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Event Information

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 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.

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.

Aid Stations

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.

Registration Expo:

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 

Pasta Dinner:

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.

Marathon fees chart

Race Medal Tilt

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