Brazos Bend 100 is Back for 2021 as the USATF 100 Mile Trail National Championship and a Western States 100 Qualifier

February 23, 2021

Houston, Texas (February 23, 2021)Trail Racing Over Texas (TROT), announces that its most popular race, the Brazos Bend 100, is back for 2021. This year’s edition of the largest 100 miler in Texas will take place on December 4-5th in Brazos Bend State Park in Needville, TX. Brazos Bend 100 will be the site of the 2021 USATF 100 Trail National Championship and a qualifier for Western States. Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run is the world’s oldest 100-mile trail race and attracts participants from all over the world.

“We are so happy to announce that Brazos Bend 100 is back,” said Trail Racing Over Texas Race Director Robert Goyen. “We will be putting on a great race for everyone with dreams of racing for a national championship, qualifying for the Western States lottery, or running their first ultramarathon.”

The Brazos Bend 100, profiled in the 2016 short film Texas Trail Blazer, is one of the fastest 100 mile trail races in America. Since its first running, this race has been a destination for athletes in Texas and across the country. As with all TROT events, Brazos Bend will employ strict COVID-19 public health guidelines to keep event participants and spectators safe during these uncertain times.

The 2021 edition of the Brazos Bend 100 will be limited to only 900 participants and will sell out. Athletes are encouraged to register early to lock in their spot at the starting line.

For sponsorship inquiries or general information about Trail Racing over Texas and the Brazos Bend 100 please contact Robert Goyen at rob@trailracingovertexas.com.


Trail Racing Over Texas (TROT) produces the largest trail running series in Texas with over 20 races offering a variety of distances from 5k’s to ultra-marathons, kids only races and night races. TROT is a community-based company that aims to involve and benefit local communities by giving back in various ways. TROT is also devoted to bringing greater awareness to the Texas State Parks and Wildlife Department by placing races in beautiful Texas State Parks. Learn more at www.trailracingovertexas.com.