Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills provide the perfect setting for any marathon and now you have your choice of 3!
Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon
- Description: Half Marathon, Marathon, and 5 Person Marathon Relay along the Mickelson Trail
- When: June 4th, 2017
- Where: Rockford to Deadwood
- Details: The marathon begins in Rochford and then meets up with the Mickelson Trail. It ends at the historic Engine House at the Deadwood Trailhead. Kids 1K and Fast 5K take place on Saturday while the Half, Full, and Relay Marathon take place on Sunday.
- More Info: http://www.deadwoodmickelsontrailmarathon.com/
Lean Horse Ultra Marathon
- Description: 50k, 50 mile, and 100 mile races along the Mickelson Trail
- When: August 18th-19th, 2017
- Where: Minnekahta Trailhead to Hot Springs
- Details: All three events begin at Minnekahta Trailhead of the Mickelson Trail and end in Hot Springs, South Dakota with variations to make the run longer and shorter.
- More Info: http://www.leanhorsehundred.com/
Run Crazy Horse
- Description: Half Marathon, Marathon, and 5 Person Marathon Relay
- When: October 7th-8th, 2017
- Where: From Crazy Horse Memorial to Downtown Hill City
- Details: Starting at just under 6,000 feet and ending at 5,000 feet, this marathon has two big hills and great views. Kids 1K and Fast 5K take place on Saturday while the Half, Full, and Relay Marathon take place on Sunday.
- More Info: http://www.runcrazyhorse.com/