Date/time: Friday, September 15 (Day 5 of the Center of the Nation Series), 6:30AM MDT
Early Start: Yes (optional); click HERE for details.
Location: Chadron State Park, Chadron NE
Packet pickup/race day registration: Race day registration and packet pickup are available beginning at 5:00AM MDT at the start location.
GPS coordinates: N 42.709703, W 103.009079
Drive time from Sundance, WY: 3:01, 190 miles
Course description: Loop (2.1834 miles); mostly blacktop, some gravel road and a nice forest path, dirt and grass, that crosses two bridges over Chadron Creek; some moderate hills (approximately 60′ of elevation change on the loop).
Number of laps: 6 for half marathon, 12 for full marathon (subject to change)

Area Hotels:
Best Western West Hills Inn, 1100 West 10th St, Chadron NE 69337; 308-432-3305
Super 8 Chadron NE, 840 Wes Hwy 20, Chadron NE 69337; 308-432-4471
(Other accommodations may be found by Googling.)
Amenities: Laundry service at the Chadron Best Western:
Laundry pick-up is at the front desk at 5:00 p.m.
Price is $1.50 per pound with a minimum of 10 pounds.
To utilize this service (from the hotel): Please put your clothes in one of our Best Western laundry bags and write your name and room number on them at the front desk. Additional bags are available if more than one bag is required. The washed and folded laundry will be returned late the same night and will be ready for pick up early in the morning.
For any who miss the laundry pick-up, we have a guest laundry facility with one washer and one dryer. The machines are coin operated and cost $1.50 to wash and $1.75 to dry. Packets of soap and dryer sheets are both available in the vending machine, the price is $1.00 each.
Maps/directions/more information:
Visit the Chadron area website for maps, directions, and information the Chadron area.

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