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Ripley Butte Challenge
Saturday, July 3, 2004
Half-Marathon, 10k, & 5k run or walk
Island Park, Idaho


8th annual Ripley Butte Challenge half-marathon, 10k, or 5k run or walk in Island Park, Idaho.

That may seem a long way away, but if you want to accept `The Challenge,' expert running coaches say Saturday should be the first day you train for the half-marathon, if you are a beginning runner or if you have not run that distance before.

Olympiad Jeff Galloway, a world- renowned runner and trainer, has an on-line 17-week half-marathon training program to prepare beginning and intermediate runners to complete a half marathon. His Web site also has training schedules for 10k and 5k events. The Web address is below.

The Ripley Butte Challenge starts at 8 a. m. Saturday, July 3, 2004, and is sponsored by the Island Park Area Chamber of Commerce. It also offers one-mile kids' event.

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    The Ripley Butte Challenge's rolling half-marathon course and flat 10 k and 5k courses are in the heart of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest. The course is approximately 6500 feet in elevation on old logging roads.

The Henry's Fork of the Snake river, two state parks, numerous national forest campgrounds, three scenic and historic byways, and a national water trail are all located in Island Park, and the community is a half-hour from the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park.

The Ripley Butte Challenge headquarters is at Rainbow Realty on U. S. 20 at Last Chance. Pick up your registration package there from 5 to 7 Friday, July 2 or on race day from 6 to 7:30 a. m. The package includes directions to the start.


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          Start time is 8 a. m. SHARP. The course will have drinking stations, and there will be prizes for the top finishers. Wear your Fourth of July Weekend red, white, and blue and compete for a prize for the most patriotic clothing.

Businesses, organizations, families, and friends are encouraged to form teams and walk or run any of the distances together as a healthy and exciting way to celebrate the Fourth of July Weekend.

For more information, call Sylvia at (208) 558-9748, Brett at 558-7116, or Elizabeth at 558-0267. For information about Island Park, go to



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