PHOTOS: The scene from the 2017 Barkley Marathons finish

Photos from the finish line of the 2017 Barkley Marathons including the scene of the crushing six-second miss for Gary Robbins on the 60-hour time limit.

April 3rd, 2017 by | Posted in Trail Running | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The 2017 Barkley Marathons concluded on Monday afternoon as John Kelly became the race’s 15th finisher since the Tennessee ultramarathon first began in 1986. Meanwhile, Gary Robbins, who was vying to become the first Canadian to complete the more than 100-mile (160K) race, came in six seconds after the 60-hour mark. He went off course near the end of the race and reached the yellow gate from the opposite direction.

Canadian Running was at the yellow gate, which marks the start/finish of the race and captured some memorable moments, all of which can be seen in the above gallery. Miss the ending? See Canadian Running‘s full recap from the event here with more details of Robbins’ race here.

Did you miss CR‘s Barkley Marathons coverage? See everything you need to know below

Pre-race interview with Robbins
Pre-race photos
Photos from Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary
Barkley Marathons historical timeline
Here’s how Gary Robbins fuelled between laps at the Barkley Marathons
Mike Wardian fails to complete a loop of the Barkley Marathons under time limit
Must-see on-course photos from loop four of the Barkley Marathons
VIDEO: In camp with Gary Robbins between loops at the Barkley Marathons

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