February 8 - 9, 2019

Grandmaster Ultras

Beaver Dam Station, 402 Co Hwy 91, Littlefield, AZ

Littlefield, AZ 100 Miler, 100K, 48hrs, 50 Miler, 50K, 20 Miler, 1/2 Marathon, 10K

This Event Took Place Sat. Feb 9, 2019

Welcome Grandmaster Runners!

Welcome to the warm and sunny Arizona strip! Come and enjoy miles of ATV trails and beautiful scenery in the desert.

100 miles and 100k have 48 hours cutoff. 50K and 50 miler runners start on Saturday, they will have 24 hours to finish the race.

Pacers are allowed for 100 miles and 100k after first lap. For any runners over 70 years old, pacers are allowed from the start for all races.

Qualification

Must be 50+ years old on race day.

50 miler course description (2021)

50 miles loop has elevation gain of 2600 feet, minimum elevation is at 1860 feet, max at 2890 feet. 20 miles on rough country road, and 30 miles on ATV trails. No long steep climbs, some parts are sandy, some parts are rocky.
100 miler runners will run this loop twice.

2021 course will be run counterclockwise. After running up 1.7 mils from start, runners will run across Virgin Acres Road, then take County Road 3454, run up to aid station Overlook at mile 5, turn right, go about 6.7 miles to reach aid station Junction at mile 11.7, from go 3 miles to aid station Stateline at mile 14.7.

From Stateline, make right turn, run along NV/AZ border for 3+ miles of rolling hills to reach 3 Corners at mile 18. Continue running along NV/UT border for 1.2 mile, turn left at mile 19.2, go about 3 miles to a cross roads at mile 22, turn right, there will be a water station here.

The next 5 miles are new trails, to replace 5 miles of outbound from Stateline to Camp Road. At mile 24, turn left to get back to Camp Road, aid station will be at mile 26.

Continue on Camp Road for another mile, turn right on Sand Hollow Wash Road for 5 miles back to Stateline aid station, then 3 more miles back to Junction aid station at mile 35.

From Junction, follow the main dirt road for 3.8 miles to Cross Roads aid station at mile 38.8. Go straight follow ATV trail for about 4 miles to Oasis aid station at mile 43.

From Oasis aid station, follow ATV trail for 7 miles back to start/finish, mostly downhill.


Course gpx file can be downloaded from https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/30667455

50K course description

50K course is an out and back course, 21 miles on dirt road, 11 miles on ATV trails. It has elevation gain and loss of 1870 feet, minimum elevation at 1856 feet, and max at 2550 feet. There will be 5 aid stations on the course.

100K will run this course twice.

After 1.7 miles of ATV trail from start, runners will run across Virgin Acres Blvd, follow county road 3454 for 3.3 miles to aid station Overlook.
Continue on county road 3454 for another mile to aid station Cross Roads, turn right, go about 3.8 miles to aid station Junction.
Follow the dirt road for another 3 miles to NV/AZ Stateline aid station. Turn right, follow the rolling ATV trail for 3+ miles to 3 Corners at mile 16.
Then turn around, follow the same route back.

You can download course gpx file from https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/29140986

Aid Stations

50 miler: mile 1.7 (water only and road crossing), 5, 11.7, 14.7, 18, 22 (water only), 26, 32, 35, 38.8, and 43

50K: mile 1.7 (water only and road crossing), 5, 6, 9.8, 12.8 (water only), 16.3, 19.8, 22.8, 26.6, 27.6, 30.9 (water only and road crossing)

Please visit Aid Station page for more details.

Cutoff Time

100 miler and 100K: 48 hours, must start 2nd lap no later than 8am on 2/8
50 miler and 50K: 24 hours

3 Corners

3 states' borders, UT, NV and AZ, meet at this spot. Mile 18 for 50 miler, and mile 16 for 50K.

Refund and Rollover

There will be no refund.

If you cancel 180 days before race day, 100% will be rolled over to the next year race, if you cancel 120 days before race day, 75%, if you cancel 90 days before race day, 50%, if you cancel 60 days before race day, 25%. Within 60 days, no rollover.

Where to stay?

Mesquite Nevada is about 8 miles from race site, here is the list of hotels and casinos

FAQ

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