Saturday, Aug 20, 2022

Lean Horse

Custer, SD 100 Miler, 5 Person Relay, 50 Miler, 30 Miler, 20 Miler

This Event Took Place Sat. Aug 20, 2022

Lean Horse 100

RACE OVERVIEW

The Lean Horse Ultra Marathon is run in August every year in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It was first run in 2005. It features a 100-mile race, a 50-mile race, a 30-mile race, a 20-mile race, and a 30-mile Black Hills CrossFit Edition - 3 and 6 person relays. The course is held on the George S. Mickelson Trail.

Course Overview

Surface: Crushed Limestone

Course: Mickelson Trail

Elevation Profile: Extended gentle climbs. This is due to the fact the course is on an old railroad bed.

Hosting Town: Custer, South Dakota

Average August daytime temperature: High of 79 degrees.  Low of 53 degrees.

Fun Facts

33rd sanctioned 100-mile race in the United States
Known as one of the best non technical courses in the United States
One of the most scenic rails to trails courses in the country

Friday

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM – 100M Packet Pick-Up (Custer YMCA, 644 Crook Street)
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM – 100M Drop Bags Due (Custer YMCA, 644 Crook Street)

Saturday

11:15 AM – 100M Check-In at Start Line  (Custer YMCA, 644 Crook Street)
12:00 PM – 100M Start  (Custer YMCA, 644 Crook Street)
12:15 PM – 4:00 PM – 20M, 30M, 50M Packet Pick-Up (Custer YMCA, 644 Crook Street)
12:15 PM – 4:00 PM – 30M, 50M Drop Bags Due (Custer YMCA, 644 Crook Street)

Sunday

5:00 AM – 50M Start at Custer Football/Track Complex
8:00 AM – 30M Start at Custer Football/Track Complex
8:00 AM – 20M Start at Custer Football/Track Complex
8:10 AM – 30M BHCFE Start (every 10 minutes) Start at Custer Football/Track Complex
8:00 PM – Finish Line Cut-Off Time

Registration

100M - $300
100M (5 Person Relay) - $500
50M - $150
30M - $125
20M - $100
30M Black Hills CrossFit Edition 3 males OR 3 females - $300
30M Black Hills CrossFit Edition 3 males AND 3 females - $400

Download 100M Crew Driving Instructions

Download Aid Station Distances with Cut Offs

Local time: 3:50 PM

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