Bad Bob's (Seeley) 50, 25 &10K

Sat June 20, 2020
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Friday packet pickup will be at the Filling Station Bar and Grill from 6-8pm (3189 Montana HWY 83). Race day packet pickup will be at the Seeley Creek trailhead.

You will love this run!

Providing you an opportunity to run a 50, 25, or 10K in beautiful Seeley Lake, MT. You get to run on trails, closed forest service roads (trail like), and on the maintained, but not heavily used, Lolo National Forest roads. There is no pavement! All races leave from the Seeley Creek trailhead and traverse the Seeley Creek Nordic ski trail system before heading uphill into the Morrell complex. You spend time running through the famous Rice Ridge burn area, which is a brilliant green and black that time of year. Four aid stations, two of which will serve as drop stations.  Same great trails but lots of improvements. Free camping, free beer/soft drinks, race shirt, and finishers medal (medals for 50 and 25K). All races/racers must finish by 4:00pm.


  • Packet pickup @ the Seeley Creek Nordic trails (Morrell Creek Rd, Seeley Lake, MT 59868) 5-7PM 
  • 25 & 50K races include a Tri-Blend race shirt, & finishers medal
  • Your registration email will contain important info regarding ordering your race shirt


  • Packet pickup @ Seeley Creek Nordic trails (Morrell Creek Rd, Seeley Lake, MT 59868)  7-7:45AM 
  • Race start (All races) 8:30AM (Timed by Web Scorer)
  • Race(s) start @ Seeley Creek Nordic trails 
  • No cutoff time: Walkers welcome!
  • Celebrate your run with a free beverage (beer or soft drink) and snacks at the finish line. 
  • Showers are available at Salmon Lake State Park and the Filling Station laundry mat. 

Run for a Cause

A portion of each registration from each racer and an overall donation from Mountain Trail Series will be given to the Montana Food Bank School Pantry program.​ 

​The mission of the School Pantry Program is to supply food and community assistance to students and families who are in need at school. There are several ways to reach students in need of food assistance. In schools where a BackPack Program is not the right fit, or additional resources are needed, School Pantries can fill the gap for students.

​We feel this foundation is doing critical work to help children who are dealing with hunger. You can help support the cause by donating to the Montana Food Bank. All donations go directly to the Food Bank.

Thank you for your support.


  • Course Map: Section 1Section 2, Section 3 (See PNG File Below)
  • Distance 50 Kilometers
  • Total Ascent/Descent: 5000 feet/4,546 feet
  • Lowest Point 4,100 feet 
  • Highest Point 5,938 feet
  • Uphill 12.73 miles 
  • Downhill 12.52 miles 
  • Flat 5.75 miles 
  • Steepest Uphill +18% 
  • Steepest Downhill -17% 
  • Longest Uphill 1.34 miles 
  • Longest Downhill 2.18 miles
  • Aid Station Support at 15 & 25K (Hammer products, hydration, gels, fruit, snacks)


  • Course Map: Section 1 (See PDF Below), Section 2 
  • Distance 25K (15.5 Miles)
  • Total Ascent/Descent 950 feet/950 feet
  • Lowest Point 4,100 feet 
  • Highest Point 4,704 feet
  • Uphill 5.25 miles
  • Downhill 5.03 miles 
  • Flat 5 miles  
  • Steepest Uphill +10% 
  • Steepest Downhill -12.2% 
  • Longest Uphill 0.95 miles 
  • Longest Downhill 1.17 miles


  • Course Map 
  • The 10K route is entirely on the Seeley Creek Nordic trails and consists on rolling forested terrain with approximately 170 feet of elevation gain/loss.
  • One hydration station on route @ approximately 5K

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