Photo Credit: Michael Hodges

Race Day Info

Date / Time: Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 7:30 AM

Race Distance: 100km

Location (Start / Finish): Group Lodge at Hill Country State Natural Area, Bandera, TX

Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 60 / 34 F

Sunrise / Sunset: 7:32 AM / 5:58 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 24

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 2 x 50km Loop

Terrain: Rocky, rolling, difficult single and double track with abundant cacti and sotol.

Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 11,000 ft. (5,500 ft. / 5,500 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 1,400 ft. / 1,950 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 7 (6.15 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $150 until Dec. 13 (deadline to get shirt), $160 until Dec. 31, then $170

Completion rate: 72% (197/272) 2017, 77% (230/298) 2016, 74% (219/294) 2015

Course Record (M/F): 7:46:37 Jim Walmsley (2016) / 9:08:35 Stephanie Howe Violett (2017)

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

Qualifying Race for: Western States 100 and UTMB

Race Series: N/A

Website: http://www.tejastrails.com/bandera/

Race Director: Tejas Trails

Year Established: 2003

Other Race Distances: 25k / 50k

Fun Fact: Bandera, TX is the self proclaimed “Cowboy Capital of the U.S.”.

Nearest Airports (HRs): San Antonio, TX (1), Austin, TX (2), Corpus Christi, TX (3)

Race Reports

2017

Bandera 100k – Greg Luffey

Bandera 100k Race Report – Jake Babich

Bandera – USATF 100k Trail Championships – Jeff Ball

Shot Down At Bandera – Bob Shebest

2016

Bandera 100k – Michael Hodges

The Bandera 100k “Suggestibility & The Curse of the Elite” – Jason Friedman

2016 Bandera 100k Race Report – Avery Frantz

Bandera 100k race report, by the numbers – Alicia Hudelson

2015 and Earlier

Bandera 2015 100k Race Report – Ted Cory

Bandera 100k Race Report, Pearls of Wisdom after Acts of Stupidity – Traci Falbo

2015 Bandera 100k Race Report – Chris Oles

2015 Bandera 100k Race Report – Jason Bahamundi

Bandera 100k Race Report

2014 Bandera 100k Race Report

Execute: Sage Canaday’s Course-Record Bandera 100k Race Report

2012 Bandera 100k Race Report – Yassine Diboun

Bandera 100k Race Report – Joe Uhan

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