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September 19th 2014, Friday
(SHATS) Race #3 - Goats in the Dark: Friday, - 9 PM, Tubbs Trailhead, 3.2 miles of fun in the dark. This race is B.Y.O.H. - "Bring Your Own Headlamp." The course makes a single loop along the Ambrose & Diretissima Trails, with a finishing sprint on Le Grande Cannon Blvd. Course is marked by glow sticks. For more info: Contact: Brian Wieck email@example.com Website: bquickrunning.com
September 20, 2014
The Color Run • Missoula. The Happiest 5K on the Planet. thecolorrun.com/missoula
SQUIRRELS IN THE HEADLAMP (trail series event #3) Great Falls. You do not have to run the entire series to participate and walkers are welcome. Kids fun run will follow. Distance 3.11 mile trail run at night. Start time is 8 PM. BYOH (bring your own headlamp) The run is all on single track except to first couple hundred yards which is a wide gravel path. It is too bad it will be dark because this is really a beautiful area. You may want to come early and explore Ryan Dam island and have a BBQ and enjoy the breath taking views of the falls. There are trails located on the island and on either side of the trailhead. Info. on the park and local trails http://centralmontana.com/listings/18346.htm see also http://thetrail.org/maps/index.htm For more info on the event http://www.racemt.com/trailseries.htm or contact Kristina Smith firstname.lastname@example.org (406)231-2681
2nd annual Big Bear Stampede • Gardiner. The 5k and 8k trail races are run in the shadow of Yellowstone National Park at an average elevation of 6,500 feet. Both courses have near constant views of Yellowstone and Electric Peak (highest peak in the Gallatin Range). Registration: https://www.racesandfaces.com/mt/big-bear-stampede/2014/registration. For more information, check out the event website at www.bigbearstampede.org
CASH COULEE HALF MARATHON • Conrad, MT -Starts at 10:00 AM. Cash Coulee is a looped course that offers beautiful views of our local wheat fields set in the back drop of the majestic Rocky Mountains. The course is run on a mix of pavement, gravel, and dirt road. There are 4 aid stations along the way to provide runners with ample support. New this year there will be a free daycare service provided right at race central so that both mom and dad can run the race. Awards will be given to the first place male and female runners. This is a perfect course to run you first half marathon on or to set a new PR. To register and find out more about our event visit our website at www.trcstriders.com or email us at email@example.com.
John Colter Run • Three Forks. 37th Edition at Missouri Headwaters State Park near Three Forks Montana. For more information: http://winddrinkers.org/john-colter-run . Online Registration only at: http://www.racemontana.com/Search/event.aspx?id=26204 . Registration limited to 300.
The Montana Tech Bookstore is sponsoring a Textbook Scholarship Fund 5K Walk and Run on the morning of Homecoming, September 20, 2014. The run will begin at 9:00 am at the Montana Tech HPER, 1300 W. Park. The proceeds from the run will go to the Textbook Scholarship Fund helping students in need. The registration form can be found here: http://www.mtech.edu/news/2014/08/080420142.php. For more information, please contact the Montana Tech Bookstore at 406-496-4190.
4th Annual Race for Freedom Missoula in celebration of National Recovery Month. Details: A 5K (and a bit) fun run/walk. The little extra bit at the end of the race is in honor of women walking in freedom. Location: It starts and ends at the Adult & Teen Challenge Missoula Campus. 3815 S 7th St W Missoula, MT 59804. Race starts at 9:00am. Registration opens at 8:00am. Pancake breakfast starts immediately proceeding the race. Entire event should be over around 11:00 .Price: $25.00 for pre-registration (includes breakfast). $30.00 day of registration (includes breakfast) $5.00 for just the pancake breakfast. Walkers and leashed pups, and groups welcome. Prizes, awards, tours of the Center, testimonies from our women, good food, music and more! Registration: www.teenchallengepnw.com/content/2014-race-freedom or call the Center at 406.543.1912.
September 21, 2014
Tread of the Undead Zombie 5K • Missoula. Stay tuned for 2014 registration info! www.runwildmissoula.org
Montana Marathon • Billings.. Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, Team Run The marathon course starts in the community of Molt, west of Billings, and is on paved roads the whole way. It follows Molt Road east, with a minor diversion out and back on Buffalo Trail, across the prairie featuring some impressive early morning views. The race finishes at Pioneer Park in Billings. www.montanamarathon.org
Canine Classic at Paws Up • Greenough. The Canine Classic at Paws Up is a trail run/hike on September 21 for you and your dog(s). Runners/hikers can choose from 2- or 5- or 13-mile hikes or timed runs through the beautiful trail system at Paws Up, and can pay a flat $50 registration fee or can sign up to collect pledges. Check-in begins at 9:00 am. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Western Montana, and shelter dogs will be available to accompany you if you don't have a dog. For details and to register, visit: www.FirstGiving.com/HSWM or email Angie Myers at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dinner and Lodging at Paws Up are available for the night before the race – ask for more information!