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Great Plains Great Prairie Sacred Run 2008 Part 1


One good way to work is learning a song, the drum song we were introduced too during one of the meetings.

What are the words to that song again?

The GPGPSSR 2008 start date will not change, but the daily run mileage may change as the runners adjust to their running abilities.

Part 1 Great Plains Great Prairie Sacred Sites Run 2008

May 22, Thursday:

Lower Brule Reservation – Boys & Girls Club

Ancient America Exhibit & Talking Circle

May 23, Friday:

Crow Creek Reservation – Fort Thompson, SD

Start out SD-34 toward SD-34.

End at Fedora, SD Estimated Distance: 83.80 miles

May 24, Saturday

Fedora, SD Start out going EAST on SD-34 –

SD-34 becomes MN-30.

End at Pipestone, MN Estimated Distance: 76.57 miles

May 25, Sunday

Pipestone, MN Take the US-14

End at Sleepy Eye, MN Estimated Distance: 90.57 miles

Ancient America Exhibit & Talking/Fire Circle at Lower Sioux Youth Recreation Center.

May 26, Monday

Sleepy Eye, MN Start out going EAST on US-14/W

End at Reconciliation Park, Mankato, MN Estimated Distance: 43.05 miles

Continue – Mankato, MN Start out going N. Merge onto US-169 N.

End at Jordan, MN Estimated Distance: 46.03 miles

May 27, Tuesday

Jordan, MN  Start out going E/MN-282 Continue to follow MN-13 N.

End at Prior Lake, MN Distance: 11.26 miles

May 28, Wednesday

Prior Lake, MN MN-13 N.

End at Fort Snelling, MN

Estimated Distance

May 29 – June 6,

Fort Snelling, MN

End at Red Wing, MN

Estimated Distance: 49.71 miles

Red Wing, MN ST/HIGHWAY 58 BLVD. Continue to follow US-61 S.

June 7, Saturday End at Winona, MN – Dakota Homecoming Pow-wow & Reconciliation

Estimated Distance: 63.89 miles

Total Distance: 488.94 miles

Part 2: June 8, Winona, MN – with help from the Ho-Chunk Nation Native Cruzers,

Continue to North Bend, WI 29.28 miles to Sparta, WI 25.03 miles Total 54.31 miles

Continue short weekend runs to Milwaukee by September 5 – 7, 2008.

Indian Summer Festival  (ISF) September 5 – 7, 2008.

ISF Sunday Prayer Day for Sacred Sites September 7, 10:00 AM.

Total 238.38 miles

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