Silverton, Colorado – On July 15, 2017 Kilian Jornet won the 2017 Hardrock 100 ultramarathon with a time of 24:32:22. Kilian won the endurance race despite dislocating “his left shoulder on the descent of Stony Pass only 13 miles into the race when he slipped in a snowfield” (DurangoHerald.com). Jornet ultimately finished the race with his arm in a sling. What a beast!
According to Hardrock100.com, the Hardrock 100 Endurance Race “is an ultramarathon of 100.5 miles in length, plus 33,050 feet of climb and 33,050 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 66,100 feet, at an average elevation of over 11,000 feet. The run is held on a loop course on 4WD roads, dirt trails, and cross country in Southern Colorado’s San Juan Range, USA.” The race starts and finishes in Silverton, Colorado.
Kilian Jornet won the race in 2014, 2015, 2016 (tied for 1st with Jason Schlarb), and now 2017. See past results of the Hardrock 100 here. Another impressive feat by Kilian Jornet! This year, Mike Foote placed 2nd with a time of 24:55:28 and Joe Grant got 3rd place with a time of 25:38:00 (DurangoHerald.com). The DenverPost.com notes that Caroline Chaverot of France was 1st place in the women’s division even though she got lost 2/3 of the way through the race.
Congrats to everyone!
— iRunFar (@iRunFar) July 15, 2017
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