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Queen Bee Montana Marathon

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QB Marathon

$95 7:00AM MDT - 1:30PM MDT
249 spots left. Price increases after February 13, 2025 at 11:59pm MST

QB 13.1

$85 7:00AM MDT - 1:30PM MDT
415 spots left. Price increases after February 12, 2025 at 11:59pm MST

QB 10K

$55 7:00AM MDT - 1:30PM MDT
230 spots left. Registration ends May 31, 2025 at 4:00pm MDT

QB 5K

$48 7:00AM MDT - 1:30PM MDT
199 spots left. Registration ends May 31, 2025 at 4:00pm MDT

VIRTUAL QB Marathon

$55
5 spots left. Registration Opens September 26, 2024 at 12:00am MDT

VIRTUAL QB 13.1

$55
5 spots left. Registration Opens September 25, 2024 at 12:00am MDT

VIRTUAL QB 10k

$50
5 spots left. Registration Opens September 25, 2024 at 12:00am MDT

VIRTUAL QB 5k

$50
5 spots left. Registration Opens September 25, 2024 at 12:00am MDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://montanamarathon.org/.

Place

FOR RACE SAFETY: ALL RACERS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF 5K MUST TAKE THE SHUTTLE.
THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE START AREAS
Shuttles will be located at Senior High School parking lot located behind the school on Virginia Ln.

All racers finish at PIONEER PARK - located North of Senior High School

Marathon, Half M, and 10K will be bused to each start. Please view the tab labeled: QB MTM Courses (All)
* Please note 5K RACERS WILL START AT ROSE PARK - 21st St. W and will NOT be bused to that location.

5K racers will be provided shuttles back to Rose Park
Shuttles Times: 10:45 | 11:15 | 11:30 |11:45

Description

Join Us for the 45th Anniversary of the QB Montana Marathon!
The QB Montana Marathon is famous for being a FAST and beautiful Boston qualifier course! While the first ten miles feature scenic rolling green hills, the final 16 treat you to a loss of 1,000 vertical feet.

IMPORTANT NOTES: For the safety of all participants

  • Strollers are not permitted on the Marathon or Half Marathon Courses. 
  • Dog are not permitted on any of the race courses. 

The Queen Bee Montana Marathon just isn't for the ladies! EVERYONE is welcome to come take on the challenge.   Earn your QB wings on this point to point race as you fly with the hive down a bit on Buffalo Trail and then make your way through the Molt hogbacks! All races will finish at Pioneer Park. where you will enjoy a fun expo, refreshments, music, door prizes and awards!

Come Fly With The Hive! Great Swag. Amazing Finisher Gifts. Wicked Fun.

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QB MT Marathon Course
 QB Half Marathon Course
 QB 10K Course
 QB 5K Course

The QB Half Marathon was selected again by Road Runners Club of America as the Montana State Championship Race!  
Additional awards will be given by RRCA.

Finisher Medals:  Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & 5K!
F/M Age Group Awards: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & 5k
F/M Overall Awards: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

Marathon, Half M & 10K racers will be shuttled to the start line from Senior Hight School parking lot.
RACE TIMES & SHUTTLE TIMES
Please note there is NO parking at the Half Marathon start and racers will be required to take the shuttle.  
5K Racers will start at Rose Park and will have an option to be shuttled back from the finish line at Pioneer Park. 

Marathon cut-off time: 6.5hrs (14min mile)
Half Marathon cut-off time: 4hrs (17min mile)
Course Closes at 1:30 pm 

Packet Pick-up Information -

Where: MSU-Billings Lower Gym - 1500 University Dr
When: Saturday, May 31 
Times: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

**ONLY OUT OF TOWN Participants who did not make it pick up on Saturday will be allowed to pick up Race Gear at these locations**
Marathon & Half Marathon: | Time: 5:15am - 7:30am | Senior High School Parking 
10K: Time: 8:00am - 9:00am |  Rimrock West Park Starting Line
5K: Time: 8:30am - 9:30am | Rose Park by Pool Parking Area

If you register for the Virtual Race option you will have the opportunity to to submit your results (directions will be emailed at the end of April) any time from June 1-6. If you register for the Virtual Race we will mail your race packet the 2nd week in May. A shipping fee will apply. 

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Directions

FOR RACE SAFETY: ALL RACERS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF 5K MUST TAKE THE SHUTTLE.
THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE START AREAS
Shuttles will be located at Senior High School parking lot located behind the school on Virginia Ln.

All racers finish at PIONEER PARK - located North of Senior High School

Marathon, Half M, and 10K will be bused to each start. Please view the tab labeled: QB MTM Courses (All)
* Please note 5K RACERS WILL START AT ROSE PARK - 21st St. W and will NOT be bused to that location.

5K racers will be provided shuttles back to Rose Park
Shuttles Times: 10:45 | 11:15 | 11:30 |11:45

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