South Dakota


Date/time: Wednesday, September 13 (Day 3 of the Center of the Nation Series), 6:30AM MDT
Early Start: Yes (optional); click HERE for details.
Location: Rocky Point Recreation Area, 18513 Fisherman’s Rd (9 miles outside the town of Belle Fourche, SD) *Note new location for 2017*
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 44.72358, W 103.69960
Drive time from Bowman, ND: 1:52, 117 miles
Course description: Out and back (2.2 miles total); concrete, paved, mostly flat; restrooms on the course, campground showers available for runner use.
Number of laps: 6 for half marathon, 12 for full marathon (subject to change)

Area Hotels:
AmericInn Lodge & Suites, 2312 Dakota Ave, Belle Fourche SD; 605-892-0900
Super 8 Belle Fourche SD, 501 National St (Jcy Hwy 85 and National St), Belle Fourche SD 57717; 605-892-3361
(Other accommodations may be found by Googling.)
Maps/directions/more information:
Visit the Belle Fourche website for maps, directions, and information on the Belle Fourche area.

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