Zumbro 100 Ultra Marathon

News and Updates

News and Updates

Welcome to the  Zumbro 100 Mile Endurance Run , the Zumbro Midnight 50 and 17 mile trail race. Join us on Friday April 10th and Sat. April 11th 2015 for the 7th annual running.


NEWS & UPDATES:

  • REGISTRATION FOR THE 2015 RACE WILL OPEN ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 15th 2014!  REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY APRIL 1st 2015 OR ONCE THE FIELD LIMIT HAS BEEN MET.
  • Interest in this years race is at an all time high.  Many of the other Spring 100’s in the country have filled and we expect Zumbro 100 to grow again this year.  Please register early.
  • Once again, the Zumbro 100 Mile Endurance Run will be the first 100 Mile race in the UPPER MIDWEST TRAIL RUNNERS (UMTR) WILDERNESS ATHLETE SPONSORED “GNARLY BANDIT ULTRA SERIES” – If you want to partake in the series and be in the running for the cash prize – you have to start at and finish the Zumbro 100.  Learn more HERE.  UMTR should be updating this information soon.
  • Please visit and use our sponsors – they are good people, companies and organizations that help to make the Zumbro races possible.
  • Run some and help at some – that is our philosophy, simple as that.  We are always looking for Volunteers, its a good thing to do and its a lot of fun.  If you are interested in giving a day of your time – please contact us!
  • As always, if you have any questions, please explore the site, most everything you will need you can find here, if you still have questions, please contact us – we look forward to seeing you on race day.

Recent Posts

Zumbro 100 Mile Finishers Buckle v2013

The Zumbro 100 Mile Endurance Run finishers buckle has been redesigned for 2013.  Measuring up at 4″ wide X 3.5″ high, this thing is huge and will look great on your belt or on the shelf, dwarfing your other buckles.   It’s big, it’s metal, it’s heavy, it’s beefy – finish the 100 and its yours!

Two Seconds with Bob Gerenz – An Interview

Rarely does a race come down to a couple of seconds – never does a hundred.  In 2012, Bob Gerenz (then, relatively unknown in the Midwest ultra scene)  put his head down, kicked and kicked again and took the win – only two seconds separated him and the 2nd place finisher.  We threw a few questions at Bob about the exciting 2012 race as he prepares...

Susan Donnelly Interview

In 2012, Susan Donnelly of Oak Ridge Tennessee once again came and conquered the Zumbro 100 Mile Endurance Run.  Susan won the race for an unprecedented  fourth straight time and kept her amazing streak alive – being one of only two people to complete all four editions of the race.  Susan will return for “number 5″ in 2013, purely for the love...

2013 Race Shirt

All for one and one for all… All 2013 Zumbro Endurance Run racers and volunteers will receive a high-quality long-sleeve technical t-shirt designed by John Storkamp / Rocksteady...

TCRC

Running is a relatively simple sport, put on your shoes and shorts and go, but to have success at a grueling race like the Zumbro 100, Midnight 50 or 17 mile races, you will need a few things, mo matter how minimal you like to travel.  Twin Cities Running Company carries the best selection of specialized trail and ultrarunning gear in the Twin Cities, heck the...

10 Reasons to Run the Zumbro 100 Mile Ultra Marathon

Republished below is a great article that was featured on one of our  past finishers blogs, Jordan Hanlon +26.2.  Read his entire article below and feel free to follow the link to check out Jordan’s blog.  Thanks Jordan for the kind words and great article.     Looking for a 100 mile race to run?  Here are 10 reasons to run the Zumbro 100 mile race....

2012 Volunteer Thank You Letter

2012 Race Recap in Brief

We cannot thank our fantastic runners, volunteers and sponsors enough for making this years race a success – results are available here http://www.zumbro100.com/results/2012-prelim-results/.  Stay tuned for much more on the website, Facebook, local and national media and running publications – below is a quick recap and some highlights from this...