Wyoming Marathon facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWyoming Marathon
|Location||Medicine Bow National Forest, Wyoming, United States|
|Event type||dirt and gravel roads|
|Distance||Ultramarathon, marathon, and half marathon|
|Official site||Wyoming Marathon Races|
The course for the half marathon, marathon, and double marathon all start at the Lincoln Monument Rest Area off I-80. The course is an out-and-back through the roads of Medicine Bow National Forest, starting at an elevation of 8,700 ft. and dropping to 8,000 ft. at the lowest point of the marathon and double marathon course. Runners competing in the double marathon run the full marathon course twice (two out-and-backs), covering 52.4 miles total.
The Wyoming Marathon is the oldest marathon in the state and the Rocky Mountain Double Marathon is the oldest ultramarathon in the Rocky Mountain region. It is one of only three marathons in the state of Wyoming, in addition to the Casper Marathon and the Run with the Horses Marathon in Green River.
Rocky Mountain Double Marathon Winners
|2008||Bryan Goding||Colorado||7:42:49||Jamie Donaldson||Colorado||8:17:24||CR|
Wyoming Marathon Winners
|2008||Dan Goding||Colorado||3:17:15||Stacey McAnelly||Minnesota||4:08:10|
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