7:00 pm – 11:55 pm
Starts: Squaw Valley, CA
Ends: Auburn, CA
The Western States ® 100-Mile Endurance Run is the world’s most seasoned 100-mile trail race. Beginning in Squaw Valley, California close to the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics and completion 100.2 miles later in Auburn, California, Western States, in the decades since its origin in 1974, has come to speak to one of a definitive continuance tests on the planet.
Taking after the notable Western States Trail, runners climb more than 18,000 feet and drop about 23,000 feet before they achieve the completion line at Placer High School in Auburn. In the miles between Squaw Valley and Auburn, runners encounter the magnificent high nation excellence of Emigrant Pass and the Granite Chief Wilderness, the cauldron of the gullies of the California gold nation, a significant intersection of the super cold waters of the fundamental stem of the Middle Fork of the American River, and, amid the last stages, the notable rosy chestnut hued trails that drove gold-looking for miners and homesteading explorers alike to the inviting arms of Auburn.
For over four decades, Western States has been home to a portion of the game’s most mixing and unbelievable rivalries, and has impelled the limit of soul of all runners, of all capacities and from all kinds of different backgrounds, from everywhere throughout the globe.
With more than 1,500 committed volunteers, offering the game’s most established and most prized ownership – a sub-30-hour finisher’s bronze belt clasp or a sub-24-hour finisher’s silver belt clasp – and owning 100-mile hustling’s wealthiest and most convincing history, Western States stays one of the undisputed royal gems of human perseverance.