Montana Cup

Sun October 31, 2021 Butte, MT 59701 US Directions
Events

Women Age 40 + (still included in overall results)

$15 1:00PM MDT - 2:00PM MDT Price increases after October 19, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT

Women Age 39 and under (included in overall results)

$15 1:00PM MDT - 2:00PM MDT Price increases after October 19, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT

Men Age 40 + (still included in overall results)

$15 12:00PM MDT - 1:00PM MDT Price increases after October 19, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT

Men Age 39 and under (included in overall results)

$15 12:00PM MDT - 1:00PM MDT Price increases after October 19, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT
Place
Montana Tech
1300 West Park Street
Butte, MT US 59701
Description

The Montana Cup cross-country meet offers an exploration of Montana’s magnificent open spaces. It is not a road race, nor is it an ultra-endurance trail run; it's a team event, which brings together runners from all of Montana’s cities for competition, racing across country, for the glory of claiming a “traveling trophy” - the Montana Cup.

The Montana Cup’s underlying mission is to unite the state’s widespread runners & running communities, to foster continued training & racing among Montana runners of all ages, and to leave each participant thinking ... "that course was excellent, exciting & beautiful!"

Rules

You will NOT be allowed to race without an official team jersey. Due to our ordering deadline for jerseys, your jersey size and availability cannot be guaranteed with late registration. Though that is true, plenty of extra jerseys are typically ordered.  If you'd like to choose your size, though, go ahead and order one. 

You must represent the team of the Montana city that you live in, or nearest to (team regions defined exactly at montanacup.com). Montana residency is required, and may be verified at race-day check in. Residency is defined as “currently living, working, or schooling inside Montana.” This includes military personnel stationed in state.

Non-residents and athletes listed on the roster of any collegiate cross-country or track team may run as unaffiliated / non-scoring competitors. They will not be eligible for awards.

In 2021, men will race at 12:00 noon, and women will commence racing shortly after the finish of the men's race which will be on or about 1:00 p.m..

Every year's race course is different but the distance is always between 5k and 8k, usually with challenging cross-country running over rough terrain with grass, dirt, gravel, steep ups & downs with poor footing, and possible mud/snow crossings, etc.

Normally, any type of running/racing shoe with adequate traction and protection is appropriate. It may be a good idea to bring a variety of shoes so that you can pick the most appropriate pair after you see the course on race morning.

There is no limit on number of runners per team.

For other details see the Montana Cup website.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Race Website

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

Directions
Facebook

Like this page and invite your friends on Facebook.

Race Participant Survey

Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.

Did you participate in the race?

Would you recommend this race to a friend?

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies. We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy.

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.