Race Day Info

Date / Time: Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 6:00 AM

Race Distance: 100.8 Miles

Location (Start / Finish): US Geological Survey, Wellsboro, PA

Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 72 / 49 F

Sunrise / Sunset: 6:43 AM / 7:33 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 30

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 2 x Out and Back

Terrain: Crust stone on rail trail

Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 1,500 ft. (750 ft. / 750 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 850 ft. / 1,175 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 5 (8.4 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $165 through July 14, then $190 afterwards *2017 Prices

Completion rate: 35 Finishers 2017, 22 Finishers 2016, 77% (41/53) 2015

Course Record (M/F): 14:16:34 Brad Popple (2017) / 16:16:13 Connie Gardner (2013)

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

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: N/A

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/pinecreekchallengepa/

Race Director: Tyoga Running Club

Year Established: 2011

Other Race Distances: 100k / relay

Fun Fact: With only a 2% grade, the Pine Creek Rail Trail is a perfect place to set a PR.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Rochester, NY (2.25), Harrisburg, PA (3), Syracuse, NY (3), Buffalo, NY (3)

Race Reports

2016 and Earlier

Race Report: Pine Creek Challenge 100k 2016 – Brian Kunkle

Pine Creek Challenge 100k (9-12-2015) – Josh Litofsky

Race Report: Pine Creek Challenge 100 Mile

Race Report: The Hardest Race I’ve Ever Run (Pine Creek 100-miler) – Lisa Donchak

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