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August 22, 2021

LEADING LADIES' FAQ

Temperature:
The average temperature for late August is 75 degrees by noon.
The start of the race is usually at about 44 degrees.

Elevation:
The full marathon begins at 6,000 feet at the Lead Country Club,
and drops gently to 3,400 in Spearfish City Park.

Surface:
Mostly pavement, some gravel, 1/2 mile concrete bike path.

Running Protocol:
RUN FACING TRAFFIC ALWAYS. Cutting the tangent might save a second; could lose a life. Please, no support folks in cars or on bikes…look for them In park and at the finish; safety first.

Travel:
Fly into Rapid City, SD…renting a car is best so you can enjoy the Black Hills. It’s 60 miles to Spearfish, SD. There is a shuttle service from the airport; pricey but possible.

Logistics:

See Events Page for the Latest...

Boston Qualifier:
Yes! Remember the BAA has gone back to less relaxed times so this is a great opportunity for qualifying; chip timed and fast.

Porta Potti Situation:
Many at the start, more at the half, and intermittently on the
Course; I know, never enough…trees everywhere.

Aid Stations:
Under new guidelines... See Updates

Time Limit:
Course officially closes at seven hours; don’t worry about it.

Walkers:
Always welcome in all events.

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