2021 Western States 100 As It Happened – Through ATRA’s Lens

Another Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run is in the books. This past weekend three members of the American Trail Running Association (ATRA) team – Allie McLaughlin, Peter Maksimow and Tayte Pollmann (pictured above) – followed the runners conducting interviews, taking photos and shooting video. The following is a series of chronological short videos showing where they were along the historic 100 mile course and what events they saw unfold.

The historic start-line in Olympic Valley (Mile 0)

Pre-race comments from the runners

….and we’re off. Start of the race!

Mile 1 to the Escarpment (Mile 3)

Jim Walmsley leads the pack in the first mile

Camille Herron running up the Escarpment (Mile 3)

Jim Walmsley leads at Robinson Flat aid station 5 minutes under record pace (Mile 30.3)

Top 3 men at Michigan Bluff aid station trying to stay cool (Mile 55.7)

Top 3 women at Michigan Bluff aid station trying (Mile 55.7)

Awaiting the arrival of the runners in Auburn (Mile 100)

Race announcer Dylan Bowman waits for the first finishers

Jim Walmsley winning his 3rd Western States 100 Mile! (Mile 100)

The top 15 runners crossing the finish line on the Placer High School track

Golden hour is the last 60 minutes before the 30 hour cut-off (Mile 100)

Look for more photos, videos and interviews with some of the top runners here on our website in the coming days.

Complete results are available on ultralive.net.Β  The 2022 edition of the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run will be held on the weekend of June 25-26.

Our full race weekend recap video published July 3, 2021

You can seen even more ATRA video coverage from this year’s Western States 100 Mile over on this YouTube playlist. Additional race day photos & videos can be found on our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages.