10 Best Road Races in Montana!

What’s not to love about a great road race? You get to see your home city or a new area, share the collective energy of the crowd, and get a fantastic workout at the same time. From the excellent charitable cause of Robert’s Run to the Cedar Creek Marathon, check out these 10 best road races in Montana.

Missoula Marathon, Missoula, MT

Support the local Missoula running community and have a fantastic time with them too at the Missoula Marathon. This is known as one of Montana’s most popular and exciting events. You can choose from a full marathon, half marathon, 5K, or kids’ run. Wheelchair athletes are also welcome at the wheelchair marathon or wheelchair half marathon.

Robert’s Run, Hamilton, MT

Honor the legacy of Robert Leonardi, a beloved Hamilton nine-year-old who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in 2010, by participating in Robert’s Run. Whether you choose the 10K, 5K, or one-miler, you’ll be supporting the Play Like Robert Foundation.

The Governor’s Cup, Helena, MT

Every June, the Helena running community comes together along with runners who have traveled in from throughout the country for the always exciting Governor’s Cup. This fantastic event tops out with a marathon and marathon relay, but runners of all levels can have a great time at the half marathon, 10K, 5K, or kids’ run.

Queen Bee Montana Marathon and Half Marathon, Billings, MT

Trying to get into the Boston Marathon? The Queen Bee Montana Marathon could be the place to do it. Along with a Boston qualifier marathon, the event offers a half marathon, 10K, and 5K.

Bear Paw Marathon, Havre, MT

Run like you’re being chased by a bear at the outstanding Bear Paw Marathon. Travel the roads through the Bears Paw Mountains to enjoy spectacular scenery throughout your run. Check out the marathon, half marathon, or 5K.

Run to the Pub, Bozeman, MT

Who doesn’t love a good drink after a road race? Bozeman’s Run to the Pub makes it easy, with the St. Patty’s Day race finishing in front of Pub 317 where you’ll enjoy a free pint.

Whitefish Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K, Whitefish, MT

Beautiful Whitefish is a destination all year long for people who want to experience the Montana wilderness. Why not experience the area with a fun road race? Set your sights on Whitefish for the marathon, half marathon, or 5K.

Big Sky State Games Road Race, Laurel, MT

If you’re not familiar with the Big Sky State Games, you’re in for a treat. This epic event is an Olympic-style competition for Montana residents. The road race is an exciting part of the games, with a half marathon, 10K, and 5K.

Madison River Run, Ennis, MT

Who says a road race has to push your endurance to its limits? You can have a blast at a well-organized 5K. The Madison River Run fits the bill and is always a new addition to the Greater Yellowstone Adventure Series.

Cedar Creek Marathon, Columbia Falls, MT

Enjoy the stunning scenery of Montana’s forests with the beautiful Cedar Creek Marathon as well as the event’s half marathon, 10K, and 5K. The full marathon and 10K courses have a mixture of pavement and trails, the half marathon and 5K are each entirely run on pavement.

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