Photo Credit: Paksit Photos

*Race Day: Live Standings*

Race Day Info

Date / Time: Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 6:00 AM

Race Distance: 101.5 Miles

Location (Start / Finish): Blue Jay Campground, Lake Elsinore, CA

Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 72 / 43 F

Sunrise / Sunset: 6:25 AM / 4:44 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 35

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): Figure eight style out and back

Terrain: Mostly single track trails with some roots and rocks

Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 44,000 ft. (22,000 ft. / 22,000 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 1,775 ft. / 5,600 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 13 (7 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $275

Completion rate: 57% (30/53) 201659% (47/79) 201561% (77/126) 2014

Course Record (M/F): 18:29:52 Fabrice Hardel (2014) / 23:19:28 Nikki Kimball (2015)

Prerequisites / Lottery / Trail Work Req.: No / No / 6 Hours

Qualifying Race for: Western States 100

Race Series: N/A

Website: http://www.oldgoatraces.com/races/chimera-100/

Race Director: Old Goat Races

Year Established: 2009

Other Race Distances: 100k

Fun Fact: Chimera 100 is the first west coast race for the Western States 100 qualifier calendar year.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Santa Ana, CA (1), Los Angeles, CA (1.5), Ontario, CA (1.75), Palm Springs, CA (1.75), San Diego, CA (1.75)

Race Reports

Chimera 100 – Travis Liles

Chimera 100 Race Report 2015- “Tackling The Beast” – Eric Earnshaw

Race Report: 2015 Chimera 100 – True Grit – Branden Bollweg

Chimera 100 mile trail race – Yohann Coppel

#341 Chimera 100 2014 – Race Report – Traviss Willcox

Chimera 100 – Katrin Silva

Chimera 100 Mile Race Report; or the Horror Story That Wasn’t – Jeff Pelletier

Chimera 100 – Rick Whitelaw

Chimera 100M (2013) – Race Report – Guillaume Calmettes

Chimera 100 Mile Mountain Race – Mark Tanaka

Chimera 100 Race Report – Vanessa

Chimera 100 – Geoff Cordner

Chimera 100 2011 Ultramarathon (video) – Geoff Cordner

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