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CASA Spearfish Canyon Half Marathon & 5K

Quick facts

Distance Half marathon

About CASA Spearfish Canyon Half Marathon & 5K

Do you need a change of scenery? Head to Spearfish, South Dakota, where it’s always a beautiful day. Located in the northern Black Hills between Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Devils Tower National Monument, Spearfish offers brilliant fall colors along with easy access to hiking and biking trails, rock climbing routes and mountain stream fly fishing.

With that being said, the Spearfish Canyon Half Marathon is the place to be!!

Runners follow a long, gradual downhill course through the northernmost section of South Dakota’s Black Hills National Forest, with canyons and mountains around in all directions, at the annual summertime running of the Spearfish Canyon Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk. Runners begin in Savoy and follow Highway 14A, Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, to the Spearfish City Park.

This race is organized and run to benefit the Northern Hills CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) organization, which raises funds for abused and neglected children in need of legal protection and advocacy.

Distances

Heroes 5K

  • 5km

Spearfish Canyon Half Marathon

  • 21.097km

Practicalities

Aid Stations

The Half Marathon has 5 water stops approximately every 2.5-3 miles. Water and Gatorade are provided at each water stop. There is fruit (bananas and oranges) at 7.8 (STOP 2) and 3.7 (STOP 4) miles from the finish and at the finish. The 5K has one water stop.

Award Medals

All Participants receive a participation medal. Top 3 finishers receive place medals in the following age categories: under 12, 12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Equipment Storage

Race bags will be provided and brought to the finish.

CASA Spearfish Canyon Half Marathon & 5K Route Map

CASA Spearfish Canyon Half Marathon & 5K Route Map

Start:

Spearfish Canyon, Savoy

Spearfish,us

Finish:

Spearfish City Park

Spearfish,us

Highlights

Runners begin in Savoy and follow Highway 14A, Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, to the Spearfish City Park. This slight downhill road race features gorgeous views along Spearfish Creek.

Road race down beautiful Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway featuring limestone canyon walls blanketed with coniferous and deciduous trees along Spearfish Creek.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.