Grindstone 100

Grit, endurance, temporary loss of sanity. You might need all of these if you want to attempt Grindstone. If you want to finish, well, just keep in mind this is, without a doubt, the hardest 100 miler east of the 100th meridian. Now that you're hooked, Grindstone is going to be an incredible adventure for each and every entrant. From the beautiful start/finish location at Camp Shenandoah to the monster climbs and the solitude of single track ridge running, you just can't beat Grindstone... but you can try! Come and join us for a wonderful event and experience what this 100 mile course has to offer you. It will be an experience you'll never forget! Grindstone is event #4 in the Beast Series

 

REGISTRATION LIMIT
Grindstone is limited to 300 entries and sells out quickly. Make sure you register early to guarantee your spot.
COVID-19 NOTE
If the race needs to be canceled for any reason related to COVID-19 (i.e., state or federal closures; permitting, insurance or sanctioning revocation), the race will be run virtually (on the actual course, not anywhere). In this event, specific details will be emailed to all entrants about date/time/permissions and other germane specifics for running the course. As a result, please plan accordingly. No refunds, transfers, or deferrals will be given in the case of the race moving to a virtual format.
REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 1 12:00 AM

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Grindstone opens annually on April 1.

91 SPOTS REMAINING

Race Details


  • Race Date

    Start: Friday September 17, 2021 | End: Sunday, September 19 2021

  • Entry Fee

    $250 before June 1
    $275 before July 1
    $300 before August 1
    $330 thereafter

  • Distance

    101.85 Miles

  • GAIN / LOSS

    23,000 /23,000 ft

  • Location

    Swoope, Virginia

  • Start Time

    6:00 PM

  • Time Limit

    38 Hours

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209 Registered Runners

2021 Grindstone Entrants

Jameelah

Abdul-Rahim Mujaahid

Atlanta

GA

Christopher

Agbay

Jefferson

MA

Alex

Anaya

Alpharetta

GA

Jim

Ashworth

Sterling

VA

Chase

Aycock

San Antonio

TX

Conner

Beasley

BEE CAVE

Texas

Ahmet

Bilgili

Jacksonville

Florida

Todd

Bitterman

Oneonta

NY

Carl

Bligan

Wayne

PA

Amanda

Blondeau

Gilbert

AZ

Rich

Bollinger

Fredericksburg

VA

Kevin

Borden

New Paltz

NY

Aaron

Bowers

Sterling

VA

Justin

Branson

Washington

DC

Greg

Brant

Corpus Christi

TX

Derek

Brown

Glendale

MO

Damone

Brown

Germantown

MD

Matthew

Burdette

Churchville

MD

Brandy

Burns

RALEIGH

NC

Kristy

Burns

Middlebury

VT

Zachary

Burns

Colleyville

Texas

Michelle

Burton

Carrollton

TEXAS

Zsuzsanna

Carlson

Morristown

NJ

Emily

Carter

Greensboro

North Carolina

Chad

Cato

Wilson

NC

Peter

Chapman

Washington

DC

Stacey

Clark

EAST BERLIN

CT

Brian

Compagnone

Arlington

VA

RYAN

CORMIER

Baltimore

MD

Jason

Cousins

Westbrook

ME

Zachary

Davis

Roanoke

Virginia

darrin

denny

Williamsburg

Virginia

John

Dirksing

Cincinnati

Ohio

Donald

Dobbs

Pittsburgh

PA

Jeff

Dolan

Glen Mills

Pennsylvania

Jason

Dunsavage

Etters

PA

Jessica

Eager

York

PA

Chip

Eastman

Augusta

ME

Kenneth

Ebener

West Columbia

SC

Justin

Faul

Warrenton

Va

Mike

Ferrante

wurtsboro

NY

Tim

Finocchio

Holbrook

MA

Tyler

FitzGerald

Alexandria

VA

Nelle

Fox

Bridgewater

VA

Zachary

Freeman

Camp Hill

PA

Kyle

Fricke

Richmond

Virginia

Michael

Gallego

Knightdale

North Carolina

Christopher

Gallo

Kingston

NY

Alejandro

Garcia

Washington Crossing

PA

Brian

Gardner

Greensburg

PA

Jordan

Garris

Charlottesville

VA

Nathan

Garris

Charlottesville

VA

Dominique

Gates

Seattle

Washington

Donna

Gee

Lexington

VA

Kate

Gelineau

Oxford

CT

Patrick

Giblin

Phoenix

AZ

Christian

Giggie

Annapolis

MD

David

Glaser

Burke

VA

Chad

Godfrey

Warrenton

VA

Daniel

Goll

Southampton

NJ

Dave

Goodwin

Falls Church

VA

Ethan

Gottlieb

HARPERS FERRY

WV

Jason

Gray

Northbridge

MA

Corey

Gray

Williamsburg

VA

JAMIE

GREENAWALT

BEDFORD

PENNSYLVANIA

Kennedy

Hall

Arlington

VA

Stacia

Hartung

Upper Darby

PA

Jennifer

Hawkins

Concord

Georgia

Nathaniel

Hawley

Shepherdstown

West Virginia

Tom

Herndon

Lynchburg

Virginia

Bobby

Herrington

Greensboro

NC

Justin

Hersh

Gaithersburg

MD

Jason

Heyn

Bend

OR

Daniel

Higdon

Las Vegas

NV

Joseph

Higgins

Harleysville

Pennsylvania

Timothy

Hipp

WARRENTON

VA

Michael

Hirons

Wynne

AR

Rick

Hohman

Hudson

OH

Gregory

Holden

Ballston Lake

NY

Nathan

Holland

Signal Mountain

TN

Luke

Hough

Huntsville

AL

Ian

Hurley

Pittsburgh

PA

Scotie

Jacobs

Brooktondale

NY

Michael

James

Carrboro

NC

Sean

Johnson

CHARLOTTE

NC

JJ

Johnson

Savannah

GA

Brian

Jones

Prosper

Texas

Tom

Kaplan

New Paltz

New York

Philip

Keffer

Woodstock

Vermont

Alissa

Keith

FOREST

VA

Richard

Key

Herndon

Virginia

Bret

Kinsella

Leesburg

VA

Jennifer

Kirkpatrick

Bonham

Texas

Vanessa

Kline

Hainesport

NJ

Donald

Knight

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

Richard

Kwiatkowski

Earlysville

Virginia

Jacob

Larson

Tunkhannock

Pennsylvania

David

Larson

Fayetteville

Pa

Ken

Laufer

Toms River

NJ

Scott

Lee

Haymarket

VA

Thomas

Leo

Princeton

MA

Wyatt

Leonard

Henderson

NV

Dillon

Lewis

Slidell

Louisiana

Patrick

Lichy

Reston

Virginia

matthew

livingstone

WYNNEWOOD

PA

Ron

Locandro

Simsbury

CT

Claire

Lorentzen

Washington

DC

Jeremy

Lovell

Ashburn

VA

Timothy

Lulich

McMurray

PA

Leon

Lutz

Manheim

PA

Jeremy

Lyons

Baltimore

Maryland

Chad

Macdonald

New Boston

NH

Andrew

Maisel

Washington

DC

Eric

Makovsky

Chesapeake

Virginia

Matthew

Mallon

Ojai

CA

Jesse

Marciniak

Los Angeles

CA

Bill

Markunas

Mcgaheysville

VA

Leonard

Martin

Oak Ridge

Tn

Danny

Mathieson

Blacksburg

VA

Jimmy

Mauger

washington

dc

michael

mcginn

Johnston

IA

Thomas

McNerney

WILLIAMSPORT

PA

Jesse

Meadows

Boones Mill

Virginia

Dwayne

meganack

kenai

AK

Kevin

Mendenhall

Roanoke

Virginia

Harry

Mendez Jr

BETHESDA

MD

James

Miller

Chesterfield

Virginia

Chris

Miller

Sykesville

MD

Brian

Million

Virginia Beach

VA

Dustin

Moench

Madison

Wisconsin

Jeffrey

Moore

Biloxi

MS

Peter

Morgan

Phoenixville

PA

Joseph

Nah

Gaithersburg

Maryland

Donald

Norum

Charlottesville

VA

Steve

Norum

Richmond

VA

Emmanuel

Odebunmi

New York

New York

Sunshine

Padilla

Hickory

North Carolina

Julio

Palma

Uniontown

Pennsylvania

Jason

Pardue

Elizabeth City

NC

Andrew

Parham

Henrico

VA

Kunal

Patel

Hatfield

PA

Lauren

Pearch

Uniontown

OH

ARAMIS

PEREZ

Frederick

MD

Stephen

Perhac

Asheville

NC

Steve

Pero

Winchester

NH

Jeff

Perry

Bondurant

Iowa

David

Peterman

Akron

Ohio

Gary

Peterson

Philadelphia

PA

Scott

Pfahler

AURORA

CO

Nick

Pirolli

Silver Spring

Maryland

Benjamin

Poole

chesterfield

VA

Shaun

Pothin

Nashville

TN

Neal

Price

Pikeville

NC

Thomas

Pulaski

New Paltz

New York

Chris

Purvis

Crozet

VA

Charles

Raffensperger

Duluth

GA

cory

redifeer

barboursville

va

Cesar

Rengifo

Surco

Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima

David

Ricklefs

Middlebury

VT

Rich

Riopel

Morgnaville

NJ

Nicholas

Rivera

Fort Myer

VA

Nate

Roach

Boalsburg

PA

Zach

Roach

Boalsburg

Pennsylvania

Carlos

Rodriguez

Boston

MA

Chris

Rouland

Kihei

HI

Aaron

Runzo

Virginia Beach

Virginia

Richard

Rushka

New Milford

CT

Daniel

Ryan

Dravosburg

PA

Aaron

Saft

MILLS RIVER

NC

Elisa

Schasse

Yorktown

VA

Andrew

Sfekas

Takoma Park

MD

Eli

Share

NORTHFIELD

ILLINOIS

Chris

Shearon

Wendell

NC

Patrick

Sheeley

High Falls

NY

Troy

Siemers

Staunton

Virginia

Christopher

Simmons

Huntington

WV

Tom

Simonds

Leesburg

Virginia

Jonathan

Smolin

Norwich

VT

Victor

Sothcott

NEWPORT NEWS

VA

Dan

Spakowicz

Columbus

OH

Katharine

Stillman

Goodyear

Arizona

Chase

Stock

Garrison

MD

Kris

Strope

Harvest

AL

Andrew

Summers

Audubon

PA

Noah

Sumner

Northampton

Pennsylvania

John

Swanson

Hainesport

NJ

Jay

Sweatt

Pleasant Valley

MD

Will

Swenson

Andover

MA

Kyle

Swetlishnoff

Glorieta

New Mexico

Parker

Terry

Warrenton

VA

Steve

Thompson

Columbia

MO

Ethan

Thompson

Cave Creek

AZ

Alex

Thornbury

Lexington

KY

Quentin

Thornbury

Tryon

North Carolina

Ryan

Thorpe

Washington

NJ

Adam

Trexler

Silver Spring

Maryland

Dallas

Trosky

Tunkhannock

Pennsylvania

Stephen

Tucker

Wallingford

PA

Larry

Tumblin

Fort Valley

VA

Matthew

Vahey

Philadelphia

PA

Jesse

Veinotte

Hubbardston

MA

Sheila

Vibert

Fairfax

Va

Carlos

Wallace

Grand Island

NY

Steven

Warden

Williston

South Carolina

Ronnie

Weed3

Chapel Hill

North Carolina

David

Welch

Frederick

MD

Jason

Williams

Kiln

MS

Ryan

Williams

Concord

MA

Jason

Woodall

Sims

NC