Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Ghost Train Trail Race, 100 (2015)

"All proceeds go to the Conservation Commissions. Every dollar gets put back into the trails, and returning runners can see the improvement each year!"

  • Saturday October 24th & Sunday 25th, 2015
  • 15 mile out and back course (7.5 miles from the start to the turnaround, then 7.5 miles back.)
  • Regarding distances "Any multiple of 15 miles. Run 30, 45, 60, 75, 90 or 100 miles, with an option for "bonus miles" over 100. Choose your distance on race day; there are no DNF's 
  • ~270 starters for the ultra distance and 41, 100 mile finishers 
  • Around 6,000 feet of total elevation change
  • 95% trail with some road
  • 9AM start in Brookline, NH
  • 30 hour time limit
  • 3 Aid Stations at Miles 0, ~7.5 and 15. 
  • Finished 100 miles in 25 hours and 53 minutes with only 5.5 hours of training per week.
  • https://sites.google.com/site/ghosttrainrailtrailrace/home

Race Photos

Ran a loop with Kevin at the Peak 200 in 2014

The start

It is Halloween
See. It's Halloween.
Turn Around Aid Station 

We ran Lap #1 like we didn't have 85 more miles to go.

Smiling but paying the price for Lap #1.

Rough night plus snow and rain

Made it.

Gave my buckle to my 5yo niece for running her 1st mile on her own.

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