MAIN AWARD IS SATISFACTION OF FINISHING ONE OF HARDEST ULTRA EVENTS IN NORTH AMERICA/THE WORLD.
Unique Finisher Trophy designed by Alaskan Artist Pierre Ostor, construction by Aviation Engineering Legend Gregg Pattison: Rare item, less than 320 finisher trophies handed out in history of event. 49 finishers in 2013.
Special!! Anyone finishing Arrowhead 135 3 years/3 Disciplines bike/run/ski eligible for unique "Arrowhead a'Trois Award. Only five ever issued. Design by famous Midwest Artist/Sculpter and overall nice person Sara Balbin.
"Ernest Shackleton Endurance" Award recognizing the racer (must be official finisher) who remains on the course, making forward progress for the longest period of time. This does not include checkpoint time and in the spirit of perseverance, fortitude, steadfastness and bravery would exemplify the miraculous 1914 Shackleton Expedition.
2011 Winner...Barb Owen! 2012 Winner...Corrado Buzzolan! 2013 Winner......Chris Scotch!