The half marathon begins at Robidoux RV park just a short walk from the finish line at Five Rocks Amphitheater. As you exit Robidoux, you’ll join the full marathon route and gain some elevation through Mitchell Pass along the Oregon Trail. You’ll continue your 360 degree circle of the Monument past water, badlands, cornfields, and neighborhoods.
5K5K runners get a spectacular view of the Scotts Bluff National Monument and its sister bluff standing sentinel over Mitchell Pass. Turning south before the pass, runners are greeted by Dome Rock, fields, and hills before making their way to the finish on this route that is half pavement and half gravel and dirt.