Archive | March, 2014


View from the Back: BOP Socials for Months to Come

Thanks to Carol Drake, who has offered to coordinate Back of the Pack social run-walk events, we have a calendar of socials running through August.  Make sure these dates and places are on your calendars. Announcements will be repeated as the dates near. Saturday April 12thMeet 3:30 p.m. at The CarouselRun/walk riverfront trailsMacKenzie River Pizza […]

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Alpine Physical Therapy: Shin Splints

As runners begin to increase the distance with training for longer runs there are many areas that can be affected, or possibly injured.  One common area that runners complain of is shin splints.  This is pain in the lower inside leg (along the tibia) caused by abnormal stress placed on the outside layer of the […]

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Bloomsday Bus – A Great Deal!

By the time you read this article, you will only have a few days to register for the Bloomsday bus sponsored by Run Wild Missoula. My sister, Bonnie, and I have been making the annual journey to Spokane since 1988 (with theexception of a couple years) to be a part of the Bloomsday Run. When […]

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Ride the Bloomsday Bus with Us – Sunday, May 4

By the time you rent a hotel, Bloomsday on Sunday, May 4, 2014, can cost a lot more than the $17 entry fee. So why not travel with Run Wild Missoula and make it a one day deal?Registration: Register online for the bus and register for the race online. COST: $50 for RWM members and […]

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Run Wild Missoula Contributes $20,000 to Hellgate Track Surfacing Project

Run Wild Missoula has contributed $20,000 to the surfacing of Hellgate Track at John Toole Park (Riverbowl). Missoula XC TF, the nonprofit fiscal sponsor of the project, estimates the total cost of the project is approximately $250,000. “We are pleased to have contributed to this significant community project,” said Carol Lipp, president of Run Wild […]

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Snow Joke Race Report – 2014

I have run the Snow Joke Half Marathon in Seeley Lake for the past three years and it has always lived up to its name. This year was no exception. Storms in the days before had covered the course with several inches, although the morning of the race was sunny and beautiful. The race runs […]

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Run For The Luck Of It – March 15

St. Patrick’s Day Fun is Just around the Corner. It’s March, my fellow runners and walkers, and though there may be 2+ feet of snow in the valley, berms up to our hips and an amazing amount of pow in the mountains there’s a race to be run on Saturday, March 15 and we hope […]

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Start Logging Your Miles for the 1200 and 2000 Mile Club

Try reaching a new goal with Run Wild Missoula’s 1200 and 2000 Mile Club. Please visit to view a list of members of the 1200 and 2000 Mile Club in 2013. Congratulations on logging all of those miles! Now it’s time to start logging miles for 2014 if you haven’t already. How to Log […]

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Run Wild Missoula’s Annual Survey Results

Thanks to the 341 members who filled Run Wild Missoula’s Annual Survey. We picked two members at random to receive a RWM shirt for taking the time to fill out the survey. The two lucky winners are Rebecca Merritt and Catherine Redfern. Congratulations on receiving a long sleeved RWM technical top to keep you warm […]

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Member Spotlight: Rog and Amy Lewis

Names: Rog and Amy Lewis Ages: 66 and 55 Occupations: Financial planning and starving artist How long have you been running: Rog – May 2013 and Amy – October 2011 What prompted you to join RWM and how long have you been members: Amy made me join in 2013, prior to my claim as a […]

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