10/23/16: The Ghost Train Rail Trail Race is New Hampshire’s one and only 100 mile race and is a part of the Trail Animals Running Club race series. Rhode Island native, and recent convert to Ultra running, Claire Gadrow took on the challenge with a goal of taking a step towards qualifying for Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run.
The race started at 9:04am and 17 hours 11 minutes later Claire, representing White Pond Racing, demolished the old course record by a whopping 1 hour 48 minutes; and, on her way to the record Claire set a 50 miles PR @ 7:50.
As a result of this monumental performance, Claire obtained an elite entry to the Umstead 100 Mile Endurance Run which is a 2018 Western States Qualifier!
The Ultra world will now be paying attention to the name…Claire Gadrow!