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About This Race

Sioux Falls Area Running Club

PO Box 727

Sioux Falls, SD 57101


"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift."

- Steve Prefontaine

The Sioux Falls Area Running Club (SFARC) has been putting on a trail race at Newton Hills (NH) State Park since 2002. The race started as an 8 mile race from 2002 thru 2006, then changed to the current distances in 2007. October is always a beautiful time in Newton Hills! Come experience a run to remember on the scenic trails of Newton Hills State Park.  Both races are all on hiking trails within the park.


Date: Saturday, October 12th, 2019  

Race Start Time: 9:00 a.m.

Distance: 6.1 miles and 2 miles (click on distance for Garmin data including elevation)

Location: Newton Hills State Park, 6 miles south of Canton, SD on County Road 135 (from I-29 – Highway 18 east to Canton, south on County Road 135)

Entry Fee:  See UltraSignup button to the right.

Please Note: There is a $6.00 entry fee to get into the park for those not having a South Dakota state park pass.  This is mandatory per state park rules.

Race Course

Race Registration

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Race Series Sponsors

Contact Information

For questions or to volunteer, please contact

Nathan Schwab:  Email Nate at

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2 Mile Race

6 Mile Race

Athletico WG

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Bronze Sponsors


Entry Fees


Race Awards

The top 3 male and female runners win awards *6 mile

The top 2 male and female runners win awards *2 mile


Overall male and female Series Points Champs will win awards. Runners who run all 3 races will get an award.


First place age group awards will be given to divisions:

10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79.  *6 mile only


Course Records:

Male: Brent Haglund 37:59  (2011)  

Female: Eva Gillham  46:41  (2016)


Results: 2018, 2017, 2016,  2015,  2014,  2013,  2012,  2011,  2010, 2009,  2008,  2007, 2006,  2005,  2004, 2003,  2002 

2 & 6-mile races are the same price

’19 SF Run Club Member:

$25 till Aug 12th - $30 till Sept 28th - $40 through race day


$30 till Aug 12th - $35 till Sept 28th - $45 through race day



Sign up for all three races at once! Select ‘All 3 Races' for the 2-mile or 4-mile to sign up for all three short or long races. Need to change which distance you run for any of the races? Just contact the race director through the ‘Ask a question’ link on

*only one price for the series: $90

*Runners who run all 3 races will earn a special swag gift!

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