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Member Spotlight: Ike!

For our February member spotlight, we are joined by Run Wild Missoula’s top canine member! This 10 year old Border Collie loves to run, jump, fetch sticks, and cause general…

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Exploring One of Missoula’s Newest Trails: The Woodsy Spur Pedestrian Trail Extension

Exciting news for trail enthusiasts in Missoula! The South Hills have seen a lot of trail development in the last few years, and we would like to welcome the newest one: the Woodsy Spur Pedestrian Trail Extension. Completed in part by Run Wild Missoula members (you!!!!), this new trail provides a vital pedestrian-only connection between the Barmeyer Trail and the Sousa Trail.

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TUTORIAL: How to Subscribe to the Run Wild Missoula Calendar

Happy (almost!) New Year! As we’re sure you know, there is always an abundance of exciting activities happening at Run Wild Missoula! Did you know you can stay in the…

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Love for the Lolo National Forest’s Wilds

When Montana Trail Crew’s founders introduced our mission to the world in 2014 they emphasized the intrinsic connection between mountain running and Wilderness. Delving into the language of our nation’s…

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Member Spotlight: Chelsea Nichols

Meet Chelsea! In the spotlight this month is Chelsea Nichols, a familiar face in recent half and full marathon training classes and on the trails of Missoula! Born and raised…

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Bigfoot 200 Race Report

To whom it may or may not concern, The Bigfoot 200 is impossible. Nevertheless, I finished the Bigfoot 200.  How do you finish an impossible race, you may ask?  You…

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Trail Running in the Heat

In college, I ran for the University of Colorado in Boulder, which, in the summer and fall, is quite a lot warmer than where I grew up in Montana.  …

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7th Street Super Power

  Are you all ready? The Missoula Marathon and Half Marathon are a week and half away, and our pulses are already pounding with anticipation! We feel all the feels….

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Runner Calves

  As runners we think of a number of different muscles that help propel us along our running path.   Quads and glutes often get all the glory when it…

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Member Spotlight: Grant Cunningham

Meet Grant! Grant is a trail runner and can be found leading some trail sessions, running the miles with the dog, or helping other runners get the perfect gear at…

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Member Spotlight: Shawnae Stanton

Meet Shawnae! It’s time for our monthly Run Wild Missoula Member Spotlight! We thought we would introduce a member of our team to you this month! Shawnae was a Run…

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Running and Knees: A Bony Misconception

Running is NOT bad for your knees! Knee injuries are relatively common amongst runners. You yourself may have experienced an ache in your knee or have battled with patellofemoral pain…

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Pengelly: 20 Years of Painfully Fun Times

  The Pengelly Double Dip races will exhaust even the strongest runners for the 20th time this June, and that’s what the committee that designed the course wanted.   By…

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Prioritizing Recovery

Recovery 101 Setting distance goals and working hard to achieve them is empowering, but feeling exhausted and sore can really take a toll on your motivation. Here are a few…

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Envisioning the Lands: The Lower Blackfoot

  The BLM would like to hear the community’s perspective on what’s important about public lands, hear about specific interests, and share your ideas for managing this landscape. The Missoula…

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An Appetite for Challenge

  We’ve put together a list of options to consider for your racing calendar and local bucket list .You may find this list overwhelming or incomplete. Either way, the goal…

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