Long known as one of the toughest races in the U.S., the Hardrock 100 started Friday morning in Silverton, Colo., sending runners on a 100.5-mile course across the brutal terrain of the San Juan Mountains.
The men’s winner, the legendary Kilian Jornet of Spain, repeated as champion, finishing in a counterclockwise course-record of 23:28:10, nearly 2 hours and 17 minutes ahead of second-place finisher Mike Foote from Missoula, Mont. The women’s winner was New Zealand’s Anna Frost (8th overall, 28:22:47) who out-dueled three-time defending champion Darcy Piceu of Boulder, Colo.
Just one second shy of the 48-hour cutoff on Sunday morning, Colorado’s Bogie Dumitrescu became the last of the 123 runners to kiss the rock at the finish line—the final act before you’re an official finisher.
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Here are photos from this year’s Hardrock 100, taken by Matt Trappe Photo & Film/Myke Hermsmeyer: