Date / Time: Friday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00 PM
Race Distance: 100 Miles
Location (Start / Finish): Jorgen’s Hollow Campground, McLeod, ND
Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 42 / 22 F
Sunrise / Sunset: 7:24 AM / 7:47 PM
Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 25
Course Layout(Map): Out and Back followed by loop
Terrain: Section of wide open prairie, pockets of forest, and rugged, rolling ‘sandhills’.
Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 3,000 ft. (1,500 ft. / 1,500 ft.)
Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 1,025 ft. / 1,100 ft.
Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 4 (16 mi.)
Course Record (M/F): 18:11:00 Marcel Thielke (2017) / 46:24:00 Mary Horton (2018)
Prerequisites / Lottery / Trail Work Req.: No / No / No
Qualifying Race for: N/A
Race Series: N/A
Race Director: Extreme North Dakota Racing
Year Established: 2014
Other Race Distances: 25km / 50km / 100km
Fun Fact: Most of the race takes place on the North Country Trail (NCT). The NCT is the longest in the National Trails System. It stretches 4,600 miles from the middle of North Dakota to the Vermont/New York border.
Nearest Airports (HRs): Fargo, ND (1), Grand Forks, ND (2), Minneapolis, MN (4)