Oct 08, 2023 at 8:00 AM

Run Crazy Horse Trail Races

Ave of the Chiefs

Crazy Horse SD, 57730


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Entry Fee $90
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $110
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 13.1M
  • 26.2M
  • 5K
  • 1K

Type: Trail

Starting Elevation: 6000

High Point: 6000

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 85%

First Year of the Event: 2010

Men's Record: M: 2:48:15

Women's Record: W: 3:24:07


The Run Crazy Horse Half Marathon is a point to point course, beginning at the Vistor’s Center at Crazy Horse Memorial. The first 3 miles are within the Memorial Grounds on both paved and gravel roads. Participants will pass by the old schoolhouse and loop out to the bus turnaround at the base of the Crazy Horse Carving. At mile 3, the course becomes the Mickelson Trail. For the Half Marathoners, he last 10 miles are a mixture of downhill and flat terrain. Half Marathoners will finish on Main Street in Hill City in front of the Bumpin’ Buffalo bar and grill. Miles 3-16 of the Full Marathon will be an out and back mainly on the Mickelson Trail. Outside of Crazy Horse Memorial, marathoner runners will turn South on the Mickelson trail to the turnaround in Custer. At Mile 16, it will be downhill back into Hill City to finish on Main Street. The 5 person Marathon Relay will follow the same course as the Full Marathon. The relay exchange points will be between 5-7 miles apart.


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Past Event Dates

Held on Oct 08, 2023

Held on Oct 09, 2022

Held on Oct 03, 2021

Held on Oct 06, 2019

Held on Oct 07, 2018

Held on Oct 08, 2017

Event Results

View 2020 Results

View 2019 Results

View 2018 Results