Register, Run and WIN!

$1,500 for 15K

Register today to take part in the inaugural Prairie Wind Casino & Hotel 15K Road Race!  Enter by yourself, or bring your running-mates and, on September 7 at 7:45am, you'll run on Highway 18 from Oglala, SD to Prairie Wind Casino & Hotel. 

Prairie Wind Casino & Hotel is offering $10,000 in cash and prizes for the top runners! A cool $1,500 will go to the first place male and female finishers in the 21-44 age division,  and... $1,000 will go to the first place male and female finishers in the 45+ age division!  Subsequent places receive a share of the prize money as well!

Registration for the Prairie Wind Casino & Hotel 15K is only $30.  Please download the registration form below, complete the form and either mail to Prairie Wind with your entry fee, or drop off your registration and fee at the Prairie Wind Casino Player's Club.

15K Registration Form

Registration opens on July 22, with online registration ending at 11:59pm MST on September 6, and registration at Prairie Wind Casino's Player's Club ending at 5:00am MST on September 7, the morning of the race.  Please be sure to register before the deadlines!

When you visit Prairie Wind Casino, stop by our Player's Club and become a Shooting Star Player's Club member.  All NEW Prairie Wind Shooting Star Player's Club members will receive a Player's Club Package including $10 Free Play, $5 in match play on our tablegames and 50% off a buffet in our restaurant!  

We look forward to a great race event, and we look forward to seeing YOU there!

This event is made possible by our generous sponsors:

Stadium Sports
Resorts Entertainment
Bow-k's flower shop

And many more to come!



You must present a valid photo ID to pick up your race packet. No one else can pick up your packet for you.

No coaches, hand cycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards or dogs will be allowed on the course.

Course Time Limit:  Participants have 4 hours to finish the  15K (22 min/mile pace). The course is an undulating course. If you fall behind this pace, the roads will be reopened to normal traffic and you will be a pedestrian and subject to normal traffic rules.

Cancelations:  Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and entries are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. You also may not transfer your application to the following year or another event. If you attempt to sell your race number, you may be banned from future events for three years. There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.

Online Registration Closes: September, 6th, 2013 at 11:59pm MST.

Location: Prairie Wind Casino, H.C. 49, Box 10, Pine Ridge, Highway, 18, S.D. 57770

Start Line:  The Oglala Ridge Convenience Store in Oglala, SD

Finish Line: Prairie Wind Casino

Rain or Shine: This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.

Port-o-Pots: Portable toilets, fluid replacement and first aid will be available on the course. Certified medical personnel will be available at the start and finish areas of the race.

Gear Check: To be self-performed by participants.

Photography:  Participants will receive FREE downloadable race photos! There will be photographers along the course snapping your photo for some great action shots, but make sure to stop by the finish line festival to take your official finisher's photo.

Runner Secure Zone/Finish Line:  Once you cross the finish line you'll enter a Runner Secure Zone - a fenced off area for race participants only. You will receive water, sports drink, and food.

Parking: Park in the Prairie Wind Casino parking lot. There will be shuttles to take runners to the starting line in Oglala.

Spectators:  We welcome all spectators to cheer on participants and loved ones! There is no fee to be a spectator at this race. Spectators are advised to be in place 1 hour before race start on Race Day.