Photo Credit: Erin Bibeau Photography

Race Day Info

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 Information

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.)

Race Information

Cost: $175 through Dec. 31, $200 through May 31, then $225

Completion rate: 78% (226/289) 201770% (192/273) 201675% (147/197) 2015

Course Record (M/F): 12:11:10 Tyler Fox (2017) / 14:42:23 Alyson Kirk (2017)

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

Qualifying Race for: Western States 100 and UTMB

Race Series: Gnar Slam

Website: http://gnarrunners.com/never-summer-100k/

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)

Race Reports

Gnar Runner’s Never Summer 100k Race Report, Video, and Media Page

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