The Butte "Tap 'er Light" 1/2 Marathon & 10K

Sat July 31, 2021 Butte, MT 59701 US Directions
Events

"Tap 'er Light" 1/2 Marathon

$80 9:00AM MDT - 1:00PM MDT Registration closes on June 30, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT and re-opens on July 1, 2021 at 12:00am MDT

"Tap 'er Light" 10K

$60 9:00AM MDT - 1:00PM MDT Price increases after July 24, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.taperlight.com.

Place
100 E Broadway S
Butte, MT US 59701
Description

THE BUTTE 'TAP 'ER LIGHT" 1/2 MARATHON & 10K IS THE ROAD RUNNERS CLUB OF AMERICA(S) (RRCA) 2021 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE!

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, JULY 30

  • PACKET PICKUP AT COPPER KING HOTEL 5-6PM
  • GROUP YOGA (MEET IN COPPER KING LOBBY) 6PM
  • 5K GROUP WARMUP RUN (MEET IN THE COPPER KING LOBBY) 6:30PM
  • DARE TO ENJOY A BEER WITHT THE PACK IN THE RIB AND CHOP HOUSE BAR! 7:00-?

SATURDAY, JULY 31

  • 8AM: LOCALLY ROASTED POUR OVER COFFEE WITH ALL THE TRIMINGS! ADD SOME BULLET PROOF MCT FOR AN EXTRA KICK!
  • PACKET PICKUP @ START MOUNTAIN CON MINE 8AM-8:45AM
  • 8:45: RACE MEETING 
  • 9AM: ALL RACES BEGIN 
  • CELEBRATE YOUR RUN WITH A FREE BEVERAGE INCLUDING ONE OF OUR WORLD FAMOUS BLOODY MARYS MAKE WITH LOCALLY DISTILLED HEADFRAME SPIRITS VODKA OR OUR DARK BREWED PG TIPS KICK ASS ICED TEA!
  • 4PM JOIN THE CREW AT HEADFRAME SPIRITS (465 EAST GALENA) FOR A LOCALLY SOURCED DRINK.  WEAR YOUR SHIRT AND BRING YOUR FAMILY/FRIENDS!

COURSE DESCRIPTION

From an 1860's mining camp to a bustling city with street cars and copper kings, the history of Butte is as wild and colorful as that of any western American city. Called the "Richest Hill on Earth" Butte was once the world's largest supplier of copper and has over 10,000 miles of tunnels running beneath the city. Miners came from around the world including countries like China, Serbia, Italy, England, and Ireland. Butte still has the largest number of Irish Catholics per capita. Irish traditions still dominate Butte's culture. Join us on July 31 to celebrate the history, the culture, and the Irish heritage of Butte, Montana.

The Butte "Tap 'er Light" 1/2 marathon will descend the "Richest Hill on Earth" while passing the cities most iconic landmarks, mines, brothels, bars, and other cool buildings!

Course is well marked with orange cones, Wolf Pack Running signs, Irish flags, unicorns, leprechauns, and flamingos! Full aid stations (Hammer Nutrition products, fruit, potato chips, pickles, Moscow mules, and more!) at mile 3, 6, and 8.5.

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