The 2021 Western States 100 kicks off at 5 a.m. PDT on Saturday, June 26 in Olympic Valley, California before covering the 100 miles to the city of Auburn.
We’ll be livecasting the event on iRunFar’s Twitter feed with countless text and photo reports from all over the course. We’ll also be combining our Twitter feed with other possible news sources below in this article. We’ve also embedded the race’s video feed below.
Here are a couple resources to help you follow the race:
- iRunFar’s in-depth women’s and men’s Western States previews;
- iRunFar’s annual group think predictions based off our 1,200-entry-strong prediction contest;
- iRunFar’s pre-race video interviews with Ruth Croft, Matt Daniels, Ragna Debats, Clare Gallagher, Hayden Hawks, Jared Hazen, Kaci Lickteig, Alex Nichols, Beth Pascall, Brittany Peterson, Tim Tollefson, 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;
- The Western States website with course maps; 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 2019 Western States 100 results article, with links to all of our post-race video interviews;
- The Story of the 2021 Western States 100 (a celebration of the return to community);
- 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.
Western States 100 Official Video Feed
Below is the race’s official video feed.
iRunFar’s Live Coverage of the 2021 Western States 100
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