**New date for 2024! We have moved the race to June 1st instead of the usual August date.
**T-shirts are not included in pre-registration this year. We lowered the price and have t-shirts as an add on during the registration process.
Beaverhead Trails Coalition (BTC) teamed up with the Beaverhead County High School (BCHS) Cross Country team in 2019 to bring the first Pronghorn Pursuit Trail Run to the Dillon Community. This is the 5th annual event where a 5K and 15K trail run located on the BTC’s High Trails just outside of Dillon takes place. In 2024 we are hoping to get our name along with other top races in the state. Plan a weekend in Dillon, MT to attend this race and enjoy our trails.
The Pronghorn Pursuit, exclusively off-pavement, meanders through the gorgeous sagebrush hills of the High Trails System, with spectacular views of the Beaverhead River Valley below. The 15k course is challenging and will put your summer fitness to the test with 90% single-track and 2400’ of climbing. The course is a great mix of steep climbs and technical descents interspersed with sections of fast, flowing single-track. The 5K course offers a similar technical mix and the same great views, but at a more manageable scale for many runners. You can still expect to be challenged by this course, with some steeper sections climbing over 500’, but can look forward to the last kilometer being all downhill and smiles.
We invite you to visit our community, because we are a fun loving and hard working people. Dillon is located in Beaverhead County, which is home to a truly diverse group of Montanans, and totals close to three and half million acres. With room to roam, outdoor recreation abounds. Dillon is unique; it is a thriving small town that supports literally every type of small business including our local beloved flower shops, bookstores and eclectic coffee shops. We can't wait to see your smiling faces the weekend of June 1st!
For more information about the Beaverhead Trails Coalition please visit https://www.beaverheadtrails.org/
BBQ and awards will follow the races at the Trailhead. Runners are admitted free. Spectators pay $5.00.
Early Race Packet pick-up and late registration will be the day before the race from 3pm to 6pm. This will be located at the Patagonia Outlet store and please feel free show up early to shop and have drinks and snacks.
The track may change for the 15k. We will keep this page updated and update the maps if the track changes.
Race Day Registration must be completed 30 minutes before race begins. The races will be chip timed by Butte Track Club.
15k starts at 9:00 am
5k starts at 9:45 am
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Aid Station Distance from start
Redtail Jct 0.93 miles
Antelope Jct 1.58 miles
Jackrabbit Jct 2.38 miles
Trailhead 3.06 miles
Aid Station Distance from start
Retail Jct 1.30 miles
Antelope Jct 3.37 miles
Retail Jct 3.98 miles
Antelope Jct 4.58 miles
Jackrabbit Jct 5.34 miles
Jackrabbit Jct 7.23 miles
Retail Jct 8.20 miles
Trailhead 9.42 miles
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