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The 52nd running of the Jack 15, the oldest road race in South Dakota and the Midwest, is being held in conjunction with the USA Track and Field Dakota Series Road Race Championships.

That means prize money of $100, $75 and $50 will be offered to the top three places in menís and womenís open and masters divisions.

To be eligible, participants must be members of USA Track and Field. To become a member and for more information, visit

Runners can also join USA Track and Field when receiving their race packet.

In addition to individual competition, the Jack 15 offers:

  • 5-member relay team running 3 miles each
  • 3-member relay team running 5 miles each.
  • 2-member relay team running 7.6 miles each.

Teams may consist of all men, all women, or be co-ed.

There is no prize money in the relays.

NOTE: There is a 7 a.m. start for walkers.

Course Records
Open Men
Dick Beardsley (24) - 1:14:54 - 1980
Open Women
Pat Reisdorfer (22) - 1:30:39 - 1980
Masters Men
John Notheis (43) - 1:27:33 - 1981
Masters Women
Jill Moncur (40) - 1:47:19 - 2008

What: Jack 15 Road Race
When:Saturday, September 27, 2014
Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
Cost: Preregistered by 8/31/14
Individual: $30
Team: $20/team member

Registered after 8/31/14
Individual: $40
Team: $25/team member

Location: Beginning at White, SD and ending at the SDSU Campanile in Brookings, SD
Awards: Individual Competition - Awards are given to the top male and top female finishers in the Open (19+) and Masters (40+) divisions

Team Competition - Awards are given to the top men's, women's and co-ed teams in each relay division.

Race Course: The USATF certified course is primarily on pavement with a short two mile stretch of gravel with small rolling hills and is marked at one-mile intervals. Runners are cautioned that the course is not closed to traffic and that they are running at their own risk. Runners must run on the left side of the road for safety and to comply with course certification. There are four aid stations along the route at approximately the 3, 5, 9, and 12 mile point.

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Race Director(s): Prairie Striders Running Club

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