Rapid City named finish line for 'The Fireball Run'

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RAPID CITY, S.D. - Forty teams will be taking part in the live-action trivial pursuit television show, "The Fireball Run," and the grand finale will take place right here in Rapid City. The "Fireball Run" is in it's 11th season, where participants discover obscure historical artifacts in the United States.

Participants will begin in Wisconsin and travel to eight different locations, including Vermillion, Yankton, Pierre, and Rapid City. Of course, residents know what Rapid City has to offer. And now participants and the show's audience will get to experience the city as well.

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Executive Producer J. Sanchez explains why Rapid City is the ideal place to finish the run. It turns out the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is a major reason.

"Rapid City is a beautiful town. We came out here scouting and just fell in love with the downtown," Sanchez says. "It's very robust, economic vitality, and it's just stupendous. And the people at the CVB sold us on all these unique points of interest that are going to be incorporated into the game of "Fireball Run." And then there's that big elephant in the room - that big rock formation you've got over to the left.”

The grand finale will be Sept. 30, and the community is encouraged to support contestants. The event will take place at Main Street Square in downtown Rapid City. As more details become available about the finale, we'll update you on how to participate. "The Fireball Run" is available to stream on Amazon and is free to Amazon Prime members.

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