2024-2025 South Dakota Half Marathon Race Calendar

South Dakota Half Marathons by Date

Browse all South Dakota Half Marathons in 2024 and 2025 by month and by city below.

For each race, you’ll find the history of the half marathon and the course, the most recent year’s course maps, elevation profiles, runner reviews, pricing, and how to sign up.

When you view a race, you might also find contact info if you’re having problems with your registration or need to contact the race directors.

We dedicated dozens of hours every month searching for races to include in the South Dakota Half Marathons calendar. If you happen to see any half marathon not included, contact us at info@halfmarathons.net to submit your race.

Looking for the best South Dakota half marathons for you? Below the calendar we’ve answered the most frequently asked questions about half marathons in South Dakota.

Upcoming 2024 South Dakota Half Marathons

June 2024

July 2024

August 2024

Sun Aug 25 Sioux Falls Marathon Half Marathon & 5K Sioux Falls SD

September 2024

Sat Sep 28 Mount Rushmore Half Marathon Hermosa SD

October 2024

April 2025

Sat Apr 20 River Rat Half Marathon 10k & 5k Yankton SD

May 2024


 Badlands National Park, South Dakota, USA home to South Dakota half marathons


Frequently Asked Questions about South Dakota Half Marathons

What are the most popular South Dakota half marathons?

The Deadwood Mickelson Trail Half Marathon is the most popular with 1,159 finishers in 2023. Followed by the Run Crazy Horse Half Marathon with 553 finishers.

What are the best South Dakota half marathons for beginners?

The South Dakota half marathons that we recommend as the best for beginners are:

  • Deadwood Mickelson Trail Half Marathon: A point-to-point course and, while many runners remark the course is not easy, they do also say it’s one of the more beautiful races they’ve run.
  • Run Crazy Horse Half Marathon: The half marathon begins near the world’s largest mountain carving, Crazy Horse Memorial and finishes in the Black Hills. The race begins with Native American drumming, and while it starts of hilly, ends up being a great downhill race.
  • Mount Rushmore Half Marathon: Returning in 2024, the Vacation Races team is renown for their race production and ensuring the race courses get every piece of beauty a National Park has to offer.

What are the best months to run a South Dakota half marathon?

May and October are the most popular months to run a half marathon in South Dakota.

What are the most popular cities to run South Dakota half marathons?

Each city in South Dakota only hosts one half marathon.