50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: SOUTH DAKOTA (42/50)

2012 SIOUX FALLS MARATHON: 4:05:58 (2012-09-09)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=735537399934931

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/sioux-falls-marathon-south-dakota-2012-09-09/


Sioux Falls Marathon Website:
http://www.siouxfallsmarathon.com

SOUTH DAKOTA, USA

State capital: Pierre

State population: 782,000 (Sioux Falls 165,000)

State nickname: Mount Rushmore State

State bird: Ring-necked Pheasant

State mammal: Coyote

State motto:

Under God the people rule

Famous people from South Dakota:

Crazy Horse (Oglala Sioux chief), Red Cloud (Oglala Sioux chief), Sitting Bull (Hunkpappa Sioux chief), Tom Brokaw (TV newscaster)

Fun facts about South Dakota:

Sculptor Gutzon Borglum began drilling into the 6,200-foot Mount Rushmore in 1927. Creation of the Shrine to Democracy took 14 years and cost a mere $1 million, though it’s now deemed priceless

More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/sdakota.htm#.U8RgkVZn7eY

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g54805-Sioux_Falls_South_Dakota-Vacations.html