There will be no return bus service to the starting lines after the race
Full - 2270, half - 1290', 10K - 540'
Mile 1 (100 feet) & Mile 11 (137 feet)
Approximately every 2 miles
Located at 10 of the aid stations along the course
The time and locations are TBD
For the full marathon start, yes. For the half marathon, yes but must be dropped off at Savoy. For the 10k we can only allow drop off's only as there is no parking. Please note that there is no return bus service to the starting lines.
We will have water and Gatorade at each aid station, gels will be provided at miles 18 & 20
The course will close 6 hrs after the start of Women's Full Marathon at 6:30 am
For the full marathon you can but only until the Cheyenne Crossing just after mile 6. After this you will be on the highway and will need to run against traffic and to the left of the white line. Crossing the line can result in disqualification.
Yes we will have bag drop vehicles at all 3 starting lines and bags must be dropped off 15 minutes before the race start.
Yes, there will be medical personal along the course and at the finish line to help
Men's Dakota Spirit Marathon & all Relay teams start at 6:00am. Leading Ladies Marathon, Dakota Spirit Half Marathon and the Dakota Spirit 10K will start at 6:30am
#1 - Cheyenne Crossing - 5.6 miles
#2 - Spearfish Canyon Lodge - 5.4 miles
#3 - Maurice - 5.1 miles
#4 - Split Rock - 4.9 miles
#5 - Finish line leg - 5.2 miles
Make your way to the closest aid station and they will arrange to get you to the finish.