Race Day Info

Date/Time: February 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location(Start/Finish): Happy Trails Kennels, Big Lake, AK

Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 29 / 11 F

Sunrise/Sunset: 9:38 AM / 6:51 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 48

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): Single Loop

Terrain: Snow and ice covered trail

Elevation Change (Ascent/Decent): 2,400 ft. (1,200 ft / 1,200 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level(Min./Max.): 25 / 200 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 6 (22 mi.)   *Extreme Conditions Race with Mandatory Gear List

Race Information

Cost: $200 through Dec. 31, then $350

Completion rate: 46% (13/28) 2017, 72% (28/39) 2016, 96% (24/25) 2015

Course Record (M/F): 18:22:00 David Johnston (2014) / 22:47:00 Alicja Barahona (2000)

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

Qualifying Race for: Iditarod Trail Invitational

Race Series: N/A

Website: http://www.susitna100.com/susitna-100.html

Race Director: Kim Kittredge

Year Established: 2000

Other Race Distances: 50k

Fun Fact: Susitna 100 has three separate divisions: Run, Ski, or Bike. The participant has until race morning to decide in which division they will take part. Fresh snow might deter one from chasing bike on race morning. With temperatures often seen below zero, there is also a mandatory gear list.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Anchorage, AK (1.75)

Race Reports

2017 and Earlier

Susitna 100 Race Report – Brandon Wood

What a Drag: Joe Grant’s Susitna 100 Experience

Susitna 100 Race Report – Daniel Rowland

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