Texas Plains Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Dalhart: Dalhart: Dust Bowl Run

March 22, 2014 - 7:30am to 10:30pm
Credit: Mainly Marathons. Dalhart, TX

The panhandle region will open the second annual Dust Bowl Series in Dalhart Sat., Mar., 22, 2014, all day with the starting line beginning at Lake Rita Blanca. The five days of marathons and half-marathons will be held in a different location each day, the remaining being Guymon, OK, Ulysses, KS, Lamar, CO, and Clayton, NM.

Runners may do any or all of the days with no time limits.  This series is popular with those runners trying to do a marathon, or half, in each of the 50 states and many of the runners are members of the clubs representing those goals; the 50 Marathon Club and the 50 State Half-Marathon Club.

Packet pickup will be Fri., Mar. 21, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Loose Caboose, followed by dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.



  • Lake Rita Blanca
  • U.S. 87 to 281
  • Dalhart, Texas
  • 88415



  • Half Marathon $100-$120
    Full Marathon $120-$140

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