Photos

A huge thank you to all of our photographers! Images are for personal use by race participants. If you’d like to use an image for a commercial purpose (e.g. publish in a magazine, use to promote a product etc.), please contact photographers for permission and terms of use.

 

2021:
Mike Wheeler

2018:
Fresh Tracks Media
Patrick Davison
Paul Nye
John & Cheri Storkamp
Eric Hadtrath Friday
Eric Hadtrath Saturday

2017:
John Storkamp
Mike Wheeler Part 1
Mike Wheeler Part 2
Todd Rowe Part 1
Todd Rowe Part 2
Zach Pierce (Facebook for Sharing)
Zach Pierce (Flickr high-resolution)
Fresh Tracks Media / Long Nguyen
Erik Lindstrom
Kevin Chem
Eric Hadtrath (Friday)
Eric Hadtrath (Saturday)

2016:
David Shannon
Eric Hadtrath (Friday)
Eric Hadtrath (Saturday Part 1)
Eric Hadtrath (Saturday Part 2)
Erik Lindstrom
John Stewart
John Storkamp
Kelly Doyle (100MI Fri PM)
Kelly Doyle (50MI Start)
Kelly Doyle (50&100 Sat AM)
Kelly Doyle (Sat Afternoon)
Mike Wheeler
Misc 17 Mile Start Photos
Todd Rowe

2015:
Zach Pierce (High resolution to purchase)
Zach Pierce (Same photos but on Facebook to share)
Todd Rowe (High resolution)
Todd Rowe (Same photos but on Facebook to share)
Mohammud Mumim
David Shannon

2014:

Zach Pierce
Todd Rowe
Scott Mark
Kelcey Knott
Jeff Thompson
Jake Haugen
Jennifer Sikes
Jason Tintes

2013:

Zach Pierce
Zach Pierce (Behind the Scenes)

Eric Forseth

Todd Rowe Set 1
Todd Rowe Set 2
Todd Rowe Set 3

Wild Knits

 

2012:

Zach Pierce

Eric Forseth Set 1
Eric Forseth Set 2
Eric Forseth Set 3

Scott Mark Set 1 – Pre Race
Scott Mark Set 2 – Race Start
Scott Mark Set 3 – Trail Shots

Lisa Messerer (Lots of wildflowers!)

Todd Rowe

2011:

Zach Pierce

2010:

Zach Pierce

2009:

Zach Pierce

Zumbro2022

The Zumbro Endurance Run 100M, 50M, 34M & 17M race(s) will be held on Friday April 8 and Saturday April 9, 2022. We are currently in the permitting process and will update the website with the 2022 event details later this Fall. We are targeting January 1, 2022 as the registration open date. If you are not already on our mailling list, you can sign up to receive updates https://www.zumbroendurancerun.com/join-our-mailing-list/ Please note that our email list is for all of the Rocksteady Running events, not just Zumbro. 

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Zumbro Endurance Run
100MI, 50MI, 17MI Trail Race(s)
Theilman, Minnesota
April 10 & 11, 2020
• 100MI Friday 8:00AM
• 50MI 12:01AM Saturday (Friday Midnight)
• 17MI 9:00AM Saturday

Registration:
Opens Fri Nov 1, 2019 – 12:01AM CST
Closes Fri April 3, 2020 – 11:59PM CST
*Or once the field limit has been met
Complete Registration Details HERE

Directions to Race Start:
Zumbro River Bottoms Management Unit
West Assembly Area
(Near Theilman, MN)
Google Maps Directions HERE
Written Directions HERE
(Approx 1:45 south of Minneapolis, MN)

Terrain:
The course consists of a mix of rugged single and double track trail with rubble, loose rock and sand along with minimum maintenance gravel roads.  The race is primarily concentrated in two large valleys within an expansive hardwood forest.  There are four significant, short, steep climbs (approx 300FT) per loop with small hills in-between along with some significant stretches of flat valley floor running.  Be sure to see maps, elevation charts and stats provided on this website HERE.

100 Mile:
6 x 17 mile loop = 102(ish) miles
Elevation Gain 13,500 FT
Elevation Loss 13,500 FT
NET Elevation Change 27,000 FT
17 Aid Stations
34 hour time limit
Complete 100MI Info HERE

50 Mile:
3 x 17 mile loop = 51(ish) miles
Elevation Gain 6,750 FT
Elevation Loss 6,750 FT
NET Elevation Change 13,500 FT
8 Aid Stations
18 hour time limit
Complete 50MI Info HERE

17 Mile:
17 Mile Loop
Elevation Gain 2,250 FT
Elevation Loss 2,250 FT
NET Elevation Change 4,500 FT
2 Aid Stations
9 hour cutoff
Complete 17MI Info HERE

More About the Area:
The Zumbro Endurance Run 100MI, 50MI and 17MI trail races take place within the Zumbro River Bottoms Management Unit in Southeastern Minnesota’s Bluff Country – just outside of the tiny village of Theilman, MN approximately 1:45 from Minneapolis – St.Paul, MN.  The races start and finish at the West Assembly / Horse Campground Area.  Generally speaking the Zumbro River Bottoms Management Unit lies within a portion of the Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest – an expansive 1.7 million acre tract of Minnesota hardwood forest on the Northern edge of the Driftless Region which is mainly characterized by its tall bluffs and deeply carved river valleys. This “bluff country” is rugged, hauntingly beautiful and provides the perfect venue for 100, 50 or 17 miles of trail running.