As fatigue set in, navigating sections like the creek crossing at checkpoint 6 got increasingly difficult.
Unfortunately, the day's gnarly conditions forced some racers to exit the race early.
One last push over Hankey Mountain before racers hit the home stretch.
Ben King and Sue Haywood scored wins in the men’s and women’s fields, respectively, but all finishers earned a coveted SM100 pint glass. Pictured is first-time finisher Christopher Burgess.