This event wouldn't be possible without our sponsors. Be sure to give them a thumbs-up when you see them at their mile locations!
Mile 1 - Results Radio
Results Radio is our proud sponsor of Mile 1. This mile begins near the intersection of Lake Avenue and Madison Street. Runners will be directed around Veteran's Memorial Park and eventually head south down Menlo.
Mile 2 - Hy-Vee
On Duluth Avenue beside Terrace Park begins Hy-Vee's sponsored mile. Runners will turn at 4th Street and head toward the beautiful St. Joseph Cathedral just at sunrise. Also not to be forgotten is the district of historic homes, including the Pettigrew Home and Museum on Duluth Avenue.
Mile 3 - Scheels
Thanks to Scheels, Mile 3 begins at the intersection of Duluth and 9th Street. The route will take a turn on Dakota Avenue, where runners will view the Old Courthouse Museum. Runners will return to 9th Street by way of Main Street.
Mile 4 - First National Bank
First National Bank of Sioux Falls brings you Mile 4, where runners will be directed toward the Sioux Falls Convention and Visitor's Center and eventually over the 8th Street Bridge. Runners will return to historic Phillips Avenue and head toward Falls Park for Mile 5!
Mile 5 - Billion Toyota of Sioux Falls
Mile 5 will bring you to the beautiful Falls Park, where runners will enjoy the scenic rock and waterfall that has made Sioux Falls famous. Spectators can take the chance to tour the Queen Bee Mill Ruins or climb the tower. Also for runners and spectators to view will be the Billion Toyota of Sioux Falls Autographed trucks. Don't forget to check the trucks out at the Expo as well!
Mile 6 - Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce
After Falls Park, the route will lead runners to the Sioux Falls Bike Trail for Mile 6, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Runners and spectators alike will enjoy the views that this area of the route has to offer.
Mile 7 - Coca-Cola
Mile 7 will continue along the bike path that runs parallel to the Big Sioux River. Sponsored by Coca-Cola, this mile will bring runners to Cherry Rock Park, where half marathoners will turn right to return to Sioux Falls and where marathoners will continue straight. Also at this location is the first major gu station for runners.
Mile 8 - KELO
Beginning at the River Boulevard Greenway, Mile 8 will head through Beadle and Fawick Parks, where a team of water stop volunteers will aid runners. KELO's mile will end near the Great Outdoor Store.
Mile 9 - Argus Leader
The Argus Leader is the proud sponsor of Mile 9. Runners will take a left onto Phillips Avenue and eventually head back to Dakota Avenue. Along this mile, the route will run near to the Argus Leader Building as well as the 605 Running Store and the famous Phillip's Avenue Diner. The Argus Leader would love for spectators to stop by (Dakota Ave. & 10th St.) to cheer for friends and family, enjoy coffee and cookies and celebrate the race that morning!
Mile 10 - Sanford Wellness Center
Mile 10, brought to runners by the Sanford Wellness Center, will begin near the intersection of Springs Avenue and 9th Street. Runners will race down Duluth Avenue toward the Cathedral, then turn left on 4th Street as they inch closer and closer to the finish!
Mile 11 - Profile by Sanford
Profile by Sanford brings you Mile 12, which begins on Menlo Avenue beside Terrace Park. Runners will race around Veteran's Memorial Park and enter Covell Lake Park to run beside the Covell Lake!