Photo Credit:  Rusty Bachman Photography

Race Day Info

Date / Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location (Start / Finish): Badger Mountain Trailhead Park, Richland, WA

Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 61 / 38 F

Sunrise / Sunset: 6:38 AM / 7:24 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 32

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 2 x 50 mile out and back

Terrain: A mix of single track and jeep trails with some paved sections

Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 28,000 ft. (14,000 ft. / 14,000 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 500 ft. / 2,000 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 8 (6.5 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $140 through Mar 17, then $155 through Mar 23

Completion rate: 57% (43/76) 201734% (26/76) 201635% (21/60) 2015

Course Record (F/M): 16:55:50 Jenessa Taylor (2015) / 17:15:08 Gabe Wishnie (2015)

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

Qualifying Race for: UTMB

Race Series: Washington State Grand Slam

Website: http://www.badgermountainchallenge.com

Race Director: Jason Reathaford

Year Established: 2011

Other Race Distances: 15k / 50k / 50 mi.

Fun Fact: Though the 100 mile distance is the biggest challenge of the weekend, the 15k is by far the most popular with an average of 400 runners each year.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Spokane, WA (2.25), Portland, OR (3.25), Seattle, WA (3.75)

Race Reports

Badger Mountain Challenge 100 2016 Race Report – Andrew Nelson

Badger Mountain Challenge 100 Mile

Richland’s Badger Mountain Challenge 100-Mile Endurance Run – Colleen Lane

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