The North Face San Francisco 50k and 50m Race Info

Date 11/17/18 Avg Temps f. 63/50 Gain/Loss in ft 50k: 6,736/~6736 50m: 10,666/~10,666 Furthest Aid Both: 6 miles Highest Elev. 50k: 1,359ft 50m: 1,591ft Start 50k: 7:00am 50m: 5:00am Surface Trail/Road Time Limit 50k:10 hours 50m: 14 hours Sunrise/set 6:52/4:57 Longest Climb 50k: 1000ft/2 miles50m: 1500ft/5 miles   Summary: Starting in Sausalito near the Marin … Read more

The North Face NY 10k Race Report – Lyndsey B

Race: The North Face – Endurance Challenge Series – New York – 10k  Name: Lyndsey B Date: 05/06/2018 Location: Bear Mountain, NY Results: 01:15:21, 338th out of 574 runners Strava Activity Link https://www.strava.com/activities/1554925338 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? 1. Great logistics – As my first time racing a North Face Endurance Series … Read more

The North Face DC 50k Race Report – Jonny G

Race: The North Face – Endurance Challenge Series – Washington DC – 50K Runner: Jonathan G Date: 4/28/2018 Location: Washington, DC Results: 5:14:37 – 38th place out of 344 finishers 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? I love TNF series, well organized, well stocked aid stations and at regular frequencies … Read more

TNF Endurance Challenge: DC 50 Miler Race Info

Date 4/28/18 Location Algonkian Regional Park Sterling, VA Avg Temps f. 71/46 Gain/Loss in ft ~4600/4600 92 ft/mile gain Highest Elev. 374 ft Start 5am Surface Mainly trail Time Limit 13 hours Sunrise/set 6:16am/7:59pm Furthest Aid 4.8 miles Summary: Starting and Finishing at Algonkian Regional Park, the race is mainly an out and back, with … Read more

The North Face 50 Mile San Francisco Race Report – Keith Laverty

Race: North Face 50M Championship (new course) Runner: Keith Laverty Date: 11/18/2017 Location: Marin Headlands / San Francisco, CA Results: 24th overall, 7:20:00 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/1280992877 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The competition and depth of the field. The field was absolutely loaded and there is almost always … Read more

The North Face 50 Utah Race Info

Date 9/23/17 Avg Temps f. 50/76 Gain/Loss in ft 8852/8852 Furthest Aid 6 miles Highest Elev. 9,967 Start 5am Surface Trail, dirt road Time Limit 15 hours Sunrise/set 7:16am/7:23pm Longest Climb 3000ft/12 miles Summary: Only a few years old, the North Face 50 Utah is located 20 miles outside of Salt Lake City, and the … Read more

North Face 50M San Francisco – Dan S

Race: North Face Endurance Challenge California – https://www.thenorthface.com/get-outdoors/endurance-challenge/california.html Runner: Dan S Date: 12/3/2016 Location: Golden Gate National Recreational Area (North of San Francisco) 3 Bests – what aspects of the race did you like the most The setting.  Much of this course, from vistas overlooking the Pacific, to vistas overlooking the San Francisco Bay, to trails through the woods, was … Read more

North Face 50M San Francisco – Matt U

Race: North Face Endurance Challenge California – https://www.thenorthface.com/get-outdoors/endurance-challenge/california.html Runner: Matt U Date: 12/3/2016 Location: Marin Headlands, CA (just north of San Francisco) Results – 26th overall, 7:14.37 3 Bests – what aspects of the race did you like the most Competitive race that pushed me to push myself. It was a gorgeous course and we had great weather. We … Read more

North Face 50 NY – Matt U

Race: North Face 50 New York – https://www.thenorthface.com/get-outdoors/endurance-challenge/new-york.html Runner: Matt U Date: 4/30/2016 Location: Bear Mt State Park, NY Results – 14th, 8:14.32 3 Bests – what aspects of the race did you like the most Weather was good, overcast and 50s. Easy to get into, didn’t have a waitlist, logistical challenges, or other hopes to jump through. Well … Read more