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Booneville Backroads Ultra

Quick facts

Distance Ultra marathon

Rescheduled to 05 Sep 2020

Previous date: 24 May 2020

About Booneville Backroads Ultra

The course runs through many of the Bridges of Madison County and the beautiful, rural Iowa countryside. With thousands of feet of elevation gain, seemingly endless hills, and if it rains, some of the gnarliest B roads ever, this ultra will challenge runners of all levels. The “backroads” has something for everyone.

The distances offered include 100 mile, 100k, 50k solo and 50k relay.



  • 50km


  • 100km

100 Mile

  • 160.934km



Camping will be on a first come first serve basis. RV’s are not allowed, but tents (VERY LIMITED), will be allowed near the start/finish.

Aid Stations

Several well-placed aid stations are located along the course stocking things such as water, Pepsi, Gatorade, Snickers and chicken broth.

Equipment Storage

Drop bags are allowed at the aid stations.

Maximum Time

Runners in the 100 mile race must finish under 36 hours to receive official time and Hand Made Belt Buckle. Runners in the 100k must finish under 18 hours to receive official time and finishers award. Runners in the 50k solo must finish under 8 1/2 hours to receive official time and finishers award.

Booneville Backroads Ultra Route Map

Booneville Backroads Ultra Route Map


Van Meter



The course is very scenic.


The 100 mile race will consist of three separate loops: Loop 1 – 100k course, Loop 2 – 50k course, Loop 3 – 10k course.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.