Whitefish Trail Legacy Run

Sat October 5 - Sun October 6 Whitefish, MT US 59937 Directions

50k Mountain Run

10/05 7:00AM MDT - 5:00PM MDT

Whitefish Trail Half Marathon

10/06 10:00AM MDT - 2:00PM MDT


10/06 10:30AM MDT - 2:00PM MDT


10/06 10:45AM MDT - 2:00PM MDT

Family Fun Run

10/06 11:00AM MDT - 2:00PM MDT

October 5-6, 2019 - Whitefish Legacy Partners is excited to introduce a weekend of running events on the Whitefish Trail!

Saturday's 50k Mountain Ultra, presented by Whitefish Credit Union, will start in Depot Park at the Great Northwest Oktoberfest, climb to the summit of Big Mountain via the Whitefish Trail in Haskill, and finish back at the Beirgarten in downtown Whitefish! Registration will be capped at 200 runners for the 50k Mountain Ultra.

Sunday's Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, and family-fun run, presented by Whitefish Therapy and Sport Center, will explore the Whitefish Trail in Beaver Lakes, starting and ending at the Whitefish Bike Retreat. The event is also made possible by event sponsor Hammer Nutrition. There is no cap for the Half Marathon, 10k+, 5k+, or Family Fun Run.

Saturday October 5th - 50k Mountain Run

Saturday October 5th - Brought to you by Whitefish Credit Union, the 50k Mountain Run course will start and finish in Depot Park in downtown Whitefish. Runners will climb to the summit of Big Mountain via the Whitefish Trail in Haskill, Whitefish Mountain Resort trails, and Flathead National Forest trails. Runners will enjoy awards and after party at Oktoberfest with free entry, free beer, and free food.

Of the 31 mile course, approximately 25 miles is on natural surface single-track trails and 6 miles is on paved roads and bike paths leaving and re-entering the City of Whitefish. The lollipop/loop section at Flathead National Forest and Whitefish Mountain Resort is approximately 16 miles in length. Runners will utilize 5.5 miles of the Whitefish Trail in both directions to access Flathead National Forest and Whitefish Mountain Resort. See the approximate race course map. Total elevation gain is approximately 6,000 feet. We will provide a detailed map and GPS file for the race course, once it is finalized.


For the safety of runners and volunteers, there will be a cutoff time of 10 hours to complete the course. Specific aid-station cutoff times will be announced. 

This event is made possible by Flathead National Forest, the City of Whitefish, Whitefish Mountain Resort and event sponsor Hammer Nutrition. 

Sunday October 6th - Half Marathon, 10k+, 5k+, and Family Fun Run

Sunday October 6th -  Brought to you by Whitefish Therapy and Sport Center, the Half marathon, 10k+, 5k+, and family fun-run courses in Beaver Lakes will be very similar from last year, with a few minor changes. The half marathon has about 2,000 feet of elevation gain spread out throughout the course.

These events are made possible by Title Sponsor Whitefish Therapy and Sport Center and event sponsor Hammer Nutrition. 

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.whitefishlegacy.org/event/whitefish-legacy-run/.

Depot Park and the Whitefish Bike Retreat
Whitefish, MT US 59937
Race Contact Info
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