GREEN RIVER – Have you ever watched a wild horse run though the southwest Wyoming country side? The wind running through its mane as the strength of the animal can be witnessed with every powerful stride it takes.
There is still time to register for the Green River Chamber of Commerce’s 11th annual Run with the Horses Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10k. This year’s event will take place Aug. 16 at 6:30 a.m.
The run is set in Wyoming’s High Desert Country and yes there is even a chance you will get to run alongside some of Wyomings wild horses. The race has been one of the most anticipated marathon’s in the state of Wyoming because it is set in the Wyoming High Desert. The event was also recently featured in a new book titled “Runners Bucket List.”
Along with wild horses near the route, there will be aid stations set up every two miles. Unique finishing medals will be awarded and a t-shirt is included for all marathon and half marathon sigh ups. Those running in the 10K must pay an extra $20 fee for a t-shirt. Race results are available immediately upon the completion of the race.
“The committee has worked very hard to provide runners with a quality event,” the Green River Chamber said. “We offer unique finisher medals, moisture management t-shirts, and porta potties at the start/end as well as three more locations along the route.”
New to this year’s event is a professional timing service which will be utilized this year. The service will have race results available immediately upon finishing the race.
Registration fees for this year’s events are $95 for the marathon if you register before Aug. 1. After in will be $105. For the half marathon, it is $65 before Aug. 1 and $75 after. For the 10K it is $20.
Those interesed in particpating in this year’s event can register online at http://www.runnercard.com/roadrace/public/raceGroup/975131.
If you have questions or would like more information visit http://www.runwiththehorsesmarathon.com/ or call the Green River Chamber.