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Brookings offers some wonderful parks and gardens where you can spend
your afternoon and watch the runners go by. Please consider the runners
when viewing the race and traveling around town. Drive safely and park
off of the course. Bike paths will be closed to bicycles on race day.
Some of our favorite places to view the race include:
Mile 0-1,6-7: Downtown
- 7:00 am 8:30 am
Park anywhere but on the course. Plenty to see and do, and you can catch
runners again at mile 6-7. Enjoy breakfast at Cooks Kitchen, or coffee
at The Lodge.
Mile 3: SDSU Campus
- 7:15 am to 8:00 am
Parking lots off of Medary and 13th St provide access to runners passing
through the middle of campus.
Mile 4-5: McCrory Gardens
- 7:20 am to 8:30 am
To avoid runners, park at Perkins (6th St. and 22nd Ave) and walk across
Mile 8: Hillcrest Park
- 7:45 am to 9:00 am
To avoid runners, park in the Hillcrest School parking lot, or the parking
lot across from Mad Jacks Deli on 17th Ave just off of 6th St.
Mile 9: Larson Park
- 7:50 am to 9:15 am
To avoid runners, enter Larson Parking from Eastbrook Drive off of 22nd
Mile 15: Southbrook Softball Complex
- 8:15 am to 10:30am
Park in the softball complex parking lot, and walk to the bike path
just to the north. A nice pond is located half way between 22nd Avenue
and Medary Avenue on the bike path.
Mile 17: Fishback Soccer Complex
- 8:30 am to 11:00 am
Park in the soccer complex parking lot, and walk to the bike path, just
to the south.
Mile 22 to 24: Indian Hills Bike Path
- 8:45 am to 12:30 pm
Park anywhere but on Half Moon Road. Runners will be on sidewalks that
wind between houses in Indian Hills.