My First 100 Mile Race: Umstead 100 Mile 2012 – Jenny Nichols

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