Race Day Info

Date/Time: April 7, 2018 at 6:00 AM

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location(Start/Finish): John T. McNaughton Park, Pekin, IL

Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 60 / 39 F

Sunrise/Sunset: 6:33 AM / 7:29 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 34

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 10 x 10 mile loop

Terrain: Mostly trail with steep hills, meadows, and water crossings

Elevation Change (Ascent/Decent): 32,000 ft. (16,000 ft. / 16,000 ft.)

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

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 3 (4.5 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $150 through Dec. 30, then $170

Completion rate: 31 Finishers 2017, 59% (35/59) 2016, 68% (41/60) 2015

Course Record (M/F): 17:56:14 Nicholas Kopp (2017) / 22:34:18 Steph Whitmore (2014)

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

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: N/A

Website: http://www.potawatomitrailruns.com

Race Director: Mike Kelsey

Year Established: 2001

Other Race Distances: 30 mi. / 50 mi. / 150 mi. / 200 mi.

Fun Fact: Potawatomi 100, named after the trail on which it’s ran, changed back to its original name in 2010. It used to be named McNaughton 100, which is the name of the park in which the event is held.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Chicago, IL (2.75), St. Louis, MO (2.75), Indianapolis, IN (3.25)

Race Reports

Potawatomi Trail Runs 100 Mile Race Report – OneBiteAtATime

My First 100 Mile Ultra – Potawatomi 100 Race Report – TrafficJamJen

Potawatomi 100 Race Report – Travis

POT 100 Race Report – Jeff Moss

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