Date/time: Wednesday, March 22 (Day 1 of the Dust Bowl Series), 7:30AM CDT
Location: Rita Blanca Park, Dalhart TX
GPS coordinates: N 36.03652, W 102.50613
Packet pickup: March 21, 2-4PM, at Rita Blanca Park, Dalhart TX. Late registration and packet pickup are also available on race day, beginning one hour before race time at the start location.
Drive time from Amarillo (closest airport): 1:29, 85 miles
Course description: Out and back (2.184 miles total); crushed gravel, flat course
Number of Laps: 6 for half marathon, 12 for full marathon (subject to change)
Amenities: Groceries can be purchased at United Supermarket and other items can be purchased at Alco (both in Dalhart).
Group dinner: Tuesday, March 21, 4-6PM; XIT Museum, 108 E 5th St, Dalhart, TX
Area hotels: Best Western Nursanickel, corner of Hwy 87 & 54, 102 Scott St, Dalhart TX 79022; 806-244-5637
Other accommodations may be found by Googling.
Visit the Dalhart Chamber of Commerce website for maps, directions, and information on the park and Dalhart area.