Whitefish Trail Legacy Run

Sat October 3 - Sun October 4, 2020 Whitefish, MT US 59937 Directions
Event: 50k Mountain Run
Saturday October 3rd - Brought to you by Whitefish Credit Union, the 50k Mountain Run course will start and finish at the Great northwest Oktoberfest in Depot Park in downtown Whitefish. Runners will climb to the summit of Big Mountain via the Whitefish Trail in Haskill, Whitefish Mountain Resort trails, and Flathead National Forest trails. Runners will enjoy awards and after party at the Biergarten at Oktoberfest with free entry, free beer, and free food.

Of the 31 mile course, approximately 25 miles is on natural surface, single-track trails and 6 miles is on paved roads and bike paths leaving and re-entering the City of Whitefish. The lollipop/loop section at Flathead National Forest** and Whitefish Mountain Resort is approximately 16 miles in length. Runners will utilize 5.5 miles of the Whitefish Trail in both directions to access Flathead National Forest and Whitefish Mountain Resort. See the approximate race course map. Total elevation gain is approximately 6,000 feet. We will provide a detailed map and GPS file for the race course, once it is finalized.

All runners will also receive a custom race buff (neck gaiter), Hammer nutrition products, and a custom 50k finisher patch. Awards to be announced. 

Our 2020 Permit for the 50k has been approved for 400 runners!

For the safety of runners and volunteers, there will be a cutoff time of 10 hours to complete the course. Specific aid-station cutoff times will be announced. This race course travels through a high alpine environment up to 6,800 feet in elevation. The course could have high wind, snow, ice, and/or wildlife. We expect all runners to be prepared for inclement weather (no cotton clothing), and carrying bear spray is highly recommended. A limited number of bear spray canisters will be available to runners. 

This event is made possible by Flathead National Forest, the City of Whitefish, Whitefish Mountain Resort and event sponsor Hammer Nutrition. 
Event Date: Saturday October 3, 2020
Start Time: 7:00am MDT
End Time: 5:00pm MDT
Registration Limit: 365 spots left.
Price: $100 $80.00 Race Fee + $5.30 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $100.00 after September 4, 2020 at 11:59pm MDT
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March 11, 2020, 1:00pm MDT September 4, 2020, 11:59pm MDT $100 $80.00 Race Fee + $5.30 SignUp Fee
September 5, 2020, 12:00am MDT October 2, 2020, 11:59pm MDT $100.00 Race Fee + $6.50 SignUp Fee
Event: Half Marathon
Sunday, October 4th -Brought to you by Whitefish Therapy and Sport Center, the Half Marathon will explore protected lands and scenic lakes in the Beaver Lakes area of the Whitefish Trail. Starting at the Whitefish Bike Retreat, runners will explore 100% single track around Rainbow Lake, Woods Lake, Dollar Lake, Little Beaver Lake. The half marathon course has a total elevation gain of around 2,000 feet. Final course and start times subject to change.
Event Date: Sunday October 4, 2020
Start Time: 10:00am MDT
End Time: 2:00pm MDT
Price: $80 $60.00 Race Fee + $4.10 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $80.00 after September 4, 2020 at 11:59pm MDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
March 11, 2020, 1:00pm MDT September 4, 2020, 11:59pm MDT $80 $60.00 Race Fee + $4.10 SignUp Fee
September 5, 2020, 12:00am MDT October 4, 2020, 9:00am MDT $80.00 Race Fee + $5.30 SignUp Fee
Event: 10k
Sunday October 4th - The 10k will start and finish at the Whitefish Bike Retreat and will take runners to the shore of Beaver Lake on the Whitefish Trail. This course has some sections of dirt roads. Total elevation gain for the 10k is around 750 feet. Final course and start times subject to change.
Event Date: Sunday October 4, 2020
Start Time: 10:30am MDT
End Time: 2:00pm MDT
Price: $45 $30.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $45.00 after September 18, 2020 at 11:59pm MDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
March 11, 2020, 1:00pm MDT September 18, 2020, 11:59pm MDT $45 $30.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
September 19, 2020, 12:00am MDT October 4, 2020, 9:00am MDT $45.00 Race Fee + $3.50 SignUp Fee
Event: 5k+
Sunday October 4th - The 5k+ will start and end at the Whitefish Bike Retreat and will explore single-track on the South Beaver loop. This course is slightly longer than 5k at ~3.4 miles. Elevation gain for the 5k+ is approximately 500 feet. Final course and start times subject to change.
Event Date: Sunday October 4, 2020
Start Time: 10:45am MDT
End Time: 2:00pm MDT
Price: $30 $20.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $30.00 after September 18, 2020 at 11:59pm MDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
March 11, 2020, 1:00pm MDT September 18, 2020, 11:59pm MDT $30 $20.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
September 19, 2020, 12:00am MDT October 4, 2020, 9:00am MDT $30.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
Event: Family Fun Run
Sunday October 4th - The family-fun run will start and end at the Whitefish Bike Retreat, exploring the Whitefish Trail and dirt forest access roads. This elevation gain for this 2-mile loop is approximately 250 feet. Final course and start times subject to change.
Event Date: Sunday October 4, 2020
Start Time: 11:00am MDT
End Time: 2:00pm MDT
Price: $15.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends October 4, 2020 at 9:00am MDT
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March 11, 2020, 1:00pm MDT October 4, 2020, 9:00am MDT $15.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee

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