Date/Time: February 10, 2018 at 6:00 AM
Race Distance: 100 Miles
Location(Start/Finish): Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso, TX
Race Day Temperature at Start (High/ Low Avg.): 62 / 36 F
Sunrise/Sunset: 6:50 AM / 5:49 PM
Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 35
Course Layout(Map): 2 x Loop (Washer Style)
Terrain: Mostly low desert with runnable terrain and some easy, technical segments. Steep climbing and switchbacks up North Franklin Peak.
Elevation Change (Ascent/Decent): 27,000 ft. (13,500 ft. / 13,500 ft.) *Roughly first 100k of profile
Altitude Above Sea Level(Min./Max.): 4,400 ft. / 7,192 ft.
Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 5 (6 mi.)
Completion rate: 66% (21/32) 2017
Course Record (M/F): 17:18:08 Jeffrey Brown (2017) / 18:44:56 Genia McKnight (2017)
Prerequisites/Lottery/Trail Work Req.: No / No / No
Qualifying Race for: N/A
Race Series: N/A
Race Director: Trail Racing Over Texas
Year Established: 2017
Other Race Distances: 100 mi. / Relays
Fun Fact: At just over 24,000 acres, Franklin Mountains is the largest urban park in the country lying completely in city limits.
Nearest Airports (HRs): El Paso, TX (.5)