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Mount Rushmore Half Marathon

Run 13.1mi
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This epic race through Mt Rushmore is the perfect Half Marathon for those looking for a challenge. With stunning views, the uphill climbs will be well worth the effort. Come for this unique location, and a tough challenge.

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Mount Rushmore Half Marathon route

The race will run in reverse from last year's course. The race starts at the Ghost Canyon Dude Ranch and is run on a well-packed dirt road for about 3 miles before turning onto pavement.

This is a challenging course with lots of gorgeous views of Mount Rushmore and the surrounding Black Hills! Though there's a lot of uphill, you'll be rewarded with amazing views and a final downhill stretch before finishing in the town of Keystone, SD.

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12:00pm - 5pm Bib pick-up


6:30am Half Marathon starts

10:30am Event ends

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I take my dog on the Mount Rushmore Half Marathon?
Unfortunately dogs are not permitted on the course.
When do I pick up my bib for the Mount Rushmore Half Marathon?
Bib pick up will be available until 7pm the night before the race at the Ghost Canyon Dude Ranch.
Where does the Mount Rushmore Half Marathon start and finish?
The Mount Rushmore Half Marathon starts at the Ghost Canyon Dude Ranch and finishes at the Borglum Story Museum in Keystone.

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