The 2019 Western States 100 kicks off at 5 a.m. PDT on Saturday, June 29th in Olympic Valley, California before covering the 100 miles to the city of Auburn. We offer you several different ways to watch the race unfold live:
- We’ll be livecasting the event on iRunFar’s Twitter feed. We’ll also be combining our Twitter feed with other possible news sources below in this article.
- We’ll provide live video from the start and of the top runners finishing on our Facebook page. Don’t worry, we’ll let you know when we are live!
Here are a couple resources to help you follow the race:
- iRunFar’s in-depth women’s and men’s Western States previews;
- iRunFar readers’ group think predictions;
- iRunFar’s pre-race video interviews with Ladia Albertson-Junkans, Lucy Bartholomew, Matt Daniels, Courtney Dauwalter, Tom Evans, Clare Gallagher, Kaytlyn Gerbin, Mark Hammond, Jared Hazen, Kaci Lickteig, Ryan Sandes, and Jim Walmsley!;
- We’ve also collected all of iRunFar’s Western States articles and resources, including all our extensive pre-race coverage of this year’s race;
- Four Intriguing Storylines at the 2019 Western States 100;
- The Western States website with course maps;
- Trail Runner Nation live podcast (starting at 3 p.m. PDT on Saturday); and
- Live updates of the entire field from Ultralive.net.
A special thanks to Drymax for once again making our coverage of the Western States 100 possible!
Thanks also to Hoka One One and Buff, for their support of our Western States coverage.
In case you’re looking for a little something to fill any gaps in the coverage, here are some highlights from iRunFar’s Western States 100 archive:
- Our 2018 Western States 100 results article, with links to all of our post-race video interviews;
- An Obsessive’s Description of the Western States 100 Course (Note: Minor updates were made to the course in 2017);
- The Western States Killing Machine Part 1;
- The Western States Killing Machine Part 2: The Marble in the Groove;
- The Lore of Western States: Chasing the Silver Buckle;
- The Lore of Western States: The Golden Hour;
- How the West(ern) Was Won (Pam Smith’s description of how she went about winning the hot 2013 WS100);
- We Dream the Same Dreams: Rehabbing the Western States Trail After the American Fire;
- Ann Trason: The Pioneer Returns;
- Ann Trason and the 1995 Western States 100; and
- Nikki Kimball and the 2006 Western States 100.
iRunFar’s Live Coverage of the 2019 Western States 100
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