Summary
Race Director: Craig Thornley
Distance: 100m
Difficulty: 100% [details]
Ascend: 18186
Descend: 23135
Highest: 8655
Lowest: 587
Course Record: 14:09:28
Number Of Years: 44
Distinct Finishers: 5846
Avg Finish Time: 25:33:13
D1: 172788
Avg Winning Time: 16:53:24
Total Finishers: 9963
Temperatures: 102,75,50
Samples: A23
GAF: 1.08
N1: 11746
D0: 160439

The Western States Endurance Run is one of the oldest ultra trail events in the world and certainly one of the most challenging. The Run is conducted along the Western States Trail starting at Squaw Valley, California, and ending in Auburn, California, a total of 100 miles. The trail ascends from the Squaw Valley floor (elevation 6,200 feet) to Emigrant Pass (elevation 8,750 feet), a climb of 2,550 vertical feet in the first 4.5 miles. From the pass, following the original trails used by the gold and silver miners of the 1850s, runners travel west, climbing another 15,540 feet and descending 22,970 feet before reaching Auburn.


June 29, 2019
Dawn: 05:08
Sunrise: 05:40
Sunset: 20:32
Dusk: 21:04
Day Light: 15.9 hrs
Moonrise: 03:34
Moonset: 17:16
Moon: 11.4%
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