COURSES

MARATHON

Quick Stats

Course Type: Loop, Out & Back

Surface: 90% Asphalt, 10% Concrete

Elevation at Start: 5,310 feet

Elevation at Finish: 5,187 feet

Start Time: 6:00 AM

Aid Stations

Aid Stations and Porta Potties are located approximately every two miles.

Aid Stations are supplied with:

  • Fruit

  • Water

  • Gatorade

  • Gu

  • Basic First Aid Supplies

  • Awesome Volunteers

 

Medical Support Personnel are located at the finish line and on course patrols. 

Aid Stations

Aid Stations and Porta Potties are located approximately every two miles.

Aid Stations are supplied with:

  • Fruit

  • Water

  • Gatorade

  • Gu

  • Basic First Aid Supplies

  • Awesome Volunteers

 

Medical Support Personnel are located at the finish line and on course patrols. 

​​The starting line is located on the entrance road near the statue of city namesake Caspar Collins.

 

The race will start with the cannon sound, set off by the local ROTC.

  

The route proceeds along Events Drive and then turns north onto East Road.  The course passes the Model Airplane facility and the Casper Speedway.

 

Turn Left (West) on East Road past the East Road/Amoco Road aid station at mile .75 onto Amoco Road.   Taking the next Left on to North Poplar to the Poplar/Events Drive aid station at mile 2.5.  

  

The course turns back on Events Drive and the East Road/Amoco Road aid station at mile 4.0.

 

Turn Right (east) on Amoco Road to a rolling stretch to Bryan Stock Trail road at mile 5.

 

This section of the course drops 120 feet to the Platte River, and the Platte River Trails Soccer Field aid station.

  

Runners will follow the Platte River Trails, crossing the softball field bridge.

 

At mile 8.5 the Crossroads Aid station is adjacent to the Crossroads Adventure Park.   (This is also where the finish line is set up).

 

After crossing the Platte River and looping beneath the interstate, the Parkway Plaza comes into view.  The course parallels the Platte River and passes several boat launching areas and the Old Town miniature golf course.

 

Runners will follow the path going under the overpass and up onto 1st street.


Taking a right at First Street Bridge runners will make their way thru our downtown Historic Yellowstone District.   All turns will be marked and flaggers at road crossings.   

 

Runners will pass our David Street Station Amphitheatre and make their way to Durbin Street.  Runners will connect with the Rails to Trails Pathway across from the Library on Durbin Street.   Following Rails to trails to Midwest runners stay on Midwest to Cross Poplar Street.    

 

Casper Police Officers will be providing crossing assistance at busy intersections.

 

Once runners cross Poplar, they will once again connect with the Platte River Trails System.  Course markings will be clear for runners to turn LEFT on the Platte River trails and follow the trail system paralleling 13th street where they will be greeted by our volunteers at the Aid station at 13th and King Boulevard.   Runners will continue on the path on the outer loop around the 3 Crowns Golf Course.  

 

Instead of again running the outer loop of the Golf Course,  runners will turn Right on King Boulevard to the 13th ST and King Boulevard Aid Station.    After passing this aid station, runners will take the pedestrian bridge crossing to 1st Street in Mills.   Flaggers and Course markings will provide clear direction.  

 

Runners will run thru the Water Station parking lot and reconnect with the Platte River Trails system.    Following the trail through Morad Park, runners will turn around near Magnolia Street in Paradise Valley.   Following the path back through Morad park to the aid station at First Street in Mills, runners will now cross 1st street to take the path along Highway 20/26 which turns into West 1st Street.   Staying on the path runners will pass the Tate Pumphouse (DO NOT CROSS THE Pedestrian Bridge), pass Amoco park and the Old Oil Derrick.   Passing Jonah bank and crossing the First Street bridge, runners will now turn right to go underneath the First Street overpass.  Going back the same way you came you will cross the finish line at Crossroads Park.

 

Congratulations – you made it 26.2 MILES!!!!

 

MARATHON RELAY

Quick Stats

Course Type: Loop, Out & Back

Surface: 90% Asphalt, 10% Concrete

Elevation at Start: 5,310 feet

Elevation at Finish: 5,187 feet

Start Time: 6:00 AM

Note: The Marathon Relay course follows the same route as the single participant Marathon. Relay Exchange Points will be located at aid stations.

Aid Stations

Aid Stations and Porta Potties are located approximately every two miles.

Aid Stations are supplied with:

  • Fruit

  • Water

  • Gatorade

  • Gu

  • Basic First Aid Supplies

  • Awesome Volunteers

 

Medical Support Personnel are located at the finish line and on course patrols. 

Aid Stations

Aid Stations and Porta Potties are located approximately every two miles.

Aid Stations are supplied with:

  • Fruit

  • Water

  • Gatorade

  • Gu

  • Basic First Aid Supplies

  • Awesome Volunteers

 

Medical Support Personnel are located at the finish line and on course patrols. 

The starting line is located on the entrance road near the statue of city namesake Caspar Collins.

 

The race will start with the cannon sound, set off by the local ROTC.

  

The route proceeds along Events Drive and then turns north onto East Road.  The course passes the Model Airplane facility and the Casper Speedway.

 

Turn Left (West) on East Road past the East Road/Amoco Road aid station at mile .75 onto Amoco Road.   Taking the next Left on to North Poplar to the Poplar/Events Drive aid station at mile 2.5.  

  

The course turns back on Events Drive and the East Road/Amoco Road aid station at mile 4.0.

 

Turn Right (east) on Amoco Road to a rolling stretch to Bryan Stock Trail road at mile 5.

 

This section of the course drops 120 feet to the Platte River, and the Platte River Trails Soccer Field aid station.

  

Runners will follow the Platte River Trails, crossing the softball field bridge.

 

At mile 8 the Crossroads Aid station is adjacent to the Crossroads Adventure Park.   (This is also where the finish line is set up).

 

After crossing the Platte River and looping beneath the interstate, the Parkway Plaza comes into view.  The course parallels the Platte River and passes several boat launching areas and the Old Town miniature golf course.

 

Runners will follow the path going under the overpass and up onto 1st street.


Taking a right at First Street Bridge runners will make their way thru our downtown Historic Yellowstone District.   All turns will be marked and flaggers at road crossings.   

 

Runners will pass our David Street Station Amphitheatre and make their way to Durbin Street.  Runners will connect with the Rails to Trails Pathway across from the Library on Durbin Street.   Following Rails to trails to Midwest runners stay on Midwest to Cross Poplar Street.    

 

Casper Police Officers will be providing crossing assistance at busy intersections.

 

Once runners cross Poplar, they will once again connect with the Platte River Trails System.  Course markings will be clear for runners to turn LEFT on the Platte River trails and follow the trail system paralleling 13th street where they will be greeted by our volunteers at the Aid station at 13th and King Boulevard.   Runners will continue on the path on the outer loop around the 3 Crowns Golf Course.  

 

Instead of again running the outer loop of the Golf Course,  runners will turn Right on King Boulevard to the 13th ST and King Boulevard Aid Station.    After passing this aid station, runners will take the pedestrian bridge crossing to 1st Street in Mills.   Flaggers and Course markings will provide clear direction.  

 

Runners will run thru the Water Station parking lot and reconnect with the Platte River Trails system.    Following the trail through Morad Park, runners will turn around near Magnolia Street in Paradise Valley.   Following the path back through Morad park to the aid station at First Street in Mills, runners will now cross 1st street to take the path along Highway 20/26 which turns into West 1st Street.   Staying on the path runners will pass the Tate Pumphouse (DO NOT CROSS THE Pedestrian Bridge), pass Amoco park and the Old Oil Derrick.   Passing Jonah bank and crossing the First Street bridge, runners will now turn right to go underneath the First Street overpass.  Going back the same way you came you will cross the finish line at Crossroads Park.

 

Congratulations – you made it 26.2 MILES!!!!

 
The above course map is approximate and for information purposes only. The exact course, including mile markers, will be certified for correct distance.

HALF MARATHON

The above course map is approximate and for information purposes only. The exact course, including mile markers, will be certified for correct distance.
Quick Stats

Course Type: Loop, Out & Back

Surface: 90% Asphalt, 10% Concrete

Elevation at Start: 5,310 feet

Elevation at Finish: 5,187 feet

Start Time: 6:00 AM

Aid Stations

Aid Stations and Porta Potties are located approximately every two miles.

Aid Stations are supplied with:

  • Fruit

  • Water

  • Gatorade

  • Gu

  • Basic First Aid Supplies

  • Awesome Volunteers

 

Medical Support Personnel are located at the finish line and on course patrols. 

Aid Stations

Aid Stations and Porta Potties are located approximately every two miles.

Aid Stations are supplied with:

  • Fruit

  • Water

  • Gatorade

  • Gu

  • Basic First Aid Supplies

  • Awesome Volunteers

 

Medical Support Personnel are located at the finish line and on course patrols. 

The starting line is located on the entrance road near the statue of city namesake Caspar Collins.

 

The race will start with the cannon sound, set off by the local ROTC.

  

The route proceeds along Events Drive, then turns north onto East Road.  The course passes the Model Airplane facility and the Casper Speedway.

 

Turn Left (West) on East Road past the East Road/Amoco Road aid station at mile .75 onto Amoco Road.   Taking the next Left on to North Poplar to the Poplar/Events Drive aid station at mile 2.5.  

  

The course turns back on Events Drive and the East Road/Amoco Road aid station at mile 4.0. Turn Right (east) on Amoco Road to a rolling stretch to Bryan Stock Trail road at mile 5.

 

This section of the course drops 120 feet to the Platte River, and the Platte River Trails Soccer Field aid station.

  

Runners will follow the Platte River Trails, crossing the softball field bridge.

 

At mile 8 the Crossroads Aid station is adjacent to the Crossroads Adventure Park.   (This is also where the finish line is set up).

 

After crossing the Platte River and looping beneath the interstate, the Parkway Plaza comes into view.  The course parallels the Platte River and passes several boat launching areas and the Old Town miniature golf course.

 

Runners will follow the path going under the overpass and up onto 1st street.


Taking a right at First Street Bridge runners will make their way thru our downtown Historic Yellowstone District.   All turns will be marked and flaggers at road crossings.   

 

Runners will pass our David Street Station Amphitheatre and make their way to Durbin Street.  Runners will connect with the Rails to Trails Pathway across from the Library on Durbin Street.   Following Rails to trails to Midwest, Half Marathon runners will turn around near Midwest and Ash Street and return the same way they came back to the finish line at Crossroads Park. 

 

Casper Police Officers will be providing crossing assistance at busy intersections.

 

Congratulations – you made it 13.1 MILES!!!!

 

(NOT QUITE A) 10K

Running a marathon can be an amazing experience, but it’s not for everybody and that’s OK!
The above course map is approximate and for information purposes only. The exact course, including mile markers, will be certified for correct distance.
Quick Stats

Course Type: Loop, Out & Back

Surface: 90% Asphalt, 10% Concrete

Elevation at Start: 5,310 feet

Elevation at Finish: 5,187 feet

Start Time: 7:00 AM

Note: All proceeds from this race will be donated to the local High Plains Chapter of Guardians of the Children. 

"Bikers providing assistance and protection for abused children."

Aid Stations

Aid Stations and Porta Potties are located approximately every two miles.

Aid Stations are supplied with:

  • Fruit

  • Water

  • Gatorade

  • Gu

  • Basic First Aid Supplies

  • Awesome Volunteers

 

Medical Support Personnel are located at the finish line and on course patrols. 

Aid Stations

Aid Stations and Porta Potties are located approximately every two miles.

Aid Stations are supplied with:

  • Fruit

  • Water

  • Gatorade

  • Gu

  • Basic First Aid Supplies

  • Awesome Volunteers

 

Medical Support Personnel are located at the finish line and on course patrols. 

The course starts at the Casper Events Center and the finish line is located at Mike Lansing Field, (home of the Casper Horseheads Baseball Team) and Crossroads Park located along the beautiful Platte River.   Transportation is not provided from the host hotel to the starting line, but there is a large area for parking. 

 

The Events Center is on the bluff above the Platte River and the City of Casper.    The starting line is located on the entrance road near the statue of city namesake Caspar Collins.

 

The route proceeds along Events Drive, then turns north onto East Road.  The course passes the Model Airplane facility and the Casper Speedway.

 

Turning right, (east), runners proceed on Amoco Road to a rolling stretch to Bryan Stock Trail road. This section of the course drops 120 feet to the Platte River, and the Platte River Trails Soccer Field aid station.

 

Runners will follow the Platte River Trails, crossing the softball field bridge going through the Casper Disc Golf Course and then crossing the finish line at Mike Lansing Field/Crossroads Adventure Park.

This is a family friendly route with no time limit.   Open to runners and walkers.  Strollers are welcome.

 

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