Race Day Info

Date / Time: Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location (Start / Finish): Alcoa High School, Alcoa, TN

Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 62 / 39 F

Sunrise / Sunset: 7:45 AM / 7:45 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 30

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 10 x 10 Mile Loop

Terrain: Flat, paved, wide greenway

Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 2,600 ft. (1,300 ft. / 1,300 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 850 ft. / 950 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 2 (4.2 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $155 through Aug 31, $175 through Nov 30, then $195

Completion rate: 86% (66/77) 2016, 78 Finishers 201658 Finishers 2015

Course Record (M/F): 15:33:47 Greg Armstrong (2016) / 15:47:06 Megan Alvarado (2016)

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

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: N/A

Website: http://www.pistolultra.com

Race Director: Will Jorgensen

Year Established: 2013

Other Race Distances: 10 mi. / 50k / 50 mi. (Day/Night) / 100k / relays

Fun Fact:

  1. Over 60% of the Pistol 50kers had never run an ultra before and choose The Pistol for their first.
  2. Woody’s “Near World Famous” Aid Station was ranked among the top 5 by Outside Online.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Knoxville, TN (.25), Chattanooga, TN (1.75), Nashville, TN (2.75)

Race Reports

2016

“What do you need to run 100 miles?” Two legs and a heart ❤ Lazarus Lake – Diane Romero-Lopez

Pistol 100 2016 – Megan Alvarado

Second 100 Mile at the Pistol Ultra Run – Tim Gorichanaz

Pistol 100 Mile Ultra Recap-Sweet Redemption – Michael Scott

2015 and Earlier

The Pistol 100 Miler – Kelly

The Pistol Ultra Race Report – James Barnard

The Pistol Vendetta – Ash

#292 – Pistol 100 – Race Report – Traviss Willcox

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