50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: WYOMING (45/50)

2012 JACKSON HOLE MARATHON: 5:24:21 (2012-09-23)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=735548333267171

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/jackson-hole-marathon-wyoming-2012-09-23/


Jackson Hole Marathon Website:
http://jacksonholemarathon.com

WYOMING, USA

State capital: Cheyenne

State population: 564,000 (Jackson Hole 10,000)

State nickname: The Cowboy State

State bird: Western Meadowlark

State mammal: Bison

State motto:

Equal rights

Famous people from Wyoming:

Chief Washakie (chief of the Shoshone), Velma Linford (writer), Curt Gowdy (sportscaster)

Fun facts about Wyoming:

Wyoming has the lowest population of all 50 United States.

Wyoming was the first state to give women the right to vote.

Yellowstone is the first official National Park (1872).

The JCPenney stores were started in Kemmerer, Wyoming.

Wyoming leads the country in coal production in 1994 with 3 million tons per week.

More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/wyomin.htm#.U8UiUFZn7eY

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g1798760-Jackson_Hole_Wyoming-Vacations.html