Run Wild Missoula

Montana Trail Crew

As the sport of trail running grows, Run Wild Missoula hopes that Montana Trail Crew will continue to serve as a vehicle through which we can act as stewards of our local trails and a means to bind our state’s geographically sprawling trail running community. Montana Trail Crew operates a website that is the premier source of information and stories about Montana trail running people, places, and events; it organizes public lands stewardship projects, such as trail work days and hosts the annual Mountain Running Film Festival each fall in Missoula to build cohesion among Montana’s geographically sprawling trail running community.

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Running on Grit: Missoula Women Hit the Trails

Dakota Umbel and Sophie Tsairis on Mount Sentinel above Missoula. Photo: Kristina PattisonWorking our way up Northwest Ridge route, our conversation fizzles. Breaths are saved for breathing. We settle into…

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Chucknoma – 3 weeks, 2 Ultras, and life

The following post is by Montana Trail Crew co-founder, Jeremy Wolf, who reflects on his recent move away from Missoula, injury, and ultra races in 2016.On January 20th as my wife, daughter,…

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RATBOB Prairie Faction

MTC Note: Over the years we’ve shared tales of epic adventure runs across the Bob Marshall Wilderness undertaken annually by groups of Missoula runners called “RATBOB” (run across the Bob…

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2015 Rut Mountain Runs Preview

Whitefish native Matt Shryock (shown at the 2014 Rut) has been training in Alaska for his 3rd go here and is hoping to make Montana proud. Credit: Myke HermsmeyerThe Rut–now in…

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The Continental Divide Route, Part 2 by Jeff Rome

The Continental Divide Route, Part 2 by Jeff Rome “I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was…

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RATBOB 2015 by Steve Brown

RATBOB 2015 by Steve Brown In January the maps rolled out.   Maps of the Bob appear on the kitchen table when the days grow short and the trails icy….

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Trail Chat with Nicole Hunt: Em Kendrick- Big Dipper Running Team Manager

Have you noticed Montana runners wearing Big Dipper Running uniforms and wondered what is the Big Dipper Running Team all about?  August’s MTC Trail Chat is with Em Kendrick who…

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Trail Chat with Nicole Hunt: Henry Reich

July’s MTC Trail Chat is with Henry Reich age 28. Henry burst into the local trail scene with his 2nd place at the competitive DFMI and a few weeks later won…

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Kristina Pattison: Playing it Safe at Transvulcania 73.3k

originally posted on www.kristinapattison.comTransvulcania 73.3k ultramarathon is the first race of the 2015 Skyrunning World Series. The race takes place on La Palma, one of the Spanish Canary Islands. Runners…

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Burket Kniveton: Spring Running in Glacier National Park

MTC Note: Whitefish’s Burket Kniveton shared this photo essay with us about a recent spring outing in Glacier National Park. To see more of Burket’s photography check out his website you have…

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Group Run and KettleHouse Pint Night–Wednesday April 1st

Group trail run with Montana Trail Crew in the North Hills open spaceJoin us Wednesday April 1st for Montana Trail Crew’s first-ever pint night fundraiser from 5-8pm at the KettleHouse…

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Trail Work Season is Near

Love this place? Consider volunteering to help maintain it.If you’ve been in Montana over the past week you’ve felt it. The warm sun hitting your face, the squishy surface beneath…

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2014 Montana Trail Crew Year in Review

Seth Swanson running the Western States 100 with Rob Krar. Photo:[Authors note: It would be impossible to encapsulate all the amazing 2014 accomplishments of Montana trail runners in one…

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Team Montana at the North Face Endurance Challenge

Trail running brings highs and lows, stunning beauty and mud-soaked humility. Overcoming the lows makes you savor the highs. Perseverance is gold. A month ago, the 2014 North Face Endurance…

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