Photo Credit: Johnathan Karol

Race Day Info

Date / Time: Friday, August 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM (Noon)

Race Distance: 100 Miles

Location (Start / Finish): Custer YMCA, Custer, SD /  Custer High School Football and Track Complex, Custer, SD

Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 79 / 52 F

Sunrise / Sunset: 6:03 AM / 7:52 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 32

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): Out and Back

Terrain: Crushed Limestone Rail Trail

Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 14,324 ft. (7,162 ft. / 7,162 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 5,316 ft. / 6,262 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 10 (6.1 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $235 through Mar. 31, then $260

Completion rate: 74% (51/69) 201768% (45/66) 201644 Finishers 2015

Course Record (M/F): 15:14:15 Paul Hopwood (2012) / 16:55:30 Jenny Capel (2008)

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

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: N/A

Website: http://leanhorse100.com

Race Director: Royce Wuertzer

Year Established: 2005

Other Race Distances: 20 mi. / 30 mi. / 50 mi. / Relay

Fun Fact: The George S. Mickelson Trail, on which a majority of the race is ran, is a 109 mile long converted rail trail through South Dakota’s Black Hills. The trail contains more than 100 converted railroad bridges and 4 rock tunnels.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Rapid City, SD (1)

Race Reports

Lean Horse 100’s Race Report Webpage

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