Date / Time: Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 5:30 AM
Race Distance: 103 Kilometers
Location (Start / Finish): Gould Community Center, Gould, CO
Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 75 / 40 F
Sunrise / Sunset: 5:58 AM / 8:22 PM
Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 24 (23 hours to qualify for Western States 100 lottery)
Course Layout(Map): Single Loop with short out and back
Terrain: A mix of single/double track rugged high alpine trail and some dirt road.
Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 26,000 ft. (13,000 ft. / 13,000 ft.)
Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 8,450 ft. / 11,852 ft.
Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 8 (11.4 mi.)
Course Record (M/F): 12:11:10 Tyler Fox (2017) / 14:42:23 Alyson Kirk (2017)
Prerequisites / Lottery / Trail Work Req.: No / No / No
Race Series: Gnar Slam
Race Director: Gnar Runners
Year Established: 2015
Other Race Distances: N/A
Fun Fact: The Never Summer Mountains are a small 25 sq. mi. range located in north central Colorado. Of the seventeen named peaks in this small range, ten rise above 12,000 ft. Most of the range is visible in panoramic form while driving in on Trail Ridge Road from the east.
Nearest Airports (HRs): Laramie, WY (1.5), Cheyenne, WY (2.25), Denver, CO (3)