The Cheyenne Marathon: Run the Legend is a point to point course. It features a marathon, half-marathon, 4 person relay, and 10k. We are a USATF sanctioned event and are in the process of getting the course USATF certified.
Marathon Start Time: 6 a.m.
Relay Start Time: 6 a.m.
Half Marathon Start Time: 6 a.m.
10k Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
To register, please visit www.cheyennemarathon.com.
This diverse course will take you on a one of a kind historical tour of Laramie County featuring:
o Archer, home of the Laramie County Fair and former UW Research Station
o The Hereford Ranch which was established in 1867
o The Big Boy Steam Engine 4004
o The Historic Courthouse where Tom Horn was hung
o The Historic State Capital, built between 1886 and 1890, which was used by the first woman Governor in the United States, Nellie Tayloe Ross, and features a statue of suffragette Esther Hobart Morris, first female Justice of the Peace
o Botanic Gardens
o Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo Arena, the World?s Largest Outdoor Rodeo and Western Celebration and
o The Historic Depot, a national landmark and former Union Pacific Depot.
This fully supported course will have 12 aid stations, one approximately every two miles, along the course. There will be port-o-lets and basic first aid kits at each one.
Race packet pickup will be on Saturday, September 22, at the Depot Plaza from 1 pm to 5 pm. The Depot Plaza (also the finish line for all events) is located at 121 W. 15th Street.
Speakers include Brent Weigner and Jerry Rief. Brent is a Globetrotter and world record holder. He has run marathons and ultra-marathons on all seven continents, a world record, ten times. Brent is currently ranked 1st in the world in number of countries (152) in which official race marathons have been completed and verified. Jerry has completed a marathon in all 50 states and DC in under 3:00, averaging 2:49. He is one of the few people to qualify for the Boston Marathon in every state
Red Lion Hotels will provide a free pasta dinner following the Registration Expo to the first 500 people to register. The Menu:
Classic Caesar Salad with Home Made Croutons and Parmesan Cheese; Meat Sauce and Alfredo Sauce; Penne Noodles and Fettuccini Noodles; Italian Green Beans; Vegetable Lasagna with Cream Sauce; Bread Sticks; Assorted Cakes at Dessert Station; and Fresh Brewed Coffee and Iced Tea
Free parking is available at the starting line for all events.
? Archer Government Complex: Marathon and Relay Leg 1
? Hereford Ranch: Relay Leg 2
? Holliday Park: Half Marathon and Relay Leg 3
? Central High School: 10K and Relay Leg 4
In addition, there are 2 free City Garages and several parking lots near the Depot Plaza (finish line).
Shuttles will be provided from the finish line back to the starting line for runners.