The Seventh Annual Hawk Hundred is a 100-mile, 50-mile and Marathon Trail race put on by the Lawrence Trail Hawks. This year’s race takes place on Saturday, September 9th through Sunday September 10th in Lawrence, Kansas. The course covers four loops through the rolling hills of Clinton State Park.
The Hawk races are part of the 2017 Trail Runner Trophy Series!
2017 Sponsors include: Orange Mud, Tailwind Nutrition and Honey Stinger!
All distances 100 / 50 / 26.2 will be chipped timed with customized race bibs with your name if you register by August 15th.
Mile 90 will once again capture the beauty of the day and be our photographers for the full duration of the race.
Start time: 6am, Saturday September 9th for the Hawk 100 and 50 miles races
Start time: 8am, Saturday September 9th for Hawk Marathon
The 2017 Hawk is a fully-staffed race with 3 aid stations manned by experienced UltraRunners, and a well-marked course through tough technical trails. We will have Ham radio operators at each aid station, so crew and family members can easily check on the whereabouts of their runner.
Aid stations will offer Tailwind Nutrition, Water, Coke, Mountain Dew and Ginger-ale. We serve Honey Stinger gels, chews and waffles as our additional electrolyte. Typical aid station food includes but is not limited to: Oranges, bananas, watermelon, pringles, pretzels, oreo cookies, nutter butters, M&M's, Peanut M&M's, ginger chews, boiled potatoes, peanut butter wraps, nutella wraps, and turkey wraps. Each aid station will offer a variety of soup and other warm food on the overnight hours. If you have a "special needs diet," please contact the RD and we will do our best to accommodate you at the Start/Finish aid station. Following are the locations and distances runners will hit aid stations as they traverse the 25-mile course (26.2 for marathoners).
• Lands End: 4.5 miles – no crew access, drop bags
• West Park Road: 10.5 and 13 miles – crew access, drop bags
• Lands End: 18.5 miles – no crew access, drop bags
• Start/Finish: 25 miles – crew access, drop bags
All Runners will receive a long sleeve technical race shirt - gender specific, a race bag, and customized race bibs with your name if you register by August 15th.
100 Mile Finishers - We have a finisher buckle for SUB 24 hours and SUB 32 hours.
50 Mile Finisher Mug - New design this year and handcrafted by one of our local artist.
Marathon Finisher Medal - New design this year and also handcrafted
Top three Male and Female finishers in each race will receive an award
Master Awards for Male and Female finishers in each race
The Hawk 2017 Runners Guide will be updated soon
Click on the tabs above for more detailed information. Any questions please feel free to reach out to the Race Directors at: e-mail
Also be sure to visit the Lawrence Trail Hawks website for information about our weekly group runs as well as our upcoming events.
Please visit our Facebook page for updates to the 2017 race and also our monthly contest that include prizes from Orange Mud. We also have a fabulous community of runners that will keep you motivated during your 2017 training.