Sioux Falls Area Running Club

Our 250+ members run road, track and trails for health, competition, community and fun. In the September/October Newsletter it stated that "It's official.

The SFARC has been around a long time, but began officially on February 3, 1998, when members of the former Total Fitness Club held a meeting and adopted the current name. In March it issued its first newsletter with information about a local race and early interest about the Sioux Falls Half Marathon. In the July/August 1998 Newsletter it as announced that the Club had joined the national organi

Operating as usual

11/13/2023

The photo says it all โ€” run in support of The Banquet Sioux Falls on Thanksgiving day! Will you join us?

11/06/2023

Heads up for those heading out to Big Sioux Recreation Area over the next several weeks!

Good afternoon folks!

Over the next few weeks, we will have work being completed at our suspension bridge, the dirt trail from the shelter parking lot to the suspension bridge and the dirt trail from the campground to the shelter parking lot.

We will be having a contractor adding rip rap around the abutments underneath the suspension bridge. The contractor will also be adding gravel onto these trails to make them smoother and easier folks with ADA needs.

Work is supposed to be about 2-3 weeks and should be done around mid-December.

During work times, the suspension bridge and these trails may be closed - signs will be posted notifying our park guests.

Thanks again!

Photos from Sioux Falls Area Running Club's post 11/03/2023

A beautiful evening for our last group run at Good Earth State Park for the season, followed with some tailgate snacking!
Thanks to all who shared in some miles and snacks this year! We'll see you back out here when daylight returns in the spring!
In the meantime, if you're looking for any running accountability, reach out on our group run message board on Facebook, or check out group run options!

11/01/2023

Tomorrow (Thursday) night is our last official Thursday night group trail run of the season!
Join us for some miles followed with food!
We're planning a small potluck of a smorgasbord of snacks - bring something if you want (baked goods, leftover Halloween candy...), but not required! Do bring your running shoes and appetite!
Hope to see you there!

10/27/2023

Tonight's group run was a nice shake out for many of these runners as they take on the Glacier Hills Ultra 20k/30k/50k races this Saturday! Good luck to everyone running and volunteering!

Join us again next Thursday for our LAST OFFICIAL GROUP TRAIL RUN of the year! Planning on a post run potluck of snacks to celebrate!

10/26/2023

Points Series Final Results Are Up! ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿฅˆ๐Ÿฅ‰Top 3 in each division earned gift cards - look for those in the mail soon! ๐Ÿ“จ Congratulations to all the winners!

Tony Tripp and Paula Nurnberg are our overall high point scorers M/F and earned custom framed course maps! ๐Ÿ†

Thanks again to all those that participated and we hope to see you all next year!

Glacier Hills Ultra 10/21/2023

Volunteers needed next weekend at Glacier Hills Ultra

Glacier Hills Ultra Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you!

Photos from Sioux Falls Area Running Club's post 10/21/2023

If you've never witnessed a sunrise from the bluff on the Prairie Vista Loop trail at Big Sioux Rec, you're missing out!๐Ÿ’š

10/20/2023

Another perfect autumn evening for leaf peeping and trail running!
We only have 2 weeks left of our Thursday group runs! Don't miss out on the fun!

Photos from Sioux Falls Area Running Club's post 10/13/2023

Newton Hills course is ready! Trails are not as bad as one might think. The 2-mile route is in pretty good shape. The 6-mile route (4 mile all-purpose section) is muddier, but it can be avoided in most spots.

We are also running the 6-mile course in reverse! It will improve flow through the start/finish area and ease congestion at the start.

10/13/2023

Packet Pickup Today from 4-7pm @ 605 Running Company!

Also on race morning from 8-8:45am.

10/13/2023

We all agreed that the hardest part of tonight's run was getting out the door! Having acoutabili-buddies helps!
Our Thursday night group run can be your accoutibili-buddy too - but only for 3 more weeks!

10/11/2023

Need some last-minute training or carb loading for our final race of the trail series this weekend? Join us tomorrow evening at Good Earth State Park at 6 pm for our group run! Afterward, bring some dry clothes to change into and we'll meet up at the Barrel House for some food and fellowship!

Photos from Sioux Falls Area Running Club's post 10/06/2023

The fall scenery was on point tonight at our group run!
Join us next week Thursday at 6pm at Good Earth State Park for more miles and smiles! Followed up with some 'seconds' as group member Casey invites us over for some homemade pizza!

09/30/2023

Points Championship is updated! ๐Ÿ˜1 race to go at Newton Hills! ๐ŸWho will be crowned champion of them all?๐Ÿ†

Remember - Gift cards go out to the top 3 in every category!๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿฅˆ๐Ÿฅ‰

Photos from Sioux Falls Area Running Club's post 09/29/2023

Fall ๐Ÿ‚ is starting to make its appearance and one of the best place to experience it is on the trails!
Come join us on Thursday evenings at 6pm at Good Earth State Park and we'll show you some of the best views around!
(There's also usually some pretty good post-run treats as well!)

09/27/2023

Great way to volunteer!

Join us at our next volunteer work day at Tuthill Park on Saturday, October 7th, at 9 a.m. We will be tackling some fall maintenance, trimming, and leaf cleanup. The group will meet at the upper parking lot trailhead and the session will be led by Andrew Moore our Tuthill Park trail leader. Please wear the appropriate outdoor work attire. Gloves and closed-toe shoes are required, tools will be provided. We hope to see you there!

Photos from Sioux Falls Area Running Club's post 09/22/2023

Most of us are loving this fall weather running! If you are too, come join us for our next group run next Thursday at 6pm at Good Earth State Park and take in the beautiful scenery!

09/17/2023

FREE Monday night bike trail running races for all ages! ๐ŸƒRace against a friend or against the clock in a 3K or 5K marked run. Stick around after your scenic run for the drawing of a one-of-a-kind Road Race T-shirt! ๐Ÿ™‹Must be present to win! No registration required.
โœ”Spencer Park - 9/18 & 9/25 - 6:30pm

*SF Park & Rec event - please contact them for any questions or further information

2023 SFARC Big Sioux Rec Trail Run 09/17/2023

Thanks Black Boot Photography for the great pictures!

Photos from Sioux Falls Area Running Club's post 09/16/2023

Big Sioux Rec Trail Races are in the books! Kids Race was super fun as well! ๐ŸŽ–

Newton Hills price increases tomorrow! Get signed up today!

09/16/2023

Girls on the Run is looking for more volunteers!
GOTR provides the curriculum, all supplies, and training necessary.
Running can and should be a positive experience. Running is best with friends. Let's do our part to help the next generation see the GOOD that running is.

Time commitment = 90 minutes per week (equivalent to ~1 long run) with the added bonus of helping shape our future running community!
If you can help, please fill out the Volunteer Application: https://www.pinwheel.us/volunteer/index/GOTR-HS-Coach-Application-Fall23

Photos from Sioux Falls Area Running Club's post 09/15/2023

We had a great group and a beautiful evening to run and roast some s'mores and hot dogs afterwards!
Hope to see you out at Good Earth State Park next Thursday at 6pm for some more running!

09/13/2023

The second Thursday of the month is this week - which means we'll have some 'seconds' and socializing after our Group Run at Good Earth State Park!
Jess, Jeff, Brian, and Casey will be supplying the fixings for a wonderful bonfire in the park with s'mores and hotdogs following our run at 6pm. Come join for the fun and fellowship!

Cruising for Carter 09/13/2023

Sharing for a Garrettson family. This upcoming race is virtual and for a cause!
This event is Unaffiliated with SFARC.

Cruising for Carter The Cruising for Carter is on Sunday September 10, 2023 to Sunday October 22, 2023.

09/13/2023

Kids Cross Country Meets Today! ๐Ÿ˜Join us at Morningside park at 4:30pm! ๐Ÿƒ
If you signed a waiver last week, no need to do it again.
Last chance is next Wednesday the 20th! ๐Ÿ‘

09/10/2023

Well-deserved! Congratulations Beth๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ

09/09/2023

You are just 1 decision away from making your next BIG goal become a reality! Whether youโ€™re running for a purpose, for fun, for health, or for friendships, Sioux Fall Area Running Club is here for you!

Photos from Sioux Falls Area Running Club's post 09/08/2023

On a scale of 1-10, Youโ€™re a 13.1!!!!M48 SD 1/2 marathon โœ…โœ…โœ…done!

Photos from Sioux Falls Area Running Club's post 09/08/2023

It was a day of fundraising for an excellent cause (ROX), ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ w/ friends, & making memories w/ a phenomenal female powerhouse! Mission48 SD 1/2 Marathon with .
Thank you to our sponsors Crawfordโ€™s and Co-host: Sioux Falls Women Run.
We sent the M48 team home w/ an SFARC Logo poster designed by talented, club-member Kristi Wire of Wire Design

09/08/2023

The Blister Sisters made it out to the Mission48 1/2. Thank you for making the 5hr ๐Ÿš— across SD to run with and

09/08/2023

1/2 Marathon runners - It was the PERFECT day to share miles with and the Mission48 team! Thank you to our sponsors .sf, SFWR and SFARC.

09/08/2023

And theyโ€™re off!!!!

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