Governor's Cup

Sat June 5 - Sat June 12, 2021 Helena, MT 59601 US Directions
Event: Marathon
The Governor’s Cup marathon charted a new course in 2018, and returns to the same course in 2020. The point-to-point 26.2-mile adventure – a USATF certified Boston Qualifier – starts about 3 miles southwest of Jefferson City near the mining Ghost Town of Wickes, and features a moderate downhill start in a beautiful rural setting.
Runners will encounter a demanding section of hills from Miles 16 to 20, and will face Cardiac Hill at the start of Mile 24. This marathon isn’t your run-of-the mill course designed to make qualifying for Boston easy, but if you lock up a qualifier here, you certainly will be set up to run extremely well in Beantown or wherever your running takes you next. If you can handle Cardiac Hill, Heartbreak Hill shouldn’t scare you. Visit www.govcupmt.com for links to course maps and elevation profiles.

Event web page, including course preview (video): http://www.govcupmt.com/marathon/

**There are no refunds for cancellation**
Event Date: Saturday June 12, 2021
Start Time: 6:00am MDT
Registration Limit: 263 spots left.
Price: $75.00 Race Fee
Registration: Price increases to $85.00 after April 30, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
April 5, 2021, 12:00am MDT April 30, 2021, 11:59pm MDT $75.00 Race Fee
May 1, 2021, 12:00am MDT May 31, 2021, 11:59pm MDT $85.00 Race Fee
June 1, 2021, 12:00am MDT June 11, 2021, 5:30pm MDT $95.00 Race Fee

Multi-Person Pricing for Marathon

Registration Starting Registration Ending Group Type Price
March 4, 2021, 12:00am MST June 3, 2021, 11:59pm MDT Family Regular (4 - 6 Registrants) $5.00 Discount per Registrant
June 4, 2021, 12:00am MDT June 12, 2021, 6:00pm MDT Family Late (4 - 6 Registrants) $5.00 Discount per Registrant
Event: Half Marathon
The Governor’s Cup half marathon charted a new course in 2018, and remains in the rolling hills south of Helena in 2020. The 13.1-mile journey starts in Clancy and joins up with the marathon route less than a mile into the race. Runners will encounter a demanding hill section at Miles 3 to 7, and will face the aptly named Cardiac Hill at the start of Mile 11. Participants looking for a beautiful setting and a challenge will arrive at the finish line satisfied and hungry for more. The net elevation loss is 162 feet (4,272 to 4,110) and the cumulative elevation gain throughout the race is 638 feet. Visit www.govcupmt.com for links to course maps and elevation profiles.

Event web page, including course preview (video): http://www.govcupmt.com/half-marathon/

**There are no refunds for cancellation**
Event Date: Saturday June 12, 2021
Start Time: 7:00am MDT
Registration Limit: 172 spots left.
Price: $60.00 Race Fee
Registration: Price increases to $70.00 after April 30, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
April 5, 2021, 12:00am MDT April 30, 2021, 11:59pm MDT $60.00 Race Fee
May 1, 2021, 12:00am MDT May 31, 2021, 11:59pm MDT $70.00 Race Fee
June 1, 2021, 12:00am MDT June 11, 2021, 5:30pm MDT $80.00 Race Fee

Multi-Person Pricing for Half Marathon

Registration Starting Registration Ending Group Type Price
March 4, 2021, 12:00am MST June 3, 2021, 11:59pm MDT Family Regular (4 - 6 Registrants) $5.00 Discount per Registrant
June 4, 2021, 12:00am MDT June 12, 2021, 6:00pm MDT Family Late (4 - 6 Registrants) $5.00 Discount per Registrant
Event: 5k
The Governor’s Cup 5K course starts in downtown Helena at the corner of Cruse and Lawrence and finishes on the Capital City’s historic Last Chance Gulch. The challenging course features stunning views of Mount Helena, the State Capitol and other historic sites in the Capital City.

Event web page, including course preview (video): http://www.govcupmt.com/5k/

**There are no refunds for cancellation**
Event Date: Saturday June 12, 2021
Start Time: 10:00am MDT
Registration Limit: 764 spots left.
Price: $25.00 Race Fee
Registration: Price increases to $30.00 after May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
November 16, 2020, 12:00am MST May 31, 2021, 11:59pm MDT $25.00 Race Fee
June 1, 2021, 12:00am MDT June 11, 2021, 5:30pm MDT $30.00 Race Fee

Multi-Person Pricing for 5k

Registration Starting Registration Ending Group Type Price
March 4, 2021, 12:00am MST June 3, 2021, 11:59pm MDT Family Regular (4 - 6 Registrants) $5.00 Discount per Registrant
June 4, 2021, 12:00am MDT June 12, 2021, 6:00pm MDT Family Late (4 - 6 Registrants) $5.00 Discount per Registrant
Event: Virtual Marathon
The Governor's Cup is offering a virtual option for all of our main races this year. If you don't feel comfortable traveling to Helena or being part of a mass participation event, but still want to be a part of the Governor's Cup, then the virtual options might be good for you. Runners will have from June 5-12 to complete their virtual race and post their results online. Runners will receive a race shirt and finisher's medal, which will be mailed after the completion of the Governor's Cup.
Price: $65.00 Race Fee
Registration: Registration ends June 4, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
March 23, 2021, 3:51pm MDT June 4, 2021, 11:59pm MDT $65.00 Race Fee
Event: Virtual Half Marathon
The Governor's Cup is offering a virtual option for all of our main races this year. If you don't feel comfortable traveling to Helena or being part of a mass participation event, but still want to be a part of the Governor's Cup, then the virtual options might be good for you. Runners will have from June 5-12 to complete their virtual race and post their results online. Runners will receive a race shirt and finisher's medal, which will be mailed after the completion of the Governor's Cup.
Registration Limit: Sorry! This event is full.
Price: $50.00 Race Fee
Registration: Registration ends June 4, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
November 16, 2020, 12:00am MST June 4, 2021, 11:59pm MDT $50.00 Race Fee
Event: Virtual 10K
The Governor's Cup is offering a virtual option for all of our main races this year. If you don't feel comfortable traveling to Helena or being part of a mass participation event, but still want to be a part of the Governor's Cup, then the virtual options might be good for you. Runners will have from June 5-12 to complete their virtual race and post their results online. Runners will receive a race shirt and finisher's medal, which will be mailed after the completion of the Governor's Cup.
Price: $25.00 Race Fee
Registration: Registration ends June 4, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
November 16, 2020, 12:00am MST June 4, 2021, 11:59pm MDT $25.00 Race Fee
Event: Virtual 5K
The Governor's Cup is offering a virtual option for all of our main races this year. If you don't feel comfortable traveling to Helena or being part of a mass participation event, but still want to be a part of the Governor's Cup, then the virtual options might be good for you. Runners will have from June 5-12 to complete their virtual race and post their results online. Runners will receive a race shirt and finisher's medal, which will be mailed after the completion of the Governor's Cup.
Price: $25.00 Race Fee
Registration: Registration ends June 4, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
November 16, 2020, 12:00am MST June 4, 2021, 11:59pm MDT $25.00 Race Fee

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