11 a.m. at XXX's, Circle Square, downtown Missoula, 4 miles
Questions or want to volunteer? Email Race Director Spencer Wolny.
Race Day Registration: Sunday, August 28, 8:30-10 a.m.
Race Packets Available: Saturday, August 27: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Runner's Edge and Sunday, August 28: 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Race Start
Finish: Intersection of Main & Ryman, Downtown
The 4-mile course starts at the bricks on Alder Street continuing up Duncan Hill. Runners will then travel down through the beautiful Greenough Park and finish in the heart of Downtown on Main St. Click here for course map.
Age Divisions: 13 & under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64,65-69, 70+
Registration: $20 early registration till August 15th, then $27 including on race day. Run Wild Missoula members receive $2 off.
Awards & Prizes: Each prize will be awarded to both men's and women's winners
* 1st: $300 & 2 round trip tickets to Las Vegas
* 2nd: $175
* 3rd: $125
* 4th: $100
* 5th: $50
Nutrition & Aid: There will be one aid station along the course. There will also be snacks & hydration at the end of the race.
Walkers: Walkers are welcome. We love our walkers!
Strollers: Strollers are welcome but will be asked to start towards the back.
Sorry, No Dogs Allowed in the race or on the course.
The Area: Missoula is a city of 64,000 nestled in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana. At 3,200 feet above sea level, the summer evenings are cool and the days sunny and warm. The Garden City marks the confluence of five valleys and is sur- rounded by the Rattlesnake Wilderness and the Bitterroot and Lolo National Forests; the Clark Fork River flows through downtown and lively trout wait to test the next angler’s line in the nearby Bitterroot and Blackfoot rivers. The University of Montana lends the town its progressive vibe and its 14,000 students give Missoula a youthful pulse year-round. The city is home to more than 100 restaurants; here you can find something to satisfy every palate. Historic downtown provides a unique shopping experience and a wealth of watering holes to quench your thirst after crossing the finish line. Missoula is also a launching point to some of the country’s most breathtaking wild lands: Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park, the Bob Marshall Wilderness and more.
River City Roots Festival Saturday and Sunday, August 27-28, 2011
Our region's largest arts and music festival showcasing Western Montana's gem: Downtown Missoula. A unique public/private partnership, this event celebrates Downtown's success and provides an opportunity to highlight some of Missoula's most recently-developed attractions.
The River City Roots Run is sponsored by:
Mar 11: Tuesday Track
Mar 15: Run for the Luck of It 5K & 7M
Mar 15: Saturday Breakfast Club Runs
Mar 18: Tuesday Track
Mar 22: Back of the Pack Social Run/Walk
Mar 22: Missoula Marathon Walking Class
Mar 22: Saturday Breakfast Club Runs
Mar 25: Tuesday Track
Mar 26: Beer Run - Top Hat Lounge
Mar 29: Saturday Breakfast Club Runs
Apr 01: Tuesday Track
Apr 05: Saturday Breakfast Club Runs
Apr 08: Tuesday Track
Apr 12: Saturday Breakfast Club Runs