Shenandoah 100

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Shenandoah Mountain 100
Race details
DateThe Sunday of Labor Day weekend
RegionGeorge Washington National Forest, Virginia
Local name(s)Shenandoah 100
Nickname(s)SM100
DisciplineMountain Bike
Type100 Mile Ultra Endurance
Race directorChris Scott
History
First edition1999 (1999)
Editions20

The Shenandoah 100 is an ultra-endurance 100 mile (162 km) mountain bike race held in central Western Virginia near Stokesville. The race is normally held on the Sunday during Labor Day weekend. The race has been run continuously since 1998.

Field of wild flowers along the course near Little Bald Knob

The organizer, Shenandoah Mountain Touring based in Harrisonburg, VA also runs the Wilderness 101 in Central Pennsylvania along with numerous other cycling races, events and tours. The SM100 is part of a Nationwide series of endurance races the National Ultra Endurance Series since 2006.

Map of 2008 course

The SM100 course starts and finishes in Stokesville Campground near the Stokesville Observatory. The majority of the course is in George Washington National Forest and uses part of the Wild Oak Trail. The course is primarily in Virginia but a small section crosses into West Virginia. The course covers the USGS Topo Maps of Stokesville, Palo Alto, Reddish Knob and West Augusta. As the name implies, the course is 100 miles long and has nearly 12,500 feet of vertical climbing.


Notable Records[edit]

Larry Camp, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, is the only rider to have completed the first 20 editions of the event, finishing again in 2018 in 13:43 (unofficial). Jeremiah Bishop holds the record for fastest male finisher at 6:49 in 2015 and Andrea Dvorak holds the record for fastest female finisher at 8:09 in 2017. The longest finisher recorded was Neil Curtis in 1999 taking 18:07 to finish.

Drop bags ready for racers in the 2014 event

Results[edit]

Year Starters Finishers Male Winner Time Female Winner Time Lanterne Rouge Time
2018 477 377 Eddie Anderson 6:57 Laura Hamm 9:36 Sara Board 15:53
2017 472 425 Jeremiah Bishop 7:14 Andrea Dvorak 8:09 Vincent Timpone 15:42
2016 441 381 Christian Tanguy 7:01 Andrea Dvorak 8:27 Anna Withrow 15:26
2015 525 463 Jeremiah Bishop 6:49 Kaarin Tae 8:52 Roberto Galindo 15:44
2014 505 423 Jeremiah Bishop 7:09 Selene Yeager 8:56 Peter Rajcani 16:24
2013 583 445 Ben King 7:12 Sue Haywood 8:34 AJ Kray 15:31
2012 522 375 Jeremiah Bishop 7:18 Sue Haywood 8:33 Alan Toler 15:39
2011 563 478 Christian Tanguy 6:55 Cheryl Sornson 8:49 Craig Riddle 15:58
2010 649 541 Christian Tanguy 7:03 Amanda Carey 8:23 Rebecca Walizer 15:50
2009 457 Jeremiah Bishop 6:50 Sue Haywood 8:20 Nathan Cherry 15:20
2008 502 436 Chris Eatough 7:14 Cheryl Sornson 9:08 Gillian Parsons 15:59
2007 500 346 Jeff Schalk 7:05 Sue Haywood 8:11 Peter Rajcani 15:26
2006 382 319 Jeremiah Bishop 7:15 Sue Haywood 9:02 Locky Flint 16:38
2005 352 299 Todd Helmick 7:57 Sue Haywood 8:39 Christopher Barnes 16:14
2004 282 237 Jeremiah Bishop 7:23 Karen Masson 9:38 Joe Foley 15:11
2003 Skip Brown 7:46 Trish Stevenson 9:07
2002 Jeremiah Bishop 7:54 Nicole Habay 9:38
2001 Chris Eatough 7:29 Tiffany Mann 9:50
2000 195 177 Chris Eatough 7:12 Sami Fournier 10:23 Rik Van Secceler 17:32
1999 102 88 Jeremiah Bishop 7:50 Sue Haywood 9:39 Neil Curtis 18:07

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