Run the historic Chisholm Trail. All paved course, mostly flat and fast. USATF sanctioned and certified for marathon and half. Finisher medals for all races. Large “I LIKE IKE” medals for age brackets 1,2,3 in all races. Overall medals & cash prizes each race. Packet pickup 2-9 p.m. April 7 and 5:30-6:30 raceday. Aid stations each mile, portapots every 3 miles. Pancake and sausage brunch. This event is chip timed by Manhattan Running Co. Each participant will have a picture taken as they cross the finish line and will be able to find them on the online results within a couple days after the event. This event also benefits 16 local non-profits.
Packet pickup information
Packet pickup for the race will be on Friday April 14th 4:00 pm-7:00 pm at Manhattan Running Company. (1129 Garden Way, Manhattan, KS 66502) Race day pick-up from 5:00 am-7:30 am will be located at Green Valley Community Center. (3770 Green Valley Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502)
Enjoy a beautiful run on mostly dirt roads in the scenic Flinthills just outside of Manhattan, Kansas! The Marathon consists of one 26.2 mile loop around the course offering 4 aid stations along the course. The 50 miler consists of two 25 mile loops with 5 aid stations each loop. This is the area’s first Ultramarathon and first trail Marathon. Come be a part of the challenging course with over 1500 feet of elevation change per loop.
Every finisher will receive a finishers belt buckle with the race on them. Each belt buckle will have the specific race. These unique buckles can be worn proudly with any belt.