Photo Credit: Jeff Swanson

Race Day Info

Date / Time: Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 5:00 AM

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location (Start / Finish): Hitchcock Nature Center, Honey Creek, IA

Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 37 / 19 F

Sunrise / Sunset: 7:38 AM / 4:53 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 34

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 8 x 12.5 mile loop

Terrain: A mix of single track and fire roads. Not technical, but hilly.

Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 38,400 ft. (19,200 ft. / 19,200 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 1,000 ft. / 1,300 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 4 (3.9 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $180 through Mar 31, $185 through Jun 30, $195 through Sept. 29, then $210 through Nov. 26

Completion rate: 35% (18/51) 201639% (14/36) 2015

Course Record (M/F): 19:16:38 Brandt Ketterer (2016) / 25:23:54 Jodi Semonell (2016)

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

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: N/A

Website: http://www.irunwithgoats.org/hitchcock-hundred.html

Race Director: G.O.A.T.z

Year Established: 2015

Other Race Distances: 13.1 mi. / 50 mi.

Fun Fact: Hitchcock Nature Center is located in the Loess Hills, a 200-mile narrow band of wind-deposited dunes located along the eastern shore of the Missouri River in western Iowa and Missouri. The word loess is derived from the German word for “loose or crumbly.”

Nearest Airports (HRs): Omaha, NE (.5), Lincoln, NE (1.25), Sioux City, IA (1.75), Des Moines, IA (2), Kansas City, MO (2.75)

Race Reports

2016 and Earlier

Everything I remember from the Hitchcock Experience plus some other things – Brandt Ketterer

Hitchcock 100 – Mike Soltys

Learning from Failure: Hitchcock Experience 2015

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