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Out of the Darkness & Into the Bighorns

July 4, 2024

Ten Sleep, WY

Get ready to light up the skies with the most electrifying half marathon of the year! Out of the Darkness & Into the Bighorns is here to set your running spirit ablaze on the 4th of July 2024 in Ten Sleep, WY. Join us for a spectacular race that'll leave you starry-eyed and breathless!
Get ready to light up the skies with the most electrifying half marathon of the year! Out of the Darkness & Into the Bighorns is here to set your running spirit ablaze on the 4th of July 2024 in Ten Sleep, WY. Join us for a spectacular race that'll leave you starry-eyed and breathless!
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About The Out of the Darkness & Into the Bighorns

Out of the Darkness & Into the Bighorns is a thrilling half marathon race held in Ten Sleep, Wyoming, amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Bighorn Mountains and Ten Sleep Canyon. This highly anticipated event, now in its sixth year, offers participants a rejuvenating dose of mountain therapy and a chance to give back to the community.

This year, the race organizers have partnered with Cloud Peak Counseling Center to support their suicide prevention efforts. Through generous sponsorships and participant registrations, they hope to exceed the $5,000 donation made last year, with an additional $1,000 match from Blue Cross Blue Shield for WyoGives. This vital funding will help sustain the center’s free walk-in clinic and the newly established Crisis Stabilization Center in Worland, benefiting the entire state.

The race is operated under a special use permit with the Bighorn National Forest, guaranteeing a safe and memorable experience for all participants. With its commitment to inclusivity, the event is an equal opportunity provider.

One highlight of the race is the exceptional scenery it offers. Runners will be captivated by the unparalleled charm and beauty of Hyattville, where the race begins. As they ascend into the red foothills and traverse sandstone and limestone rock formations, they’ll be treated to panoramic views of the magnificent Big Horn Basin. The course continues through the diverse Bighorn National Forest, culminating in a descent through the picturesque Ten Sleep Canyon, leading to the finish line at the majestic Ten Sleep Hatchery.

Ten Sleep itself is a charming city renowned for its warm hospitality and friendly community. July is the perfect time to visit, with temperatures typically ranging from 60°F to 80°F (15°C to 26°C). As you celebrate Independence Day by conquering this half marathon, you’ll be surrounded by the camaraderie and support of fellow runners, ensuring an unforgettable experience.

So lace up your shoes and join us for the Out of the Darkness & Into the Bighorns half marathon race. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just discovering your love for the sport, this race promises an exhilarating journey through nature’s masterpiece. Get ready to challenge yourself, find solace in the mountains, and leave the darkness behind, as you embrace the thrill and joy of this remarkable event.

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