Governor's Cup

Fri June 7 - Sat June 8, 2024 Helena, MT 59601 US Directions

5K Details

Please visit our 5K page at for complete race details, where we have maps and elevation profiles available.

  • Participants will be electronically timed by Competitive Timing.
  • Men’s Event Record: 14:47, Shannon Butler, Eureka, 1988
  • Women’s Event Record: 17:12, Nicole Hunt, Deer Lodge, 2003
  • Dogs, bicycles, skateboards, and roller blades are not allowed on the courses. Watch for vehicles on the road at all times.
  • Starts in downtown Helena behind the Holter Museum and finishes on the Walking Mall in historic Downtown Helena.

Participant Information

Starting Line-Up

All participants are asked to line up according to their anticipated finishing times. Please be considerate of your fellow runners: Slower runners, walkers, and baby stroller participants please start toward the end of the line to allow elite racers a smooth start.


Portable restrooms will be located every 3 miles on the marathon and half marathon courses, frequently on all other races, and at the start and finish lines.

Water Stations

Water stations are available every three miles along the marathon and half marathon and frequently along all other courses. We highly encourage all participants to hydrate before, during, and after the race.

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