Start time: 5:00 am

Cap: 50 Runners (men & women combined)

Starting location: Badger Creek State Recreation Area

Packet Pick-up:

  • Thursday, August 31, 4-6 pm @ Fitness Sports Clive, Iowa
  • Friday, September 1st, 5-8 pm @ Fitness Sports Clive, Iowa
  • NO PACKET PICK-UP ON RACE DAY and any drop bags need to be brought to packet pickup. No day of drop bag delivery

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Cut-off Times: Must finish under 18 hours to receive an official time and finishers award
Course Records:

100k Women: Amy Ewing – 10:43 (2017)
100k Men: Mark Hammond – 8:14 (2017)

Aid Stations:

  • Manned aid stations at approximately miles 10, 22, 29, 41, 50, & 58
  • The aid stations at mile 46 and mile 55 will be liquid-only (Water and Gatorade)

Aid Station Supplies:

The following will be available at every aid station listed above:
Clif Bars
Electrolyte tablets
Gummi Bears
SaltStick Electrolyte Pills
Chicken Broth (Only at aid stations at mile 30 and 42)
Basic First Aid Supplies (Band-aids, Vaseline, etc.)
Portable toilets will be at the start, mile 50 aid station, and the finish
Drop Bags: We allow drop-bags at any of the MANNED aid stations listed above. Run Management will provide transportation for drop bags to the locations specified for the designated aid stations above. This service is provided to aid crewless runners. Those with adequate support are asked not to overload our volunteers with unnecessary drop bags.

      1. Drop bags must be securely tied, labeled clearly with the runner’s name and entry number, and must be brought to packet pickup Absolutely NO DAY OF DROP BAGS WILL BE COLLECTED.
      2. Drop bags must fit through a 6″ X 8″ opening and can be no longer than 16″.
      3. You are limited to one drop bag per aid station. Pacers are not allowed drop bags.
      4. Please do not use paper bags, shoe boxes, or anything made of paper-like products. These can get wet and tear easily.
      5. It is imperative that runners do not leave perishable items in their drop bags.
      6. It is strongly recommended that warm clothing and an extra flashlight be placed in the drop bags that will be delivered to each of the night aid stations.
      7. Do NOT place glass bottles in your drop bags.
      8. The drop bags will be returned to the start/finish line area at the closing of aid stations when all runners have safely passed through.
      9. It is the responsibility of each runner to claim his or her drop bags. If you cannot retrieve your drop bags, have someone else do it for you.
      10. Drop bags must be claimed by the end of the event on Sunday. Any drop bags remaining at the aid stations following the event may be disposed of. 
      11. DO NOT leave valuables in your drop bags.


      • All runners must have a reflective vest and headlamp on by sunset
      • Small LED lights on any gear is highly recommended
      • Pacers are allowed after the aid station at mile 42
      • Outside support is only allowed at the aid stations listed above

Course Info (course is subject to change based on weather/course conditions):

      • One 100k loop
      • The route will run through 4 covered bridges of Madison County
      • Surface: 85% gravel, 10% level B roads, 5% pavement

Cue Sheets: Click here for 100k cue sheets***Please print prior to race day as these WILL NOT be available on race day or in packets***

Mapping Files: Click here to download GPX File