Race Day Info

Date / Time: Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location (Start / Finish): Erie Canal Trail, Lockport, NY

Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 81 / 61 F

Sunrise / Sunset: 6:09 AM / 8:34 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 30

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 4 x 25 Mile Out and Back

Terrain: Mostly cinder tow path with a short section of pavement.

Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 1,000 ft. (500 ft. / 500 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 500 ft. / 520 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 3 (6 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $175 through Sept. 5, $195 through May 29, then $225

Completion rate: 98% (53/54) 201736% (20/55) 201644 Finishers 2015

Course Record (M/F): 14:41:41 Jim Salmeri (2017) / 16:48:53 Mikala Shremshock (2017)

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

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: Beast of Burden 200 Mile Ultra Marathon Series

Website: http://www.beastofburden100.com

Race Director: Beast Ultra

Year Established: 2010

Other Race Distances: 25 mi. / 50 mi.

Fun Fact: The Erie Canal connects Lake Erie to the Hudson River. This canal has connected the Great Lakes to New York City for almost 200 years.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Buffalo, NY (.5), Rochester, NY (1.5), Toronto, CAN (2.5)

Race Reports

Race Report: Beast of Burden Summer 2016 – Michael D’Aulerio

Race Report: Beast of Burden Summer 100-Mile Run: A Step Back (A Step Forward) – Phil McCarthy

Beast of Burden 100 Mile Race Report by Aubrey Blanda

Beast of Burden 100 (summer) Race Report – Chris McPeake

Beast of Burden 100-mile endurance run: 25:31:53 (PR) – Steve Tursi

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